For Certification, a technology must have demonstrated confidence of continued effectiveness: i.e., it will perform as intended, conform to the seller’s specifications, and is safe for use as intended. In addition to the benefits provided under Designation, Certification allows Sellers of antiterrorism technologies to assert the Government Contractor Defense that immunizes Sellers from liability for claims arising from acts of terrorism. Technologies that receive Certification will be also placed on an Approved Products List for Homeland Security. Designation is a prerequisite for Certification.


ABM Security Services, Inc

Approved: December 17, 2008 | Expires: January 31, 2014

ABM Security Services, Inc. - Security Guard Services. The Technology consists of a variety of services including facility security and access control, unarmed and armed security patrol, security against terror and bio-terror threats, and community first response capabilities. The security officers as well as management, supervision, training, and equipment are all included in the Technology.

Heyltex Corporation

Approved: November 17, 2008 | Expires: November 30, 2013

Heyltex Corporation is a distributor of Radiogardase®, an encapsulated insoluble powder for the treatment of known or suspected radioactive contamination of people over the age of two. The Technology is designed to decrease the radiation exposure from radioactive cesium, radioactive thallium, or non-radioactive cesium contaminations. It does this by increasing the rate of elimination of the indicated isotopes.

Ahura Scientific, Inc.: FirstDefenderTM

Approved: November 05, 2008 | Expires: December 31, 2013

Ahura Scientific, Inc. provides the FirstDefenderTM. The Technology is a hand-held system designed to identify solid and liquid chemical materials and mixtures, including chemical warfare agents, toxic industrial chemicals, and explosives. The Technology also includes training, training materials, the operators’ manual, software updates, the software update procedure, and other essential accessories for the Technology’s operation.

Security Forces, Inc.: Security Forces, Inc. (SFI) and SFI – Whelan Security, LLC. Physical Security Services

Approved: October 16, 2008 | Expires: November 30, 2013

Security Forces, Inc. provides the Security Forces, Inc. (SFI) and SFI – Whelan Security, LLC. Physical Security Services. The Technology is a set of services meant to deter, prevent, detect, alert, and respond to a variety of security threats. The Technology is provided to a variety of sectors including: commercial real estate, public utilities, and financial institutions. It consists of the following: Project Management, a wide array of Security Services, and Consulting Services. The Technology also includes the processes to recruit, train, and retain qualified candidates to implement the Technology.

Phoenix International, Ltd.: MagnumSpike! Tire Deflation System

Approved: September 29, 2008 | Expires: July 31, 2013

Phoenix International, Ltd. provides the MagnumSpike! Tire Deflation System. The Technology is a portable tire deflation system composed of a lattice of metal alloy spikes. It is designed to stop a threatening moving vehicle by puncturing the tires making control more difficult. It comes in five lengths and can be manually deployed to span the width of a roadway. The Technology also includes user training, manufacturing processes and procedures, spare parts, quality assurance/control methods, safety guidelines, and all technical documentation.

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC): Security System Integration Services

Approved: September 29, 2008 | Expires: October 31, 2013

The Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) provides the Security System Integration Services. The Technology is provided to the government at all levels, as well as port authorities, airports, and other critical infrastructures. The Technology consists of: Site Surveys and Security Needs Assessments, System Design, Engineering & Integration Services, Equipment Analysis & Selection Process, Operations and Maintenance Services, and selection of Subcontractors. All used to provide a real-time integrated security system that can be networked into a customer’s existing protocols. The Technology also includes all related technical documentation, manuals, customer training, and qualified personnel.

Andrews International, Inc.: Physical Security Services for Shopping Centers

Approved: September 18, 2008 | Expires: October 31, 2013

Andrews International, Inc. provides Physical Security Services for Shopping Centers. The Technology is a set of services designed to monitor access to such shopping centers, prevent unauthorized entry, and mitigate terrorist incidents. Elements of the Technology may include all or some of the following: Interior and exterior stationary and mobile patrols, Emergency response reporting, Alarm and CCTV monitoring and response, surveillance, and Disaster and emergency response services. The Technology also includes training programs, training manuals, technical manuals, and training bulletins.

Professional Security Consultants (PSC), Inc.: PSC Security Guard Services for Commercial Shopping Malls

Approved: September 17, 2008 | Expires: October 31, 2013

Professional Security Consultants (PSC), Inc. provides the PSC Security Guard Services for Commercial Shopping Malls. PSC provides unarmed security personnel and security program management for the purpose of providing enhanced protection, deterrence, and response to terrorist acts against shopping centers. The services include: the provision and duties of the unarmed security officers, security dispatchers, security supervisors, and security directors, training, emergency response, and operation of the CASE Global system and Centralized Command Center. The Technology also includes procedures for recruiting, screening, and hiring of employees.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): NFPA Codes and Standards Development Process

Approved: September 17, 2008 | Expires: October 31, 2013

The National Fire Protection Association provides the NFPA Codes and Standards Development Process (NFPA). The Technology is a means of producing standards and codes which have an association with preventing, detecting, identifying, or deterring Acts of Terrorism or limiting the damage such attacks might cause. The NFPA is accredited as a Standards Development Organization (SDO) by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Technology is developed in accordance with ANSI guidance.

Smiths Detection, Inc.: IONSCAN 400B

Approved: September 04, 2008 | Expires: October 31, 2013

Smiths Detection, Inc. provides the IONSCAN 400B. The Technology is a desktop explosive and narcotics trace detection system. Samples are collected by wiping the surface of a material or object with a swab. The swab is then analyzed by the Technology, and if a substance of interest is detected, the software triggers and alarm to alert the operator. The Technology also includes a manufacturer’s warranty, operator’s manual, and operator and technical training.