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Fri, 2016-11-11 12:03 AM
AUSTIN, TX Nov. 9, 2016 HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced one of the world’s most secure citizen ID cards, featuring technologies that have been proven in...
Wed, 2016-10-26 07:15 AM
TORRANCE, CA Oct. 25, 2016 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has selected AMAG Technology and its Symmetry Homeland Access Control System to secure its headquarter building, Office of the Executive...
Wed, 2016-10-26 07:07 AM

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AUSTIN, TX Oct. 25, 2016 HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced a new campaign that combines charitable giving with the world’s most innovative use of NFC...
Wed, 2016-10-26 07:06 AM

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QUÉBEC, Oct. 18, 2016 Optosecurity launches its new remote screening solution eVolution, addressing an unmet need in the aviation security industry.Otherwise called centralized image processing, or...
Tue, 2016-10-25 03:59 AM

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Oct. 18, 2016 Half of American adults – more than 117 million people – are in a law enforcement face recognition network, according to a report released today by the Center on Privacy &...
Mon, 2016-10-24 04:48 AM

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LILLINGTON, NC Oct, 20, 2016 Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced the hiring of Tom Schneider as the company’s new Engineering...
Thu, 2016-10-20 02:06 AM
Oct. 13, 2016 Safran Identity & Security, world leader in security and identity solutions, announced today that it has reached the threshold of 10 million ID cards delivered in Chile. 57% of the...
Wed, 2016-10-19 03:04 AM

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NEW YORK Oct. 18, 2016 IDSecurityOnline.com, a leading provider of ID card printers and photo ID systems, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Healthcare Association of New Jersey (HCANJ...
Wed, 2016-10-12 08:13 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsIn the last two days the Department of Homeland Security rejected requests from officials in Kentucky and Oklahoma who sought extensions in order...
Tue, 2016-10-11 12:39 AM
HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, MD Oct. 10, 2016 QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced the launch of automated high-throughput solutions, developed in partnership...
Tue, 2016-10-11 12:32 AM

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Oct. 10, 2016 Building Intelligence CEO Jeff Friedman announced today that seasoned security professional, Ron Martin, is appointed as organization’s Chief Operating Officer. In his role as Chief...
Sun, 2016-10-09 04:48 AM
SILVER SPRING, MD Oct. 7, 2016 The Security Industry Association (SIA) announced today that nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Women in Biometrics Awards. The awards, which are co-presented...

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New FreedomView Advanced Borescope has been announced by Medit
Winnipeg, Canada, July 10 – Medit, a supplier of equipment and accessories for NDT industry, has announced a new addition to their comprehensive selection of remote visual inspection devices - FreedomView Advanced Borescope. “We are very excited to introduce this great scope to our clients, as it is both – a professional level borescope with state...
ASM Research awarded $300 million contract to help strengthen VA IT system security
Fairfax, VA, June 13 – ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a $300 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program (CRISP), which is designed to reduce information security risks across VA programs and systems. The contract...
Splunk acquires Caspida
San Francisco, July 9 – Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has announced it has acquired Caspida, Inc., an innovator in machine learning and behavioral analytics. Under the terms of the agreement, Splunk has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Caspida for an aggregate purchase...
Consensus reached on recommendations toward the future of Internet voting
Portland, ME, July 10 – The release of The Future of Voting: End-to-End Verifiable Internet Voting Specification and Feasibility Assessment Study by U.S. Vote Foundation establishes a new reference for the security, usability and transparency requirements essential to the U.S. in any consideration of Internet voting for public elections. Developed...
Fidelis Cybersecurity hires former McAfee GM; expands executive team
Waltham, MA – Fidelis Cybersecurity has announced new appointments and promotions to accelerate its full lifecycle advanced threat defense offering and market position. David Macey has been hired as senior vice president, worldwide sales. In this role, Macey is responsible for driving revenue growth, channel engagement and customer acquisition and...
Damballa appoints Stephen Newman as CTO
Atlanta – Damballa, a provider of advanced threat detection and containment, has announced the promotion of Stephen Newman to chief technology officer. Newman succeeds former CTO Brian Foster, who joins Damballa’s Strategic Advisory Board. Newman was previously vice president of products for the company. With the appointment, the company also...
IOActive announces Internet of Things assurance services
Seattle, July 9 – IOActive, Inc., a provider of research-driven security services, has announced its Internet of Things (IoT) assurance services. The new services are designed to help technology innovators protect the billions of IoT devices coming online, defend public and private sector organizations from related threats, and further empower the...
Iris ID time and attendance solution selected by El Salvador sugar mill
Cranbury, NJ, July 7 – Iris ID, a provider of iris biometric technology, has announced its iCAM7100 time and attendance solution has been installed at the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa sugar mill, in San Vicente, El Salvador. The privately owned company is one of the Central American country’s largest sugar mills. All permanent and temporary employees...
ASSA ABLOY IP-enabled Campus Access Control Locks with HID Mobile Access support win 2015 Commercial Integrator BEST Award
New Haven, CT, July 7 – ASSA ABLOY IP-Enabled Campus Access Control Locks with HID Mobile Accesssupport have been named a winner of the 2015 Commercial Integrator BEST Awards.  The Commercial Integrator BEST Awards recognize superlative solutions for integrators. Judging criteria is based on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages, and...
Arkoon Netasq launches new version of Stormshield Endpoint Security
Paris, July 8 – Arkoon Netasq, a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space and a cyber security provider, has announced the launch of a new version of its protection solution for workstations and servers, “Stormshield Endpoint Security.” This version, which consists of two new modules – “Full Control” and “Full Protect” – was developed with the aim...

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In recognition of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, many take a look back at how a revitalized concern for national security spurred numerous initiatives to improve the nation’s...
Whenever I tell people what I do for a living, they invariably say something like, “Oh 9/11, what a tragedy, but it must have been great for your business. Is that why you went into it?” Then, I will...
Fortiter in re, suaviter in modo -- Be resolute in action, and gentle in manner Since the events of 9/11, there have been increasing calls from the public -- as well as incentives from certain...
Traditionally, the Security Industry Association has been a standards developing body, but we recognize that we are not alone in this effort and many other organizations are doing good work on their...
Earlier this month, responding to a question from the editor of this publication, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Janet Napolitano, categorically rejected the use of...

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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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