Lumidigm has announced that Verimetrics has selected Lumidigm’s Mercury and Venus fingerprint readers as its preferred biometric platforms for SmartProfile deployments in a wide range of environments, including hospitals, emergency response vehicles and retail stores.
Unisys Corporation announced two new appointments to the Unisys Federal Systems leadership team, as well as new roles for three members of the organization's existing senior management team.
Under the contract, SAIC will develop, procure, install and maintain electronic security systems and automated control systems as required, helping meet physical security and force protection requirements.
van Heijningen will lead Honeywell's Vindicator Technologies business, which offers electronic security systems that protect critical assets and personnel within the government, military, commercial and industrial markets at more than 1,500 sensitive sites across the globe.
IndigoVision has added two new regional sales managers for the Pacific Northwest and Great Plains, and the Southeast and Caribbean regions. More additions are planned in the coming months to enhance service and support the IndigoVision Certified Partner organization as well as provide end-user customer knowledge and awareness of the IndigoVision brand.
Omnilert LLC, maker of e2Campus safety communication solution for education, announced a new partnership with the Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC)
Lockheed Martin is responsible for assessing the Idaho Falls Power AMI network architecture to perform a risk assessment, identify security requirements, and provide recommendations for design elements and controls to mitigate vulnerabilities. Once the network is in place, the team will perform penetration testing and establish operational controls for the operations and maintenance of the systems.
Raytheon Company has signed a letter of intent with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to engage in a strategic relationship with the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science for the establishment of the UCLA Center for Public Safety Network Systems.
The two companies have to extended Lunarline's enterprise compliance manager to meet federal guidelines for "near real time" monitoring and new FISMA reporting guidelines outlined in OMB Memorandum M-10-15.
SecuGen and Lucky are partnering to bring physical access control to North American educational institutions with Lucky’s iGuard Access Control device integrated with SecuGen’s SDA03M fingerprint module.
Dallas County is partnering with state and federal agencies to ramp up an all-hazards, “whole of the community” emergency preparedness campaign, reaching out to residents in order to ensure each person in the county is prepared for a disaster.
- By Laura Williams
- Jan 27, 2011
IP video surveillance technology developed by IndigoVision and Leverage Information Systems is behind an amazing security and public safety transformation in the City of Lynwood, Calif.
Defentect's Gammatect sensors, which are equipped to communicate with the company's proprietary DM3 technology, are being placed at key access points on the hospital campus.
As global director, Robadey will be responsible for extending HID’s two-decades-long leadership in RFID tagging into the rapidly growing market for solutions that improve the traceability of individual animals through the supply chain.
The Wolfhound-PRO is the third in a line of BVS' award-winning cell phone detection products and the most sensitive.
U.S. officials worry Peru could quickly become a case study in how climate change could destabilize a strategically important region, and emerge as a national security threat to Americans thousands of miles away.
MOBOTIX recently announced an extensive installation agreement with Berkeley County, W. Va., in which the company will be integrating a highly advanced surveillance infrastructure across multiple municipal buildings and complexes.
Avigilon recently announced that the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has deployed the Avigilon HD Surveillance System on the ferry transit system, at several recreation centers and at a metro transit service garage to protect its critical assets.
Eight crime labs will now use Salient Stills' product as their video forensics technology standard.
Most federal employees go beyond baseline IT security requirements, according to a new survey by the Government Business Council and CDW Government LLC (CDW-G).
A new BBC World News America/Harris Poll finds that Americans are divided, with no consensus, as to how much freedom the media should have to publish confidential government documents.
IQinVision recently announced that the City of North Richland Hills in Texas has standardized on IP surveillance technology using IQeye HD megapixel cameras equipped with IQ Vcam virtual camera technology and LENSEC video management software.
The company is offering predefined service packages for its embedded reader platforms.
The completed acquisition adds additional command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems integration and cyber-capabilities to ManTech’s services portfolio.
Magal Security Systems Ltd. has received $1.7 million in three repeat orders in the last part of the year.
Charles' responsibilities will include corporate finance, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and infrastructure planning to see AOptix through the company’s fastest and most exciting growth phase to date.
NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT) has selected IBM for a strategic technology project to gain experience with emerging information technologies to improve data center efficiency and increase data sharing by its 28 member nations.
The security division will service and maintain inspection platforms related to transportation.
Mountain Secure Systems, a provider of ruggedized electronics and wireless network solutions, shipped additional SpeedLAN 9200 outdoor wireless routers this month to Avrio RMS Group, who will use them to expand coverage for the Chicago Police Department’s video surveillance system in the 4.9 GHz public safety band.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the financial services sector.
The company expects to set up more than half a million video surveillance points in the city.
Zix Corp. recently announced that it will offer secure e-mail to an additional 10,000 state government employees in a new contract with Ohio.
A new class of sensors able to detect multiple biological and chemical threats simultaneously with unprecedented performance may soon be within reach thanks to the establishment of a multi-million dollar research center led by Georgia Institute of Technology engineers.
