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Wed, 2016-07-20 09:39 AM

Udall

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced more than $10.4 million to support border security and emergency preparedness in New Mexico. The grants were awarded through...
Wed, 2016-07-06 07:00 AM
PHOENIX, AZ June 30, 2016 GlobalTranz, a leading Arizona freight brokerage and advanced logistics software firm announced today that they are now certified members of CargoNet. This announcement...
Tue, 2016-07-05 06:37 AM
MASSENA, NY U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, hosted area media for a demonstration of the new Virtual Training simulator system on June 29. The system consists of a...
Wed, 2016-06-29 10:45 AM
COLUMBUS, OH June 28, 2016 To advance the world’s largest trading relationship, an actionable set of deliverables was agreed to by business, policy, and political leaders from Canada and the U.S. at...
Thu, 2016-06-23 07:00 AM

Dougherty

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its highly-anticipated call to industry to share solutions for the Biometric Exit Program. The Request for...
Thu, 2016-06-23 07:00 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 07:30 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...
Fri, 2016-06-17 07:00 AM
LONDON June 16, 2016 IFSEC International, organized by UBM EMEA, have today announced the introduction in 2017 of the new Borders & Infrastructure Exhibition area, directly focusing on large...
Fri, 2016-06-10 01:30 PM

Brooks

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,...
Wed, 2016-06-08 07:00 AM
DALLAS, June 3, 2016 COPsync, Inc.
Mon, 2016-06-06 07:00 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 08:02 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...

Commentary and Opinions

National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger renewed the association’s push for national data security and breach notification standards for retailers amid news of a possible data breach at Chick-fil-A chain restaurants.
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle used in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death.
Using data from 4,000 U.S. armed services personnel, a forensic anatomist has found that people are more easily and accurately identified by their body measurements than their facial features -- even through clothing.Teghan Lucas, University of Adelaide PhD student, says that “body recognition,” using just eight measurements, can reduce the chance of finding someone with duplicate measurements to one in a quintillion.
With more than 10 million purported attempts to break into Pentagon systems and servers each day, it was not surprising when the White House confirmed that individuals thought to be working for the Russian government attempted to hack its servers.
The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization today questioned the wisdom of the White House putting “politics above national security” if it carries through with its plan to give amnesty to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants through an executive order.
 

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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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