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PureTech Systems is a software company that develops and markets PureActiv, its geospatial analytics solution designed to protect critical perimeters and infrastructure.  Its patented video...


Fri, 2016-06-17 06:00 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 12:30 PM


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 06:00 AM
DALLAS, June 3, 2016 COPsync, Inc.
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....

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...

White Papers

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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