Access Control | Identification

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


Mon, 2013-09-30 02:53 PM
HP Enterprise Services, of Herndon, VA, has been awarded a contract worth as much as $102.8 million to continue the implementation of the HSPD-12 identity management system at DHS.
Thu, 2013-09-26 05:54 PM

Canada's Parliament
building in Ottawa

The Government of Canada is planning to upgrade the security system that safeguards the Parliament building in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, with a new access control system from Lenel and a new...
Thu, 2013-09-26 05:19 PM

Nate Brown demonstrates
the new 2740B lock from
Sargent and Greenleaf

Just as Stanley Security took aim at ADT Security a few years ago, when it decided to go after a significant piece of the SCIF market, the Sargent and Greenleaf unit of Stanley Security has now...
Mon, 2013-09-23 08:19 PM

Mike Faddis

Microsoft Global Security, which is responsible for providing physical security at Microsoft Corp., has joined the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) board of directors, signaling its...
Thu, 2013-09-19 01:49 PM

James St. Pierre

Quintron Systems, a provider of advanced interoperable voice systems and physical access control and intrusion systems, has announced the appointment of James St. Pierre as its new director of sales...
Wed, 2013-09-18 02:50 PM

Tuskan (left) and Greiper

Microsoft Corp., which maintains three Global Security Operations Centers around the world to help safeguard more than 700 separate Microsoft physical sites, has developed a sophisticated monitoring...
Tue, 2013-09-17 08:37 PM
The Center for Immigration Studies released on September 17 a detailed report confirming that in its view a biometric exit-tracking system for foreign visitors departing by air or sea is feasible...
Mon, 2013-09-16 09:46 AM

Ultra-LE laser

Ultra Electronics Card Systems, a global manufacturer of ID card printers and solutions, announced on September 16 the latest addition to its Magicard line of secure identification card printers, the...
Wed, 2013-09-11 05:29 PM

MorphoBIS from

Sheriff Tom Knight, of Sarasota County, Florida, has a new tool that is allowing his office to find answers to old and cold crime cases. The County recently completed an upgrade of its 10-year-old...
Wed, 2013-09-11 03:59 PM
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unit of DHS plans to procure access to LexisNexis databases, on a sole source basis, to help ICE’s Fugitive Operations Support Center track down illegal...
Wed, 2013-09-11 01:43 PM

WebTAS visualization
tools from ISS

One of the most commonly heard buzz words in the government security sector is “public-private partnership,” a phrase that essentially refers to a collaboration between government organizations and...
Tue, 2013-09-10 05:43 PM
DHS has awarded Accenture Federal Services a nine-month $30 million contract to expand international data-sharing capabilities and secure Web services for the Office of Biometric Identity Management...

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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This white paper highlights a successful pilot HSPD-12 compliant visitor management project undertaken by a U.S. federal government agency, which successfully meets the objectives of Federal Identity, Credential, andAccess Management (FICAM) Road map use case 4.9 for how agencies should perform credentialing and validation of visitors to federal facilities.


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