June/July 2015 Digital Edition
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Airport | Aviation Security
Paris, June 16 – U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael P. Huerta and French National Space Agency (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to cooperate on research and development related to the safety of private sector orbital space launches and re-entry activities. The research-related, non-binding arrangement between France and the United States is the first of its kind covering research into commercial orbital space operations.
Keynote address by US Senator Johnson R-WI covers border security, drugs, TSA, infrastructure protection and federal debt at SIA Government Summit
By Adrian Courtenay
Washington, June 16 – In a lively, occasionally controversial keynote presentation, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, covered a broad range of prickly topics at last week’s SIA Government Summit in Washington, DC.
San Antonio, TX, June 11 – On April 13-14, 2016, the 10th Annual Border Security Expo will open at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX.
Boulder, CO, June 11 – LogRhythm, a security intelligence company, has announced the appointment of Karen Blasing to the company’s board of directors.
Denver, CO, June 11 – Coalfire has announced that it has completed the independent assessment of the Virtustream Federal Cloud under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, received their Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
Washington, June 9 – Oberthur Technologies (OT), a global provider of high-security solutions and a provider of Personal Identification & Verification (PIV) smart cards to the U.S. Federal government, has announced its latest generation of PIV cards, ID-One PIV® on Cosmo V8, has been submitted to the General Services Administration (GSA) for inclusion on the HSPD-12 Approved Products List (APL).
LexisNexis and ISAFE Inc. join to simplify COPPA compliance and safeguard children’s identities online
Washington, June 10 – LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and ISAFE Inc. has announced that LexisNexis’ identity management solutions will be integrated into ISAFE’s market leading school-enabled, cloud-based parental permissions platform, an advance which greatly simplifies organizations’ compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA), while removing long term costs and complexity for schools.
Cybergy announces agreement to acquire CROSS Sciences and appointment of Richard Donohoe as director of infrastructure for new west smart grid cybersecurity
Englewood, CO, June 10 – Cybergy Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CYBG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of CROSS Sciences LLC, a partner in enhancing the firm’s cybersecurity offerings, including its proprietary SmartFile technology which provides real-time document intelligence and insider threat detection.
Imation announces IronKey™ H350, the first USB 3.0 hard drive to receive FIPS 140-2 level 3 certification
Oakdale, MN, June 10 – Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, has announced the new IronKey H350 USB 3.0 hard drive.