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Tue, 2012-01-24 11:24 AM

U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling on Jan. 23 that said law enforcement has to obtain warrants before using GPS tracking devices on suspects’ vehicles, could show the court is ready to address the...
Tue, 2012-01-24 11:17 AM

John Kiriakou

As the Department of Justice moves to prosecute an ex-Central Intelligence Agency officer for leaking the identities of fellow CIA operatives to the press and to terror detainees’ lawyers, the leader...
Mon, 2012-01-23 10:44 AM

Ambassador Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working the international crossing at Ambassador Bridge in Detroit knew something was amiss when they noticed a man riding a bicycle in the Michigan cold...
Mon, 2012-01-23 10:07 AM

Hairbrush knife

Transportation Security Officers at airports across the country found 24 loaded guns in carry-on bags, inert grenades and 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine in the middle week of January.
Fri, 2012-01-20 06:03 PM

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is the latest air carrier to sign on with TSA’s pre-approved traveler security program pilot. The agency said in a Jan. 20 blog post that “select Alaska Airlines travelers” would soon...
Fri, 2012-01-20 01:48 PM
The investigation into racial profiling and discrimination at the Maricopa County, AZ, sheriff’s office will be a catalyst for growing local and state opposition to the Secure Communities biometric...
Fri, 2012-01-20 09:44 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul airport

President Obama’s executive order aimed at increasing travel and tourism by expanding U.S. entry and visa programs will expand Customs and Border Protection’s Global Entry program to four more...
Fri, 2012-01-20 09:14 AM

President Obama

President Obama unveiled a plan on Jan. 19 that would boost entry processing times for foreign tourists and expand background check programs in the hope of capturing more international tourist...
Thu, 2012-01-19 11:30 AM
Quantum Secure, a provider of enterprise software to manage security identities, announced on Jan. 19 a strategic partnership with the Transportation Security Clearinghouse (TSC), which will allow...
Thu, 2012-01-19 09:48 AM

Not cabbage

In separate actions in mid-January, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Texas and California seized more than a ton and a half of alleged marijuana hidden in a shipment of vegetables and...
Thu, 2012-01-19 09:03 AM

Federal Reserve Bank New York

FBI and Treasury Department agents arrested a government computer programmer contract employee on Jan. 18 for allegedly stealing the critical software source code that helps keep track of the U.S....
Wed, 2012-01-18 03:50 PM

NFC technology could
alter access control systems

A relatively new technology known as Near Field Communication, or NFC, is spreading rapidly through high-tech sectors of the economy and will soon begin touching different aspects of the security...

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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