Approved Technologies

The SAFETY Act provides two levels of liability protections for approval: Designation and Certification. By obtaining either Designation or Certification, companies obtain a level of legal protection in case their technology is ever put to use during a terrorist attack. See below for a list of approved technology certifications.


K2 Solutions, Inc.

Approved: March 31, 2023 | Expires: April 30, 2028

K2 Solutions, Inc., provides Single-Purpose Explosive Detection Canine Teams. The Technology is the use of proprietary explosive detection canine teams to locate explosive material or devices in stationary positions, such as unattended bags, trashcans, planters, cargo, vehicles, etc. Teams are deployed to Government and commercial facilities, including arenas, stadiums, amphitheaters, theme parks, airports, and high-profile events. The Technology also includes hiring and vetting of personnel, and policies and procedures used for its deployment.

Astrophysics Inc

Approved: March 31, 2023 | Expires: March 31, 2028

March 31, 2023 - Astrophysics Inc. provides Conventional X-Ray Inspection Systems (the "Technology"). The Technology is a product line of X-ray-based inspection equipment used to non-invasively screen baggage, parcels, mail, personal items, and cargo for the potential presence of threat objects or substances. The Technology uses X-ray beams and detectors, together with image processing software, to provide the operator with detailed images of the item being inspected. Interpretation of the image is, however, the responsibility of the operator. The Technology also includes installation, maintenance, and operator training, as well as related manuals and training materials.

American Petroleum Institute

Approved: March 26, 2023 | Expires: April 30, 2028

The American Petroleum Institute (API) publishes the API Standard 1164 – Pipeline Control Systems Cybersecurity (Third Edition, August 2021) (the Technology). The Technology provides requirements and guidance for managing cyber risk associated with industrial automation and control environments as operated in the oil and natural gas pipeline industry.

Vertex Company

Approved: March 08, 2023 | Expires: February 28, 2027

Vertex Aerospace LLC, provides Security Equipment Integration Services. The Technology is a set of services used for the installation and integration of security equipment applications at airport and transportation facilities for detection of explosives and other prohibited items.

Vertex Aerospace LLC

Approved: March 03, 2023 | Expires: August 31, 2027

Vertex Aerospace LLC provides Perimeter Intrusion Detection System. The Technology is a systems-engineering and integration service designed to deploy and support systems that detect, assess, track, and facilitate response to perimeter intrusions at airports. The Technology also includes refreshment assessments and recommendations, program management, system design, subcontractor selection, system integration, system maintenance plans, testing services, training, warranty and maintenance services, and technical manuals.

Whelan Event Staffing Services, Inc.

Approved: February 17, 2023 | Expires: March 31, 2026

Whelan Event Staffing Services, Inc., d/b/a BEST Crowd Management and Garda USA Inc., provide BEST Crowd Management Security and Event Staffing. The Technology provides physical security, access control, and crowd management to secure professional and collegiate sporting, entertainment, convention, and special event venues. Anti-terrorism awareness training and quality assurance programs are included with the Technology.

Cumberland Stadium, Inc.

Approved: February 17, 2023 | Expires: April 30, 2028

Cumberland Stadium, Inc., Tennessee Football, Inc. d/b/a Tennessee Titans, KSA Industries, Inc., Cumberland Promotional Enterprises, L.L.C., The Sports Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee provides the Security Program for Nissan Stadium, which is a comprehensive, integrated security program comprising physical and electronic security equipment, emergency planning processes and procedures, and trained personnel. This Technology is designed to detect, deter, prevent, respond to, and mitigate Acts of Terrorism exclusively for use at Nissan Stadium, including the field, seating bowl, suites, gates, loading dock, inner and secondary perimeters, locker rooms, area housing utility and mechanical systems, command center, and relevant parking areas.

Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions

Approved: February 10, 2023 | Expires: February 29, 2028

Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions, Inc., EPMCO Holdings, Inc., Fisher-Rosemont Systems, Inc., and Emerson Electric Co., provide the Ovation™ Control Solution. The Technology is a cybersecure single-platform control system for unified plant control, monitoring, and optimization of power generation and waste/wastewater treatment plants. The Technology also includes optional cybersecurity services.

American Science & Engineering, Inc.

Approved: February 10, 2023 | Expires: February 28, 2028

Rapiscan Systems provides Gemini X-ray inspection systems. The Technology is a line of X-ray inspection systems that use transmission and backscatter scanning methods to inspect parcels, packages, luggage, bags, containers and other similarly sized objects for organic and inorganic anomalies. The determination of whether an anomaly is a threat is dependent on the customer’s concept of operations, and outside the scope of the Technology.

The Boeing Company

Approved: February 01, 2023 | Expires: January 31, 2028

The Boeing Company provides Explosive Detection Canine Services. The Technology is Explosives Detection Canine Services (EDCS) used to detect explosives in a variety of settings. The Technology consists of the following components: Explosive Detection Canine-Handler Teams (EDCT), Bomb Appraisal Officers (BAO), Canine Unit Trainers (CUT), and Explosives Detection Canine Training Services.