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Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) Pilot Program

DoD Policy Changes to LPR & MAVNI Pilot Program (Learn More, Video)

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced Friday a change to policies regarding initial screening of Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) and qualifying service for the purposes of military naturalization. These changes reflect lessons...
The new deal will provide Jets fans with the opportunity to register for expedited security screening for travelers (TSA Pre✓ ®) at MetLife Stadium on game days.

Jets Appoint IDEMIA as ‘Biometrics Partner’ (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Jets are First Professional Sports Partnership for the Identity-Related Services Brand The New York Jets have announced today a new multi-year partnership with IdentoGO by IDEMIA, the country’s preeminent identity-related service provider...
CBP has been working closely with airline and airport stakeholders to test biometric exit technology and as a result has developed a viable exit solution based on facial recognition

CBP Deploys Facial Recognition at 1 TSA Checkpoint at JFK (See in Action)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Exit/Entry Program, a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is deploying facial recognition biometric technology at one Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at...
The CUBIC fastrack gateless gateline system will use facial recognition and bluetooth smartphone connections to validate passengers. (Image courtesy of designboom)

CUBIC Testing Face Recognition for Subway (Learn More, Video)

San Diego-based technology and transportation company Cubic Transportation Systems has began trialling a face recognition based payment system. CUBIC is testing a “fastrack gateless gateline” concept that would allow commuters to skip lengthy lines at the...
Peter D. Yachmetz

Special Event Security: Protecting Soft Targets Against Terrorism

Guest editorial by Peter D. Yachmetz The terror threat facing today’s law enforcement and individuals charged with special event security is more sophisticated than in previous generations. Today’s terrorists can operate alone and/or in...
President Donald J. Trump (Image courtesy of the White House)

POTUS Makes Hard-Line Demands for Any ‘DACA’ Deal (Multi-Video)

By Jeff Mason, Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to...

Global Elite Group Aviation Security & Mgt Program in ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Global Elite Group, is delighted to announce that the company's Aviation Security & Management Program has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Global Elite Group provides security services...
APERIO Systems’ patent-pending Data Forgery Protection™ technology is the first cybersecurity solution that detects artificial manipulations of industrial process data, enabling operators to take real-time corrective action without service disruption to ICS. (Image courtesy of APERIO Systems)

APERIO Systems Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

APERIO Systems, a company that provides the last line of defense for protecting industrial control systems and increasing resilience against cyberattacks, has been nominated in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Facewatch Crime-Fighting App Leads to More Than 100 Arrests

Facewatch Solution Helps Businesses Fight Crime (Learn More, Videos)

UK-based security tech firm Facewatch has developed a crime prevention system to alert businesses in Brazil when known criminals enter their premises. London-based Facewatch, working with Staff Security Brazil, uses facial recognition to match known...
Offering a scalable, code-free, agentless approach, Forum Systems’ Forum Sentry API Security Gateway integrates security with identity processing for cost-effective identity and information assurance.

Forum Sentry API Security Gateway in ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

Identity is the most essential component of modern business enablement. Today’s organizations depend on cloud technology, mobility, web portals and third-party integrations, and demand dynamic and agile access management capabilities for...