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Tue, 2015-11-17 06:08 PM

Bill Spence, HID Global

By Bill Spence, VP Sales, Biometrics, HID GlobalMunicipal airports can be a security challenge.  There are requirements both inside the terminal and out on the tarmac, spanning thousands of employees...
Mon, 2015-11-09 01:01 PM
Copenhagen, Denmark and Addison, TX, November 9 - Orlando’s newest entertainment attraction — the Orlando Eye complex — has entrusted leading security providers Axis Communications, Milestone Systems...
Wed, 2015-10-28 10:56 AM

U.S. Attorney Eileen Decker

Santa Ana, CA, October 21 - A clerk at the California Department of Motor Vehicles office in El Monte and five others have been indicted on federal charges for allegedly selling legitimate birth...
Wed, 2015-10-14 11:12 PM

2010 Keynote Speaker: Ret. 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey

GSN announced today that in response to a number of requests to stretch the closing date for entries in its 2015 Homeland Security Awards Program, the deadline has been extended to Friday, October 23...
Sat, 2015-09-19 04:13 PM


New York, NY, September 16 - The manufacturing of fake credentials has been an issue for years; however, after a two-year investigation, Kessler International has determined that items such as...
Mon, 2015-09-14 11:31 AM
Washington, DC, September 3 - Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh has directed an immediate safety review at all nine Department of Defense labs and facilities involved in the production, shipment,...
Tue, 2015-09-01 04:48 PM
Securiport named Track Sponsor for IATA’s AVSEC World ConferenceWashington, DC, August 25 – A world leader in passenger biometric recognition, immigration control systems, and civil aviation security...
Tue, 2015-08-25 02:54 PM
By Eric Gibble Currently, ten states and the District of Columbia offer driver’s licenses to undocumented residents of their states who can meet certain requirements. Two additional states, Hawaii...
Sun, 2015-08-23 06:46 PM
Washington, DC, August 21 - The United States Federal Government as of 08/12/2015 has 480 open Solicitations in North Carolina where they are currently seeking out properly registered government...
Sun, 2015-08-23 06:33 PM

Brian Zimmer, President of Keeping IDentities Safe

Washington, DC, Aug. 20 - Beginning October 10, security screeners in roughly 200,000 federal buildings may deny access to visitors who present a driver's license or identification card from a state...
Tue, 2015-08-18 04:42 PM
Washington, DC, - U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles Michel formally assumed the role of vice commandant of the Coast Guard during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Monday. As vice...
Mon, 2015-08-17 12:37 PM
Washington, DC, August 14 - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 50 fugitives sought for their roles in known or suspected human rights violations during a nationwide operation...

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Company News

Smallest badge reader now available in two form factors
Rolling Meadows, IL, June 16 – RF IDeas, Inc., a manufacturer of employee badge readers for in-building applications such as computer access, identification, time and attendance, have announced the latest release of its innovative new pcProx® Nano Readers. Joining the popular vertical version, RF IDeas announces the horizontal model of the pcProx...
Tripwire study: UK executives give boards ‘A’ in cyber literacy
London, June 17 – Tripwire, Inc., a provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the results of a study sponsored by Tripwire on cyber literacy challenges faced by organizations. The study, which was carried out in May 2015, evaluated the attitudes of executives as they relate to cybersecurity risk decision-making...
Affordable and broad data breach insurance policy available for senior living facility owners through professional risk solutions (PRS)
Warren, NJ, June 15 – Professional Risk Solutions (PRS) has launched a new data breach insurance policy designed to cater to the needs of senior living facility owners. PRS CareNet is built specifically for the long-term care sector. It has been introduced on the back of research carried out by PRS, which revealed that data breach insurance is one...
CINCH Systems, Inc names Steve Craig Director of Sales and Marketing
St. Michael, MN, June 11 – CINCH systems, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Steve Craig as the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing. Craig will be responsible for sales and marketing efforts to achieve growth objectives.   Craig comes to CINCH systems with 18+ years of experience in marketing, brand management and product development....
LogRhythm adds finance veteran Karen Blasing to board of directors
Boulder, CO, June 11 – LogRhythm, a security intelligence company, has announced the appointment of Karen Blasing to the company’s board of directors. Blasing most recently served as chief financial officer and treasurer of Guidewire Software, Inc., where she played a key role in the company’s rapid growth, successful IPO and its successful...
Coalfire Public Sector completes FedRAMP audit for Virtustream
Denver, CO, June 11 – Coalfire has announced that it has completed the independent assessment of the Virtustream Federal Cloud under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, received their Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint...
OT launches a 5 times faster PIV card – ID-One PIV® on Cosmo V8
Washington, June 9 – Oberthur Technologies (OT), a global provider of high-security solutions and a provider of Personal Identification & Verification (PIV) smart cards to the U.S. Federal government, has announced its latest generation of PIV cards, ID-One PIV® on Cosmo V8, has been submitted to the General Services Administration (GSA) for...
LexisNexis and ISAFE Inc. join to simplify COPPA compliance and safeguard children’s identities online
Washington, June 10 – LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and ISAFE Inc. has announced that LexisNexis’ identity management solutions will be integrated into ISAFE’s market leading school-enabled, cloud-based parental permissions platform, an advance which greatly simplifies organizations’ compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (...
Cybergy announces agreement to acquire CROSS Sciences and appointment of Richard Donohoe as director of infrastructure for new west smart grid cybersecurity
Englewood, CO, June 10 – Cybergy Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CYBG) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of CROSS Sciences LLC, a partner in enhancing the firm’s cybersecurity offerings, including its proprietary SmartFile technology which provides real-time document intelligence and insider threat...
Imation announces IronKey™ H350, the first USB 3.0 hard drive to receive FIPS 140-2 level 3 certification
Oakdale, MN, June 10 – Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, has announced the new IronKey H350 USB 3.0 hard drive. The IronKey H350 is the only USB 3.0 hard drive to achieve FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validation (certification #2359) to meet the most stringent 256-bit encryption requirements mandated for...

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By Nathan LaderAs the television broadcast world moved toward digital transmission, it was only natural that with microwave systems, video security has also migrated to digital technologies. The most...
Leaving Seattle recently, I was in for a surprise. As six of my colleagues and I stood in line for an airport security check, we were all told to step aside for secondary screening. They wanted to...
By Chris Broderick Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), is a “policy for a common identification standard for federal employees and contractors,” and was issued on August 24, 2004...
By Jim Giermanski    In 2007, I wrote two articles on why 100 percent scanning was not doable. I laid out four fundamental reasons why 100 percent scanning would not work: its foreign acceptance, its...
Where is your network's perimeter? With today's prevalence of mobile devices, data security has no physical boundaries. At a time where an entire hard drive can be downloaded to a smart phone or...

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This white paper highlights a successful pilot HSPD-12 compliant visitor management project undertaken by a U.S. federal government agency, which successfully meets the objectives of Federal Identity, Credential, andAccess Management (FICAM) Road map use case 4.9 for how agencies should perform credentialing and validation of visitors to federal facilities.

 

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