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HID Global is opening the door to a new era of security and convenience.  Powered by Seos technology, the HID Mobile Access solution delivers a more secure and convenient way to open doors and...

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Tue, 2013-07-23 11:50 AM
The research and development unit at the California DMV licensing department recently selected the E-Seek M310 handheld ID scanner for use by the Sacramento (California) Police Department in a year-...
Fri, 2013-07-19 10:57 AM
HID Global, a worldwide supplier of secure identity solutions, has announced that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency of DHS, has selected the company as the prime...
Tue, 2013-07-16 11:34 AM

Friedman Memorial
Airport

Friedman Memorial Airport, which provides air service facilities to South Central Idaho and the Sun Valley resort area, has become the first airport in the country to implement Quantum Secure’s new...
Mon, 2013-07-15 12:28 PM
Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, a turn-key provider of perimeter security solutions, announced on July 15 that the company has received a $230 million Access Control Point (ACP)...
Mon, 2013-07-15 10:39 AM

The camera image on
the left is run through
commercial software to
produce the image
(right) that can be
placed on the PIV card

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that broadens agency security options for Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards by adding iris images and...
Thu, 2013-07-11 05:50 PM
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has awarded a contract worth as much as $5.5 million to the incumbent vendor, General Dynamics Information Technology, to continue to maintain the...
Thu, 2013-07-11 12:42 PM
About a dozen Israeli technology companies active in the homeland security industry will visit New York City to participate in a private networking event on July 18, which will feature a reception,...
Tue, 2013-07-09 05:42 PM

Illustration from new
HID Global patent

HID Global, a worldwide supplier of secure identity solutions, announced on July 9 that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted several patents for the company's innovation related to...
Tue, 2013-07-09 05:06 PM

'Randomizers' will
replace humans

Airline passengers who are having their documents examined at an airport’s security checkpoint often try to choose the particular conveyor belt onto which they will place their clothes, coins and...
Mon, 2013-07-01 05:36 PM

Credit card
forensics software

The U.S. Secret Service is planning to award a contract to a vendor that can supply highly qualified “research associates” who could support efforts by the Secret Service, the Treasury Department,...
Fri, 2013-06-28 05:18 PM
Vector Electric, Capital Communications, LTG Federal and GAGE International have joined forces to integrate commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) systems delivering advanced solutions that meet the federal...
Thu, 2013-06-27 03:24 PM
DHS wants to buy 40,000 HSPD12-compliant rigid two-card badge holders for delivery within the next 90 days. A solicitation issued by the department’s office of the chief procurement offer calls for a...

Company News

London, June 2 – Infosecurity Europe – Handing control of sensitive data to a third-party cloud service provider remains one of the biggest data compliance challenges today.
Dallas, June 3 – Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), brings awareness to the insecurity of email by showcasing an email hack by former blackhat and world famous hacker Kevin Mitnick. During the recording, Mitnick will demonstrate one method used by hackers to intercept email and steal valuable company or personal data, leveraging resources available for just a few hundred dollars. “Hackers want to get access to email. They can intercept your email all the time, and you’re clueless,” said Mitnick. “The only way to protect your communications is encryption.”
Fairfax, VA, June 3 – Logos Technologies has announced its new compact, ultra-lightweight, wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor system, 
Newton, MA, June 2 – CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, has announced an independent study from Nucleus Research on customer return on investment (ROI).
Zug, June 2 – Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced today that Allied World North America has launched Allied World // FrameWRX℠ (“FrameWRX”), a prescriptive and proactive cyber risk management solution designed to empower companies to address this challenging area of exposure head on.
Parsippany, NJ, June 1 – Vanderbilt Industries, a global provider of technologies that help organizations ensure safety and security, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Security Products business from Siemens.
Tustin, CA, June 1 – GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust®) has announced the availability of cryptographic tokens that meet and exceed the NIST (SP800-157) Derived PIV Credentials Guidelines for mobile devices.
Paris, June 1 – Arkoon Netasq, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space and a cybersecurity provider, now offers a solution combining Unified Threat Management (UTM) and a next-generation firewall to meet the requirements of organizations wishing to secure their access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) environments on a scalable basis.
 

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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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