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GSN announces Winners and Finalists in the 2016 Homeland Security Awards Program

Touhill

• Securiport - Finalist

• Solar Winds Worldwide - Finalist

Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution

• Netwrix - Winner

• SolarWinds Worldwide - Winner

Best Security Infrastructure Orchestration

• Phantom - Winner

Best Server Security Solution

• BlueRidge - Winner

Category #2: Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions

Judging in this category is based on a combination of:

 

  • Increase in client organization
  • Technological innovation or improvement
  • Filling a recognized government IT security need
  • Flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs

 

PHYSICAL SECURITY ACCESS CONTROL, IDENTIFICATION, COMMUNICATIONS

Best Biometric Identification System

• No Entry

Best Access Control Hardware

• Identive - Winner

Best Asset Tracking With Pairing Technology

• Offsite Vision Holdings - Winner

Best Mass Notification System

• Amplifox Sound Systems - Winner

• LRAD 2 – Finalist

• Rave Mobile Security - Finalist

Best Acoustic Hailing Service

• Amplivox Sound System – Finalist

• LRAD - Winner

Best Lock-Down and 9-1-1 Notification in Active Shooter Situations

• Rave Mobile Safety - Winner

Best Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Solution

• Shooter Detection System -- Winner

DETECTION PRODUCTS

Best Chemical Detection Product or Solution

• FLIR - Winner

Best Explosives Detection Product or Solution

• FLIR - Winner

Best Nuclear/Radiation Detection Solution

• FLIR - Winner

Best Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPAR)

• Perceptics LLC - Winner

Best Satellite-Based Broad Band Communications Solution

• Inmarsat - Winner

Best Search and Rescue, Distress Beacon Connection Solutions

• No Entry

Best Satellite Connectivity Infrastructure, Positioning, Emergency Response

• No Entry

Best Spherical Situational Awareness Imaging Technology

• IC Realtime - Winner

OTHER PRODUCTS

Best Perimeter Protection, Intrusion Detection System

• Ross Technology Corporation - Winner

Best Crash Barriers (Gates, Fences, Barriers, Bollards)

• Ross Technology Corporation - Winner

Best Guard Booths

• B.I.G Enterprises – Winner

SERVICES/EDUCATION

Best Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, Clean-up

• High Rise Escape Systems Inc - Winner

CATEGORY 3: GSN 2016 Government Excellence Award

Judging in this category will be based on one or more of the following criteria:

 

  • Development of successful strategy and increase in public safety
  • Providing a notable solution to a recognized problem
  • Reduction in cost and/or major increase in efficiency and effectiveness
  • Decisive, successful action to respond to threat or emergency

 

Special note on this year’s Government Awards: Rather than relying on predetermined categories, the judges decided instead to select five entries that would best represent the term Government Excellence.

Readers who would like to learn more about the selected entries may go to the GSN 2016 Digital Yearbook of Homeland Security Awards, where descriptions of the Government Excellence Winner’s entries will be posted shortly.

2016 Government Excellence Entry selected by judges:
Name of Agency: USDA Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS)

Category: Most Notable Federal Government Program, Project or Initiative

Name of Product: BeyondTrust Powerbroker

 

2016 Government Excellence Entry selected by judges:

Name of Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Category: Most Notable Cybersecurity Program or Technology

Name of Product, Service or Program: Personal Identity Verification (PIV) and Single Sign On (SSO) enablement

 

2016 Government Excellence Entry selected by judges:

Name of Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications

Category: Most Notable Cybersecurity Program or Technology

Name of Product: National Cybersecurity Assessments and Technical Services (NCATS)

 

2016 Government Excellence Entry selected by judges:

Name of Agency: State of Montana

Category: Most Notable State Government Program, Project or Initiative

Name of Program: State Information Technology Services Division (SITSD), State of Montana

 

 

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