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Boston shut down as bombing suspects chased down

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The greater Boston area is shut down with bus and subway service suspended and local businesses and universities closed, as federal and local authorities chase down two men believed to have carried out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Law enforcement, homeland security, White House vow to find Boston bomber

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Federal, state and local investigators are in the initial stages of tracking down the person or persons responsible for two bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15 that killed three people and wounded over 100, but said no one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The latest details to emerge from the afternoon of chaos in the city included news that the bombs  -- which were stuffed in trashcans near the race route  -- contained ball bearings or BBs meant to cause even more substantial injuries to bystanders.

GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

Va Police Chiefs Assn signs up for online training at PoliceCommunity.Net

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The Response Network, of Hanover, NH, a provider of online training programs for law enforcement and public safety professionals, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) to develop customized in-service training courses that will be available to all Virginia law enforcement personnel on the company’s PoliceCommunity.net online training portal.

Narus 2010 RSA Conference


Greg Oslan, President and CEO of Narus corporation, say Narus’s software provides real-time traffic intelligence that helps carriers, service providers and governments around the world protect and manage large, complex networks. Although the Internet is still in its infancy,  Internet crime is a global issue, and it is time to set up a global ecosystem and  police force. Global criminal behavior and cyber warfare may be death by a thousand papercuts, he states, but it is still death.

Alta Tactical SmartBalloon Persistent Low Altitude Surveillance System Unveiled At Southwest Border Security Week

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MCALLEN, TEXAS (PRWEB As the need to monitor and secure America’s borders intensifies, Coral Gables, Florida-based Altametry, Inc., unveils its new ALTA Tactical SmartBalloon™ system at the 2016 Southwest Border Security Week conference at the Casa De Palmas Renaissance hotel from March 30 to April 1. ALTA Systems™ are created to provide cost efficient Persistent Low Altitude Surveillance™ (PLAS) capabilities to law enforcement, public safety, and homeland security agencies by day or night.

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FRA Announces $25 Million Available for Positive Train Control Implementation

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border_security

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transporation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) today announced that it is accepting applications for $25 million in competitive grant funding available to railroads, suppliers, and state and local governments for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation.  The funding is part of the 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act that funds the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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New Patent Affords More Accurate Video Detection and Fewer False Alarms

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PHOENIX, Ariz.

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