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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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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.

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.

Michigan city picks Leidos to manage its smart grid initiative

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RESTON, VA July 19, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, will implement the Lansing Board of Water and Light's new smart grid initiative using its new Smart Grid Select™ offering.

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San Jose among five global cities to receive consulting through IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge

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ARMONK, NY, July 20, 2017 IBM's (NYSE:  IBM) Smarter Cities Challenge program (@CitiesChallenge) will be sending teams of company experts to five municipalities through 2018 to provide pro bono consultative advice on issues such as affordable housing, economic development, immigration, and public safety.

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Georgia Power introduces video surveillance and security service

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ATLANTA, July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power introduces SiteView™, a powerful new video surveillance and security tool, offered as part of the company's growing menu of optional services. With SiteView, commercial, industrial and governmental customers have the option to obtain a high-definition camera system, owned, installed and maintained by Georgia Power with no upfront cost. The service will also be available to homeowner associations and multi-family residential developments.

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SafeSky counter drone solution utilized by UEFA in Polish tournament

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GDYNIA, Poland July 4, 2017 SafeSky, produced by Advanced Protection Systems Sp. z o.o. is a unique, multi-sensor drone detection and tracking system that allows effective detection and neutralization of drones day and night in any weather conditions without blind zones providing true dome/umbrella like protection. A combination of proprietary radar, acoustic, vision and RF sensors enables minimized alarm rates detection of small drones at a distance of at least 1000 m.

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