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


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.
Mon, 2012-02-13 09:41 AM

Ulugbek Kodirov

A 22-year-old Uzbek national pleaded guilty in federal court on Feb. 10 to trying to kill the president and to supporting an Uzbek terror group. Ulugbek Kodirov, who has been in the U.S. since...
Fri, 2012-02-10 11:13 AM


The Department of Defense’s multi-service counter-drug and anti-terrorism operation will help the U.S. Border Patrol watch for threats along the international borders in Arizona and New Mexico...
Fri, 2012-02-10 09:19 AM

San Luis Potosi

The U.S. State Department has issued a lengthy travel warning to U.S. citizens and government employees about increasing violence and crime in Mexico, as the struggle among drug cartels and the...
Thu, 2012-02-09 02:29 PM

Jesse Morton

The leader of a domestic radicalized Muslim group who called for violent retaliation against the creators of the South Park television program pleaded guilty to murder conspiracy and threatening...
Thu, 2012-02-09 09:50 AM

.50 caliber Barrett rifle

Two San Antonio, TX, men were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in an operation that attempted to smuggle assault and large-caliber sniper rifles into Mexico in support of the Los Zetas...
Wed, 2012-02-08 01:57 PM

USCIS office
in New York City

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) wants to organize two different focus groups per year -- one involving 500 immigrants; the other involving 500 “stakeholders” -- in order to gain...
Wed, 2012-02-08 11:55 AM

Boston Logan

The TSA’s trusted traveler Pre Check program will expand to dozens more airports around the country in the coming months, including some of the busiest, such as Boston’s Logan, New York’s JFK and...
Wed, 2012-02-08 10:32 AM

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT)

A provision in the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill approved by Congress on Feb. 7, which would allow airports to privatize their security screeners and essentially opt-out of TSA...

Company News

Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has been awarded a $247K contract to upgrade the current Defense ID system at Fort Irwin National Training Center in California.
Tysons Corner, VA-based Preferred Systems Solutions (PSS), a provider of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, software development, enterprise resource planning, and financial consulting services to government, has announced the appointment of Fred Funk to their executive management team as senior vice president, National Security Group.
Leading software firm NICE Systems (NICE) has launched a video surveillance program, NICE Suspect Search, which claims to be able to reduce the time it takes to locate and track persons of interests through surveillance cameras. NICE Security Group’s Executive Vice President Chris Wooten states that the program aims to solve “the burden of processing all of the data [that] has limited the value of the video footage, [which is the] major pain point for [its] customers."
Frisco, TX-based Sheplers, a multi-channel western-wear retailer, has determined that their payment systems suffered a security breach in which hackers gained access to their systems and some of their customers’ payment card information was exposed. With the assistance of a leading computer security firm, Sheplers is continuing the investigation into the incident, and are cooperating with law enforcement in their efforts to find the criminals responsible.
Boston, MA-based Wealth Management Systems (WMSI) has announced that Doug Perkins has joined the firm as information security officer. An industry veteran with extensive experience in software development, project management, quality assurance, and operations and information security, Perkins is assuming responsibility for the design and future development of WMSI’s enterprise-wide information security strategies and policies. Mr. Perkins reports to BJ Ralston, WMSI’s chief compliance officer, and is based in WMSI’s Boston Office.
Princeton, NJ-based IXP Corporation, a public safety and emergency response provider that has partnered with Johns Hopkins University (JHU) for the past 10 years, has announced an innovation that raises campus security to the next level.
Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has been awarded a $220K contract to provide its IM2610 TWIC Plus readers to the Port of New Orleans in Louisiana. The new contract is for a web-hosted TWIC card reading system. The readers will provide TWIC card authentication and Be On the Lookout (BOLO) checks.
London, England-based Brit PLC, a global specialty insurer and reinsurer, has developed a unique insurance service to protect companies operating critical infrastructure and industrial machinery from terrorist and other malicious attacks, such as sabotage, espionage and theft.

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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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