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RaySecur says at least 10 times a day someone sends a suspicious package containing powder, liquid or some other kind of hazard.
The Boston, Mass.-based startup says its desktop-sized 3D real-time scanning technology, dubbed MailSecur, can intercept and detect threats in the mailroom before they ever make it onto the office floor.
CLEVELAND, October 29, 2019 — Winners of the R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
“This awards program is so well recognized across the R&D community. Being named as one of the R&D 100 is an incredible honor,” said Paul J. Heney, Vice President, Editorial Director for R&D World.”
Alex is the CEO of RaySecur. Raysecur has developed breakthrough imaging technology based on millimeter waves.
The MailSecur systems provide real-time, 3D imaging to detect even the smallest threats – a vast improvement over traditional static 2D X-ray scanning.
During the 2021 Prism Awards, SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Photonics Media recognized the leading optics and photonics products on the market.
The 13th annual ceremony — normally an invitation-only, black-tie affair held during SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco — was held online, streaming from the Prism Awards website.
Jun 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.”
The full report can be downloaded from https://raysecur.com/2020-report-download/
The RaySecur Annual Report combines national data with
examples that are publicly known worldwide, such as the sending
of over 20 mail bombs and hoaxes in The Netherlands that were part of a Bitcoin extortion scheme.
Apr 19, 2021
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.
Mar 3, 2021
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.
Jan 7, 2021
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.
Aug 21, 2020
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.”
May 27, 2020
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 times1; many companies that have laid off employees, or cut pay or services, are reporting an increased number of threats.
Feb 13, 2020
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).
Dec 5, 2019
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.