Department of Homeland Security

Project Info

Project Description

10Pearls has been supporting The Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM)’s Consolidated Data Center (CDC) since 2010. A critical contributor to the Department of Homeland Security’s mission to maintain an accurate identification system, OBIM supplies the technology behind the collection, storage, and analysis of biometric data.

The 10Pearls team provides expert analysis and recommendations for OBIM’s future initiatives and has played a key role in enhancing and updating IDENT, the Department’s automated biometric identification system.

We hold a variety of positions to support the following initiatives:


The Department’s automated biometric identification system, IDENT, currently holds more than 200 million unique identities and processes more than 300,000 biometric transactions per day.