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NXT-ID, Inc. is a security technology Company providing security for finance, assets and healthcare. The Company’s innovative MobileBio® solution mitigates risks associated with mobile computing, m-commerce and smart OS-enabled devices. With extensive experience in biometric identity verification, security and privacy, encryption and data protection, payments, miniaturization and sensor technologies, the Company partners with industry leading companies to provide solutions for modern payment and the Internet of Things ("IoT") applications. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, LogicMark, LLC, manufactures and distributes nonmonitored and monitored personal emergency response systems ("PERS") sold through the United States Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA"), healthcare durable medical equipment dealers and distributors and monitored security dealers and distributors.

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#Security #Stock News: #Cybersecurity Industry Heavyweight Justin Harvey Joins Accenture Security (NYSE: $ACN)
ARLINGTON, VA - December 5, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that veteran cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey has joined the company as managing director and global lead for the Incident Response Practice.

#Defense Stock News: CACI (NYSE: $CACI) Awarded $1.77 Billion Task Order to Support Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization
ARLINGTON, Va. - December 5, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a task order, with a ceiling value of $1.77 billion, to provide deployable analytical operations, integrated intelligence, and training services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO).

#Defense Stock News: Cubic's (NYSE: $CUB), GATR Technologies Receives Most Innovative New Product Award from CONNECT
SAN DIEGO - December 2, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), today announced that its subsidiary GATR Technologies (GATR), which operates within the Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division, received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award in the Defense, Transportation and Cybersecurity category at the 2016 CONNECT MIP Awards that took place at an awards ceremony on Dec. 1, in San Diego.

YDreams Global (TSXV: $YD) to use Virtual Reality in the development of simulations for military training
Vancouver, British Columbia - December 1, 2016 (Newsfile Corp.) (Investorideas.com Newswire) YDreams Global Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSXV: YD) (FSE: APYYD) ("YDreams Global" or the "Company"), a creative and technical supplier for Fortune 500 brands such as Cisco, Qualcomm, Intel as well as the Government of Rio de Janeiro, is pleased to announce that it will use its extensive knowledge of Virtual Reality ("VR"), gaming and immersive experiences to develop training solutions for military use.

#DOE Awards $4.5 Million to Supercondcutor Technology (Nasdaq: $SCON) and Partners to Improve HTS Wire for Next Generation Machines
AUSTIN, Texas - November 30, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) (Nasdaq:SCON) has been selected as prime recipient of the $4.5 million program award provided by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

#Drone Stocks: Drone Aviation Holding (OTCQX: $DRNE) Business Update; Commercialization Activities Driving #DoD Customer Backlog Growth
JACKSONVILLE, FL - November 15, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (OTCQX: DRNE) ("Drone Aviation" the "Company" or "DAC"), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, today provided the following Business Update from Chairman and CEO, Jay Nussbaum.

US #MarineCorps Selects BLACK BOX (NASDAQ: $BBOX) for Base Infrastructure and Unified Communications Upgrade
PITTSBURGH - November 14, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it has been awarded a $17.9 million contract from the Marine Corps Systems Command Base Telecommunications Infrastructure (BTI) Program Office to upgrade and expand the existing telecommunication network architecture and systems to a high availability Unified Communications solution at MCB Camp Lejeune, NC.

MYnd Analytics' (OCTCQB: $MYAN) CEO presents at #Defense Entrepreneurs Forum - Silicon Valley; #DEFxSV
PALO ALTO, Calif. - November 11, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) On Saturday, November 12, MYnd Analytics, Inc. (OCTCQB:MYAN) CEO George Carpenter will present at the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum – Silicon Valley (#DEFxSV) hosted at Stanford University.

Global Adaptive #Security Market - Increase in #OnlineAttacks - Expected to Reach $7 Billion by 2020 - Research and Markets
DUBLIN - November 11, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Adaptive Security Market Insights, Opportunity Analysis, Market Shares and Forecast, 2016 - 2022" report to their offering.

#Defense Stock News: Kratos (Nasdaq: $KTOS) Digital IF Demodulator Selected For U.S. #Army Telemetry Modernization Program
SAN DIEGO - November 10, 2016 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its RT Logic subsidiary was awarded a contract for its Telemetrix 400 Range Receiver (T400RR) equipped with Digital Intermediate Frequency (IF) ingest as part of a program to upgrade an unnamed U.S. Army test site.

