Homeland Security


SightLogix Highlights Video Security Trailer at the Border Security Expo

At the Border Security Expo, SightLogix will highlight the Video Security Trailer (VST), a self-contained, rapidly deployable perimeter security solution for temporary or long-term surveillance that is applicable to border security applications.

Cisco Makes MorphoTrack an Ecosystem Provider

Cisco has selected MorphoTrack (Safran group) as an ecosystem provider, making the company’s MorphoAccess biometric readers available as an integral component of Cisco’s IP-based access control system.

SOCMA Renews Call For Long-Term Authorization Of Chemical Security Standards

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, in a statement submitted recently to a key House Homeland Security Subcommittee, called for swift congressional action to pass a three-to-five year authorization of current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards that expire March 4.

ADT Announces Expansion Of Food Defense Strategy

Earlier this year President Barack Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act designed to help strengthen the ability of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to recall food products and require food manufacturers and suppliers to develop written plans to assure the safety of their products and ingredients.

Security Industry Association Applauds Movement On HSPD-12

Security Industry Association officials are welcoming the federal government’s move toward full implementation of the secure ID cards envisioned by a 2004 presidential directive.

ADT Awarded Contract By State Of New Jersey

ADT Security Services announced recently that the state of New Jersey has joined a four-year cooperative procurement agreement with the National Joint Powers Alliance, serviced by ADT, which will allow state and municipal agencies, school districts and public colleges and universities to satisfy competitive bid requirements to directly purchase security services and equipment from ADT.

Police Departments Adopt Salient Stills Technology

Salient Stills, provider of video forensics and image enhancement, recently announced the Fall River Police Department, along with four other local police departments in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, has purchased a VideoFOCUS Pro subscription.

AS&E To Develop General Aviation Aircraft Z Backscatter Screening System

American Science and Engineering Inc. recently announced a research and development contract award under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s Small Business Innovative Research program to design and build a prototype to screen general aviation aircraft.



Cleveland Water Department Deploys IPSecurityCenter Technology

CNL, a provider of PSIM software, recently announced IPSecurityCenter has been selected to protect the Cleveland Water Department.

Codebench Integrates With Sielox's Pinnacle Software

Codebench Inc., a provider of TWIC / HSPD-12 / FIPS-201 authentication software, has integrated its PIVCheck Plus software with the Pinnacle access control software from Sielox, offering federal agencies and other organizations a fully compliant HSPD-12 solution.

City Of Dallas Using NC4 Technology Around Super Bowl

NC4 Inc. recently announced that four command operation centers, including the City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management and the City of Dallas Police Department Fusion Center will be using NC4 technologies to heighten situational awareness around the Super Bowl, and protect the region during some 300 Super Bowl events leading up to the game.

U.S. Air Force Awards Contract to SAIC to Support Network-Centric Operations

SAIC will provide IT services in support of network-centric operations under the NETCENTS-2 Enterprise Integration and Services Management contract.

Lumidigm and Verimetrics Collaborate on Biometrics-Based Single Sign-On Solutions

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 Federal Systems Appoints New Leaders for Civilian Agencies, Homeland Security and Sales

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.

SAIC Wins Contract to Provide Security and Force Protection Services to Department of Defense

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.

DHS Announces "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign At Super Bowl XLV

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano recently joined NFL Vice President of Security Milt Ahlerich and Arlington, Texas Chief of Police Theron Bowman to announce a new partnership to bring the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) "If You See Something, Say Something" public awareness campaign to Super Bowl XLV.

Research Group Says Suicide Terrorism On The Rise

The frequency of suicide terrorism has increased in recent years, with more than 90 percent of all suicide attacks from 1970-2008 occurring between 2000 and 2008.

DHS Announces New National Terrorism Advisory System

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano recently announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will discontinue the color-coded alerts of the Homeland Security Advisory System in favor of a new system, the National Terrorism Advisory System.

California City Uses IP Video To Help Successfully Tackle Crime

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.

Tailor-Made Enzymes Protect Against Nerve Gas

Protection against nerve gas attack is a significant component of the defense system of many countries around the world. Nerve gases are used by armies and terrorist organizations, and constitute a threat to both the military and civilian populations, but existing drug solutions against them have limited efficiency.

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    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

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