Driven by a 445 percent increase in cybersecurity incidents since 2006, the shortage of qualified security professionals, and an increasingly complex and interconnected technology environment, INPUT forecasts federal investment in information security to increase to $13.3 billion by 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 9.1 percent, nearly twice the rate of overall federal IT spending.
Suspicious packages and powders have triggered more than 30,000 responses by U.S. law enforcement agencies across the country since 2001. These events are expensive, time-consuming and potentially dangerous. To help first responders at all levels of government deal safely and more effectively with suspected biothreat agents, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and a broad team of federal, state and local agencies and other organizations worked together to update an existing standard for sample collection and develop overall guidance for when to collect a sample and how to coordinate with other agencies and organizations.
ComSec International LLC, an independent provider of cargo screening services and consultation, recently has started advising shippers, carriers, freight forwarders and other companies involved in supply chain management to begin tentative planning for new federal air cargo screening requirements.
Pairing IP video technology and school-to-school video network is essential for administrators to reap operational as well as security benefits.
Since 2007, chemical facilities across the country have been regulated by federal rules developed by the Department of Homeland Security. Although the value of these regulations is debated, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee earlier this year unanimously approved bipartisan legislation offered by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) that government officials say is critical to securing chemical facilities across the country.
- By Peter Jankowski
- Nov 19, 2010
New STIG360 support offering is designed to keep agencies in compliance with DISA mandates.
Mike Cleary, president of U.S. Airline Pilots Association, recently wrote a letter to members saying that TSA has not provided “credible specifications for radiation emitted by the machines.”
Over the last four years, Axcess International has been providing Washington Closure Hanford with a MicroWireless tagging system that continues to increase worker safety and efficiency while reducing time on task and the cost of operations.
- By Kenni Driver
- Nov 01, 2010
In conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the government is further testing the bomb detector and checking for false positives.
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection contract, worth up to an estimated $129 million, builds upon successful Unisys work on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
In addition to serving as host city for ASIS 2010, Dallas also provides a great testament to how security technologies can help law enforcement improve public safety and enhance emergency preparedness. A wireless surveillance system in Dallas watches over various parts of the ASIS host city, supplying the Dallas Police Department real-time video from many areas throughout throughout the city.
i2's COPLINK makes information sharing possible across 3,000 miles.
The company will provide critical voice and data communications upgrades to strengthen security along world's largest open access point.
“Deploying advanced imaging technology at these airports strengthens our ability to protect the traveling public in the face of evolving threats to aviation security,” said Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
During her career, Pamela J. Petrow has been responsible for overseeing the company's three UL-Listed Central Stations, the Insurance and Human Resources groups, and has volunteered her time with CSSA and APCO.
On November 4 and 5, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host the Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop II to give government and industry stakeholders opportunity to comment on the next steps in developing cloud computing standards.
Citrix Systems Inc. recently announced key findings from a recently conducted survey on the impact of government cybersecurity measures on federal managers.
Four members of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee introduced S. 3806 on Monday to reform the Federal Protective Service, a DHS agency that provides security for 9,000 federal buildings across the country. FPS says it employs 900 law enforcement security officers and 15,000 contract guards; the bill would provide funding for FPS to hire 500 additional full-time employees (it has 1,225 currently) during the next four years.
DVTel Inc. recently announced that the City of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. is protecting the city’s square, downtown and other high risk areas in the city with DVTel’s intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) platform and its Altitude family of PTZ and fixed IP cameras.
Safran announced recently that it has entered into a definitive agreement with L-1 Identity Solutions, a identity management provider in the United States, for Safran to acquire the operating and holding company of L-1 and its biometric and enterprise access solutions, secure credentialing solutions and enrollment services businesses, for a total cash amount of $1.09 billion.
RSA, The Security Division of EMC, recently announced that RSA Professional Services has worked with Canon U.S.A. Inc. to provide U.S. government standard encryption for its embedded platform used to validate smartcards in Canon printers, copiers and multifunction products (MFP). RSA's technology has enabled the company to sell equipment that achieves the security requirements for smart card authentication to the U.S. public sector, such as the U.S. Department of Defense.
Smiths Detection recently announced the award of an additional five-year contract by the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) to upgrade and maintain the company’s PROTECT and FirstView anti-terrorism detection and software systems.
Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners of its 2010 New Product of the Year Award at the publication’s premiere Virtual Event today.
Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems used in the United States and internationally, today announced that its MP5000 and DSC7000 quick-deploy vehicle barricades will soon be used to defend forward operating bases (FOB) in Afghanistan.
"By integrating live video, data management and immediate warning capabilities with fixed sensors in critical areas, FirstView and Athena will help protect against intentional or accidental chemical incidents,” said Smiths Detection Vice President Jamie Edgar.
Aware Inc. recently announced that it has supplied client- and server-based software products for the PIV employee credentialing system of a large U.S. federal government agency.