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Donnie Scott Named Idemia North America Public Security SVP

Donnie Scott, formerly director of national security business development at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), has been named senior vice president of public security at Idemia‘s identity and security business in North America. Idemia said Tuesday Scott brings more than 16 years of business development experience in the U.S. public sector market to his new role. He …

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Thales Initiates All-Cash Offer to Acquire Gemalto

Thales has launched an all-cash offer to acquire all shares of Gemalto for approximately $63.2 per share plus dividend under a merger agreement announced in December 2017. “The publication of the offer document is the first major step of the proposed acquisition of Gemalto,” Patrice Caine, Thales chairman and CEO, …

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Unisys to Deploy Updated Biometric Matching System to Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2018 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will work to deliver a new biometric matching technology for traveler screening and border clearance under an estimated $35 million contract from Australia’s department of home affairs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Australian business will design and deploy the Enterprise …

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CAE, Canadian Research Lab to Study Flight Simulator User Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with business school HEC Montreal’s research laboratory in Canada to study pilots’ user experience in flight simulators in efforts to build on aviator performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Tech3Lab to utilize big data, …

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KeyLogic Eyes Biometrics Services Expansion Through CrossResolve Buy

KeyLogic Systems has purchased Morgantown, West Virginia-based forensics and identity management services provider CrossResolve for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand the former’s biometrics service offerings. KeyLogic said Wednesday it plans to leverage CrossResolve’s relationships and contracts in support of federal agencies such as the FBI and the departments …

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Northrop Selects Crossmatch Fingerprint/Palm Scanners for UK Criminal Booking System Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will utilize Crossmatch‘s palm and fingerprint scanners to support efforts to update the U.K. criminal booking system by December 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Crossmatch said Wednesday its L Scan 1000 palm scanner will work to add high-speed and high-quality fingerprint and …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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NTT Data to Provide Test, Quality Assurance Support for DHS Biometric System; Tim Conway Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2017 — The Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Biometric Identity Management has awarded NTT Data a multi-year, $8 million contract for independent system-level test and quality assurance services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NTT Data said Wednesday it will work to sustain OBIM’s Automated Biometric Identification System and help implement …

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Gary Wang, Peter O’Donoghue Join Unisys Federal as VPs; PV Puvvada Comments

Gary Wang, a former chief technology officer at IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Peter O’Donoghue, a former vice president at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), will serve as VPs within Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business. Wang will oversee Unisys Federal‘s cloud-related products as VP for cloud and infrastructure services while O’Donoghue will be responsible for the organization’s application modernization efforts …

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Gemalto to Buy 3M’s Identity Mgmt Business for $850M in Biometrics Market Push

Digital security company Gemalto has agreed to purchase the identity management business of 3M (NYSE: MMM) for $850 million in a push to expand government programs technology offerings for the commercial biometrics market. Gemalto said Friday it expects the transaction to close in the first half of 2017 pending regulatory approvals …

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