Telos ID Named FBI Channeler for Fingerprint-based Criminal History Record Checks
Monday February 13, 2012 - Ashburn, VA -
ASHBURN, Va. – February 14, 2012 – Telos Identity Management Solutions, LLC (Telos® ID), has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to collect and submit fingerprints to the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) division and to transmit electronic record check results to authorized government agencies and entities.
Telos ID offers this service to authorized government agencies and entities through a comprehensive platform for employees, job candidates, and contractors.
"Our customers rely on fast electronic responses to their background check requests to ensure a secure business environment, reduce risk and cost, and comply with federal, state, and local laws requiring checks for certain roles," said Telos ID President and General Manager Mark Griffin.
As an FBI-approved channeler, Telos ID collects fingerprint and biographic data from authorized government agencies and entities and electronically forwards the submissions to the FBI CJIS Division. The FBI then compares those fingerprints to those stored in the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) database of known criminal fingerprints. Telos ID transmits the results electronically to the authorized government agency and entities via a secure web portal.
About Telos® ID
Telos Identity Management Solutions, LLC (Telos ID) is among the world’s leading providers of identity protection and management solutions, offering control of physical access to military bases, office buildings, disaster sites, workstations and other facilities, as well as control of logical access to databases, host systems and other IT resources. Telos ID solutions protect and defend the physical and virtual resources of key Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies as well as first responders. Telos Corporation has a controlling interest in Telos ID.
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