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

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Thu, 2012-02-23 10:53 AM

COAC's Michael Ford

CBP’s Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) convened its first meeting of 2012 in Washington, DC, on Feb. 22 and discussed a variety of topics related to...
Thu, 2012-02-23 09:39 AM

CBP checkpoint

Customs and Border Protection re-opened an Arizona security checkpoint on Feb. 22 after a four-month renovation aimed at increasing traffic flow and improving working conditions for its agents.
Thu, 2012-02-23 08:51 AM
There is no evidence that stricter state immigration laws, like those passed by Arizona and Georgia, have any effect on illegal immigrants’ decisions to stay in the U.S., according to a study...
Fri, 2012-02-17 06:44 PM
Federal authorities arrested a 29-year-old Moroccan immigrant for allegedly attempting to detonate a bomb in a suicide terror attack on the U.S. Capitol Building on Feb. 17. The U.S. Justice...
Fri, 2012-02-17 04:52 PM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released on Feb. 7 a paper, entitled Recommendations for Establishing an Identity Ecosystem Governance Structure, which is intended to...
Fri, 2012-02-17 10:29 AM

New Douglas, AZ fence

Customs and Border Protection says it completed a fence replacement project in Douglas, AZ, on Feb. 15. The agency said it finished replacement of 6.1 miles of outdated primary pedestrian fencing...
Thu, 2012-02-16 02:35 PM

Phoenix Skyharbor

Two airline industry groups are looking to expand a trusted air crew identification program to more U.S. airports in the coming year. Airlines for America (A4A), a trade organization for the major U....
Thu, 2012-02-16 10:18 AM
The TSA is battling claims of inappropriate behavior by its screeners using body scanners at airport checkpoints, as one lawmaker pushes to introduce on-site passenger advocates.
Wed, 2012-02-15 12:48 PM

Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)

The White House’s proposal in its FY 2013 budget to charge passengers billions of dollars in new fees over 10 years to help fund the Department of Homeland Security’s aviation security efforts...
Wed, 2012-02-15 09:50 AM

Sens. Lieberman, Collins

A bipartisan group in the Senate’s homeland, commerce and intelligence committees introduced a bill on Feb. 14 that would task DHS with determining if certain critical infrastructure networks should...
Tue, 2012-02-14 09:51 AM
Although the budget ax fell relatively lightly on the Department of Homeland Security in President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal, the program that arms flight officers on commercial aircraft wouldn’t...
Mon, 2012-02-13 02:23 PM

President Obama

President Obama’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget aims to fund the Department of Homeland Security at almost $40 billion, with counter terror, border and Cyber security efforts seeing steady funding.

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, www.AlliedBarton.com, 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 Zetta.net 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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