The Registered Traveler program, meant to move frequent fliers quickly through airport security, is picking up speed. Indianapolis International Airport this summer will use a Verified Identity Pass Inc. program that's used in Orlando, Fla., where 13,000 travelers pay $80 a year for the service. Travelers are prescreened using biometric data and background checks, and given smart cards to access a dedicated security line.
The Transportation Security Administration is expected to have details, such as data-collection guidelines, this week for a national program.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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