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Seattle, WA-based AlphaCipher Acquisition Corporation (d/b/a ”Vadium”), a provider of digital privacy, security and trust solutions, has announced the appointment of Cinthia Portugal, Scott Hazeltine and Bill Yakamovich to the company's senior leadership team. Mrs. Portugal will lead Vadium’s marketing efforts, bringing more than 15 years of marketing communications experience top consumer and enterprise brands including Microsoft, Xbox, Amazon Kindle, Cisco, Java, and Sun Microsystems. Mr.
Donald J. Soranno has been named the new special agent in charge (SAC) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Columbus Field Division, which encompasses the entire state of Ohio and the southern half of Indiana.
Soranno began his career with ATF in 1990 as a special agent in Detroit and most recently served as the deputy director of the Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC), located in Quantico.
Herndon, VA-based Paragon Systems, the U.S. Government security services subsidiary of Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services, has hired Toney Davis as its vice president of training. Davis has a long history in law enforcement operations and training.
Malvern, PA-based Ricoh Americas Corporation has unveiled RICOH NV-10A digital binoculars, which for the first time can penetrate fog, smoke, rain and sand to provide a crisp, clear image even at night.
Indianapolis, IN-based STANLEY Security, a global manufacturer and integrator of comprehensive security solutions for a wide range of industries, has announced that the nomination period has closed and voting has begun for the second installment of its TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program to help higher education institutions enhance security on campuses. In its second year, the STANLEY Security TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS Grant Program provides the opportunity to strengthen safety and security in U.S. colleges and universities through a share of a $600,000 grant from STANLEY.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras -- The United States Department of State lauded the Government of Honduras’ remarkable success in its efforts to significantly reduce violence and bring peace to the country last year. This achievement was possible due to the responsible implementation of the Honduran Government’s strategy to counter such threats as cross-border organized crime and human trafficking.
Salt Lake City, UT-based M-Vac Systems, a provider of wet-vacuum forensic DNA collection, has announced the Philadelphia PD Office of Forensic Science (OFS) has completed its first stages of comparison testing with the M-Vac System, producing impressive results. When compared to swabbing, which is the most commonly used forensic DNA collection method worldwide, the M-Vac System collected substantially more than the swab and resulted in balanced, full profiles.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the National Police of the Dominican Republic signed a memorandum of cooperation Friday in Washington, D.C. to enhance their ability to share records containing the immigration and criminal histories of Dominican nationals being repatriated from the U.S.
Travelers can now enroll in TSA Pre✓ at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Miami International Airport (MIA), Spokane International Airport (GEG), a second location at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), a third location at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and at 28 new off-airport IdentoGO Centers by MorphoTrust that have opened in the last three months. MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a provider of identity solutions and services, announced the opening of the new locations Thursday, bringing the total number of TSA Pre✓ enrollment centers nationwide to 331.
Melville, NY-based Honeywell has announced the appointment of David Paja, 45, as president of Honeywell Security Group, effective January 19. Paja succeeds Ron Rothman, who is retiring from Honeywell to spend more time with family.