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


Thu, 2011-12-15 01:28 PM

CBP's depiction of
Integrated Fixed
Tower system

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released a draft RFP that envisions a system of “Integrated Fixed Towers” in the State of Arizona, along the U.S.-Mexican border, that ideally would use long-...
Thu, 2011-12-15 10:07 AM

U.S. Border Patrol

The U.S. Border Patrol apprehended 340,252 people in FY 2011, said the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in a statistical summary of the agency’s accomplishments during the year.
Wed, 2011-12-14 05:08 PM

McCarran International

US Airways and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas are the most recent participants in TSA’s Pre Check trusted passenger screening program, said TSA on Dec. 14.
Wed, 2011-12-14 10:03 AM

.380 found at DTW

A loaded .380 pistol found strapped to the ankle of an elderly man passing through security at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County International Airport (DTW), according to TSA, shows that body...
Wed, 2011-12-14 08:50 AM
State legislators across the US introduced 1,607 bills and resolutions related to immigrants and refugees in 2011, topping last year’s total of 1,400, said a study released by an association of state...
Tue, 2011-12-13 09:06 AM

Supreme Court justices

The US Supreme Court’s decision on Dec. 12 to hear arguments over Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law in the spring is already sparking more heated discussions over states’ rights and...
Mon, 2011-12-12 11:52 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court said on Dec. 12 that it would hear arguments on Arizona's controversial immigration law.
Mon, 2011-12-12 09:54 AM

Tommie Pierce

An elderly North Carolina man pleaded guilty to charges of running a scam in which he posed as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer to extort money from immigrants who were trying to remain...
Fri, 2011-12-09 09:52 AM

Sens. Lieberman, Collins

President Obama sought to flesh out his plan aimed at curbing domestic “homegrown” terrorists on Dec. 8 following a joint congressional hearing on the dangers the plots pose to US military...
Wed, 2011-12-07 01:28 PM

Work authorization
card from USCIS

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) is gathering information from potential contractors that could supply at least 5,000 bottles of specialized security ink and 300 portable...
Mon, 2011-12-05 08:42 AM

JFK International

The Transportation Security Administration said on Dec. 4 that its agents did not strip search an 85-year-old wheelchair-bound woman who has claimed she was subjected to the treatment at John F....
Fri, 2011-12-02 01:38 PM

FBI's Hoover building HQ

The FBI denied recent reports that its outreach programs to Muslim communities are intended to secretly collect intelligence. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) charged on Dec. 1 that the...

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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