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GSN Homeland Security Awards 2016 - Awards Categories

Welcome | Award Categories | Entry Kit

 

GSN Homeland Security Awards 2016 - Awards Categories

Category #1: Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions Judging in this category is based on a combination of:

- Increase in client organization’s security
- Technological innovation or improvement
- Filling a recognized government IT security need
- Flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs

  • Best Anti-Malware Solution
  • Best Identity Management Platform
  • Best Enterprise File Solution
  • Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solution
  • Best Cyber Operational Risk Intelligence
  • Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution
  • Best Email Security and Integrity Solution
  • Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution
  • Best Forensic Software 
  • Best Big Data Analytics Solution
  • Best Threat Intelligence Solution
  • Best Network Security/Enterprise Firewall
  • Best Privileged Access Management Solution
  • Best Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation Solution
  • Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution
  • Best Security Infrastructure Orchestration
  • Best Server Security Solution


Category #2: Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions
Judging in this category is based on a combination of:
- Increase in client organization
- Technological innovation or improvement
- Filling a recognized government IT security need
- Flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs

PHYSICAL SECURITY ACCESS CONTROL & Identification

  • Best Biometric Identification System
  • Best Biometric Matching System
  • Best Fingerprint/Facial Recognition System
  • Best Automatic Border Patrol System (Gates, Barriers, Kiosks, etc)
  • Best ePassport Readers
  • Best Physical/Logical Privileged Access Solution
  • Best Mobile Device Processing
  • Best Access Control Hardware


COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTIONS

  • Best Interoperable First Responder Communications
  • Best Lock-Down and 9-1-1 Notification in Active Shooter Situations
  • Best Satellite-Based Broad Band Communications Solution
  • Best Satellite Search and Rescue, Distress Beacon Connection Solutions
  • Best Satellite Connectivity Infrastructure, Positioning, Emergency Response
  • Best Automatic Identification System (AIS) tracking for marine pipeline protection


DETECTION PRODUCTS

  • Best Chemical Detection Product or Solution
  • Best Explosives Detection Product or Solution
  • Best Walk-Through Metal Detector Solutions
  •  Best Nuclear/Radiation Detection Solution
  • Best Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPAR)
  • Best High Tech Scanners for Airport Card Containers


VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTIONS

  • Best City-Wide Video Surveillance Solution
  • Best Smart Surveillance of Moving Vehicles Solution
  • Best Video Detection/Autonomous Sensor Control for Mobile Surveillance
  • Best Audio Surveillance Solution
  • Best Thermal, Night Vision, Infrared Cameras
  • Best Edge Recording Storage Technology


OTHER PRODUCTS

  • Best Perimeter Protection, Intrusion Detection System
  • Best Crash Barriers (Gates, Fences, Barriers, Bollards)
  • Best Physical Security Information Management Solution (PSIM)
  • Best Guard Booths
  • Best High-Tech Scanners for Airport Cargo Containers


SERVICES/EDUCATION

  • Best Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, Clean-up
  • Best Guard Service, Facility Security, Force Protection Service
  • Best College/University in Homeland Security
  • Best Seaport/Maritime Security Education Provider


CATEGORY 3: GSN 2016 Government Excellence Award

Judging in this category will be based on one or more of the following criteria:
- Development of successful strategy and increase in public safety
- Providing a notable solution to a recognized problem
- Reduction in cost and/or major increase in efficiency and effectiveness
- Decisive, success action to response to threat or emergency

  • Most Notable Airport/Aviation Security Program
  • Most Notable Maritime/Seaport Security Program
  • Most Notable Mass Transit Security Program
  • Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Protection Program
  • Most Notable Cybersecurity Program or Technology
  • Most Notable Emergency Response Implementation – Federal, State or Local
  • Most Notable Law Enforcement Interdiction, Arrest, Counter Terrorism or Crime Protection Program – Federal, State or Local
  • Most Notable Municipal/County Security Program, Project or Initiative
  • Most Notable State Government Security Program , Project or Initiative
  • Most Notable Federal Government Security Program, Project of Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSN Homeland Security Awards 2016 - Awards Categories

Welcome | Award Categories | Entry Kit | Judging | Awards Ceremony | Sponsorships

 

