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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...


Thu, 2013-06-27 12:20 PM
In an effort to determine whether applicants for food stamps, supplemental nutrition or “assistance for needy families” are eligible for such benefits, the State of California’s department of social...
Mon, 2013-06-24 03:38 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a small business set-aside contract worth more than $38,000 to Spot Technologies, LLC (doing business as IWatch Systems, of Miami, FL), to undertake an access control...
Thu, 2013-06-20 03:16 PM
B.I.G. Enterprises, a Los Angeles provider of guard booths that is known to GSN readers for its guard booths at high-security facilities such as airports, seaports, nuclear facilities and military...
Wed, 2013-06-19 10:14 PM
Despite spending cuts from a sequestered budget and a still-recovering economy, suppliers of innovative, high-security access control solutions to the U.S. Government can expect modest growth this...
Wed, 2013-06-19 06:33 PM

Guardian L Scan

CBP’s operations at the Los Angeles International Airport will be augmented with the procurement of 11 desktop computers, 11 CrossMatch Guardian fingerprint scanners, 11 Microsoft LifeCam cameras and...
Wed, 2013-06-12 12:09 PM

New Mexico State Univ.
in Las Cruces, NM, is
within 55 miles of border

Mexican nationals, who have been allowed for decades to visit areas in the southern portion of the State of New Mexico within 25 miles of the border, will now be able to move about in a newly-defined...
Thu, 2013-06-06 06:23 PM
Evolis, a European supplier of customized plastic cards, announced on June 6 that it has been selected to customize drivers’ licenses in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most densely-...
Thu, 2013-06-06 05:29 PM

Andy Mattes

Diebold, Incorporated announced on June 6 that it has named Andy Mattes as the company's new president and chief executive officer. Mattes was also named a board director, and will...
Wed, 2013-06-05 06:05 PM
The General Services Administration issued a Request for Information (RFI) on June 5 from government agencies and commercial companies that might be capable of providing identity management services...
Wed, 2013-06-05 12:19 PM

Behavior Detection Officer
talks with passenger

Since its inception in Boston’s Logan Airport in 2002, TSA’s program to use “behavior detection officers” to spot suspicious behavior among airline passengers had been expanded by fiscal year 2012 to...
Tue, 2013-06-04 05:35 PM

General Keith Alexander

Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, wants to combine forces from the military communications and intelligence communities...
Thu, 2013-05-30 10:44 AM

TWIC enrollment

TSA, which already which has OMB approval to gather personal information from applicants for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (commonly called a TWIC card) for a period of six months...

Company News

Dallas, TX, May 28 – WatchGuard Video, a provider of law enforcement video systems, has introduced two advanced, rugged and highly-engineered cameras: 
Novato, CA, May 29 – DriveSavers, a worldwide provider of data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic services, has announced it would provide assistance to victims of the recent storm and flooding in Texas and Oklahoma.
Denver, May 28 – Coalfire Systems, one of the fastest growing cybersecurity firms in the nation, is helping legal clients navigate the new Private Investigators Licensure Act, which requires all Colorado private investigators to obtain a specific license by June 1, 2015 in order to be qualified to perform digital forensic investigations.
San Jose, CA, May 28 ­– ThreatMetrix, a provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, has announced several cybersecurity risks associated with the summer ticketing and travel season. Throughout the heightened travel season, individual mobile app usage will be on the rise, which can lead to an increase in mobile app fraud.
Mississauga, Ontario, May 27 – The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA Alliance), the largest high-tech association in Canada, has honored WinMagic’s SecureDoc solution with the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University Award for Outstanding Product Achievement in Advanced Technology at the 30th annual CATA Alliance Innovation and Leadership Awards.
Hillsboro, OR, May 27 – Eid Passport, Inc., a provider of high-assurance identity management solutions, has added renowned child safety advocate Ernie Allen to the company’s board of directors.
Los Angeles, CA, May 27 - has introduced searchable Public Pages for more than 225 million people, one for every American over 18, with data gathered from identified public sources across the web, helping people understand just how much of their personal information is exposed online and how they look to the world.
Arlington, VA, May 26 – CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) has announced it was awarded a $159 million contract to develop and implement the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A). This five-year contract represents new work for CACI, growing the company’s presence in its Business Systems market area.

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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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