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


Thu, 2011-12-29 09:03 AM

Counterfeit 100s

In the pre-holiday rush on Dec. 22 at John F. Kennedy Airport , Customs and Border Protection officers found one passenger carrying more than a bag of Christmas gifts. During a baggage inspection at...
Wed, 2011-12-28 07:10 PM

Bastrop County Unified Command
won accolades from GSN for its
successful battle against Texas wildfires

The annual awards dinner hosted by Government Security News has traditionally saluted “the best and the brightest” in the homeland security field, and this year was no exception, as 45 awards were...
Fri, 2011-12-23 06:13 PM

US-VISIT program

DHS has awarded Accenture Federal Services a 13-month, $71 million contract to further enhance the capabilities of its immigration and border management functions.
Fri, 2011-12-23 09:21 AM

Counterfeit decorations

Tis the season for fake and possibly dangerous imported Christmas decorations, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Fri, 2011-12-23 08:56 AM

Yasin al-Suri

The U.S. Department of State authorized a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the location of Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, better known as Yasin al-Suri, a senior Al Qaeda facilitator...
Thu, 2011-12-22 08:53 AM

U.S. Embassy Brazil

The U.S. Mission to Brazil processed close to a million visa applications in fiscal 2011, said the U.S. State Department, prompting the agency to send in temporary employees to help handle the...
Tue, 2011-12-20 04:26 PM
DHS has enhanced the ways in which it shares immigration-related information with state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States, and with the Mexican government, which maintains the...
Tue, 2011-12-20 01:13 PM

National Guard/Border Patrol

The contingent of National Guard troops stationed along the southwestern U.S. border will be reduced, said the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense on Dec. 20.
Tue, 2011-12-20 12:55 PM
Based on a recent study of its actual costs, the FBI announced on December 20 that it will lower the price it charges for a “non-criminal” records check of an individual’s criminal history from $19....
Tue, 2011-12-20 10:03 AM

Union Pacific Railroad

U.S. Customs and Border Protection overstepped its authority in making the largest rail carrier in the U.S. spend hundreds of millions of dollars to secure its railcars from Mexican drug smugglers,...
Tue, 2011-12-20 08:46 AM

San Jose, CA

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up 63 criminal aliens in a four-day immigration enforcement operation in San Jose, CA, the week of Dec. 12. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations...
Mon, 2011-12-19 11:22 AM

Drug laden go-kart

The week of Dec. 12 was a busy one for U.S. border agents in the Southwest. Within two days, border agents stopped a most-wanted fugitive trying to re-enter the country through the Los Angeles...

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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