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IntraLogic's official release of the "One Button" Lockdown system on CBS 2 News.


Wed, 2016-10-26 07:15 AM
TORRANCE, CA Oct. 25, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has selected AMAG Technology and its Symmetry Homeland Access Control System to secure its headquarter building, Office of the Executive...
Wed, 2016-10-26 07:07 AM


AUSTIN, TX Oct. 25, 2016 HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced a new campaign that combines charitable giving with the world’s most innovative use of NFC...
Wed, 2016-10-26 07:06 AM


QUÉBEC, Oct. 18, 2016 Optosecurity launches its new remote screening solution eVolution, addressing an unmet need in the aviation security industry.
Tue, 2016-10-25 03:59 AM


Oct. 18, 2016 Half of American adults – more than 117 million people – are in a law enforcement face recognition network, according to a report released today by the Center on Privacy &...
Mon, 2016-10-24 04:48 AM


LILLINGTON, NC Oct, 20, 2016 Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced the hiring of Tom Schneider as the company’s new Engineering...
Thu, 2016-10-20 02:06 AM
Oct. 13, 2016 Safran Identity & Security, world leader in security and identity solutions, announced today that it has reached the threshold of 10 million ID cards delivered in Chile. 57% of the...
Wed, 2016-10-19 03:04 AM


NEW YORK Oct. 18, 2016, a leading provider of ID card printers and photo ID systems, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Healthcare Association of New Jersey (HCANJ...
Wed, 2016-10-12 08:13 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsIn the last two days the Department of Homeland Security rejected requests from officials in Kentucky and Oklahoma who sought extensions in order...
Tue, 2016-10-11 12:39 AM
HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, MD Oct. 10, 2016 QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced the launch of automated high-throughput solutions, developed in partnership...
Tue, 2016-10-11 12:32 AM


Oct. 10, 2016 Building Intelligence CEO Jeff Friedman announced today that seasoned security professional, Ron Martin, is appointed as organization’s Chief Operating Officer. In his role as Chief...
Sun, 2016-10-09 04:48 AM
SILVER SPRING, MD Oct. 7, 2016 The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced today that nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Women in Biometrics Awards. The awards, which are co-presented...
Fri, 2016-09-30 04:18 AM
CLIFTON, NJ Sept. 29, 2016 Electronic Control Security, Inc. (OTC Markets: EKCS) (ECSI), a global leader in state-of-the-art integrated entry control and perimeter security systems, today announced...

Company News

Stockholm March 15 - ASSA ABLOY has acquired Lighthouse, a sectional door and docking distributor in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. "I am very pleased that Lighthouse is joining the ASSA ABLOY Group. I welcome this addition that further reinforces the ASSA ABLOY Group’s leadership in entrance automation, where our sales have grown from SEK 3 billion in 2008 to SEK 18 billion in 2015”, says Johan Molin, President and CEO of ASSA ABLOY.
Santa Clara, California (February 15, 2016) – SecuGen, a world leading optical fingerprint device and technology vendor, is pleased to announce that they will be unveiling a new, lower cost fingerprint reader, the Hamster Pro™, at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Attendees are invited to come by SecuGen’s booth, number 4615 in the North Hall of Moscone Center to see a demonstration of the new, low cost fingerprint reader and accompanying OEM sensor.
Stony Brook, NY, March 22 -  Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based supply chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping and product authentication solutions, announced the official launch of a AAA East Central region membership discount for its DNAnet® Asset Marking Kits. AAA East Central region serves members in parts of Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 
Detex Corporation, an industry-leading source of life safety and security door hardware for commercial buildings, has been known over the years as a specialist in back door applications. But many companies may not be aware that Detex has evolved its product lines and added new ones, and today provides hardware designed for virtually all doors – back, front, side or inside.
St. Michael, MN, March 15, 2016 – CINCH systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a U.S. Patent* award for the Rampart VBS (Vehicle Barrier System) controls with data collection functionality.
Morse Watchmans’ newest video titled “Think Inside the Box” tells the story of the company’s strong technology leadership and the innovative features and benefits its key control and asset management solutions deliver.
Hamburg, Germany, March 9 - DERMALOG, the biometrics innovation leader, is providing its identification technology to make a successful contribution towards combating fraud in Nigeria. Recently, the West African country's government identified that more than 23,000 public service employees either did not exist with their recorded name or had been receiving their salary unlawfully.   
Torrance, CA, March 8 - AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, is proud to announce that SMI is a certified member of AMAG's Symmetry™ Preferred Partner Program.  As a certified partner, SMI's Mobile Verification System integrates with AMAG's latest Symmetry V8 Access Control System.   AMAG Technology and SMI cooperatively tested and certified this integration.

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London, August 10 - The latest 364 page report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global border security market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $16.4bn in 2015.
By Steve Bittenbender Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush unveiled on Monday a proposal to tackle immigration issues, saying any plan that addresses amnesty for illegal aliens must also come with a “robust strategy to improve border security.”
Teaneck, NJ, July 14 – Multi-factor authentication – a security protection required by US government standards – could have prevented the recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) security breaches that have exposed the personal information of millions of citizens to hackers, spies and cyber-criminals. The Federal government has been encouraging its agencies to use multi-factor authentication since November 2009, when it published the FICAM (Federal Identity and Access Management) Roadmap and Implementation Guidance.

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