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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsOn the day when a Senate committee approved funding for an additional 1,344 Transportation Security Officers, the union representing those...

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven

From staff and wire reportsThe Homeland Security Appropriations bill includes more than just funding for more than 1,300 Transportation Security Officers. Here’s a summary of other critical funding...

Frank DePaola

BOSTON - Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff today that he plans to retire after...

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Check out this new video about Telephonics' critical role during a successful search and rescue mission.“Telephonics is extremely proud that a system designed and developed by its engineers was able...

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WASHINGTON, DC - The American Immigration Council (Council) and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) have teamed up on a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U....
TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida Ports Council announced today that Niki McKinnell has been named Vice President of Public Affairs. McKinnell replaces Jennifer Krell Davis who has accepted a position as...
AGUADILLA, PR – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agents apprehended between Sunday and Monday 29 undocumented migrants, 28 from Cuba and one from the Dominican Republic, after...
TETON, MT and PILOT MOUNTAIN, NC, May 23, 2016Synergem Technologies, Inc, a leading provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) solutions, today announced it has completed the implementation of Teton...
LAS VEGAS, May 23, 2016Today CRU introduced the WiebeTech Ditto DX Forensic FieldStation, its fastest, most capable digital forensic imaging appliance to date. Building on the success of the browser-...
PASCO, WA, May 23, 2016To help address growing concern over the rise of active shooter events across the nation, today Vivid Learning Systems launched a free, online training experience for active...
UNIONDALE, NY, May 20, 2016In preparation for what the National Weather Service has forecasted to be a potentially busy hurricane season, PSEG Long Island hosted its annual hurricane preparedness...
SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2016Building automation, energy services and life safety solutions provider Albireo Energy, LLC ("Albireo Energy") today announced it has been authorized to provide UL-listed...
DENVER, May 23, 2016History doesn't need to repeat itself – not when leaders and citizens understand and apply the lessons of the past. That's the position of information systems expert, researcher...

Editorial

Nobody likes a long wait after a long flightAutomation is transforming the travel experience, and nowhere is this more evident than at international borders. Over the past decade, e-passports,...

Company News

April 6, 2016, HikvisionÒ USA, the North American leader in innovative, award-winning CCTV and IP video surveillance products, is an honored recipient of a Milestone Award from the Security Industry...
Government Security News is very pleased to announce that HID Global, the worldwide trusted provider of secure identity solutions, has agreed to serve as Lead Sponsor of the GSN 2016 Airport, Seaport...
March 10 - Portuguese airline TAP has tasked the Siemens Building Technologies Division with the technical maintenance of its buildings and outdoor areas. This includes maintenance of electrical and...
Fairfax, VA, March 14 - Invincea, the leader in advanced endpoint threat protection, today announced that the company has named GuidePoint Security its 2015 Partner of the Year. This award is given...

Commentary and Opinion

As any Security Operative will be aware, body armor is a wide-ranging term that covers a number of products, and understanding exactly which is best for you can be difficult. Being aware of the different options available to you allows you to better understand how to keep yourself protected. However, even after you have...

By Chris Combs

Almost every commercial diving company is now employing an ROV in some part of their operation. Most recognize the ROV is not a replacement for the diver, but rather a tool to help make his job safer, faster and easier. Inspecting a site with a remote controlled vehicle before sending someone below,...

Fairfax, VA, Jan. 27 - As much as 80 percent of the cyber threats the American public faces today stem from poor or non-existent computer hygiene. U.S. adversaries are using this malady to their strategic advantage and systematically degrading the national infrastructure. They are subverting U.S. economic and...

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ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- nomx ®, developer of the world's most secure email communications device, debuted its first generation hardware this week at booth #17135 during the...
Quanergy Systems, Inc., the leading provider of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, introduced Q-Guard, a complete LiDAR-based security system for perimeter fencing and intrusion detection....
MONTRÉAL, March 30th, 2016 - Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading provider of open-architecture, unified IP security solutions today announced a new subscription model for its flagship unified...
Lexington, SC, March 21 - Avtec, the nation's leading independent provider of Radio over IP (RoIP) dispatch console systems, today announced the upcoming release of ScoutLink™ -- an innovation that...