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New York, NY, March 24 – The Sequoia Security Group (SSG), a provider of confidential boutique services and intelligent support, has announced the appointment of Steven Branigan as vice president of Cyber Security. Branigan is an original member of the U.S. Secret Service, New York Electronic Crimes Task Force. Branigan is excited to once again join his former colleagues and take his cyber security knowledge and expertise to compliment the SSG team.
Chicago, IL, March 24 – Ace Computers, a supplier of forensic workstations, has unveiled a new forensic workstation, ForCE (forensic client examiner), to complement its existing line of workstations for the law enforcement sector.
Aurora, IL, March 25 – Research conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence that distracted driving is more serious a problem than previously known, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The video analysis finds that distraction was a factor in nearly 6 out of 10 moderate-to-severe teen crashes, which is four times as many as official estimates based on police reports.
BeyondTrust survey finds that more than one out of four organizations have no controls over privileged access
Phoenix, March 24 – BeyondTrust® the global cyber security company dedicated to eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and external hacking attacks, has announced the results of its recently conducted survey, Privilege Gone Wild 2.
Following a successful launch of its Airport, Seaport and Border Security Awards in 2014, Government Security News has announced the opening of its second annual version of the program, which opened for nominations on March 16.
The Awards website can be accessed at www.asbsecurityawards.com.
Lillington, NC, March 24 – Boon Edam Inc. has announced that the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is in the process of installing Boon Edam turnstiles at a number of their rides to improve crowd management, ensure accurate customer counts, and improve revenue collection.
Billerica, MA, March 24 – Over one million people are now enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓program, MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has announced. MorphoTrust, a provider of identity services and solutions, is a trusted partner of TSA and the sole enrollment services provider for TSA Pre✓.
In a bizarre lone-wolf attack on Friday, March 20, a perpetrator named George White entered the Louis Armstrong Airport in New Orleans, LA, and after being stopped from crossing the check point by a TSA agent, pulled out a propellant with bug spray and proceeded to spray the TSA agent in the face.
Curtiss-Wright and Airbus Defence and Space collaboration delivers pre-validated digital map solution
Ashburn, VA, March 17 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) has announced that its Defense Solutions division, in collaboration with Airbus Defence and Space, has introduced the SferiAdvise System Ready Application (SRA), a new pre-validated, pre-tested digital map, flight plan, and helicopter terrain awareness and warning system (HTAWS) solution.
On April 21 & 22, 2015, the largest annual gathering of the “who’s who” of border security, customs and immigration enforcement, other federal, state, local and international law enforcement, as well as private industry will convene. They meet at the largest annual conference and exhibition focused on border security to discuss a wide range of topics and visit with over 100 exhibiting companies displaying products, technology and other capabilities to help advance the mission.