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SIA, IBIA urge Congress to reject provision prohibiting TSA use of facial biometrics

April 30, 2024SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) and International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) have urged Congress to oppose a provision in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill prohibiting the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) use of facial recognition technology. In an April 15, 2024, letter to Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) of the Senate Committee on Commerce Science...

Don Erickson, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), Maria Cantwell, Rick Larsen, Robert Tappan, Sam Graves, Security Industry Association (SIA), Senate Committee on Commerce Science and Transportation, Ted Cruz, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Congress

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Magnasphere products complete nine-month National Safe Skies Alliance evaluation

March 20, 2024SSN Staff

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Magnasphere Corp. a Wisconsin based manufacturing company has announced that its Magnasphere Anti Cut/Climb System (MACS) fence intrusion detection system (IDS) and their MSK Radar motion sensor have completed a nine-month evaluation by the National Safe Skies Alliance at their outdoor security equipment test facility. Magnasphere revealed that the Safe Skies’ evaluation report is currently available for distribution to qualified airport personnel at US commercial-service...

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), intrusion detection system (IDS), Magnasphere, manufacturing, Michael Keegan

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Hakimo and Convergint partner to deliver AI-powered security solutions

August 22, 2023SSN Staff

MENLO PARK, Calif.—Hakimo, a technology company dedicated to modernizing physical security through its artificial intelligence (AI) software, has announced a reseller partnership with international systems integrator Convergint.   The partnership will enable Convergint to offer Hakimo’s AI-powered security solutions to its customers across the globe. The Hakimo platform uses computer vision and machine learning to automate the monitoring of physical security sensors such as...

Convergint, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Hakimo, Joe Young, National Safe Skies Alliance, Inc., Sam Joseph, Security Industry Association (SIA)

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Asylon Robotics flies multiple drones simultaneously in new BVLOS tests

August 9, 2023SSN Staff

NORRISTOWN, Pa.—Asylon Robotics, a provider of automated security drones and robotics, announced that it has completed a series of multi-drone flight tests supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help define the next set of standards for safe beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) operations. This significant development marks a major milestone in the company’s growth and reflects Asylon’s ongoing commitment to enabling drone operations at scale with...

Anzen Unmanned, Asylon Robotics, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), GXO Logistics, Space Force, United States Department of Defense (DoD)

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Hakimo AI Solution completes test and evaluation by Safe Skies

December 16, 2022SSN Staff

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Technology company Hakimo’s AI solution has completed its operational test and evaluation by National Safe Skies Alliance Inc. at San Diego International Airport. The evaluation report, SSDA—22-028 Hakimo Access Control Video Analytics – San Diego International Airport, was published in November 2022 and is available to qualified airport personnel at US commercial airports from the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) or by contacting

Airports Council International-North America, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Hakimo, Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN), National Safe Skies Alliance Inc., Safe Skies Airport Security System Integrated Support Testing (ASSIST), San Diego International Airport, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

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Vivint creates CSO position, hires federal cyber expert Joe Albaugh

July 30, 2014Martha Entwistle

PROVO, Utah—Joe Albaugh, who today joined Vivint in the newly created position of chief security officer, brings significant cyber expertise, having previously served as chief information security officer at the U.S. Department of Transportation and also at the Federal Aviation Administration. Albaugh told Security Systems News in an email interview that he will be “focused on converging activities across the corporate IT, product development, operations and physical security areas...

Chief Security Officer (CSO), cyber security, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), home automation, home security, Joe Albaugh, Security Systems News (SSN), TechSec Solutions, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Vivint

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