U.S. DoD Anti-Terror Group Extends Contract with Viisage

Identity authentication company Viisage will continue to work with the U.S. Department of Defense Combating Terrorism Technology Support Office thanks to a contract extension announced on Wednesday. The support office manages the Technical Support Working Group program (TSWG), and will extend the contract for a value of $879,000.

Part of the contract includes Viisage's work with the DoD Biometrics Automated Toolset, the Washington, D.C. Department of Corrections, as well as a variety of homeland security and intelligence operations functions. The company's previous contract with the TSWG involved access control, surveillance, and database mining.