Fortior Solutions Honored with Platinum Level 2022 “ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award

11/12/2022 –

Fortior Solutions is pleased to announce that it received the Platinum level 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award from American Security Today (AST) for Best Access Control & Authentication Solution for the company’s RAPIDGate® and RAPID-RCx® programs.

The ‘ASTORS’ awards event was held in New York City at ISC East on November 16th, 2022, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Diane Sabatino, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, U.S. Customers and Border Protection, served as the keynote speaker.  Former New York City  Police Commissioner William J. Bratton, the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Leadership & Innovation Person of the Year, was one of many special guests.

The ‘ASTORS’ Awards, now in its seventh year, is among the nation’s top events which is held each year to recognize industry leaders in the U.S. homeland security sector in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to keep our nation secure.

This is the third time Fortor Solutions has been honored with ‘ASTORS’ awards. In 2016, Fortior Solutions received a Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award for Best Access Control & Authentication Solution and a Gold ‘ASTORS’ Award for Best Integrated System for HSPD-12 & FIPS 201 Compliance Category. In 2021, the company received two Platinum level 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, for Best Access Control & Authentication Solution, RAPIDGate® and RAPID-RCx®, and for Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation.

AST’s recognition of Fortior Solutions underscores the company’s many important contributions to safety and security.  The company, founded more than 20 years ago, continues to innovate and evolve its identity and access control solutions. Fortior Solutions President and CEO Jim Robell commented, “We are honored to accept this award for a third time for our RAPIDGate and RAPID-RCx programs. We take pride in what we do at Fortior Solution, and we feel privileged to be a part of the homeland security community. Our company is committed to continue innovating and leading to help protect and serve our nation.”

In addition to this year’s company-level awards, Mr. Robell was named Person of the Year for AST’s Platinum level 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Industry Leadership & Innovation.

About Fortior Solutions:

Fortior Solutions is the market leader in high-assurance identity solutions used by the government and critical infrastructure. The company offers innovative technology programs for access control and pandemic and emergency response. Fortior Solutions provides end-to-end trusted identity programs offering full lifecycle management through the combination of registration, identity proofing, verification, vetting, credentialing and identity authentication for government, critical infrastructure, and individuals including contractors, vendors and other authorized personnel. Fortior Solutions is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon and has been delivering trusted identity solutions to customers since November 2001.

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