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Wed, 2011-11-02 07:58 AM
The federal government’s efforts to remove criminal aliens from the country have grown substantially in the last six years and some of the programs it uses can be very effective, but they are flawed...
Tue, 2011-11-01 08:21 AM

South Carolina

The U.S. Department of Justice challenged South Carolina’s recently-approved immigration law in federal court on Oct. 31, saying the state’s new rules conflicted with the federal government’s...
Tue, 2011-11-01 07:54 AM

Upper Midwest

U.S. Forest Service police are unprepared for what a public employee watchdog group said is an influx of Mexican drug gang growing operations in the upper Midwest.
Mon, 2011-10-31 08:12 AM

PIDC, Los Fresnos, TX

A Jamaican who had been awaiting deportation in a south Texas detention facility was found guilty of assaulting an ICE agent in the summer of 2010. The man, Kemar James, 23, a Jamaican citizen and...
Fri, 2011-10-28 08:47 AM

Cockpit laser glare

The steep increase in the number of incidents of lasers pointed into aircraft cockpits has prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to open a Website for pilots to more easily report such...
Fri, 2011-10-28 07:34 AM
An El Paso, TX, man received a 15-year sentence for running a smuggling operation that transported and harbored as many as 5,000 illegal aliens, some from as far away as southwest Asia.
Thu, 2011-10-27 12:01 PM
A recent study published by the Primary Research Group, of New York, NY, looks closely at how academic, public and special libraries use RFID technology, and concludes that more than one-quarter of...
Wed, 2011-10-26 08:18 AM
Reports in recent days that the TSA is allegedly setting up extensive highway checkpoints across the state of Tennessee are wildly exaggerated, said the agency in a statement on Oct. 25.
Mon, 2011-10-24 11:21 AM
TSA has issued a “broad agency announcement” under which it is soliciting proposals for research projects in the following specific areas: passenger and baggage screening, threat assessment, cargo...
Mon, 2011-10-24 08:52 AM

Inert landmines

TSA security officers found landmines in a passenger’s checked luggage at the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) on Oct. 2. The mines were determined to be inert and harmless by SLC Explosive...
Mon, 2011-10-24 07:22 AM

ICE HSI lab

Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) formally opened a new, expanded state-of-the-art forensic laboratory in Boston on Oct. 21 with an eye to...
Wed, 2011-10-19 01:48 PM

Bexar County courthouse

The arrest of five men in an early-morning break-in at a Texas county courthouse on Oct. 19 has drawn the attention of federal and homeland security investigators. The men were arrested by San...

Company News

BlueLine Grid has announced that John Cohen, former Principal Deputy Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has joined the company to help formulate and execute its Public Safety market strategy.
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.
 

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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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