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


Fri, 2012-02-17 05:44 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 03:52 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 09:29 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 The agency said it finished replacement of 6.1 miles of outdated primary pedestrian fencing...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 01:35 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 09:18 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. According to the...
Wed, 2012-02-15 11:48 AM

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 08:50 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 08:51 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 01:23 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. In...
Mon, 2012-02-13 08:41 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 10:13 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 08:19 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...


Company News

HID Global expands its pivCLASS portfolio for government agencies
HID Global, a supplier of secure identity solutions, announced on September 30 that it has expanded its pivCLASS product portfolio with an extensive family of credential authentication solutions that enables customers to comply with government physical access control mandates.    The pivCLASS suite now incorporates a comprehensive family of...
Fingerprint Cards AB, of Sweden, buys key wireless patents
Fingerprint Cards (FPC), of Gothenburg, Sweden, has purchased key wireless patents from a world-leading patent holder and thereby strengthens its intellectual property rights portfolio significantly. The purchase of a patent portfolio consisting of more than 100 granted patents covering markets such as the U.S., Europe and Asia includes patents...
Ingram Micro appoints Paul Read as its president and chief operating officer
Ingram Micro Inc., a large wholesale technology distributor, announced on September 19 the appointment of Paul Read as its new president and chief operating officer, effective Sept. 30, 2013. Reporting directly to Alain Monie, chief executive officer at Ingram Micro, Read will be responsible for the worldwide IT distribution business and the...
Napco names Fred Villalba is new vice president, North America, for intrusion and fire
Napco Security Technologies, Inc., of Amityville, NY, has announced the recent appointment of Fred Villalba, as vice president of Napco North America intrusion and fire, reporting to Jorge Hevia, the company’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. Villalba comes to Napco with a varied background in corporate security management, spanning...
New asset tag from Elpas helps reduce laptop theft
Elpas, part of the security products business unit of Tyco, announced on August 15 the availability of its new, innovative Low Profile Asset Tag designed for security professionals who need to enhance laptop security when physical locking options are not feasible.  The Low Profile Asset Tag unifies traditional Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS...
Entrust and Radio IP integration secures connection across wired and wireless IP networks
Entrust Inc. and Radio IP are partnering to integrate industry-leading mobile VPN and user authentication solutions to provide secure, seamless mobile connectivity for police, fire, EMS, transport services and more.  A persistent network connection, while moving around cities, states and the country, is critical to the safety and success of mobile...
Napco detectors stand guard at national military park in Chattanooga, TN
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War’s Campaign for Chattanooga, TN. Besides an impressive array of authentic cannon, the modern Chickamauga National Military Park Visitor Center, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA, is guarded by Napco Dual Technology Detectors. These security devices are known for their stronghold, fighting false...
Detex offers door that can withstand 10,000 pounds of pull force
Detex Corp. offers new high-security life safety door hardware systems designed for retail. Installed on doors that require higher levels of security, these extra-tough hardware systems are scalable to provide the level of security that matches a retailer’s specific needs. Certain high-security and retail applications require a combination of...
SDK for iOS now available for AOptix Stratus
AOptix, a technology company that leverages optics to transform identity verification and wireless communications, has announced the general availability of its AOptix Stratus Client Software Development Kit (SDK) for iOS. AOptix Stratus is the first comprehensive mobile identity solution “Made for iPhone” delivering iris, fingerprint, voice and...
AMAG Technology promotes Greg Love to vice president of sales
AMAG Technology, an access control, IP video and intrusion management (IDS) solution provider, has named Greg Love its new vice president of sales. Love will manage the regional sales managers and sales engineering teams in North America, and work closely with his team and the rest of the company to grow AMAG and provide exceptional customer...



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This white paper highlights a successful pilot HSPD-12 compliant visitor management project undertaken by a U.S. federal government agency, which successfully meets the objectives of Federal Identity, Credential, andAccess Management (FICAM) Road map use case 4.9 for how agencies should perform credentialing and validation of visitors to federal facilities.


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