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The FCO has its eye on Biometric Security

April 26th, 2009 by Agent Smith (0) In The Spotlight

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is determined to implement biometric security systems in British embassies around the world. According to a story published in The Register, they’re interested in everything and anything available in this security niche: facial, fingerprint, palm, iris, vein imaging and behavioural analysis.

The FCO has decided they’re going to also spend a significant amount on this new security project:  thet have budgeted 15 million pounds for a three-year period for the framework agreement for biometric software, algorithms and hardware, as stated in an official notice published on 31 March 2009 in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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