NEC Corporation of America joins IJIS Institute as sustaining member

February 7, 2014 - 

The NEC Corporation of America has announced that it has joined the IJIS Institute, a non-profit that focuses on mission-critical information sharing and safeguarding for justice, public safety and homeland security.

Joining as a sustaining member, NEC will provide financial support to the Institute’s programs, and will also partner with the IJIS Institute in special projects.

“We are proud to join the IJIS Institute, an organization that advocates the safekeeping and secure dissemination of crucial information across government and the private sector,” Raffie Beroukhim, vice president, NEC Biometrics Solutions Division said. “We look forward to being an active participant of the organization and support in achieving its mission.”

Reported previously, NEC was recently given a Frost & Sullivan customer value leadership award for its facial recognition systems.

“I am pleased to welcome NEC as a Sustaining Member. Companies that join the IJIS Institute as Sustaining Members distinguish themselves as leaders in the field of information sharing through proactive involvement in Institute committees, events, and business development efforts,” Steve Ambrosini, executive director of IJIS said. “Our Sustaining Members are committed to engage in IJIS Institute programs and projects that will advance the national capability to achieve effective information sharing and safeguarding across communities of interest.”

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