Press Releases

Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis Joins RaySecur Advisory Board

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RaySecur™, a security imaging technology company with the world’s first DHS Safety Act-designated millimeter wave (mmWave) desktop scanner for mail and package threat detection, announced today that former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has joined its advisory board. Davis will leverage his decades of law enforcement experience to help RaySecur accelerate adoption of its flagship MailSecur mail and package threat detection solutions.

Ed Davis is the latest addition to a world-class team comprising technology, military, security and law enforcement professionals. 

Johnson Controls announces the addition of package screening technology, powered by RaySecur.

CORK, Ireland, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings is announcing the addition of body worn cameras and autonomous robots to its physical security portfolio along with the integration of package screening technology powered by RaySecur.

These intelligent technologies further strengthen Johnson Controls comprehensive building security portfolio and enable customers to extend the power of their systems far beyond the capabilities of traditional access control and video surveillance.

RaySecur Releases Annual Mail Security Report

Cambridge, MA, June 8, 2021 – RaySecur, the leading provider of mail security scanners and related services, announced today that it had released its 2020 Annual Mail Security Report, authored by Chief Security Officer Will Plummer. 

“Once again in 2020 we saw thousands of major threats arrive through the mail,” said Plummer, “including ricin sent to President Trump in The White House and white powder that forced the evacuation of the Subway headquarters in Milford, Ct. These are just a few of the cases that became publicly known, but according to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) over two dozen similar incidents occur daily.”

RaySecur Welcomes Richard Shatilla as Chief Commercial Officer

RaySecur, the leading provider of mail security scanners, announced today the appointment of Richard Shatilla to the position of Chief Commercial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Shatilla will be responsible for leading the company’s commercial activities.

Mr. Shatilla joins RaySecur after leading sales for VOTI Detection from startup through IPO.

“Richard brings a wealth of experience in sales and marketing, product launch, and market access, to accelerate RaySecur’s growth and expansion in the enterprise security space,” said RaySecur’s Chief Executive Officer, Alexander Sappok, Ph.D.

RaySecur Wins Prestigious Prism Award for Innovation

RaySecur receives prestigious Prism Award for its MailSecur scanner, selected as 2021’s top optics and photonics innovation in security technology.

RaySecur’s MailSecur scanner was recognized by the 13th annual Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation – a prestigious international competition sponsored by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE).

Past Prism Award recipients include GE, Intel, Corning, Leica, Dolby, and Raytheon.

RaySecur Named 2021 Prism Awards Finalist

RaySecur, developer of MailSecur, today announced it is a finalist for the 2021 Prism Awards, honoring the best new optics and photonics products on the market.

Founded in 1955, SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, hosts the Prism Awards together with Photonics Media. Past Prism Award recipients include GE, Intel, Corning, Leica, Dolby, and Raytheon, among others. “It’s a real honor to be nominated for a 2021 Prism Award and testament to the breakthroughs RaySecur has achieved in making security imaging systems available to the mass market,” said RaySecur CEO Alexander Sappok, Ph.D.

RaySecur Offers a Mobile Mail Security App

Cambridge, MA, September 28, 2020 – RaySecur, the leading developer and manufacturer of mail security technology and related services, announced today that it has launched its new MailSecur Connect app and services. 

“With our MailSecur scanner we already offered the best mail screening technology for high- and medium-risk facilities,” said RaySecur CEO Alex Sappok. “Now we’re supplementing that and providing an affordable stand-alone mobile app for low-risk sites.”

RaySecur Hosts Election Security Briefing for State Officials

With the politicization of mail-in votes this year, the likelihood of threats is greater than ever. RaySecur offered this briefing to Secretaries of State and National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) members in all 50 states plus territories.

“In the past people have returned mail-in ballots with white powder hoaxes in an attempt to discredit or disrupt the election,” said RaySecur CEO Alex Sappok, Ph.D. “With the level of passion around mail-in votes this year, those threats are even more likely. Given RaySecur’s expertise in mail security, we felt that it was critical that we help election officials prepare for how to detect and handle such threats.”

Re-Opening Companies Face a Major Mail Security Challenge

RaySecur, the leading provider of mail security scanners, announced today that many companies re opening from coronavirus shutdowns are facing a major mail security challenge.

While they were closed and their employees were away, many companies let their mail pile up. Now they are returning to the security challenge that this backlog creates. A third of companies report mail-borne threats in regular times; many companies that have laid off employees, or cut pay or services, are reporting an increased number of threats.

RaySecur Receives Homeland Security Designation

RaySecur Inc., developer of MailSecur™, the world’s first 3D desktop scanners for the safe detection of concealed and potentially dangerous mail items, today announced it has received Designated status by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

RaySecur Seed Funding
Round Announcement

RaySecur Inc., developer of the world’s first 3D desktop scanners for the safe detection of concealed and potentially dangerous items, today announced it has closed a $3M seed round.