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Fri, 2011-12-23 09:21 AM

Counterfeit decorations

Tis the season for fake and possibly dangerous imported Christmas decorations, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Fri, 2011-12-23 08:56 AM

Yasin al-Suri

The U.S. Department of State authorized a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the location of Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, better known as Yasin al-Suri, a senior Al Qaeda facilitator...
Thu, 2011-12-22 08:53 AM

U.S. Embassy Brazil

The U.S. Mission to Brazil processed close to a million visa applications in fiscal 2011, said the U.S. State Department, prompting the agency to send in temporary employees to help handle the...
Tue, 2011-12-20 04:26 PM
DHS has enhanced the ways in which it shares immigration-related information with state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States, and with the Mexican government, which maintains the...
Tue, 2011-12-20 01:13 PM

National Guard/Border Patrol

The contingent of National Guard troops stationed along the southwestern U.S. border will be reduced, said the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense on Dec. 20.
Tue, 2011-12-20 12:55 PM
Based on a recent study of its actual costs, the FBI announced on December 20 that it will lower the price it charges for a “non-criminal” records check of an individual’s criminal history from $19....
Tue, 2011-12-20 10:03 AM

Union Pacific Railroad

U.S. Customs and Border Protection overstepped its authority in making the largest rail carrier in the U.S. spend hundreds of millions of dollars to secure its railcars from Mexican drug smugglers,...
Tue, 2011-12-20 08:46 AM

San Jose, CA

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents rounded up 63 criminal aliens in a four-day immigration enforcement operation in San Jose, CA, the week of Dec. 12. ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations...
Mon, 2011-12-19 11:22 AM

Drug laden go-kart

The week of Dec. 12 was a busy one for U.S. border agents in the Southwest. Within two days, border agents stopped a most-wanted fugitive trying to re-enter the country through the Los Angeles...
Mon, 2011-12-19 10:17 AM

Waad Alwan

The conviction of one of the Iraqi men living in Kentucky accused of providing support for attacks against American troops in Iraq shows he was acting as an enemy combatant and that a military trial...
Mon, 2011-12-19 09:31 AM
Customs and Border Protection has been successfully receiving manifests through a new modernized system and is eyeing the decommission of its old structure. Pilot programs of the Automated Commercial...
Fri, 2011-12-16 11:11 AM
The owners and operators of private aircraft won a reprieve on December 16 when the Federal Aviation Administration announced that it will continue to allow those owners and operators to keep...

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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