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Sep 21, 2015, 09:35 ET

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) Names New CEO Michael Dougherty; Founder Kephart to Remain on Board of Directors

Michael T. Dougherty has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA). Dougherty joins SIBA from...

Jun 22, 2015, 08:45 ET

BORDERPOL Announces its First North America Security Meeting "Curtailing Terrorist Travel" Addressing Threats and Solutions to the Increased Flow and Activity of Foreign Fighters and Terrorists

 BORDERPOL North America Directorate today announces its first International Security Meeting "Curtailing Terrorist Travel" on September 9-11,...

Jun 08, 2015, 08:35 ET

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) Names Troy Potter of L-3 National Security Solutions as Chairman

 The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), announced today their selection of Troy Potter of L-3 National Security Solutions...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:35 ET

Former 9/11 Commission Counsel Urges Biometric Border Exit Implementation in Testimony before the U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee; Cites ISIS' New Guide to Infiltrate West with Fake IDs and Names

 Today, in testimony before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, former 9/11 Commission border counsel Janice Kephart called upon the...

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Janice Kephart, SIBA founder and CEO (PRNewsFoto/Secure Identity & Biometrics)

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association Strongly Encourages Congress to Pass Biometric Exit Legislation

 The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), the leading non-profit association representing innovations that protect and secure...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:45 ET
Janice Kephart, SIBA founder and CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/Secure Identity & Biometrics Association)

Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) Announces Its Board of Directors, Comprised of the Very Best in Commercial and Strategic Leadership and Identity Expertise

 The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA), a non-profit association established in February 2014 to encourage use of solutions...

Mar 28, 2014, 08:40 ET
Janice Kephart, SIBA founder and CEO. (PRNewsFoto/Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA))

Benefits of Biometric Programs in Schools Dismissed as Florida Senate Casts Near Unanimous Vote to Ban Biometrics in All Schools

 The Florida Senate's near unanimous vote yesterday to ban biometrics in all schools lacks common sense and denies schools the opportunity to...

Mar 10, 2014, 10:25 ET
Janice Kephart, founder of the Secure Identity.  (PRNewsFoto/Secure Identity & Biometrics Association)

Biometric Passports and Borders Essential to Prevent Use of Stolen Passports

News reports that stolen Austrian and Italian passports were used to book two airline tickets on the disappeared Malaysian Airlines Flight 370...

Feb 07, 2014, 08:35 ET
Janice Kephart, SIBA CEO and founder.  (PRNewsFoto/Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA))

Newly Launched Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) Provides Innovative Solutions to Often Complex Security and Identity Protection Issues

 A new association designed to bring the "A" game to identity-thought leadership, the Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA),...

Jun 21, 2005, 01:00 ET