ASHBURN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Telos® Identity Management Solutions, LLC (Telos ID), a leading provider of identity management and access solutions for the world’s most security-conscious agencies and organizations, today announced that the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has contracted with Telos ID to provide Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-approved Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services for processing worker background checks at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Telos ID’s DAC services improve data integrity, increase the efficiency of credentialing operations, and reduce costs. Aviation channeling services enable submissions of workers’ biographic and biometric data to conduct background checks required of individuals working in secure areas of U.S. commercial airports. Telos ID conducted onsite DAC and Rap Back training and integrated with the LAX credentialing management system.
“The DAC services deployment at Los Angeles International Airport is notable for its size,” said Dawn E. Lucini, vice president of aviation security, Telos ID. “With more than 54 thousand badge holders, we have streamlined the worker background check process, while upholding the high security standards at LAX in an effective and efficient manner.”
Telos ID’s DAC services meet TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requirements for handling personally identifiable information and, as an encrypted, web-based solution, Telos ID’s DAC users securely access the system wherever they have an internet connection. Its modular design supports each airport’s and air carrier’s needs, and users can perform multiple functions on one platform.
“Telos ID is fast becoming the recognized leader in assuring the identities of aviation workers with advanced biometric and enrollment solutions,” said Lucini. “We are pleased to support the city of Los Angeles and its world-class airport in their efforts to provide excellence in identity management services, all while reducing costs and providing superior customer care and flexibility.”
About Telos ID
Telos ID, a TSA-approved Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) provider and FBI-certified channeler, is among the world’s leading providers of biometric, identity management and insider threat solutions. Telos ID is among the world’s leading providers of identity management and access solutions. For more than 20 years, Telos ID has protected people, critical facilities and information assets around the world, serving the Department of Defense, the federal government’s National Security community and commercial enterprises. We offer a full lifecycle IT service management and service delivery capability for biometric and identity solutions deployed around the world. For more information, please visit www.aviationchanneling.com.