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


Wed, 2012-01-18 03:50 PM

NFC technology could
alter access control systems

A relatively new technology known as Near Field Communication, or NFC, is spreading rapidly through high-tech sectors of the economy and will soon begin touching different aspects of the security...
Wed, 2012-01-18 02:19 PM
Los Angeles International Airport has begun its pilot of the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre Check pre-screening program. The airport is the sixth in the nation to implement a Pre Check...
Wed, 2012-01-18 10:15 AM

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)

The Department of Homeland Security needs more help in counseling millions immigrants in attaining their U.S. citizenship, said the minority leader of the House Homeland Security Committee. Rep....
Tue, 2012-01-17 08:29 AM

JFK International

A federal judge in Queens, NY, sentenced the spiritual leader of a conspiracy to blow up fuel tanks and pipelines under John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2007 to life in prison. Kareem Ibrahim...
Fri, 2012-01-13 10:35 AM

St. Joseph, MO

The indictment of 15 people in Missouri in a crack-down on a black market fake identity document ring highlights a growing threat to national security, said federal agents involved in the case.
Thu, 2012-01-12 08:40 AM

Caguas, Puerto Rico

U.S. federal officials have rounded up 50 people in the U.S. and Puerto Rico charging them with pilfering and selling the Puerto Rican citizens’ identity documents.
Wed, 2012-01-11 05:10 PM

Geri Castaldo,
Codebench's CEO

Codebench, Inc., a provider of TWIC/HSPD-12/FIPS-201 authentication software, and S2 Security Corp. announced on Jan 10 that Codebench’s PIVCheck Plus software suite, an end-to-end card validation,...
Wed, 2012-01-11 09:42 AM

Cocaine in truck tire

It was a busy day near Yuma, AZ on Jan. 8 when Customs and Border Patrol Agents there discovered a runaway U.S. teenage girl trying to sneak back into Mexico and a load of cocaine in a family car....
Wed, 2012-01-11 09:03 AM
One of the lieutenants in a sprawling fake identification document ring was sentenced to six years in prison on Jan. 10. Ivan Zarate-Curi, 25, of Nashville, TN, was sentenced to 72 months in prison...
Fri, 2012-01-06 10:32 AM
The third man involved in a conspiracy to smuggle a purported member of the Pakistani Taliban into the U.S. from Ecuador last year was sentenced to four years in prison for his part in the plan.
Thu, 2012-01-05 10:27 AM
President Barack Obama made streamlined screening procedures for armed forces service members the law on Jan. 3 by signing the Risk-based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act. The...
Thu, 2012-01-05 09:39 AM


The 60-year-old man who led one of the most violent trans-border drug trafficking organizations during the 1990’s, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime offenses in...

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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