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Progress has been made in the effort to eliminate infections that commonly threaten hospital patients, including a 46 percent decrease in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) between 2008 and 2013, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, additional work is needed to continue to improve patient safety.
The Rochester, NY-based Harris Corporation has received a $15 million order to expand applications for wideband tactical networking for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Smiths Detection has announced that Elizabeth “Sissy” Pressnell, vice president of government relations for Smiths Group, was re-elected as Chair of the Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC). The SMC works closely with the U.S. Congress and the Administration to represent security manufacturers’ views on critical homeland security issues.
Gilbert, AZ-based Aegis Electronic Group, a distributor and technical support provider of KT&C camera solutions, has announced the addition of KT&C's line of IP, 960H, and HD Mini Video Cameras to their product offerings, ideal for applications where size is a factor and a low price point is necessary.
In 2010, President Barack Obama declared January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the hopes of bringing an end to this form of modern day slavery.
Greenwood Hall’s ‘Safe Campus Community Support Center’ to combat school hazing and other harassment issues
Santa Ana, CA-based Greenwood Hall Inc., an emerging cloud-based education management solutions provider, has announced it will help colleges and universities combat hazing and other student harassment issues with the launch of Safe Campus Community Support Center, a solution that provides campus communities with the ability to anonymously report and discuss concerns relating to violence, discrimination, sexual assault, bullying and other unethical behaviors.
The proliferation of small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aircraft (UAS) presents the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with a challenge in identifying people who don’t follow the rules of the air or who endanger the nation’s airspace. So, the agency is asking the law enforcement community for help, it says.
Director James B. Comey has named Roger C. Stanton special agent in charge of the FBI’s Birmingham Division. Stanton most recently served as section chief of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) section in the Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG).
McLean, VA-based Haystax Technology, and Franz, have announced a technology partnership that will enable Haystax to leverage Franz's AllegroGraph technology for patented algorithms and sophisticated behavior models used in Haystax's insider threat detection solutions.
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic System Communications Company of North America has announced the immediate availability of its new i-PRO ULTRA 360 panoramic indoor (WV-SFN480) and outdoor IP66 rated weather and vandal-resistant (WV-SFV481) fixed dome 360-degree cameras offering ultra-high resolution, ultra sensitivity, ultra intelligence, and ultra toughness.