Tue, 2013-12-17 03:47 PM
In order to give itself enough time to resolve a bid protest, TSA has decided to award a contract extension on a sole source basis to InfoZen, of Bethesda, MD, to continue providing the operations...
Mon, 2013-12-16 02:56 PM
TSA has issued a solicitation for what it calls “Credential Authentication Technology,” or CAT, which can ensure that only legitimate airport personnel, airline crews, non-traveling passengers using...
Thu, 2013-12-12 04:08 PM
TSA is gathering market research information from small businesses that can provide databases and reporting mechanisms that can monitor the movements of railcars carrying toxic inhalation hazards and...
Sun, 2013-12-08 05:06 PM
Marine terminal operator DP World is constructing London Gateway, the UK’s first major deep-sea container port this century, as part of a development that will include the largest logistics park in...
Sat, 2013-12-07 05:20 PM
The U.S. Secret Service has indicated that it plans to negotiate sole source contracts with one commercial company and one state government in order to gain access to their proprietary databases. In...
Fri, 2013-12-06 03:53 PM
As facial recognition technology moves into the commercial marketplace, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has laid out a schedule of public meetings in which...
Thu, 2013-12-05 02:45 PM
Government Security News is pleased to announce the winners of its GSN 2013 Homeland Security Awards program, which were selected from hundreds of nominations submitted by leading vendors of IT and...
Wed, 2013-12-04 04:08 PM
TSA announced on December 4 that it will charge a fee of $85 per individual to participate for five years in the Pre[check] trusted traveler program, which will enable cleared passengers to move...
Sun, 2013-12-01 12:25 PM
TSA’s blogger, Bob Burns, offered a few travel tips on November 26 for passengers moving around the country during the holiday season, particularly those who are counting on expedited screening...
Thu, 2013-11-28 06:42 PM
The U.S. Secret Service has announced that it plans to procure on a sole source basis several legal and law enforcement databases from Reed Elsevier, Inc., which does business as LexisNexis. The...
Tue, 2013-11-26 03:27 PM
More than twice as many non-immigrant travelers to the United States each year are applying for their visas or travel authorizations via an online electronic system, rather than filling out paper...
Mon, 2013-11-25 03:52 PM
VA Medical Center
in Durham, NC
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to stick with Sonitrol, which is already providing its physical access control systems at the VA Medical Center’s main campus in Durham, NC, as it...