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Backed up by research findings of the New York Times and the Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, three consecutive speakers at an April 10 public discussion conducted in...
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DNCR) has warned anglers as well as other visitors to wooded areas to take preventive measures to stop wildfires. This warning comes...
Boston city officials have released detailed public safety plans for Boston’s approximately two miles of marathon route when the 118th Boston Marathon takes place April 21. In addition to an...

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In the wake of yesterday’s murderous rampage by a 73-year old former head of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan at a Jewish Community Center and an assisted living facility in Overland, KS,...
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at keeping terrorists from serving at the United Nations.The bill, sponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Congressman Doug Lamborn (R-CO),...
The Senate has approved two nominees for central DHS posts: Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Francis X. Taylor and Under Secretary for Science and Technology Dr. Reggie Brothers.“As I...
By John Merlino - Pending legislation on immigration presents a prime opportunity for government agencies to rethink how to use technology to mitigate risks at our borders and key entry points....
Government Security News has announced that its 2014 Airport, Seaport and Border Security Awards is officially open for nominations at www.asbsecurityawards.com.
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations at Detroit Metro Airport has announced the arrest of a man for alleged violation of immigration law. The United Kingdom citizen...
“Most of the government’s sensitive information is not in databases, but in files such as PDFs, PowerPoint slides, and Word documents. As a matter of fact, the Snowden NSA leak was all files,” said...
The New York Times and the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) at Syracuse University each independently confirmed this week that the largest increases in deportations under President...
Hospitals can be stressful places, and can face a host of potentially violent threats, ranging from potential revenge killings to domestic violence to disgruntled employees. But medical facilities...

Company News

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) and AlertID, a public safety app company, are joining forces to provide educational outreach and support services throughout the month of April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Sunnyvale, CA-based Good Technology, a provider of secure mobility, and MobilityLab, a provider of next-generation enterprise mobility solutions, have announced MobileSputnik for Good. This new version of MobileSputnik, the productivity app that turns tablets into mobile workplaces, is now available for iPad users on the Good Dynamics Marketplace.

St. Paul, MN-based Shavlik, a provider of agentless patch management, and Carahsoft Technology, the government IT solutions provider, have announced that they have entered into a government-focused distribution agreement. The companies will work together to address demand for Shavlik's solutions for patch and IT management within federal government organizations.

Austin, TX-based Quarri Technologies, a web information security software company, has announced a strategic partnership with Stoneware, a Lenovo company, to resell Quarri’s products. Quarri’s secure browser technology provides Stoneware customers with the ability to protect sensitive data delivered through the cloud to endpoint devices like PCs, laptops, and mobile devices.

The X Series mini dome IP cameras from Sony Electronics have been named winner in the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) 2014 New Product Showcase (NPS) for the “Best of Video Surveillance Cameras IP” Award at the NPS awards ceremony at ISC West on April 2.

Commentary and Opinion

By Richard Brent

It’s 2014 and time for a new way of thinking when it comes to security. It’s kind of like our five senses, we have each one for a reason and they are all equally valuable. We need to start giving audio the same amount of attention that we give video when it relates to security. Both...

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