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6 Ways Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian Software Helps You Meet and Exceed the Safe Skies IDMS Guidance

Airports are busy places, with crew members, passengers and employees constantly roaming the
terminals every day. Ensuring safe and efficient operations requires robust Identity Management
Systems (IDMS) that can handle the complexities (and bustle) of modern airports. The Safe Skies PARAS
report on Airport Guidance for Identity Management Systems (IDMS)
sets out essential requirements for
such platforms.

Let’s explore how Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian software not only meets but exceeds these
requirements – making it an ideal solution in the aviation industry

1. Comprehensive Identity Lifecycle Management

Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian goes beyond basic identity management by providing a unified platform that covers the entire lifecycle of an individual’s identity within the airport ecosystem. From onboarding to offboarding, the software offers robust capabilities to manage identities, access privileges and credentials, and ensuring secure and efficient operations through automation.

2. Integration and Interoperability

Interoperability is a critical aspect of an effective IDMS, as airports often rely on multiple systems and
databases. Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian offers seamless integration capabilities with various existing
airport systems, including Physical Access Control Systems (PACS), Video Management Systems (VMS)
and HR systems. By integrating these disparate systems, Airport Guardian enables real-time data
synchronization, allowing airports to maintain accurate and up-to-date identity information across their
infrastructure.

3. Risk-Based Authentication

Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian incorporates advanced risk assessment algorithms that evaluate
contextual information – like an individual’s role, location and behavior – to determine the appropriate
level of access. By dynamically adapting access controls based on risk levels, Airport Guardian minimizes the potential for unauthorized access, while maintaining smooth operations for legitimate individuals.

4. Biometric Authentication

Biometric authentication plays a crucial role in enhancing security and reducing identity fraud. With its
robust biometric integration capabilities, Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian supports various biometric technologies like fingerprint scanning, facial recognition and iris scanning. This enables airports to
strengthen their access control measures and positively (and precisely) identify individuals.

5. Compliance with Regulatory Standards

Adherence to regulatory standards is imperative in the aviation industry. The PARAS report emphasizes
compliance with relevant standards, such as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations and the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) guidelines. With Airport Guardian, airports can remain compliant while implementing a state-of-the-art IDMS solution.

6. Advanced Analytics and Reporting

Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian offers robust analytics modules that provide actionable insights into
identity-related activities, which helps manage security risks and identify potential threats. Through
comprehensive reporting and visualization tools, airports can monitor key metrics, detect anomalies, and proactively respond to security incidents – ultimately enhancing their overall security posture.

But Wait, There’s More …

We couldn’t stop with just six benefits. Here are a few bonus benefits to deploying Alert Enterprise
Airport Guardian:

Streamlined Identity Verification Processes

By streamlining the identity verification processes, Airport Guardian helps minimize delays and
enhance efficiency.

Enhanced Collaboration and Information Sharing Efficient Operations and Threat Detection.

Airport Guardian enables seamless integration and communication between various
departments, including security, law enforcement, airlines, and airport authorities, to promote
efficient operations and threat detection.

Scalability and Flexibility As airports continue to grow and evolve, the scalability and flexibility of IDMS become crucial.

Airport Guardian is built on a scalable architecture, allowing airports to expand their security infrastructure without compromising system performance. The software can adapt to the unique needs of different airports, accommodating diverse processes and workflows.

Want to see how Alert Enterprise Airport Guardian can help your aviation organization streamline airport
security, transform the customer experience – and avoid unnecessary turbulence? Reach out to schedule a personalized demo with one of our team members.

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David Cassady

Chief Strategy Officer

David Cassady has been selling and leading teams in Silicon Valley for more than 30 years. During that time, he’s led a mix of established software players and startups. Cassady has also been involved with five IPOs — and at least as many acquisitions. 

As Chief Strategy Officer, David leverages his extensive experience helping software businesses drive growth through deep and impactful partnerships with the world’s most successful SaaS providers like ServiceNow, Microsoft and SAP. 

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Mark Weatherford

Chief Security Officer
Senior Vice President, Regulated Industries

Mark Weatherford brings years of high-level cyber-physical expertise to Alert Enterprise, and as Chief Security Officer (CSO), he guides the strategy of data management and protection by advising cyber-physical security policies and procedures within the company. Weatherford also works in liaison with businesses and executive professionals in the cyber and physical security industries to further accelerate security convergence adoption.

Mark has held numerous high-level cyber-centric positions, including Vice President and Chief Security Officer at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Department of Homeland Security’s first Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity under the Obama administration, California’s first Chief Security Officer, and the first CISO for the state of Colorado.

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Harsh Chauhan

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Alert Enterprise, Harsh Chauhan is responsible for the company’s engineering technology innovation and solution delivery. A 20-year technology veteran and leader, Chauhan is focused on the growth of the company’s 3D Governance Risk Compliance (GRC) hyperscale cloud platform.

He also continues to develop integrated solutions with leading technology partners like SAP, SAP NS2, and ServiceNow. Before Alert Enterprise, Mr. Chauhan held multiple CTO positions, as well as Product Owner and Head of Development at SAP GRC 10.0, delivering targeted solutions to high-profile SAP clients.

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Ruby Deol

Chief Operations Officer

Ruby Deol oversees all business units at Alert Enterprise. With more than 20 years of experience in global sales and support services, Deol nurtures existing client relationships with a customer-first approach. As Alert Enterprise continues to grow in industry recognition and stature, Deol is charged with developing and implementing methods to meet organization goals and facilitate the company’s ongoing transformation.
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Kaval Kaur

CFO and Co-Founder

As Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Co-Founder of Alert Enterprise, Kaval Kaur leads all finance and administrative back-office operations. Kaur is a member of the national professional organization American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California State CPA Society.

Prior to joining Alert Enterprise, she was the CFO and Co-Founder of Virsa Systems, a position she held until its acquisition by SAP.

Kaur is a philanthropist at heart, embracing the diversity of the San Francisco Bay area by assisting with and promoting special cultural events. She recently sponsored 2,000 public schools in rural India to advance computer literacy skills for children and is a foster mother to a 10 year old.

Jasvir Gill

Founder and CEO

Leading the charge of digital transformation and security convergence is Jasvir Gill, Founder and CEO of Alert Enterprise, Inc. An accomplished engineer by trade, Gill is driving the long-overdue digital transformation of the physical security industry.

Prior to launching Alert Enterprise, Gill was the founder and CEO of Virsa Systems, where he grew the company into a global leader of application security software. An early pioneer in establishing governance, risk and compliance as a software market segment, he drove exponential growth at Virsa, facilitating its acquisition by SAP in 2006.

In his free time, Jasvir helps drive social and economic empowerment in the community. He’s also a trustee at the American India Foundation.