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


Tue, 2011-11-22 09:59 AM

Lambert-St Louis

A St. Louis, MO, man received an eight year prison term on Nov. 21 for threatening to bomb the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in 2010. Dorian Williams, 36, was given 100 months in prison for...
Tue, 2011-11-22 08:43 AM
Although air travelers in the U.S. are satisfied with the Transportation Security Administration’s efforts to improve the security check process, they are still frustrated with the process, said a...
Fri, 2011-11-18 12:25 PM
An air passenger data sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States took another step forward on Nov. 17, as EU and American officials initialed a Passenger Name Records (PNR)...
Thu, 2011-11-17 04:12 PM
The wireless environment of “Near Field Communications” is a game-changer poised to remake the world of security in the U.S., said a panel of security and communications experts at the recent ASIS...
Thu, 2011-11-17 02:07 PM
Sandia National Laboratories, in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, is gathering market research data from suppliers of handheld biometric collection devices which can capture 10 fingerprints, as...
Wed, 2011-11-16 09:35 AM


Despite ‘Jersey Shore’ actress Jwoww’s complaints to the contrary, the Transportation Security Administration said she was not singled out for an individual screening at a North Dakota airport...
Tue, 2011-11-15 12:13 AM

GSN 2011 awards

Federal, state, county and municipal government officials, along with 30-plus tables of government contractors, systems integrators and vendors of IT and physical security products and solutions,...
Fri, 2011-11-11 12:33 PM
Ten years after the worst terror attacks in U.S. history occurred there, the 16-acre World Trade Center campus in lower Manhattan is set to have a security system that can provide efficient response...
Fri, 2011-11-11 10:54 AM
Passwords with varying upper and lower case characters, numbers and special characters only go so far, said the Department of Defense’s research agency, but they’re not easy to remember, often...
Fri, 2011-11-11 07:41 AM

TSA's John Pistole

Even though the Thanksgiving holiday is still two weeks away, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said his agency is preparing for what he hopes will be a smoother trip to Grandma...
Thu, 2011-11-10 03:37 PM

Pedestrian crossing
in El Paso, TX

Unisys Corp. is assisting the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency in opening the first pedestrian border crossing in El Paso, TX, that deploys a combination of gate systems, mobile...
Thu, 2011-11-10 09:42 AM

Rafaela Dutra Toro

A Brazilian woman who lived in Orlando was convicted by a federal jury of an H-2B visa fraud that supplied over 1,000 illegal workers to hotels in Florida and around the U.S. The jury said on Nov. 7...

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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