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


Wed, 2012-02-01 08:11 AM

U.S. visa

In the coming months, the Department of Homeland Security hopes to reform some administrative practices to ease the visa process for highly-skilled immigrants who want to enter, or remain in, the U.S...
Tue, 2012-01-31 08:59 AM

Cook County courthouse

A group of U.S. Senators asked DHS to reconcile its approach to immigration enforcement in light of Cook County, Illinois’ refusal to enforce federal detention requests there.
Mon, 2012-01-30 03:43 PM

Secretary Napolitano

The Department of Homeland Security has focused not only on domestic security in the last year, but also on becoming an international force in securing trade, and it will push those efforts forward...
Fri, 2012-01-27 09:11 AM


Russian citizens can travel to the island of Guam without a visa, said U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 26. CBP said the new visa rules are the results of a November decision by DHS...
Fri, 2012-01-27 08:28 AM

IMU emblem

The U.S. Department of State classified three Uzbek men as global terrorists on Jan. 26, saying they are recruiters, fighters and media men for two terror organizations in that central Asian country.
Thu, 2012-01-26 04:52 PM

SeeDOT truck
identification system

Hi-Tech Solutions Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer and vision systems, announced on Jan. 25 its SeeDOT suite for enhanced accuracy in truck...
Thu, 2012-01-26 04:06 PM

Antonio Martinez

A Baltimore man pleaded guilty to charges of trying to bomb a military recruiting center in a failed plot aimed at killing U.S. service members in late 2010. Antonio Martinez, who also goes by the...
Thu, 2012-01-26 03:57 PM

Neal Smith
Federal Building
in Des Moines, IA

BridgePoint Systems, a provider of smart card readers and enrollment software for Physical Access Control Systems (PACs), announced on Jan. 24 that the Neal Smith Federal Building in Des Moines, IA,...
Thu, 2012-01-26 02:44 PM

Jonathan Melaku

The former Marine reservist who was accused of conducting a shooting spree of government and military buildings in the Washington, DC, area in the autumn of 2010 pleaded guilty to property damage and...
Wed, 2012-01-25 11:22 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul airport

TSA implemented its Pre Check passenger pre-screening initiative at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Jan. 24. The airport is the seventh location for the program. Delta Air Lines...
Wed, 2012-01-25 07:48 AM

State of the Union

Immigration rights groups were split on President Obama’s succinct remarks on immigration reform in his State of the Union address on Jan. 24, with some applauding them and others calling for more...
Tue, 2012-01-24 10:24 AM

U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Jan. 23 that said law enforcement has to obtain warrants before using GPS tracking devices on suspects’ vehicles, could show the court is ready to address the...

Company News

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to a White House announcement regarding data and payment security.“We applaud the administration for taking proactive and positive steps by adopting PIN and chip technology for government-issued debit and credit cards, among other things.
New York-based American Express is boosting efforts to combat fraud with a new $10 million program aimed at driving U.S. small-merchant adoption of more secure check-out terminals. President Barack Obama announced American Express’ Small Merchant EMV Assistance Program during a press conference last week in Washington, D.C., urging members of the payments and retail industries to work together to educate and protect consumers and businesses.
Napco Security Technologies, Inc., Continental Access, Alarm Lock and Marks USA recently exhibited at the ASIS show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA from September 29 to October 2, 2014 with over 20,000 security professionals from 80 countries in attendance. Napco featured products and solutions that meet and exceed the market demands for security, connectivity, locking and access control.
Nicholasville, KY-based Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G), a subsidiary of STANLEY Security and a manufacturer of high security locks and locking systems for safes, vaults and high-security cabinets, has appointed Brian Leary to Chief Operating Officer.
Millis, MA-based Kanguru has unveiled an advanced, global remote management application for secure USB storage devices with the release of Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC) Enterprise Version 6.0. KRMC provides administrators of enterprise-level organizations with the ability to effectively manage a wide range of critical security and usage issues such as password management, active security policy enforcement, remote lock and deletion to prevent costly data breaches, and much more.
AlliedBarton Security Services,, a major provider of trained security personnel, has announced the appointment of Caress Kennedy, vice president/general manager, New York/New Jersey region, AlliedBarton, to the Workforce Investment Board of the City of New York.
Santa Clara, CA-based McAfee, part of Intel Security, has announced the latest release of McAfee Next Generation Firewall, which now seamlessly integrates with several key McAfee solutions and technologies, offering businesses and government agencies an ever-expanding ecosystem of threat defenses. Important new integrations with the McAfee Security Connected framework provide McAfee Next Generation Firewall customers with layered protection against the latest threats and evasions, along with improved workflows and operational efficiencies.
Following Symantec's notice that the Backup Exec appliance line is being discontinued, cloud backup and disaster recovery provider has announced a migration program for those Symantec Backup Exec appliance customers whose devices are affected.

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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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