New interface expands functionality, increases compliance in highly regulated markets and simplifies administration and deployment LenelS2 announced an interface between the OnGuard® physical access control system and the DMP XR550 and XR550E intrusion detection systems. The interface expands functionality, increases compliance in highly regulated markets and greatly simplifies the administration and deployment experience. LenelS2, a pioneer in advanced security systems and services, is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions. “The DMP interface expands the OnGuard system’s built-in, real-time intrusion detection capabilities, providing end users with an outstanding option for monitoring and controlling alarms,” said Ryan Kaltenbaugh, vice president, Vertical Market Solutions, LenelS2. “Having a native interface with DMP also helps OnGuard system users better meet the stringent requirements and policies in highly regulated vertical markets, including the U.S. federal government.” Leveraging the new interface The OnGuard platform can now centrally manage and link cardholders with users for both systems minimizing manual and redundant input of user profile information. Additionally, the interface provides command and control of the DMP-monitored areas, zones and devices within the DMP panels. OnGuard users will now be able to easily arm and disarm the system as well as quickly see all alarm events within the OnGuard interface. “At DMP it’s all about our customers and the integrity of our products. This interface with the OnGuard system provides our joint customers with an improved experience,” said Mark Hillenburg, vice president, Marketing at DMP. “From a simplified setup and programming process to enhanced management capabilities, this new interface is a game changer, and we are thrilled with the advancement.” The interface was developed by the LenelS2 Advanced Services team and covers the DMP XR550 and XR550E intrusion detection systems, the flagship in DMP’s line of products.
LenelS2, a global provider of advanced access control systems and services, has received U.S. federal government approval for its updated OnGuard version 7.5 unified security solution, when paired with identity authentication and validation software from a globally renowned provider, HID Global. LenelS2 is a part of Carrier, a renowned global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), refrigeration, fire, security and building. The OnGuard solution supports the Federal Identity, Credentialing and Access Management (FICAM) enterprise architecture, while offering a simple-to-deploy and cost-effective solution for government. FICAM1 is a set of security disciplines designed to ensure federal systems and facilities are used by the right person, at the right time, for the right reason. Security management software In collaboration with HID Global, LenelS2 offers OnGuard version 7.5 with a suite of products using HID pivCLASS software After rigorous government and third-party security vulnerability and interoperability testing, the updated OnGuard security management software and LNL-X4420 intelligent controller with embedded authentication software is now on the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Approved Product List (APL). In collaboration with HID Global, LenelS2 offers OnGuard version 7.5 with a suite of products using HID pivCLASS software. Each LNL-X4420 includes HID authentication to support up to 16 authenticated readers using HID pivCLASS or alternatively using Veridt Stealth readers. "LenelS2 is committed to helping secure federal government facilities,” said Ryan Kaltenbaugh, Vice President, Federal Government Solutions, LenelS2. Hardware platforms and software solutions "We continue to innovate with open and proven hardware platforms and software solutions. Partnerships with industry leaders such as HID Global demonstrate our continuous commitment to government agencies needing fully compliant and approved solutions.” To learn more about the GSA APL-listed OnGuard solutions, the Approved Products List can be visited on the company’s official website. This solution is now available from an authorized LenelS2 Value Added Reseller (VAR).
