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


Thu, 2012-02-02 08:36 AM

Kootenai lands

On Jan. 31, the Idaho Kootenai tribe’s identification document officially became a valid form of identification to enter the U.S. The tribe, whose lands straddle the U.S./Canadian border in Idaho,...
Thu, 2012-02-02 08:09 AM
A privacy rights group told the Federal Trade Commission that the FTC should suspend facial recognition technology’s deployment by commercial users until privacy and other safeguard standards are...
Wed, 2012-02-01 08:11 AM

U.S. visa

In the coming months, the Department of Homeland Security hopes to reform some administrative practices to ease the visa process for highly-skilled immigrants who want to enter, or remain in, the U.S...
Tue, 2012-01-31 08:59 AM

Cook County courthouse

A group of U.S. Senators asked DHS to reconcile its approach to immigration enforcement in light of Cook County, Illinois’ refusal to enforce federal detention requests there. Senate Judiciary...
Mon, 2012-01-30 03:43 PM

Secretary Napolitano

The Department of Homeland Security has focused not only on domestic security in the last year, but also on becoming an international force in securing trade, and it will push those efforts forward...
Fri, 2012-01-27 09:11 AM


Russian citizens can travel to the island of Guam without a visa, said U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Jan. 26. CBP said the new visa rules are the results of a November decision by DHS...
Fri, 2012-01-27 08:28 AM

IMU emblem

The U.S. Department of State classified three Uzbek men as global terrorists on Jan. 26, saying they are recruiters, fighters and media men for two terror organizations in that central Asian country...
Thu, 2012-01-26 04:52 PM

SeeDOT truck
identification system

Hi-Tech Solutions Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer and vision systems, announced on Jan. 25 its SeeDOT suite for enhanced accuracy in truck...
Thu, 2012-01-26 04:06 PM

Antonio Martinez

A Baltimore man pleaded guilty to charges of trying to bomb a military recruiting center in a failed plot aimed at killing U.S. service members in late 2010. Antonio Martinez, who also goes by the...
Thu, 2012-01-26 03:57 PM

Neal Smith
Federal Building
in Des Moines, IA

BridgePoint Systems, a provider of smart card readers and enrollment software for Physical Access Control Systems (PACs), announced on Jan. 24 that the Neal Smith Federal Building in Des Moines, IA,...
Thu, 2012-01-26 02:44 PM

Jonathan Melaku

The former Marine reservist who was accused of conducting a shooting spree of government and military buildings in the Washington, DC, area in the autumn of 2010 pleaded guilty to property damage and...
Wed, 2012-01-25 11:22 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul airport

TSA implemented its Pre Check passenger pre-screening initiative at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Jan. 24. The airport is the seventh location for the program. Delta Air Lines...


Company News

FST21 names Mark Ingram its director of U.S. sales
FST21 appointed Mark Ingram, an industry veteran, as its director of U.S. sales. Ingram has carved out a long and successful career in the security industry.  Most recently, he served as manager of strategic distribution Sales for Pelco by Schneider Electric. Prior to that, he was president of Visonic Americas.  Ingram previously held several...
InfoZen will continue to handle vetting for TSA’s office of intelligence and analysis
TSA is planning to extend a contract by three to six months that it currently has with InfoZen, Inc., of Rockville, MD, to continue providing operations and maintenance support for the agency’s office of intelligence and analysis. “This contract extension will continue to address the requirements of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis for the...
New patent awarded to Cambridge Security Seals for its tote seal
Cambridge Security Seals (CSS), a provider of tamper-resistant and loss prevention seals, was awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office for the design of its “Strapless Tote Seal.”  The patented seal is unique, the company said in a new release, in that it accomplishes the sealing of a tote without a strap, eliminating the most...
Kaba Mas X-10 first electromechnical combination lock to meet GSA approval
After extensive General Services Administration (GSA) testing, the X-10 high-security electromechanical combination lock, developed by Kaba Mas, has been determined to meet the U.S. Government's requirements for an electromechanical combination lock designed and manufactured to protect unattended national security information (NSI).  The X-10 is a...
Sentry View Systems launches SiteCOMMANDER for first responders
Sentry View Systems, Inc.has announced the launch of its SiteCOMMANDER, a flexible command and control solution with unlimited multi-server capabilities and fully mobile functionality. Deployed on a tablet, laptop, desktop or server, SiteCOMMANDERprovides on-the-go management of complex remote surveillance data, says Sentry View. Capable of...
FST21 unveils its new Website
FST21 has announced the launch of its newly-updated Website, which showcases the power of fusion, and the SafeRise technology FST21 brings to market. The Website boasts a dramatic new look and full menu of company and product information, including product demo videos and slide shows. Detailed capabilities and benefits of the SafeRise, SafeVisit...
Cincinnati, Chicago and Milwaukee open Global Entry enrollment centers
The Port of Cincinnati is the home of the latest Global Entry enrollment center opened by Customs and Border Protection, but two others in Chicago and Milwaukee have also begun operating. The newest facility, housed at CBP Port of Cincinnati’s Olympic Blvd. building in Erlanger, KY, opened on Feb. 26, said CBP. Cincinnati is located on the north...
Houston opens Global Entry enrollment center in city hall
Because of the city’s strong ties to international trade and commerce, the City of Houston opened a satellite enrollment center for Customs and Border Protection’s Global Entry program in its city hall building. The Global Entry satellite enrollment center, located on the mezzanine level of the historic building’s visitor's center, will be used by...
DMI wins ICE operations and maintenance contract
Bethesda, MD-based IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm DMI won a two-year task order to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) Support for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) legacy Alien Criminal Response Information Management (ACRIMe) System. According to a DMI statement on Jan. 29, the legacy ACRIMe system...
HID Global names Bridget Burke as vice president and chief information officer
HID Global, a supplier of secure identity solutions, announced on Jan. 22 that Bridget Burke has joined the company as vice president and chief information officer (CIO), with a goal of enhancing overall information capabilities. Burke is responsible for HID Global’s business applications, data networking and infrastructure and customer...



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