Tag Archives: Access Control Portals

DHS Releases Revised Security Directive To Airlines Worldwide

Reuters  (7/14, Shepardson) reports the US Department of Homeland Security on Friday issued a revised directive for airlines worldwide following requests for clarification over mandated aviation security measures set to take effect next week. According to Transportation Security Administration spokesman, James Gregory, “This clarifying update will strengthen global aviation security and is a testament to our shared commitment to raising the baseline.” According to officials, the directive includes technical adjustments, enhanced passenger screenings and increased security protocols. However, an airline Read More

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Automated Security for $500 per Month

This ballistic rated multi-lane Safety Entrance® protects a municipal facility. The system prevents unauthorized entrance to people carrying guns. The Safety Entrance also enforces Exit Lane Breach Control, which denies entrance to people trying to gain access through the exit lane.  With an expected life of more than 10 years, an investment in this type of automated security can have capitalized cost of less than $500 per month.

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Nick Laskovski is Making Things Happen

Nine months ago Diebold’s Nick Laskovski made his way to our Westminster HQ to learn about Safety Entrances®. So far this year, Nick leads all of Diebold in sales of our Safety Entrances®. Diebold has about 16,000 employees. Sounds like Rookie of Year accolades are in order. We understand the folks at Diebold may be surprised by Nick’s “out of the blocks” success, but not us. We know a little something about outlier like Nick, because we’ve been labeled with the moniker a few Read More

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Homeland Security Anti-Terrorism Alert

DHS Issues Alert To Law Enforcement For 9/11 Anniversary. Fox News  (9/2, Dean) reported DHS issued an alert bulletin to law enforcement agencies urging them to remain on high alert for “potential terrorist activity leading up to the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.” The alert warns that terrorists “may be inspired or directed to conduct attacks against events associated with 9/11 memorial commemorations or other mass gathering targets timed to this date.” The alert highlighted recent “unsophisticated, opportunistic Read More

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ISIL Claims Responsibility For Attack On Belgian Police Officers

ISIL has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s machete attack during which two police officers were severely wounded at a security checkpoint in Charleroi, Belgium, the New York Times  (8/7, Breeden) reports. According to a statement issued Sunday by ISIL’s Amaq News Agency, a “soldier of the Islamic State” carried out the attack “in response to calls to target citizens of countries belonging to the crusader coalition.” The Wall Street Journal  (8/7, A1, Norman) reports that Belgian authorities, who have opened a Read More

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Isotec Provides Access Control for US Air Force

Isotec Security is a preferred supplier to the US Air Force, under its GSA contract (GS-07F-040BA). Isotec is delivering multiple access control systems to the Air Force this week and throughout the third quarter to help protect and keep safe personnel and the strategic assets they protect. Chief Technical Officer Paul Labarile is Isotec’s liaison to prime contractors serving government agencies. Himself a military veteran, Mr. Labarile commented that “We answer the call when asked, and that’s what the US Air Force Read More

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Man Makes Bomb Threat at Airport

Tulsa World (OK) (04/06/10) Barnard, Matt Security officers at Tulsa International Airport have arrested Timothy Harlow Hathaway after he made a bomb threat to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee on Sunday night. According to official reports, Hathaway told the TSA worker at a security checkpoint that he had a bomb in his gym bag. He then threatened to set it off before running away from the checkpoint. No explosives were found in the bag. Hathaway is now being held Read More

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Air Travelers See Tougher Security Before Beach Season

Associated Press (03/22/10) Weber, Harry R. As the summer travel season gears up, observers are concerned that new security measures could increase wait times at the nation’s airports. The new measures include the installation of nearly 1,000 full-body scanners in airports across the country by the end of 2011, the expanded use of portable Explosive Trace Detection machines, and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) efforts to make the screening process less predictable. Thus far, passengers say they are understanding of the Read More

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