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Mon, 2016-06-06 06:00 AM
Special Notice:Due to a change in strategy by one of the companies submitting entries in GSN’s 2016 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, GSN has agreed to postpone the announcements for...
Wed, 2016-06-01 07:02 AM

Rep. McSally

By Steve Bittenbender Editor, Government Security News Most people agree that technology is an essential part of any solution that secures the United States’ border with Mexico. However, an Arizona...
Wed, 2016-05-25 06:00 AM

CBP AMO Blackhawk helicopter

AGUADILLA, PR – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agents apprehended between Sunday and Monday 29 undocumented migrants, 28 from Cuba and one from the Dominican Republic, after...
Mon, 2016-05-16 01:49 AM
WASHINGTON (HOMELAND.HOUSE.GOV) MAY 12, 2016This week U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, returned to Washington, D.C. after leading a bipartisan...
Wed, 2016-05-11 01:39 AM
TUCSON, AZ (CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION) MAY 10, 2016It all began just after 5 p.m. Monday when camera operators got a brief look at a suspicious vehicle traveling north on a Forest Service road...
Wed, 2016-05-04 01:47 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsThe National Transportation Safety Board announced on Tuesday that a short circuit in electrical wiring led to smoke pouring into a Washington...
Wed, 2016-05-04 01:09 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsSaying they’re acting on behalf of their constituents, New Mexico’s U.S. senators have reached out to the commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border...
Wed, 2016-04-27 02:32 AM
The mega-ship the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin called in at the Port of Los Angeles in December, 2015. Capable of carrying 18,000 TEUs and only 80% full, it took four full days to unload 11,200 cargo...
Wed, 2016-04-27 02:06 AM
By Steve BittenbenderThe city of Phoenix is well represented on a list that every city wants to avoid.The Arizona state capital has three of the five worst railroad crossings in the United States....
Wed, 2016-04-27 01:53 AM
By Steve BittenbenderOfficials from the National Transportation Safety Board announced Tuesday afternoon that the second mission succeeded in finding the data recorder from the sunken El Faro cargo...
Tue, 2016-04-19 10:36 PM
CALEXICO, Calif. (News Release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection) – An El Centro Sector Border Patrol agent assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol Station discovered a cross border tunnel...
Tue, 2016-04-19 08:21 PM
By Steve BittenbenderTwo months after it was first announced, the National Transportation Safety Board has announced its second search to locate the data recorder for a freighter lost at sea last...

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By Nimrod LuriaPolice and FBI are investigating defacement attacks on numerous North American websites in which attackers placed an ISIS flag banner on website home pages and played an Arabic song in the background, as reported by NBC News.The sites appear to have one thing in common: they are all built on the WordPress content management platform.
By Fraser ThomasLast week the US Congress began the process of making President Obama’s State of the Union address, where he focused on ways to secure the nation's businesses and infrastructure in cyberspace, a reality.On Wednesday two House members reintroduced a bill requiring companies to meet a specific set of data security standards when handling customers’ personal information.
By Michael D. HelmMost Americans do not know who Ali al-Marri is and it is my sincere hope that they never find out because of another horrendous attack. Nonetheless, it is extremely alarming that not only has our government released the convicted al-Qaeda operative from U.S. custody to Qatar, but that it has also gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media.
 

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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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