Category #1: Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions
Judging in this category is based on a combination of:
- Increase in client organization’s security
- Technological innovation or improvement
- Filling a recognized government IT security need
- Flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs

  • Best Anti-Malware Solution
  • Best Identity Management Platform
  • Best Enterprise File Solution
  • Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solution
  • Best Cyber Operational Risk Intelligence
  • Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution
  • Best Email Security and Integrity Solution
  • Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution
  • Best Forensic Software  
  • Best Big Data Analytics Solution
  • Best Threat Intelligence Solution
  • Best Network Security/Enterprise Firewall
  • Best Privileged Access Management Solution
  • Best Continuous Monitoring and Mitigation Solution
  • Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution
  • Best Security Infrastructure Orchestration
  • Best Server Security Solution

 

Category #2: Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions

Judging in this category is based on a combination of:

- Increase in client organization

- Technological innovation or improvement

- Filling a recognized government IT security need

-Flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs

 

PHYSICAL SECURITY ACCESS CONTROL & Identification

 

  • Best Biometric Identification System
  • Best Biometric Matching System
  • Best Fingerprint/Facial Recognition System
  • Best Automatic Border Patrol System (Gates, Barriers, Kiosks, etc)
  • Best ePassport Readers
  • Best Physical/Logical Privileged Access Solution
  • Best Mobile Device Processing
  • Best Access Control Hardware

 

COMMUNICATIONS SOLUTIONS

 

  • Best Interoperable First Responder Communications
  • Best Law Enforcement one Button Lock-down and immediate 9-1-1 Notification in Shooter Scenarios
  • Best Fingerprint/Facial Recognition Systems
  • Best Automated Border Patrol Package (Gates, Barriers, Kiosks, etc)
  • Best ePassport Readers and Solutions
  • Best Physical/Logical Privileged Access Solution
  • Best Mobile Device Processing
  • Best Access Control Hardware

 

DETECTION PRODUCTS

 

  • Best Chemical Detection Product or Solution
  • Best Explosives Detection Product or Solution
  • Best Walk-Through Metal Detector Solutions
  • Best Nuclear/Radiation Detection Solution
  • Best Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPAR)
  • Best High Tech Scanners for Airport Card Containers

 

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SOLUTIONS

 

  • Best City-Wide Video Surveillance 
  • Best Video Management Software
  • Best IP Security Access Control
  • Best Audio Surveillance, Communications Platform
  • Best Thermo, Nightvision, Infrared Cameras
  • Best Video Storage/Digital Transmission System

 

OTHER PRODUCTS

 

  • Best Perimeter Protection, Intrusion Detection System
  • Best Crash Barriers (Gates, Fences, Barriers, Bollards)
  • Best Physical Security Information Management Solution (PSIM)
  • Best Guard Booths
  • Best High-Tech Scanners for Airport Cargo Containers

 

SERVICES/EDUCATION

  • Best Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, Clean-up
  • Best Guard Service, Facility Security, Force Protection Service
  • Best College/University in Homeland Security
  • Best Seaport/Maritime Security Education Provider

 

CATEGORY 3: GSN 2016 Government Excellence Award

Judging in this category will be based on one or more of the following criteria:

-Development of successful strategy and increase in public safety

-Providing a notable solution to a recognized problem

-Reduction in cost and/or major increase in efficiency and effectiveness

-Decisive, success action to response to threat or emergency

 

  • Most Notable Airport/Aviation Security Program
  • Most Notable Maritime/Seaport Security Program
  • Most Notable Mass Transit Security Program
  • Most Notable Critical Infrastructure Protection Program
  • Most Notable Cybersecurity Program or Technology
  • Most Notable Emergency Response Implementation – Federal, State or Local
  • Most Notable Law Enforcement Interdiction, Arrest, Counter Terrorism or Crime Protection Program – Federal, State or Local
  • Most Notable Municipal/County Security Program, Project or Initiative
  • Most Notable State Government Security Program , Project or Initiative
  • Most Notable Federal Government Security Program, Project of Initiative

 

 


For questions on any aspect of the GSN 2016 Homeland Security Awards Program

Please contact:

Adrian Courtenauy, CEO and Editorial Director, mmadsen@gsnmagazine.com, or by phone at 732-233-8119

2014 Sponsors

 

 

Objectivity  Vanguard  BRS labs  Cardinal Point Strategies
 

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