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Thu, 2016-06-23 06:00 AM
June 20, 2016 EU citizens aged 18 years and above, holding an Electronic Passport and flying out or into the Schengen area will be using 9 Automated Border Control eGates to cross the border at the...
Wed, 2016-06-22 06:30 AM
BILLERICA, MA June 21, 2016 American Science and Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASEI) (“AS&E” or the “Company”), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection solutions, today announced...
Wed, 2016-06-22 06:30 AM
WASHINGTON June 21, 2016 Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft...
Wed, 2016-06-22 06:30 AM
CANTERBURY, KENT, UK June 21, 2016 The crash of an Egypt Air Flight 804 recently again raised concerns over whether a vulnerability in pre-flight security has led to another deadly terrorist attacks...
Tue, 2016-06-21 08:31 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsOn Thursday, a drone will take off from a ship off the coast of southern New Jersey and conduct the first ship-to-shore delivery in the United...
Tue, 2016-06-21 06:00 AM
MCLEAN, VA June 20, 2016 Aireon LLC has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with two leading Russian organizations, JSC AZIMUT and JSC INFOCOM-Avia, to evaluate the benefits of deploying space-...
Wed, 2016-06-15 10:02 AM
WILMINGTON, MA June 9, 2016 Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications,...
Wed, 2016-06-15 06:00 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe Federal Aviation Administration announced earlier this week it will seek a $350,000 fine against e-retail giant Amazon.com for a violation of...
Wed, 2016-06-15 05:58 AM
WASHINGTON – The American Federation of Government Employees, the union representing Transportation Security Officers at our nation’s airports, says recent Congressional actions to reduce passenger...
Fri, 2016-06-10 12:30 PM

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Now In its 7th year of saluting the top leaders in new technologies and innovative security strategies, GSN is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in the 2016 targeted Airport, Seaport,...
Thu, 2016-06-09 06:00 AM
COLUMBUS, OH June 7, 2016ProjectGrid.com®’s iiCollectorTM web-app is an automated tool airport officials can use to manage daily self-inspection and overall airport operations. Recently presented at...
Wed, 2016-06-08 06:00 AM
MELBOURNE, FL June 7, 2016 SD Route Alerts is a premium enhancement to SD GeoServices. Powered by FlightDeck Freedom®, the technology provides pilots advanced warning so they can avoid turbulence,...

Commentary and Opinions

By Don SteinmanIn a recent statement, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas wrote, "Our nation’s aviation security relies on a multi-layered approach that includes information sharing, enhanced technology and security screening. On Christmas day, that system failed."Moving beyond the checkpoint
By John ByrnesCurrent systems are failing usCurrent systems in place to identify and manage individuals like Major Nidal Malik Hasan, whose alleged massacre took the lives of 13 soldiers and wounded 29 others, and Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian national on Northwest Flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day are not working! 
By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to collaborate to improve homeland security operations.Whether responding to a natural disaster or sharing intelligence to thwart a terrorist plot, video conferencing technology allows organizations to connect quickly and collaborate meaningfully.
Leaving Seattle recently, I was in for a surprise. As six of my colleagues and I stood in line for an airport security check, we were all told to step aside for secondary screening. They wanted to search our turbans -- mandatory religious articles of our Sikh faith. Each of us was pulled out of line while other passengers stared at the group being corralled. As several screeners investigated our turbans, the wasted time and resources made me uneasy.
 

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Bohemia, NY, March - Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces the new BU-67125W Compact Avionics Interface Computer (AIC-RC), offering a completely customizable, off-...

Westford, MA, December 10 – Tyco Security Products introduces the new Illustra Pro 2 megapixel 30x PTZ camera, offering a powerful 30x optical z...

Ridgefield Park, NJ, December 7 - DVTEL, which was recently acquired by FLIR, is excited to announce the next generation Ariel dome  and bullet cameras set a new standard o...

Seattle, WA, December 3 - The Port of Seattle announced the launch of the state-of-the-art runway management solution RunWize™, which includes FODetect®, automated Foreign Objec...

San Diego – CohuHD Costar is proud to introduce the first in the RISE series of high-performance video cameras - the RISE 4260HD PTZ camera.  Designed and built using the l...

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