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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.
By Steve Bittenbender
Denver International Airport last week announced it has created a working group consisting of local, state and national officials to proactively address concerns regarding the use of unmanned aircraft, better known as drones, near it and other airports.
RELM wireless receives awards totaling $26.2 million from U.S. Department of Homeland Security tactical communications contract for Project 25 portable radios and repeaters
West Melbourne, FL, September 30 - RELM Wireless Corporation today announced that it received awards under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Tactical Communications (TacCom) Contract totaling $26.2 million for its KNG series portable radios, repeaters and accessories. The equipment will be deployed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at over 400 airports in the continental U.S. as well as locations outside the continental U.S.
Businesses must maximize mobile app management or risk wasting investment and disappointing users, Accenture study finds
New York, NY, September 28 - The vast majority of executives recognize the value of mobile apps for their business (87 percent), but very few are well prepared to successfully deploy and maintain those apps, finds a new Accenture study.
Washington, DC, September 30 - On Nov. 13, 2015, the Newseum will open "Inside Today's FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror," a new version of its popular FBI exhibit, featuring never-before-displayed evidence and artifacts from some of the FBI's biggest cases. In the post-9/11 era, the bureau's top priorities are terrorists, spies and cybercriminals, stalked with powerful new surveillance technologies.
Nortek Security & Control broadens Numera's service network by integrating with affiliated monitoring
Carlsbad, CA, September 24 - Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek, Inc. company and a leader in the security, health and wellness, and home control markets, today announced that its Numera Libris mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) is now supported by Affiliated Monitoring services. Numera Libris is immediately available to all Affiliated Monitoring partners in the U.S.
MT2 launches their 'Scan. Shoot. Support!' campaign for the 2015 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference
Arvanda, CO, October 1 - In honor of those who Protect and Serve, MT2 is on a mission to support the Wounded Warrior Project and Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS). When you visit their booth #1444, scan your ID badge & shoot in their electronic firing range game, they will donate $3 to each Organization (up to $3,000). You also will be registered in their drawing giving away 2 full Range Assessment packages ($8,000 value).
By Steve Bittenbender
One of America’s largest ports has partnered with AtHoc to have the crisis communications provider develop a system that will enable port leaders to send out messages to employees, government officials, tenants and other key stakeholders.
The Port of Houston Authority intends to create a “Connected Community” that enables effective, secure communication during emergencies, AtHoc said in a press release.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.