Symmetry meets all government requirements for access control and intrusion, making it the perfect solution for local, state and federal facilities AMAG Technology, the security solution provider specializing in access control, intrusion detection, video management, policy-based identity solutions and visitor management, announces its newest Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM)/ FIPS 201 compliant solution approved by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). AMAG Technology has partnered with Technology Industries and Veridt to deliver another complete end-to-end physical access control system to federal government entities requiring GSA-approved physical access control solutions. AMAG’s Symmetry physical access control software and Symmetry Intelligent Control panels along with Technology Industries’ EntryPoint Identity Management Suite, and Veridt Stealth Series readers that interface with Veridt EWAC module, passed GSA testing requirements. GSA Certified FICAM Compliant End-To-End Solutions “We are proud to offer another FICAM-compliant solution to our government customers to demonstrate yet again our continued commitment to the government market,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Government Solutions, Ryan Kaltenbaugh. “Partnering with Technology Industries and Veridt provides our government customers with more choices for their physical access control from AMAG.” To meet specific security requirements mandated by the US government, security manufacturers’ products must be a GSA certified FICAM compliant end to end solution To meet specific security requirements mandated by the US government, security manufacturers’ products must be a GSA certified FICAM compliant end to end solution. The solution must meet rigorous APL testing requirements and integrate with coordinating vendor products to establish compliance with FIPS 201. Symmetry meets all government requirements for access control and intrusion, making it the perfect solution for local, state and federal facilities. The solution is designed around meeting stringent security requirements such as; FIPS 201, FIPS 197, FIPS 140, FICAM, ICD 705, NERC, FISMA RMF, NIST SP800-116, TWIC and others. Partnerships For Identity And Access Management “As long time partners with AMAG, it made perfect sense to integrate our best-in-class EntryPoint FICAM portfolio with the Symmetry platform,” said Technology Industries, Managing Partner, Eric Hilde. “With EntryPoint, AMAG’s federal government customers have a tightly integrated, easy to use, and scalable option to meet HSPD-12 access control requirements.” "We are pleased to be working with AMAG and Technology Industries to bring customers an innovative approach to high assurance identity and access management," said Veridt, President and CEO, Martin Janiak.
Dominion chose AMAG’s Symmetry access control system as it would help them meet NERC CIP requirements Dominion Resources selected AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Access Control System to secure its offices, plant and operations facilities in Virginia and several other states. AMAG Technology is a security solution provider specializing in access control, intrusion detection, video management, policy-based platform solutions and visitor management. Meeting NERC CIP Requirements Dominion chose AMAG’s Symmetry access control system because it would help them meet North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements. NERC CIP is the government standard for the nation’s bulk energy providers. NERC CIP protects critical infrastructure from the risk of physical and cyber-attacks. Symmetry meets all NERC CIP requirements for physical access control. “Symmetry, through a team of uniquely skilled integrators including Elite Contracting Group, Securadyne, and S3 Integration, delivers everything Dominion needs from a physical/electronic standpoint,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Government Solutions, Ryan Kaltenbaugh. “By controlling access in and around their operations, Dominion will meet its NERC CIP requirement and protect its critical infrastructure inside and out.” Dominion is a producer of energy with a portfolio of about 24,300 megawatts of generation, 12,200 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion serves utility and retail energy customers in 14 states. Symmetry will secure plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington DC and California.
Ryan will continue to manage the McLean, Virginia office and lead his team in supporting federal customers AMAG Technology, an integrated security provider of access control, video management and identity management solutions, announces the promotion of Ryan Kaltenbaugh to Vice President, Government Solutions, leading the federal government market globally. Ryan will continue to manage the McLean, Virginia office and lead his team in supporting federal customers. Achievements At AMAG "Ryan has been a part of the growth and success of our company and we are thrilled to promote him to this important role,” said Kurt Takahashi, Senior Vice President of Sales. “Ryan joined the company in 2011 as Director of Business Development for our government systems group and has exceeded our expectations throughout his tenure at AMAG." Since Ryan joined AMAG, he has been working in a dual role as Director of Government Solutions and Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager. He was instrumental in getting AMAG’s Symmetry™ Security Management System approved as a Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM)/FIPS 201 compliant solution by the U.S. General Services Administration. Ryan was also recently named sales person of the year for 2015. “I am extremely honored to be given this opportunity,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President, Government Solutions, Ryan Kaltenbaugh. “AMAG’s history demonstrates its dedication to the federal government market, and as part of that dedication I am committed to delivering exceptional results to our federal end users and integrator partners.” Additionally, the Government team will be rebranded as Government Solutions. For over three decades, AMAG has been providing real solutions for the federal government and we are proud of our innovation and dedication to this important market.
