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Tue, 2011-10-04 09:06 AM

GPS tracking device

As the Supreme Court prepares cases for the coming year, privacy groups told it to block evidence gathered by government and law enforcement through the warrantless use of global positioning systems...
Tue, 2011-10-04 07:56 AM

TSA's John Pistole

The TSA is set to test new voluntary passenger screening procedures and identification technology that can detect fake or altered identification documents at selected airports around the country. The...
Mon, 2011-10-03 04:44 PM
TSA has awarded a $79 million contract to BAE Systems Information Solutions, of Herndon, VA, to design, manufacture, test and deliver a credential authentication technology and boarding pass scanning...
Mon, 2011-10-03 02:05 PM
Following the receipt of a record number of entries from vendor companies and government agencies in this year’s annual Homeland Security Awards program, Government Security News has announced that...
Fri, 2011-09-30 02:31 PM

Bosch's 9412G
control panel

The U.S. Secret Service plans to hire an 8(a)-qualified systems integrator to install intrusion detection systems, closed circuit television, access control systems and “any additional security...
Thu, 2011-09-29 09:24 AM
A pilot program to collect biometric data from temporary workers leaving the U.S. from two border points in Arizona -- which Customs and Border Protection has been running for nearly two years -- has...
Thu, 2011-09-29 07:39 AM

Operation Cross Check

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s seven-day national "Cross Check" operation involving almost 2,000 agents from two dozen field offices across the county led to the arrest of more than 2,900...
Wed, 2011-09-28 09:24 AM

KCM in Minneapolis

Flight crew members flying from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) began using the Known Crewmember (KCM) expedited identification program on Sept. 20.
Tue, 2011-09-27 11:36 AM

Matthew Bettenhausen

The “lone wolf” terrorist is one of the greatest fears of security officials, but individual, lone citizens have also helped foil, or solve, a host of terrorist conspiracies, said the former director...
Tue, 2011-09-27 11:06 AM

Jonathan Melaku

The man arrested on June 17 for behaving suspiciously near the Pentagon and accused of an earlier shooting spree of buildings in the Washington area has been charged with trying to escape from a...
Fri, 2011-09-23 08:37 AM

Del Rio weapons

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Texas seized the largest cargo of high–powered assault rifles to date this year at the Del Rio Port of Entry on Sept. 21, said the agency.
Thu, 2011-09-22 12:02 PM

MorphoTrak's Gary Jones
demonstrates the
Finger-on-the-Fly reader

MorphoTrak displayed at the ASIS conference – and will officially release in the near future – an innovative fingerprint reader the company is calling Finger-on-the-Fly, which can capture and process...

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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