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IntraLogic's official release of the "One Button" Lockdown system on CBS 2 News.


Mon, 2011-06-06 10:19 AM

Phoenix video

Transportation Security Administration officers acted properly during a raucous screening incident in May at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, the agency said.TSA responded on June 3 to a video of a...
Mon, 2011-06-06 08:50 AM

African Cup of
Nations game
in 2010

Magal Security Systems, Ltd. announced on June 6 that it has signed a $35.5 million contract for a turnkey project to provide a fully integrated security system, covering multiple sites, for the...
Mon, 2011-06-06 08:15 AM
A businessman from Queens, NY, was given a relatively light 10-month prison sentence on June 3 for a variety of charges stemming from a money exchange program that ran funds through Iran.Reza Safarha...
Fri, 2011-06-03 04:31 PM

Mica: private screeners
could save $1B

Airport passenger screening with private security screeners under federal supervision is dramatically more efficient and less costly than the all-federal screening model, according to a report...
Fri, 2011-06-03 11:09 AM
Against strong opposition within the general aviation and business aviation communities, the FAA boldly announced on June 3 that it would no longer withhold from the public detailed identification...
Fri, 2011-06-03 09:18 AM

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)

Although the House of Representatives passed a $42.3 billion homeland security appropriations bill late on June 2, the leadership of the House Homeland Security Committee voted against the measure...
Thu, 2011-06-02 08:41 AM
Two men with possible connections to bloody conflicts in Serbia and Rwanda pleaded guilty in two separate courts to lying to U.S. immigration officials in an effort to enter the country.Zeljko Zekic...
Thu, 2011-06-02 07:44 AM

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Citing concerns about the impact of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) shared biometric identification program on immigrant communities, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told federal...
Tue, 2011-05-31 08:01 AM

Cars purchased by gambling ring

An illegal gambling ring based in Staten Island, NY with links to Costa Rica that brought in millions of dollars in sports betting was shut down by federal and local law enforcement agents, including...
Tue, 2011-05-31 07:37 AM

CBP, Qatar officials meet

As the nation of Qatar moves to open a new international airport in 2013, the nation began initial meetings with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials concerning passenger screening and other...
Fri, 2011-05-27 08:55 AM

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

With only minutes to go before key surveillance provisions expired, President Obama late on May 26 signed a four year extension of the Patriot Act surveillance laws that allow detailed records...
Thu, 2011-05-26 04:07 PM
Standards for the physical security industry took an important step forward at ISC West with the successful demonstration of interoperable products from Honeywell, UTC, Tyco, Hikvision, Arecont...


Company News

Honeywell integrates its Pro-Watch with CodeBench’s PIVCheck
Honeywell has announced an enhancement for its Pro-Watch security management system that will help organizations more easily comply with stringent U.S. Government regulations. By integrating Codebench Inc.’s PIVCheck software suite with Pro-Watch, Honeywell can help its customers validate digital certificates on access cards through an appropriate...
Arecont cameras used in Korea license plate program
Authorities in Korea have recently installed the AV3130 MegaVideo cameras from Arecont Vision of Glendale, CA in a newly constructed motor vehicle tunnel. The MegaVideo day and night, dual-sensor cameras provide sharp and detailed images of objects traveling at high speeds even in low-light environments. “License plate recognition is one of the...
Cooper Notification’s new mass notification system meets latest industry codes and standards
Cooper Notification, a platform of Cooper Safety, has announced the launch of its in-building mass notification system (MNS) solution, called SAFEPATH MNS, or SPMNS, which meets the new Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standards for MNS. As a new standard, UL 2572 evaluates how a mass notification system performs against the 2010 edition of the NFPA...
Niscayah signs security service agreement with the Empire State Building
Swedish security integrator Niscayah has announced it has signed a five-year service agreement with the Empire State Building located in New York City.  The agreement covers the maintenance of all security systems, system software updates and system planned maintenance. Niscayah is also tasked with presenting new products and solutions to the...
Stanley Convergent Security Solutions opens new DC office
Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (Stanley CSS) has announced the opening of its new Washington, DC, office in The Southern Building (at 805 15th Street, NW) just blocks away from The White House, which will service the government sector. The office will be home to Stanley CSS’s National Account Government Program and business development team...
Gemalto increases production of ePassports in Poland, says Frost & Sullivan
Gemalto has increased production capacity at its current production site in Tczew, Poland to meet expected demand for core ePassports in the country and region, according to Frost & Sullivan analyst Yiru Zhong. “The increased capacity adds to what is both a personalization and production site to serve Poland and neighbouring countries, and it...
Quantum Secure announces integration partnership with Convergint Technologies
Quantum Secure, a provider of enterprise software to manage and streamline security identities, compliance and events across disparate physical security systems, today announced a formal partnership with Convergint Technologies, a North American systems integrator. Based in Schaumburg, IL, Convergint Technologies is a service-based company that...
Sagem Sécurité renames itself Morpho
Sagem Sécurité (part of the Safran group) is changing its name to “Morpho” on May 27. In a prepared statement, the company said, “This new name reflects the company’s dynamic performance and objective of consolidating all security businesses within the Safran group under a single name.” As Morpho, the company affirms its continuity with its...
Visitor passes get tech savvy
The bigger an organization gets, the harder it is to know every employee. So how do you know who is authorized to be in your facility — and who is not?  If employees are required to wear I.D. badges, does that mean everyone who does not is an authorized visitor? If you require visitors to wear nametags, how do you know they did not get them at an...
BAE Systems to install automated entry systems for U.S. Army
BAE Systems has received a U.S. Army contract worth up to $95 million to install and maintain automated security systems to control access to Army bases and other installations, BAE announced on May 25. This award expands the company’s work in supporting physical security at government sites. The automated installation entry systems use software...



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