'E-gate' adds face recognition to airline security
Silicon Valley-based AOptix on Monday introduced new "e-gates" that recognize faces as well as irises of passengers before opening to let them board flights.
Foreign insects, diseases got into US
(AP) -- Dozens of foreign insects and plant diseases slipped undetected into the United States in the years after 9/11, when authorities were so focused on preventing another attack that they overlooked a ...
US bill targets exports of Web censorship tools
A bill aimed at choking off US exports of technology used for Internet surveillance or censorship was introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
Zuckerberg lobbies Congress on immigration
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Capitol Hill to lobby members of Congress in support of comprehensive immigration overhaul legislation.
ID card can learn lessons from history
(PhysOrg.com) -- Identity theft is increasingly prevalent in today's society, yet we have repeatedly failed to develop a reliable technology of identification to prevent misuse and forgery.
Arctic security more than sovereignty
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Researchers test underground border security system
A unique underground surveillance system tested by UA researchers could be used to watch the entire U.S.-Mexico border continuously.
Strong dollar means cross-border shopping heavily influenced by exchange rate
With the holiday shopping season in full swing it appears Canadians now more than ever are keeping a watchful eye on the exchange rate before heading south of the border to shop.
GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border
The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets.
Student leads race for instant DNA detection
PhD candidate Evelyn Linardy is working on a portable DNA testing device that will allow doctors, researchers and border security to identify samples within 10 minutes.
Rumor mill inflames border debate
The ominous reports have zinged around the Internet for weeks, raising fresh fears about border security: Armed members of the notorious Mexican criminal group, the Zetas, seized two ranches near Laredo, Texas.
US white majority to linger if immigration slows
Whites would lose their majority in the U.S. three years later than expected if immigration growth slows, according to census estimates released Wednesday.
Zuckerberg launches lobby, urges immigration reform
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg unveiled a new political action group he is spearheading Thursday to press for reforms in areas including immigration and education.
Report: US agency should abandon plans to buy new drones
The U.S. Homeland Security Department's border drones program costs far more than the government estimates, helps in the arrests of just a fraction of the number of people trying to cross the border illegally and flies far ...