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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
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.
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.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Alan Avidan, President, indicates that OzVision is pushing the forefront of hosted video services for dealers and users. The company’s government market includes military bases, government facilities, and national monuments such as the Washington Monument, the State of Liberty and Ford’s Theater. Avidan calls for dealers and central services to join in the hosted video movement, which he describes as the future of the industry.
Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD Oct. 17, 2016 The Air Traffic Control Association has named Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) the winner of its 2016 Industrial Award for modernizing key air traffic systems that control the most complex and congested airspaces in the nation.
The annual award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in advancing the science of air traffic control, was presented at ATCA's 61st Annual Conference and Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.
SYRACUSE, NY Oct. 17, 2016 Defense and security company Saab has announced that its Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) is now operational for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
“Varian’s Imaging Components business has a 50 plus year history of dedication to the imaging industry.”
—Sunny Sanyal, Senior Vice President and President, Imaging Components
By Steve Bittenbender
Editor, Government Security News
In the last two days the Department of Homeland Security rejected requests from officials in Kentucky and Oklahoma who sought extensions in order to comply with the REAL ID Act, and as a result, residents in those states may now be unable to enter certain federal government facilities.