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DHS puts its money on standards

Homeland Security Department officials have decided to join the International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) to try to influence standards being developed for technology that supports homeland security. Larry Orluskie, a DHS spokesman, said the Science and Technology Directorate will pay $49,585 in membership dues to join INCITS. The group is sponsored by the Information Technology Industry Council, a high-tech trade association. DHS officials recently adopted a biometric facial recognition standard developed by INCITS for use in passports and other travel documents. Full Story

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