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


Thu, 2012-03-22 08:58 AM
A U.S. appeals court ordered a re-hearing in a case that involves how far U.S. agents can go in searching electronic devices in border areas.
Wed, 2012-03-21 10:23 AM

Potomac Airfield
in Maryland

TSA announced on March 21 its intention to continue collecting personal information and fingerprints from all individuals seeking to fly into or out of the three airports in Maryland that fall within...
Wed, 2012-03-21 08:42 AM

Reagan National

Ronald Reagan Washington National and Chicago O’Hare International airports have begun TSA’s Pre Check expedited screening operations.
Tue, 2012-03-20 03:21 PM
Careless insiders are the most significant gap in organizations’ Cyber security defenses, but the presence of a chief information security officer at an organization can  reduce the severity and...
Tue, 2012-03-20 10:50 AM

San Luis Port of Entry

Customs and Border Protection has begun another improvement project at a port of entry in Arizona. The agency said a lane expansion project would begin March 19 at the Port of San Luis, in...
Tue, 2012-03-20 08:23 AM
An almost two-year-old YouTube video of a child in a wheelchair being patted down by TSA security agents, which has caused an Internet uproar during the week of March 19, has prompted the agency to...
Mon, 2012-03-19 10:41 AM

Charlotte-Douglas opening

U.S. Customs and Border Protection held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of its Global Entry trusted traveler program at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in North Carolina on...
Fri, 2012-03-16 01:04 PM

De La Cruz

A member of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel, who had been set to be released from a U.S. prison on previous assault and murder charges, was re-arrested by federal agents for trying to bribe an undercover agent...
Thu, 2012-03-15 05:15 PM


Honeywell announced on March 15 a new training and certification program to help integrators become proficient with the company’s Pro-Watch Integration Kit, a software development kit designed to...
Wed, 2012-03-14 09:37 AM

Karnes County Civil Detention Center

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has opened a civil detention center in south Texas that is the agency’s first facility designed and built specifically for its purpose – to house low-risk...
Tue, 2012-03-13 03:05 PM
Brivo Systems LLC, a provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for security management, announced on March 13 that Laradon, a human services agency serving children and adults with...
Mon, 2012-03-12 05:45 PM
TSA plans to award a contract to a fingerprint vendor that can procure and deploy 230 fingerprint and photographing units to various field locations around the United States, so each year it can...

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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