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


Mon, 2012-03-26 07:51 AM

Damascus, Syria

Thousands of Syrians in the U.S. will get an extension of their visa immigration status this week and avoid having to return to the violent turmoil in their home country. On March 23, DHS Secretary...
Fri, 2012-03-23 04:30 PM

Site of 2012 GOP
convention in Tampa

Al Concordia, the director of security for the Republican National Convention, which will be held in Tampa, FL, August 27-30, intends to rely more on the “human physical presence” of police officers...
Fri, 2012-03-23 09:58 AM

Bridgeport, CT

A tip to a police department in Connecticut, photographic analysis and efficient international cooperation led to the deportation and arrest of a Brazilian national wanted on murder charges for the...
Fri, 2012-03-23 09:08 AM

Denver ribbon cutting

International airline passengers arriving at the Mile High City’s airport can now speed through airport security clearance there. CBP and the Denver International Airport inaugurated operations of...
Thu, 2012-03-22 09:32 AM

Ron Martin

AssureTec, a provider of document authentication products, has named Ron Martin, CPP, a former federal government official, as its director of strategic programs and alliances. Martin’s focus is to...
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. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said on...
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. Active armed forces members can also now get expedited screening...
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...


Company News

WidePoint offers new ePassport validation program
WidePoint Corp., a McLean, VA based IT solutions firm, has launched a new ePassport Certificate Management and Validation program in its package of PIVotal ID Managed Validation Services. The technology incorporates Ozone ePassport technology from the Mount Airey Group, an IT security firm in Fairfax, VA. The package is designed to allow...
Jericho Systems to research data privacy for DHS
Dallas-based Jericho Systems Corp. has executed a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) contract with the DHS Science and Technology Directorate to use fine-grained access control policies and data labels to secure sensitive and personally identifiable data at DHS fusion centers. DHS fusion centers serve as clearinghouses through which federal, state,...
Houston travelers can use Clear technology to speed security process
New York-based Clear has introduced its fingerprint/iris biometric technology, meant to identify travelers and speed them through airport security, to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). In just a few weeks, hundreds of Houston travelers have signed up to use Clear’s solution with a three-month free trial, according to the...
TSA opens Newark location for PreCheck applicants
The Transportation Security Administration has opened an office in Newark, NJ where applicants for its popular PreCheck expedited screening program can go to have their fingerprints and other information taken.The office at 532 Raymond Blvd., between Brill and Richard streets, is the first location in Northern New Jersey where applicants can go...
Federal business development veteran Kyle Scott joins Telos ID
Sixteen-year Federal market veteran Kyle Scott has joined Ashburn, VA-based Telos Identity Management Solutions as vice president for strategy and business development. Telos ID is a leading provider of identity protection and management solutions to the DoD, the DHS, other agencies in the national security community, and commercial enterprises.“...
NAPCO Security Technologies pursues school security market
NAPCO Security Technologies, an Amityville, NY based manufacturer of security products, has achieved high a rate of sales growth in the education field; it is expected to reach $4.9 billion in sales by 2017. Its security products such as its standalone access control locks are being used across the country in colleges, schools, and universities."...
HID Global will showcase its “Secure Access to Everything” portfolio at RSA 2014
HID Global, which specializes in secure identity solutions, has announced that it will showcase its end-to-end solution portfolio designed to protect organizations against unauthorized access to everything from the cloud, to data, to the door at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco. In addition to demonstrating its broad range of multi-...
Viscount Systems names Dennis Raefield as CEO
Security systems and software provider Viscount Systems, of Burnaby, BC, has named Dennis Raefield as CEO. Raefield has been a board member for Viscount since November 2011; he will be replacing Steve Pineau, who resigned from the company.Mr. Raefield has worked in the security industry for 35 years. He was formerly president of Honeywell Access...
Image Sensing Systems announces release of new LPR camera and partnership with CA Traffic
St. Paul, MN-based Image Sensing Systems (ISS) has announced the release of a new, intelligent license plate recognition (LPR) camera, the Autoscope Ex-120 series, which was developed in partnership with CA Traffic Limited of Great Britain, using CA Traffic's high performance camera technology.According to the developers, the Ex-120 will further...
Credence ID creates new tri-biometric mobile enrollment and verification device
Credence ID, a San Francisco-based company that creates biometric devices, has created an Android-based handheld tri-biometric device called the Trident. It was originally intended for military, civil, and law enforcement programs that require personnel to quickly and effectively record biometric information.The Trident is a Personal Identity...



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