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Scott Sacknoff - President, The Spade Defense Index® (AMEX: DXS)

Scott Sacknoff - President, The Spade Defense Index

His 20-year career has included a range of diverse assignments including: Vice President of a venture capital firm that invested in defense and space companies with responsibility for research and due diligence; Consulting for clients such as ITT, General Dynamics, the Department of Defense, NASA, and FMR/Fidelity Investments; Due diligence of proposals into NASA and the Department of Defense as part of issuing more than $300 million in contracts for small businesses; Analysis of Department of Defense and NASA budgets to identify opportunities for clients; and Performing a scenario modeling exercise on the role for space and satellites in 2030.

During the 1990's, Mr. Sacknoff was a regular guest of financial institutions interested in having a non-broker/dealer analyst at its meetings to answer questions from potential investors...

Mr. Sacknoff is the author of numerous reports including the 'State of the Space Industry' and has been quoted or featured in publications ranging from Business Week to the Journal of Indexing to the Washington Post

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NXT-ID INC. (OTC QB: TICKER $4.25)
MOBILE SECURITY BEYOND THE PASSWORD

STEPHEN WAITE AND KRIS TUTTLE - OCTOBER 15, 2013

Research Report October 15, 2013 - Soundview Research

"NXT-ID's Mobile-Bio technology platform is the foundation for three new product offerings designed primarily to mitigate security risk of mobile devices. These products include a modular facial recogni-tion system called Mobile-Bio FaceMatch,TM a separate, physical biometric secured electronic wallet called The Wocket,TM as well as a portable biometric device called Mobile-Bio Sensor,TM which allows an individual access through multiple devices to a protected database or server.

This segment has been active in terms of acquisitions. The first generation biometric security compa-ny (L-1 Identity Solutions) was acquired by security giant Safran for $1.6B in 2010. L-1 was predomi-nantly enterprise focused and didn't address mobile or online commerce. Apple bought mobile secu-rity firm AuthenTec for a reported $356M, predominantly for their fingerprint sensor technology.

Our initial IV case suggests a stock value of $10.90/share if the company can execute on their plans."

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Homeland Security, Security, Biodefense and Defense Stocks on TSX, TSX Venture, OTC, NASDAQ, AMEX, NYSE, ASX, AIM and other leading Stock Exchanges.

AAR Corp . ( NYSE:AIR ) is a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial, government and defense customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Technology Products. AAR's services include inventory management and parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and expeditionary airlift. AAR's products include cargo systems and containers; mobility systems and shelters; advanced aerostructures; and specialized command and control systems.

Abaxis Inc. ( NasdaqGS:ABAX ) develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis systems for use in any veterinary or human patient-care setting to provide clinicians with rapid blood constituent measurements.  The system consists of a compact, 5.1 kilogram (11.2 pounds), portable analyzer and a series of single-use plastic discs, called reagent discs that contain all the chemicals required to perform a panel of up to 13 tests on veterinary patients and 14 tests on human patients.  The system can be operated with minimal training and performs multiple routine tests on whole blood, serum or plasma samples.  The system provides test results in less than 12 minutes with the precision and accuracy equivalent to a clinical laboratory analyzer.

ABM Industries Inc. ( NYSE:ABM ) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM’s comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and hospitals to the largest and most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909.

Absolute Software Corporation ( TSX:ABT.TO ) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service, Absolute Secure Drive, and Absolute LoJack® - provide organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance, securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control over all of their devices and data. Absolute is positioned on two Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrants - the Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools and the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software. Absolute is one of only four vendors to be recognized on both Magic Quadrants based on providing customers with the ability to secure and manage many different types of devices using a single solution. Absolute persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple.

Accenture Ltd ( NYSE: ACN ) is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The Accenture Advanced Enterprise Solution (AAES) for Defense is an innovative and comprehensive package of defense-industry specific templates, industry-leading process models and industrialized implementation accelerators that help defense organizations to finetune their ERP solution quickly and economically for peak performance, while anticipating and resolving related challenges. The solution incorporates the findings of Accenture’s High Performance Business research -- which examines what sets high performers apart from their peers -- and is designed to accelerate ERP transformation so that defense organizations can perform optimally while reducing costs and risks.

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AccelPath Inc ( OTC:ACLP ) t hrough its subsidiaries develops and provides pathology diagnostics solutions. The company also offers design, research and development, integration, sales and support of three- dimensional imaging devices (3D) imaging devices and systems for diagnosis of diseases and other pathologic conditions in the healthcare industries; and intelligent surveillance devices and systems, and 3D facial recognition in the security industries. The company’s primary products for defense and security include 3D SketchArtist, a 3D composite sketch tool to transform ordinary two-dimensional sketches into mock-ups; 3D FaceCam that is used to create 3D face images at light speed; Portable MVR, a video recording device for use in outdoor environments; and OmniEye Wellcam, an ultra-light camera for use in detection of underground weapon caches, and search and rescue beneath building rubble field applications, as well as small tactical ubiquitous detection systems, which are motion-tracking, positioning, and imaging unattended ground sensors that permit long-range surveillance.

