Department of Homeland Security News

Security entrepreneur Sukhi Ghuman appointed to board of directors of Homeland Security Foundation of America

 Sukhi was elected to the board after receiving a majority vote and following an extensive review process Security entrepreneur Sukhi Ghuman has been appointed to the board of directors of the Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA). Sukhi, the owner and founder of Octavian Security in the UK and Octavian Security USA, gained the position after being recommended to the board for his extensive industry experience, achievements and knowledge. The HSFA is a not-for-profit organisation t...

SightLogix CEO John Romanowich gets "Statesman Award’ from Security Industry Association

 SIA Government Summit was held June 21-22 at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.John Romanowich, President and CEO of SightLogix, received the Security Industry Association (SIA) "Statesman Award" on June 21 during the SIA Public Policy Dinner as part of SIA's 2011 Government Summit in Washington, D.C. The award recognises Mr. Romanowich's strong support for SIA Government Relations programs, as well as his leadership as chairman of SIA's Chemical Security Working Group. E...

SightLogix CEO to moderate infrastructure protection panel at 2011 SIA Government Summit

  The expert panel will approach to mitigate threats to various elements of the nation's critical infrastructureJohn Romanowich, President and CEO of SightLogix® Inc., will moderate a panel discussion on critical infrastructure protection at the 2011 Government Summit presented by the Security Industry Association (SIA) June 21-22 in Washington, D.C.Mr. Romanowich, who is chairman of SIA's Working Group on Chemical Security, will lead the panel discussion titled "Emerging Threa...

Verint Systems Inc. provides Nextiva IP video technology to Eastman Chemical Company

Nextiva IP Video Management platform from Verint Video Intelligence has upgraded security at Eastman Verint Systems Inc. announced that Eastman Chemical Company is benefitting from its use of the Nextiva IP Video Management platform from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions. Eastman Chemical Company uses the robust physical security solution integrated with technologies from EMC and Orion Systems Group to further its focus on and commitment to securing people, property and assets.Eastma...

Access Control Integration gets simplified with HID’s ActivEntry 2.4

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity in conjunction with ActivIdentity, a recently acquired HID Global company, announced the release of ActivEntry 2.4. The solution is part of HID's federal identity compliance initiative that combines HID Global and ActivIdentity products and services to meet Personal Identity Verification (PIV) standards and certifications as mandated by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12). ActivEntry enables Federal Age...

HID Global showcases U.S Federal Identity Compliance initiative for Physical Access Control at ISC West

 HID Global is set to execute its secure identity solutions in accordance with U.S Federal Identity Compliance HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that it will be demonstrating the first in a planned family of simple-to-deploy, cost-effective, turnkey FIPS 201 compliance solutions at ISC West 2011. The company's Federal Identity Compliance Initiative will make it easier for federal agencies to upgrade an existing physical access contro...

SightLogix highlights outdoor video analytics system at ISC West 2011

SightLogix showcases its outdoor video analytics system in this videoSightLogix, manufacturer of video analytics systems for perimeter security applications, is showcasing its automated outdoor video system at ISC West this year. The SightLogix solution accurately detects, provides assessment detail, and locates intrusions over large outdoor areas and site perimeters in the toughest outdoor environments. SightLogix systems are being selected and deployed for perimeter security projects for...

LaserCard receives a large order for optical security media cards

 Optical security media cards worth $8.6 million dollars would be provided by LaserCard Corporation LaserCard Corporation, a leading provider of secure ID solutions, announced receipt of an order for approximately $8.6 million for optical security media cards to be issued under the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Permanent Resident Card ("Green Card") programme. Delivery is scheduled for completion in August, 2011."The U.S. Green Card has set new standards in security...

Iraqi Homeland & Border Control Conference to be presented by Iraqi Air Force Commander

 General Anwer Ahmed, Iraqi Air Force Commander, Ministry of Defense New-Fields Exhibitions, organisers of the Iraqi Homeland & Border Control Conference (IHBCC), announced that General Anwer Ahmed, has confirmed to speak at the two-day conference and participate on the one-to-one meetings with the IHBCC delegates on April 7-8, 2011 in Washington DC.In addition to featuring speakers from Iraqi Air Force, Iraqi Ministry of Defense, Highlight of the conference will be a senior Iraqi deleg...

Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 welcomed by Security Industry Association

 SIA officials are welcoming the federal government's move toward full implementation of the secure ID cardsSecurity Industry Association (SIA) officials are welcoming the federal government's move toward full implementation of the secure ID cards envisioned by a 2004 presidential directive.Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) was issued by President George W. Bush to eliminate "wide variations in the quality and security of identification used to gain access to secure...

SightLogix President and CEO John Romanowich to be a panel member for SIA's webinar

 SightLogix® based in New Jersey United States is a leading manufacturer of intelligent video surveillance systems SightLogix® President and CEO John Romanowich will moderate the Security Industry Association's (SIA) CFATS online town hall meeting on January 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm. The educational webcast will offer best practices for companies and organisations involved in security at high-risk chemical facilities tasked to meet the government's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism S...

Central and Eastern Europe banknote sector to grow through Security Printing 2011

  Security printing is set to grow with the Euro zone expansion and Russian expansion in rouble production              Security Printing and Alternative Solutions 2011 will take place on 26-27 January 2011 in Zagreb, Croatia and will deliver comprehensive programme featuring insights from the industry, government bodies and academia as well as present results of Pira's most recent market research. According to Pira,...