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2013-10-21 08:36:25

Leading Collections Agency Adopts Nexidia Interaction Analytics to Mitigate Enterprise Risk in Environment of Tighter Scrutiny and Regulation ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexidia, the leading provider of customer interaction analytics solutions for business transformation, today announced that Financial Asset Management Systems, Inc. (FAMS) has selected Nexidia to improve risk management and ensure compliance with federal regulations, while also boosting service quality and...

2013-08-01 20:21:49

ALLEN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- Dana A. Brown is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Security Services as a result of his role as President of National Security Associates Worldwide, a company offering National Security and Business Consulting Services. In his current position with National Security Associates Worldwide, Dana specializes in Business Development; Management; Complex Criminal...

2013-06-05 16:20:33

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 90,000-strong Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions today celebrated the success of its campaign to keep knives off planes and commended the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for holding the line against weapons on flights. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "We promised 'No Knives on Planes Ever Again,' and today that promise was kept," the Flight Attendant Coalition announced. "Terrorists armed...

2013-05-20 12:20:18

Reports Indicate TSA Knives and Slow Security Will Kick Off Summer Travel Season WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants including United, American, Southwest and US Airways, are conducting a press conference and rally Monday, May 20, 2013 at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to continue engaging the traveling public in efforts to keep the aircraft cabin free of knives. According to a...

2013-05-17 16:20:28

Reports Indicate TSA Knives and Slow Security Will Kick Off Summer Travel Season WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions and industry stakeholders will hold a press conference Monday, May 20, 2013 at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to continue engaging the traveling public in efforts to keep the passenger cabin free of knives that have been used as weapons. According to a recent Washington Post article "now the chatter is...

2013-05-06 16:21:51

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lawyers for nine organizations representing 400,000 aviation professionals, passengers and law enforcement officers today filed a legal petition with Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole and copied to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano seeking to rescind plans to allow knives in the aircraft cabins for the first time since 9/11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "The Transportation...

Boarding Pass App Worries Security Experts
2012-10-26 04:14:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), security experts warn. The barcodes contain information that reveals which security protocols a traveler will be subject to, the researchers said. The vulnerability involves the TSA´s pre-screening system known as...

2012-07-23 10:21:33

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in cooperation with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and Airlines for America (A4A), today announced plans for the second phase of the industry's Known Crewmember (KCM) initiative, offering expedited security screening to verified flight attendants employed by U.S.-based airlines. (Logo:...

2012-02-22 15:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, will speak at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon, March 5. Pistole will discuss "Counterterrorism, Risk-Based Security, and TSA's Vision for the Future of Aviation Security." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In July, 2010, Pistole was confirmed as the fifth administrator of the TSA, where he oversees the 60,000 employees who provide...

2012-01-31 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus) has been awarded a contract by Financial Asset Management Systems (FAMS) to provide IT Security Support Services. FAMS is a private collection agency based in Atlanta, GA, supporting Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education. "I am very excited about this award," said Dan Waddell, Director of Information Security & Privacy (IS&P) of Tantus. "This represents our first contract with...