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


Thu, 2010-02-11 02:57 PM
The National Institute of Justice expects to award 100 grants that will fund “research, development, testing, and evaluation” of new technologies that will “address the geospatial technology needs of...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:51 PM
Concord, NH-based Bradford Networks, a networks security specialist, reports that it has launched an initiative to help healthcare organizations better manage the changing nature of network security...
Wed, 2010-02-10 03:33 PM
Rockville, MD-based MELE Associates Inc., which describes itself as a minority / veteran-owned small business, has opened a Homeland Security and Intelligence division.And Richard G. Irwin, a a...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:05 PM
While the current market for security, law-enforcement and first-responder robots stands at $203 million, and the typical first-responder robot costs around $50,000, the “costs of robots are expected...
Tue, 2010-02-09 01:12 PM
Irvine, CA- based HID Global reports that its iClass contactless smart card technology is a key component in U.S. Bank’s award-winning PayID card program.
Tue, 2010-02-09 01:09 PM
Woburn, MA-based Iscon Video Imaging reports that TSA is testing its newly introduced airport passenger scanners.The scanners employ a patented thermal-boosted infrared detection system that only...
Tue, 2010-02-09 01:05 PM
Covington, KY-based Valley Forge Composite Technologies reports that it has begun shipping Odin, its full body scanner.  The company describes Odin as based on ultra-low dose imaging technology...
Tue, 2010-02-09 12:52 PM
Chris Broderick
By Chris Broderick Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), is a “policy for a common identification standard for federal employees and contractors,” and was issued on August 24,...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:54 PM
The Homeland Security (HLS) market has continued its rapid growth in spite of the global economic slowdown, and is expected to “remain strong” in 2010, according to research and consulting firm Frost...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:44 PM
Ottawa, Canada-based Solace Systems reports that DHS’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) has selected its Unified Messaging Platform as a “prototype integration platform to enhance threat...
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:40 PM
New York City-based Suspect Detection Systems Inc., a developer of counter terror and crime prevention technology, has named Gil Boosidan CEO and Yoav Krill chairman of the board of directors....
Mon, 2010-02-08 12:37 PM
Tewksbury, MA-based Raytheon Company reports that it has won a $4.3 million contract from DHS to develop next-generation panels that can scan rail cars to detect nuclear weapons and other materials....

Company News

HID Global is the trusted leader in products, services and solutions related to the creation, management, and use of secure identities for millions of customers worldwide.
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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