U.S. Customs and Border Protection
CBP successfully tested an ‘interoperable’ blockchain system for protecting intellectual property
The platform uses encrypted keys to securely transmit personally identifiable information and trade secrets on U.S. imports during transactions.
Senate bill would put a moratorium on federal facial recognition use
The bill would also create a congressional commission to study facial recognition and give suggestions to Congress on how to regulate it.
CBP decides against changes to its Biometric Exit program
U.S. citizens will still be able to opt out of the facial recognition program for international travelers.
CBP eyes including US citizens in Biometric Exit program
If implemented, the new rule would represent a marked expansion of the system as it currently exists.
CBP lacked the IT systems to track separated migrant families and knew it, says IG
The agency uncovered IT deficiencies when it attempted a November 2017 initiative mirroring the Department of Homeland Security's 2018 zero-tolerance policy.
CBP seeks info on body-worn cameras for use by Border Patrol
The agency is also curious about whether these cameras have facial recognition capabilities.