U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., has asked for more information on a pair of data breaches in which biometric information was compromised, The Hill reports. Warner sent a letter to acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan about the data breach his agency suffered in June. Hackers were able to steal more than 100,000 images of travelers in the incident. “It is absolutely critical that federal agencies and industry improve their track records, especially when handling and processing biometric data,” Warner wrote in the letter. “Americans deserve to have their sensitive data secured.” The senator also sent a letter to Suprema HQ about a breach that affected more than 1 million fingerprint records and facial-recognition images.
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