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Fri, 2012-01-06 10:32 AM
The third man involved in a conspiracy to smuggle a purported member of the Pakistani Taliban into the U.S. from Ecuador last year was sentenced to four years in prison for his part in the plan.
Thu, 2012-01-05 10:27 AM
President Barack Obama made streamlined screening procedures for armed forces service members the law on Jan. 3 by signing the Risk-based Security Screening for Members of the Armed Forces Act. The...
Thu, 2012-01-05 09:39 AM

Arellano-Felix

The 60-year-old man who led one of the most violent trans-border drug trafficking organizations during the 1990’s, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime offenses in...
Thu, 2012-01-05 09:06 AM

Salt Lake City International

Salt Lake City International and John F. Kennedy International are the latest airports to join TSA’s Pre Check pre-approved passenger security program pilot. TSA’s blog updated the status of the Pre...
Thu, 2012-01-05 08:37 AM

Buffalo Niagara International

The TSA security officer who helped smugglers run drugs through a Buffalo, NY, airport was sentenced to two years in prison on conspiracy charges on Jan. 4.   In addition to the 24-month...
Wed, 2012-01-04 02:15 PM

iPad

U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 4 called a Canadian man’s claims to have entered the U.S. using only a scanned image of his passport on an iPad “categorically false.” News reports on Jan....
Wed, 2012-01-04 09:26 AM

U.S. visa

In the coming year, the Department of Homeland Security should focus on allowing freer visa-less travel within the U.S., roll back “stealth amnesty” for illegal aliens, and establish more cohesive...
Tue, 2012-01-03 06:11 PM

Power 770 servers
built by IBM

TSA is planning to upgrade its Secure Flight threat assessment and credentialing system and a second unidentified effort by procuring additional modular switches and transceiver hardware manufactured...
Tue, 2012-01-03 02:01 PM

NHL's Winter Classic

The Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic hockey game in Philadelphia on Jan. 2 wasn’t the only thing on ice in the city. Counterfeit apparel vendors hoping to cash in on the game were too. Immigration and...
Thu, 2011-12-29 04:47 PM

ICE ERO

Immigration and Customs Enforcement unveiled a telephone hotline for detained individuals to clarify their immigration status and report crimes, as well as a new document that provides information on...
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...

Company News

Santa Clara, CA-based McAfee Labs has released the McAfee Labs Threats Report: August 2014, revealing that phishing continues to be an effective tactic for infiltrating enterprise networks. Testing business users’ ability to detect online scams, the McAfee Phishing Quiz uncovered that 80 percent of its participants failed to detect at least one of seven phishing emails.
Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced that Tripwire vulnerability management solutions detect all known variants of Backoff malware.The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated a cybersecurity alert on Friday, August 22, 2014, warning that over one thousand major enterprise networks and small and medium businesses in the U.S. have been compromised with malware designed to infect point-of-sale (POS) systems.
Palo Alto, CA-based Globo Plc, a provider of enterprise mobility solutions and software-as-a-service, has announced that its Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform, GO!Enterprise, now supports Samsung KNOX. This integration further enhances security, management and user experience of Globo’s offering for Samsung Android devices, the company says.
Vienna, VA-based Veris Group, a provider of cybersecurity solutions to the public and private sectors, has announced the appointment of David L. McClure to the new position of chief strategist. McClure previously served as the associate administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies from 2009 until 2014.
Real-Time Technology Group (RTTG), a provider of secure and hosted identity management solutions for operations and incident response, has partnered with All Points Logistics, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, to bring RTTG’s Real-Time Verification (RTV) technology platform to All Points’ state and federal customers.
With FICAM’s decision to approve McLean, VA-based ID.me as an accredited Credential Service Provider last Thursday, the company joins the likes of Symantec and Verizon by enabling American citizens to easily and securely access government services online through a trusted Single Sign On, ID.me says. The Federal Identity Credential Access Management (FICAM) Trust Framework Solutions program approved ID.me as a non-PKI Credential Service Provider (CSP) and Token Manager service operating at Assurance Levels 1, 2, and 3.
A strategic partnership to reduce lines and wait times at motor vehicle agencies (MVAs) and for other identity services has been announced by MorphoTrust USA (Safran) and QLess. The partnership will improve consumer convenience and organizational efficiency through the innovative use of technology. MorphoTrust, the provider of issuance solutions for approximately 80 percent of all U.S.
Ashburn, VA-based Telos Corporation, an information technology provider that delivers solutions that empower and protect the world’s most security-conscious enterprises, has announced the general availability of SE7EN: NetAlert, an interactive, Web-based network infrastructure monitoring tool to protect the physical security of fiber optic and copper cable networks.
 

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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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ADT

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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