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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.

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.

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.

McKinnell named new VP, Public Affairs for Florida Ports Council

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Niki McKinnell

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 Deputy Director of the Office of Public Information at The Florida Bar.

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Boon Edam installs new security turnstiles in Peruvian port

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LILLINGTON, NC (PRWEB) MAY 13, 2016

Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced that APM Terminals Callao has installed Turnlock 100 full height turnstiles at the Multipurpose North Terminal of Callao in Peru as part of a large-scale physical security plan to protect one of the largest marine terminals in the region from criminal activity.

Global Trend to Increase Security at Ports

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After 70-day patrol is Pacific, Coast Guard’s Escanaba returning to port

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BOSTON

The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is scheduled to return to its homeport in Boston, Sunday following a 70-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

During its 12,000 nautical mile patrol, the Escanaba interdicted over 1,200 kilograms of cocaine, 20 kilograms of heroin, and seven suspected narcotics traffickers.

They also worked with a Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron to pursue and board six vessels of interest.

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CyberPoint subsidiary wins contracts to participate in Department of Homeland Security pilot

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BALTIMORE (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 2, 2016

CyberPoint International, LLC announced today that it has been awarded a fixed price contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Borders and Maritime Security Division (BMD) to participate in the Container Security Device Technology Demonstration for the US/EU Global Supply Chain Pilot Project. AKUA LLC, a subsidiary of CyberPoint, develops security solutions for customers in the logistics and supply chain markets.  

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issues RFP to develop long-range master growth plan

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April 11, 2016 - The Port Authority announced today that a comprehensive review will be undertaken of the Port of New York and New Jersey covering more than 3,000 acres of cargo facilities in order to better evaluate and plan for future growth, improve operations and enhance revenue and job creation opportunities.

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