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Mon, 2016-01-25 03:34 PM
By Joshua BreisblattJanuary 21, 2016 -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a new report this week detailing visa overstays in Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, estimating approximately 415,000...
Sun, 2016-01-24 08:21 PM
GSN is pleased to announce that its 2015 Digital Yearbook of Awards Winners has been released to the entire database of the company’s print, digital and newsletter subscribers. The Yearbook covers...
Fri, 2016-01-15 12:27 PM

Jeh Johnson, DHS

'Today I announce the schedule for the final phase of implementation of the REAL ID Act.  Bottom line up front:  Effective January 22, 2018, air travelers with a driver’s license or identification...
Tue, 2015-11-17 11:46 PM
Government Security News is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in its seventh annual Homeland Security Awards. As in previous years, the awards program was divided into three basic...
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...

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Company News

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...
DocuSign protects company from online impersonation with RiskIQ
San Francisco, CA, June 10 – RiskIQ, the Digital Footprint Security company, has announced that DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) is using RiskIQ to protect its company, customers and employees from copycat and rogue applications in mobile app stores. RiskIQ discovers, inventories, and inspects all apps associated with DocuSign to detect potential...
Kroll Ontrack research: data loss due to IT administrator oversights may heighten information security risks
Minneapolis, MN, June 9 – Kroll Ontrack has released its most recent list of common IT administrator errors that can lead to data loss and network downtime. The findings indicate that the complexity in storage environments and sheer growth in data volume can mean impactful data loss when human error strikes, leaving many organizations vulnerable...
Carillon Federal Services and Telos ID team to issue PIV-I credentials
Vienna & Ashburn, VA, June 9 – Carillon Federal Services Inc. and Telos Identity Management Solutions, LLC, have agreed to collaborate on high assurance interoperable Personal Identity Verification (PIV-I) credentials for use with Telos ID’s TSA Designated Aviation Channeling and FBI channeling programs. Carillon is licensed by the U.S....
Entrust Datacard announces self-service kiosk-optimized instant issuance system
Minneapolis, MN, June 9 – Entrust Datacard has announced the availability of the next-generation kiosk-optimized Datacard® CE870TM instant issuance system that enables financial institutions, retailers, governments and healthcare organizations to instantly issue permanent embossed or flat payment cards or identification cards through a self-...
Navigant deepens risk management, compliance and security capabilities within the Energy Practice
Chicago, June 8 – Navigant (NYSE: NCI) has announced the addition of several seasoned professionals to join the Firm’s Energy practice as part of a newly formed Risk Management, Compliance and Security (RMCS) solution offering team. Brian Harrell and Chris Luras are joining recent additions Ed Dobrowolski and Matt Blizard to further expand the...
Avecto: Sandboxing, not antivirus, the top priority for security professionals
Washington, June 8 – Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit – Sandboxing has come to the top of a global survey as the most effective defense strategy against malware, as security leaders wake up to proactive measures. Endpoint security company Avecto surveyed more than 200 professionals at global security shows and found that holistically...
DSC Touch ‘all-in-one’ system features built-in camera and Android technology
Toronto, June 5 – DSC, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, has announced the introduction of DSC Touch, an advanced home automation solution complete with a 7-inch touchscreen, Android-based software, Alarm.com integration, dual-path connectivity with integrated Wi-Fi and Cellular and Z-Wave enabled technology as the latest...
Digital Guardian releases Digital Guardian App for Splunk
Waltham, MA, June 4 – Digital Guardian, an endpoint security platform built to stop data theft, has released the Digital Guardian App for Splunk. The Digital Guardian App for Splunk harnesses the power of Splunk® Enterprise’s big data analytics capabilities to more rapidly detect and respond to insider attacks and advanced threats targeting...
Accuvant and FishNet Security to host free webcast on building confidence in your information security posture
Denver & Overland Park, KS, June 2 – Accuvant and FishNet Security, which recently joined together to create a major cyber security solutions provider, has announced their next Knowledge Share Series webcast, “Building Confidence in Your Information Security Posture,” will take place on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PDT/12:00 p.m. EDT....

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Commentary and Opinions

The September 11, 2001 attacks spurred increased interest in the use of biometric technologies to improve the security of visa and immigration documentation and government-issued identification card...
Massive volumes of information and data are readily available across the Internet. Potential sources of valuable intelligence are contained in an endless array of Web sites, online media outlets,...
Incident command occurs at the local level, and during any disaster incident that local emergency response officials manage, they need to be confident that an individual's most current...
User authentication is widely considered the weakest link in any security system, whether it controls access to buildings, computers or networks. Local, state and federal agencies struggle with...
Government at every level—federal, state, and local—is focused on effectively serving constituents while simultaneously increasing the ability to cope with evolving security issues, share...

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White Papers

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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