Alibaba.Group Holding Limited ( NYSE:BABA ) mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. The company is the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross merchandise volume. Founded in 1999, the company provides the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help businesses leverage the power of the Internet to establish an online presence and conduct commerce with hundreds of millions of consumers and other businesses. BIOMETRICS: Alibaba has its eye on facial recognition. The technology, called “Smile to Pay,” is being developed by Alibaba’s finance arm, Ant Financial. It’s still in beta. It is meant to be usable for Alipay online as well as the Alipay Wallet service. Alipay, likened to Apple Pay, was launched in China in 2004 and leads the market. Alibaba and Ant Financial spokeswoman Miranda Shek said there is no time frame for when Smile to Pay will be available, but it is being tested and opportunities to do so in practical settings are being explored, starting in the Chinese market. (source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/alibaba-wants-you-to-make-mobile-payments-with-a-smile-2015-03-16?siteid=yhoof2 )

American Science and Engineering, Inc ( NasdaqGS: ASEI ) is a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection systems. With over 50 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a combination of technologies, including patented Z Backscatter™ technology, Radioactive Threat Detection (RTD), high energy transmission and dual energy transmission X-ray. These technologies offer superior X-ray threat detection for plastic explosives, plastic weapons, liquid explosives, dirty bombs and nuclear devices. AS&E's complete range of products include cargo inspection systems for port and border security baggage screening systems for facility and aviation security, and personnel and passenger screening systems. AS&E® systems protect high-threat facilities and help combat terrorism, trade fraud, drug smuggling, weapon smuggling, illegal immigration, and people smuggling.

Analogic Corp ( NASDAQGS: ALOG ) provides leading-edge healthcare and security technology solutions to advance the practice of medicine and save lives. We are recognized around the world for advanced imaging systems and technology that enable computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, digital mammography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), as well as automated threat detection for aviation security. Airport Security: Analogic applied its industry-leading CT technology to develop state-of-the-art security solutions for threat detection. These solutions include the TSA-certified examiner Family* eXaminer SX, eXaminer 3DX, eXaminer 3DX-ES, and eXaminer XLB) of automatic Explosives Detection Systems for checked-baggage applications and the Cobra systems for checkpoint applications. For over 40 years we've enabled customers to thrive, improving the health and enhancing the safety of people around the world. Analogic is headquartered just north of Boston, Massachusetts.

Apple Inc. ( NasdaqGS:AAPL ) designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices. BIOMETRICS : iPhone5S - Fingerprint identity sensor built into the Home button. Introducing Touch ID — a new fingerprint identity sensor. Put your finger on the Home button, and just like that your iPhone unlocks. It’s a convenient and highly secure way to access your phone. Your fingerprint can also approve purchases from the iTunes Store, the App Store, and the iBooks Store, so you don’t have to enter your password. And Touch ID is capable of 360-degree readability. Which means no matter what its orientation — portrait, landscape, or anything in between — your iPhone reads your fingerprint and knows who you are. And because Touch ID lets you enroll multiple fingerprints, it knows the people you trust, too.

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Defense and Homeland Security Stock Indices

  • PHLX DEFENSE SECTOR INDEX (Philadelphia: ^DFX)
  • S&P Sector Indices Brochure
  • Standard and Poor's 500 Aerospace & Defense Index is a capitalization-weighted index. The index was developed with a base level of 10 for the 1941-43 base period. This is a GICS level 4 sub-industry group. The parent index is SPX. This is a GICS Level 4 Sub-Industry group.
  • The Amex Defense Index (DFI) is an equal dollar weighted Index designed to represent a cross section of widely held, highly capitalized companies involved in providing systems, equipment and services to the United States government and its allies for the purpose of supporting military, defense and intelligence efforts. The component stocks operate in industry segments that include, but are not limited to, military aircraft manufacturing, shipbuilding, ground transportation, aerospace instrumentation and technology, specialized communication and radar systems, ammunition and weapon systems.
  • The iShares Dow Jones U.S. Aerospace & Defense Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Aerospace & Defense Index.
  • The SPADE Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS) is a modified capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies that benchmarks the performance of companies involved with defense, homeland security, and space. The Index is composed of more than 50 firms with representative business activities including: naval vessels, military aircraft, missiles and munitions, battlespace awareness, C4ISR, network centric warfare, homeland security including border security and biometric and screening systems, and space systems. Index values are distributed by the NYSEarca under the ticker 'DXS'. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF, designed to track the SPADE Defense Index, trades under the ticker 'PPA'.