The Oregon Health Authority has selected L.R. Kimball to conduct a cyber security analysis and prepare a security plan for the agency’s Health Insurance Exchange project, which will create a modular, reusable information technology solution that supports the business needs and policy goals of the federal-state partnership under the federal health care law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Science Applications International Corp. [SAI] is a subcontractor to L.R. Kimball for the cyber security work. The two companies will conduct an information security analysis and develop a security plan that takes into account system threats and vulnerabilities, current system security controls and their risk levels, and recommended safeguards to reduce the system’s risk exposure. L.R. Kimball is part of CDI Corp. [CDI].
Transportation Security Administrator John Pistole says that conveniences to select air travelers during forthcoming trusted traveler pilot tests will include separate lanes at airport security checkpoints, not having to take off their shoes or remove their laptop computers from their carrying cases as they pass through the checkpoints. Pistole also says the pilot tests at four airports will begin in October.
Intellicheck Mobilisa [IDN] has received an additional $300,000 through an existing contract with a U.S. military base for handheld Fugitive Finder identification reading devices to meet requirements for National Crime Information Center background checks on military bases. Fugitive Finder scans various forms of identification and instantly compares the information to over 100 government databases to provide background checks.