Information Sharing, Interoperability with Biometric Databases Improving, Officials Say

March 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;3/2/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p4
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The article reports on the continued improvement in information sharing and interoperability between several U.S. government agencies in the area of biometric databases. Dr. Thomas Killion of the Army's Biometrics Identity Management Agency (BIMA) cited the growing area of data sharing with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It also noted the plan of BIMA and the FBI to co-locate many of their biometrics efforts at the Biometrics Technology Center in West Virginia that is under construction in 2014.


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