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


Wed, 2012-02-08 10:55 AM

Boston Logan

The TSA’s trusted traveler Pre Check program will expand to dozens more airports around the country in the coming months, including some of the busiest, such as Boston’s Logan, New York’s JFK and...
Wed, 2012-02-08 09:32 AM

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT)

A provision in the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill approved by Congress on Feb. 7, which would allow airports to privatize their security screeners and essentially opt-out of TSA...
Tue, 2012-02-07 02:46 PM
The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) used security design and printing techniques to produce the FBI’s special events credential that was used at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, IN, by public...
Tue, 2012-02-07 09:32 AM

ICE Washington D.C. headquarters

Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s first public advocate  --  the point of contact at the organization for the public, including individuals, public advocacy and community groups with...
Tue, 2012-02-07 08:55 AM
A federal immigration judge in New York ordered a Liberian man deported back to his home country under Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s first invocation of child soldier recruitment and use...
Tue, 2012-02-07 07:53 AM

Global Entry kiosk

The Department of Homeland Security moved to make its voluntary, trusted traveler Global Entry program a permanent part of the U.S. entry process. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Feb. 6 that...
Mon, 2012-02-06 01:50 PM
Pleased with the results of its pilot program, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has decided to establish its Global Entry trusted traveler program as a permanent program. Global Entry allows...
Fri, 2012-02-03 08:55 AM

Indianapolis International

The Transportation Security Administration is set to deal with tens of thousands more passengers travelling through Indianapolis International Airport before and after Super Bowl XLVI with additional...
Fri, 2012-02-03 08:15 AM

Napolitano at Super Bowl XLVI

As their boss touted this year’s Super Bowl as one of the most secure in history, U.S. customs agents were busy extending protections beyond the physical venue and into intellectual property on the...
Thu, 2012-02-02 08:36 AM

Kootenai lands

On Jan. 31, the Idaho Kootenai tribe’s identification document officially became a valid form of identification to enter the U.S. The tribe, whose lands straddle the U.S./Canadian border in Idaho,...
Thu, 2012-02-02 08:09 AM
A privacy rights group told the Federal Trade Commission that the FTC should suspend facial recognition technology’s deployment by commercial users until privacy and other safeguard standards are...
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...

Company News

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.
San Francisco, CA-based RiskIQ, the company that enables organizations to detect and mitigate customer facing threats, has announced the appointment of former WhiteHat Security executive Arian Evans as vice president of product strategy. Evans brings more than 16 years of expertise in information and application security, software development, systems architecture and financial services to RiskIQ.

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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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