biometric background checks

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

“Our nationwide network of retail locations and convenient hours are ideal for individuals that require access to citizen services. These services align nicely with our continued focus on expanding both business and consumer service offerings at our retail stores.” Office Depot has partnered with Telos ID to offer identity verification and background check services to…

BI2 Adds DTIS Fingerprint Tech to Background Check Platform

BI2 Adds DTIS Fingerprint Tech to Background Check Platform

BI2 Technologies is upgrading its ACCESS Background Check Program with the help of Daon’s Digital Trusted Identity Services. DTIS will specifically be providing fingerprint capture and channeling technology to facilitate more comprehensive background checks through BI2’s platform. The news comes shortly after BI2 formed an ACCESS agreement with the National Sheriff’s Association, making the background…

Sterling Identity Helps Businesses Verify Potential Hires

Sterling Identity Helps Businesses Verify Potential Hires

Sterling is putting together a new Sterling Identity division to provide customers with better background checks and identity verification services. Sterling Identity is primarily geared towards other businesses, offering solutions that will reduce the prevalence of fraud and identity theft at the corporate level. To that end, VerifyID will be the first product to launch…

Fingerprint Biometrics Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

Fingerprint Biometrics Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top stories finds another diverse lineup in terms of topics. But there is one modality that pops up among this week’s most popular articles more than any other – fingerprint biometrics. Three of this week’s top five revolve around fingerprint scanning. IDEX got some time in the spotlight with a…

Accurate Biometrics to Provide Biometric Background Checks for Particle Physics Lab

Accurate Biometrics to Provide Biometric Background Checks for Particle Physics Lab

“The deal reflects the growing importance of biometric background checks for organizations operating in sensitive areas.” Illinois-based Accurate Biometrics has won a contract to provide live scan fingerprinting services for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, a particle physics-focused national laboratory near Chicago. As the Daily Herald reports, the contract is for background checks of the lab’s…

New Illinois Law Would Require Fingerprint Check for Gun Ownership

New Illinois Law Would Require Fingerprint Check for Gun Ownership

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed legislation that would require a fingerprint check for anyone looking to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card or a concealed carry license in the state. The fingerprints would be matched against Illinois police and FBI databases, offering better background checks and making it more difficult for people…

Checkr Adds Onfido Identity Verification Tech to New Background Check Platform

Checkr Adds Onfido Identity Verification Tech to New Background Check Platform

Onfido and Berbix are partnering with Checkr to create an all-in-one background check and identity verification platform. The new solution is called Checkr Connect IDV, and it will blend Onfido’s selfie authentication tech with Berbix’s photo ID verification tech to match a face to an ID and confirm the identities of candidates during the hiring…

Biometric Background Check Cracks Decades-Old Cold Case in Florida

Biometric Background Check Cracks Decades-Old Cold Case in Florida

Biometric technology has helped to crack open a 20-year-old murder case in Delray Beach, Florida. In August of 1998, 68-year-old Sondra Better was working alone in a consignment shop when she was stabbed and bludgeoned to death. Though suspicious fingerprints were left behind at the scene of the crime, they didn’t match any criminal records.…