AMAG Technology, a worldwide provider of complete end-to-end security management solutions for access control and video management announced recently that its Symmetry™ security management system has been approved as a Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM)/FIPS 201 compliant solution by the U.S. General Services Administration. Partnering With HID Global: AMAG Technology has partnered with HID Global® to provide a complete end-to-end physical access control system to government entities requiring GSA-approved (physical security) solutions. AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control software and Symmetry Intelligent Control panels along with HID Global’s pivCLASS® Validation Engine, pivCLASS Authentication Module and pivCLASS RK40®/RKCL40® readers met the rigorous testing requirements. Security manufactures’ products must be FICAM-compliant to meet specific security requirements mandated by the US government. “Achieving FICAM compliance guarantees government agencies that GSA-approved Symmetry products will meet all government requirements and standards, and support our existing customer base while expanding aggressively into other areas of the market,” said AMAG Technology, Director of Government Systems, Ryan Kaltenbaugh. Solutions For Federal Government: “The addition of Symmetry to the Approved Products List is in direct response to our ability to develop solutions for our government customers as their demands change over time,” said AMAG Technology, Sr. Systems Design Architect, Adam Shane. “We quickly engineered a solution to meet the testing requirements for Federal ICAM compliance. The Symmetry product is flexible and we plan to continue to work with the GSA to get additional solutions approved.” AMAG Technology has been installing Symmetry in the federal government market for over 20 years and secures branches of the Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, most branches of the military and many other government agencies. Symmetry meets FIPS 201, FIPS 197, SP800-116 and HSPD-12 standards. “Our history demonstrates AMAG’s dedication to the federal government market, and receiving FICAM approval ensures we are committed to being a trusted partner,” said AMAG Technology, President, Matt Barnette. FICAM-Compliance: Government entities are required to install FICAM-compliant products to meet their security specifications. Last year, the GSA realigned its Approved Products List requirements with the FICAM Roadmap. To be in compliance, products must meet rigorous APL testing requirements, and integrate with coordinating vendor products to establish an end-to-end security solution that meets government requirements FIPS 201 and SP 800-116. Symmetry software offers government agencies a security management solution that is easier to use, faster to implement and intuitive, providing faster response times and enhancing security.
AMAG Technology, a worldwide provider of complete end-to-end security management solutions for access control and video management, announced recently that its new Symmetry V8 software has been expanded to address the specific needs of end users in the federal government market. While Symmetry V8 meets the needs of many vertical markets, the latest V8 software is specifically designed to meet FICAM testing lab requirements for 128-bit credentials, and has been submitted to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for final Federal Identity Credential and Access Management (FICAM) compliant testing and approval. “The latest version of Symmetry software as a FICAM-compliant, GSA-approved solution is an example of AMAG’s continued commitment to the federal government market. We are looking forward to the opportunity to partner with federal government agencies in their efforts to comply with current PACS standards,” said AMAG Technology, Director of Government Systems, Ryan Kaltenbaugh. AMAG Technology has partnered with HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, to provide a complete end-to-end physical access control system to government entities requiring GSA-approved solutions. The AMAG Technology access control and HID Global PKI validation solution includes: AMAG Technology’s Symmetry access control software, Symmetry Intelligent Control panels, HID Global’s pivCLASS® Validation Engine, pivCLASS Authentication Module (PAM) and pivCLASS RK40®/RKCL40™ readers. New Symmetry V8 supports many features preferred by the federal government. End to end security management system for 128-bit identifiers to meet FICAM lab testing requirements Enhanced flexible access rights assignments Intuitive user interface and full featured base offering Unified Video Management solutions with leading VMS partner integrations ONVIF Profile S Plug-in for expanded HD camera support AMAG Technology has been installing Symmetry in the federal government market for over 20 years and supports all branches of the Department of Defense including numerous cabinet level agencies and departments around the globe. AMAG’s Symmetry Security Management System provides a powerful end to end security solution for government entities needing to meet FIPS 201, FIPS 197, SP800-116 and HSPD-12 standards. “We are committed to developing products that meet our customer’s expectations and beyond. We continue to enhance our Symmetry product line and partner with best of breed manufacturers to bring advanced technology solutions to the market in support of government and other markets that value the ICAM roadmap proposition,” said AMAG Technology, Senior Systems Design Architect, Adam Shane. Government entities are required to install FICAM-compliant products to meet their security specifications. Last year, the GSA realigned its Approved Products List requirements with the FICAM Roadmap. To be in compliance, products must meet rigorous APL requirements, and integrate with coordinating vendor products to establish an end-to-end security solution that meets government requirements FIPS 201 and SP 800-116. This latest Symmetry software release will offer government agencies a security management solution that is easier to use, faster to implement and at the same time enhances security response.