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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.

OzVision

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.

VideoIQ

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.

T3 Motion

Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

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.

American Waterways Operators and American Chemistry Council renew pact promoting safety

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WASHINGTON April 25, 2017 The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and The American Chemistry Council (ACC) have renewed for three years a Memorandum of Agreement to promote environmental, health, safety and security performance through ACC's Responsible Care and AWO's Responsible Carrier Program. This agreement was originally executed in 2006, and subsequently renewed in 2010 and 2013. 

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Norfolk Southern honors 55 customers for safe shipping of chemical products

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NORFOLK, VA April 10, 2017 Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has awarded its 2016 Thoroughbred Chemical Safety Award to 55 customers, recognizing their safe handling of rail-shipped product regulated as hazardous material. The companies safely shipped 208,503 carloads of chemical products over the railroad's network during 2016.

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Bastille warns radio-based hacks pose risk to national infrastructure

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SAN FRANCISCO Bastille, the leader in enterprise threat detection through software-defined radio, has issued a warning in the wake of the recent radio frequency (RF) hacking of the Dallas emergency system that set off more than 150 weather sirens citywide for more than 90 minutes. According to Dallas officials, the hack was conducted through radio frequencies. As a result of the incident, Bastille is urging governments and enterprises to reassess their current security posture to ensure their radio-configurable critical infrastructure is protected.

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