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Security Cracks at the White House; Should Ultrak Guard Nuclear Labs; Struggling to fix the Secret Service
The new security system at the White House has frequent problems. This report reveals that how the operational failure could pose a threat to the White House. The system gives inaccurate information about White House guests and has been down for more than a day, though it is supposed to be operational 24/7. According to this article sources reveal that the system has not been adequately tested.
Insight reports on problems with a computer security system installed at the White House in 2001. The stories reveal that the system had once been down for a day; had not been tested but the factory before being installed; frequently gives inaccurate information about White House guests. A major finding is that security system lead contractor, Ultrak, Inc., has been taken over by Niklaus Zenger of Switzerland, who has ties to the Russian military.