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Fri, 2010-03-05 01:14 PM
Optelecom-NKF Inc., the supplier of video surveillance solutions, has unveiled its compact H.264 Siqura MD6x PTZ IP camera series.The mini-dome (MD) camera line offers two pan / tilt / zoom (PTZ) IP...
Thu, 2010-03-04 01:56 PM
Washington, DC-based Civitas Group LLC, a well-known investment and advisory firm serving the homeland security and national security markets, has added two new directors.Andrew Weis has joined the...
Wed, 2010-03-03 12:45 PM
The George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) has appointed 14 new steering committee members.  HSPI describes the group as a “bipartisan cadre.” It includes two...
Wed, 2010-03-03 11:58 AM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plans to develop a 700 MHz Public Safety Broadband Demonstration Network, which will provide a “multi-vendor, neutral host environment” in...
Mon, 2010-03-01 02:51 PM
Sacramento, CA-based Traffic Safety Corp. has unveiled the TS300, its under-vehicle security and safety inspection fixture.According to the company, the TS300 fixture is designed to aid security and...
Mon, 2010-03-01 11:38 AM
Otay Mesa
The General Services Administration, which is planning to acquire 10 additional acres to the east of the Otay Mesa land port of entry in San Diego, CA -- and will modernize the existing car and bus...
Wed, 2010-02-24 10:26 PM
For years, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and its predecessor agencies, have been imposing fines on airlines and passenger ships that have transported too many foreigners to the U.S. who did...
Wed, 2010-02-24 05:42 PM
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) gathers all kinds of personal information about possible “criminal aliens,” and plans to retain that data in “secure facilities behind locked doors” for...
Wed, 2010-02-24 11:54 AM
Mobile surveillance
In an effort to spot approaching illegal immigrants and terrorists at wider ranges and longer distances, Customs and Border Protection has issued a competitive solicitation for what could wind up...
Mon, 2010-02-22 12:01 PM
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIDS), a unit within DHS, plans to award a sole source contract to Economic Systems, Inc., of Falls Church, VA, to provide a Web-based service that will...
Mon, 2010-02-22 09:11 AM
A Massachusetts company that has developed a methodology to detect intrusions into cargo containers has protested the fact that it was not awarded a research contract by the Domestic Nuclear...
Fri, 2010-02-19 01:23 PM
If you’re a border patrol agent looking to get off the front lines and behind a supervisor’s desk, this might be your chance.From now until March 5, 2010, Customs and Border Protection is offering...

Commentary and Opinions

Written by Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council The GOP candidates for President are falling over one another to demonstrate who would be the “toughest” on immigrants and who would finally make U.S. borders “secure.”
Washington, DC, December 1 - Today, a coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief, urging the Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Texas v. United States, which has delayed implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives
By Joshua Breisblatt Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-FL) recently released his immigration plan entitled, “Cruz Plan to Stop Illegal Immigration: Secure the Border, Restore the Rule of Law, and Protect Americans.”
 

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Lehi, UT, January 5 - Converus, Utah technology start-up, says its new lie detection technology called "EyeDetect" is what the U.S. government needs to screen Syrian...

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

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...

HySecurity’s HydraWedge SM50 and StrongArm M30 made a huge splash among the 30,000 ASIS security show attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center in September. ...

Greenville, RI and Uden, The Netherlands, October 27 - Videology announces a new CCD based camera board with 960 horizontal pixels, model 2XK17X.  Alrea...

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Establishing the first line of defense between a facility and a threat on its perimeter, the guard station can also define the image of a facility. Here are twelve questions to ask before specifying a guard booth.

 

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