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From curtailing COVID-19 to cutting crime, five award-winners detail the promising technologies’ pressing and relevant issues.
When something harmful affects humans’ well-being on a large scale or in a particularly shocking manner, people question the why of it and seek ways to eliminate or reduce similar outcomes. Examples from recent decades include global terrorism, active-shooter scenarios and the COVID-19 pandemic.
In today’s digitized world, the answer — in conjunction with implementing best practices, policies and preparedness — typically involves security and safety technologies. Especially in light of recent advances, more and more biometrics is pervading those discussions.
To bring security professionals up to speed, Security Sales & Integration enlisted the Security Industry Association (SIA) to recruit the five winners of this year’s Women in Biometrics Awards to participate in a roundtable addressing the industry’s present state. Organized and sponsored by SIA, its Women in Security Forum, SecureIDNews, IDEMIA and Biometric Update, the awards program honors top female leaders helping to drive the biometric identity and security industry.
The panel consisted of Jeni Best, branch chief at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Anne May, biometric support center lead, Identity Operations Division, Office of Biometric Identity Management at the U. …
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