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Frisco, TX -- The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has completed a three-month review of its approach to cyber risk management for the healthcare industry. The effort was focused on understanding the challenges of healthcare organizations across varying levels of information protection maturity. The review also focused on identifying approaches and solutions to effectively and practically mitigate and defend against cyber threats and risks.
Rook Security, a provider of global IT security solutions protecting sensitive data against dynamic, emerging threats, has announced that Tom Gorup, Security Operations Leader, has been appointed as the Indiana InfraGard IT Sector Chief by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The Paola, KS Police Department is one step closer to making its Justice Center a regional training facility with the purchase of Meggitt Training Systems’ FATS L7 compact virtual firearms training simulator. Paola Chief Dave Smail and his department recently secured a $71,500 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant with the assistance of Meggitt and its partner PoliceGrants Help.com.
San Ramon, CA -- The Open Identity Exchange has announced that Barclays, ForgeRock and Timpson have joined the organization at the board level, and Escher Group, E-sign, Etive/Digital Log Book, KYCme, Morpho (SAFRAN) and Tricerion Limited have joined as general members.The broadening influence and impact of OIX members demonstrates the active engagement of these organizations in the markets where they operate and illustrates the pragmatism and focus of the support that OIX is uniquely able to provide across a wide-ranging set of Internet identity use cases.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has selected Spirent Federal Systems to provide GPS/INS simulation systems for its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Mission Systems Integration Lab (MSIL).The Spirent simulators being supplied will enable the JSF MSIL to support critical Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) testing in the lab for fully evaluating F-35 mission systems and mission critical sensors substantially augmenting and reducing instrumented flight testing. The Spirent systems will also be utilized to provide aiding in the JSF Vehicle Systems Integration Facility (VSIF).
L-3 Security & Detection Systems (L-3 SDS) announced today that its MV3D explosives detection system (EDS) has been certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The MV3D incorporates a stationary gantry design and a large rectangular tunnel for high system availability, maximum throughput and cost-effective operation. The system is now both TSA- and EU Standard 3-approved.
HID Global, a provider of secure identity solutions, has partnered with Samsung to provide enterprises with a secure and seamless management and door opening experience via the robust KNOX 2.4 mobile platform that will be integrated into the new Samsung Galaxy S6 smart phone. Enterprises can now deploy HID Mobile Access using Samsung’s advanced Android secure mobility platform in combination with Seos, a secure, privacy-protecting mobile access platform.
The latest product developments from security technology manufacturer Gallagher have been released to the global market allowing businesses of all sizes to go mobile, simplify start up security systems, and manage alarms right at the door.Amongst the releases is Command Centre v7.30 -- the next generation of Gallagher's globally recognized central management platform which introduces its new mobile application.

Commentary and Opinions

By Fraser ThomasLast week the US Congress began the process of making President Obama’s State of the Union address, where he focused on ways to secure the nation's businesses and infrastructure in cyberspace, a reality.On Wednesday two House members reintroduced a bill requiring companies to meet a specific set of data security standards when handling customers’ personal information.
The following is a guest editorial provided by Michael D. Helm, the national commander of The American Legion:Most Americans do not know who Ali al-Marri is and it is my sincere hope that they never find out because of another horrendous attack. Nonetheless, it is extremely alarming that not only has our government released the convicted al-Qaeda operative from U.S. custody to Qatar, but that it has also gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media.
Representing experts dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation’s more than 87,000 dams, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) applauds Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for introducing a bill that will get the nation closer to alleviating the public safety risk of over 2,000 dams that are the most “at-risk,” while providing a continuation of the vital benefits that dams serve for the public and their owners.
Seven of the nation's top scientific societies have joined over 200 distinguished climate and natural resource scientists to urge the Obama Administration to speed up its transition out of old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger renewed the association’s push for national data security and breach notification standards for retailers amid news of a possible data breach at Chick-fil-A chain restaurants.

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According to Bobby Brown, VP for Homeland Security, Telephonics business units include a Maritime Surveillance unit, a Communications unit and an Integrated Surveillance Group, which produces a ground-based Advanced Radar System (ARSS), with 1,600 systems deployed globally.  In recent years, Telephonics has collaborated with Customs and Border Protection to develop a package called the Mobile Surveillance System (MSS) that includes ground radar, pan-tilt cameras and a C2 system, with 44 systems presently in CBP’s inventory.

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