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


Thu, 2011-11-10 09:42 AM

Rafaela Dutra Toro

A Brazilian woman who lived in Orlando was convicted by a federal jury of an H-2B visa fraud that supplied over 1,000 illegal workers to hotels in Florida and around the U.S. The jury said on Nov. 7...
Wed, 2011-11-09 02:44 PM
The owners of Aquila Farms, LLC, were sentenced to three years probation and to pay penalties of almost $3 million dollars for knowingly hiring and harboring the illegal aliens that made up...
Tue, 2011-11-08 04:23 PM

Adm. Thad Allen

Government Security News has announced that Admiral Thad Allen (USCG-Ret.), who became a household name as leader of the federal government’s effort to confront the devastating BP oil spill in the...
Mon, 2011-11-07 04:27 PM
The next time you present your passport, driver’s license or credit card to a user-friendly kiosk installed in some public place by DHS -- in an effort to authenticate your identity -- be advised...
Mon, 2011-11-07 11:10 AM
In one of the tougher contests in the 2011 homeland security awards competition mounted by Government Security News, five companies are still vying with each other for the Winner’s plaque in the...
Mon, 2011-11-07 10:12 AM

ICE's John Morton

Several major national hotel, retail and food chains have joined Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s voluntary IMAGE employment compliance program.
Fri, 2011-11-04 02:24 PM

Burbank Bob Hope Airport

Airports in Alaska, California, Oregon, South Carolina and Guam are slated to get some of the 300 additional next-generation Advanced Imaging Units ordered by the Transportation Security...
Fri, 2011-11-04 09:07 AM

Otay Mesa tunnel

U.S. Border Patrol agents helped rescue five illegal aliens from a tight cross-border tunnel in California on Nov. 2, after the lead man in the group got stuck in the tunnel’s exit in the U.S....
Thu, 2011-11-03 10:07 AM

Flight 253 in Detroit

Federal agencies’ communications to pilots and airliner personnel during in-flight incidents could stand some improvements, along with plans to control the nation’s airspace in the event of a 9/11...
Thu, 2011-11-03 07:37 AM

TSA's Pistole

TSA’s series of new identity verification programs under trial at airports across the country are yielding positive results and the agency is working to refine them, the agency’s leader told Congress.
Wed, 2011-11-02 09:50 AM

Big Bend NP, TX

Customs and Border Protection has begun the process of opening a new border crossing in a remote section of Texas that it says is the first Class B port of entry in the southwest since the agency was...
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...

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 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, says. The Federal Identity Credential Access Management (FICAM) Trust Framework Solutions program approved 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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