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Wed, 2016-05-25 07:00 AM

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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 02:49 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 02:39 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 02:47 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 02:09 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 03:32 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 03:06 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 02:53 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 11:36 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 09:21 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...
Mon, 2016-04-18 12:46 AM
Release Date: April 15, 2016 – WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released their annual...
Thu, 2016-04-14 02:02 AM
By Steve Bittenbender A Dallas woman remains behind bars on federal charges after Customs and Border Protection agents caught her with more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside the...

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From emptying classified trash in the Pentagon to providing state-of-the-art security monitoring for America’s most important military installations, private sector contractors are instrumental to securing the nation’s most precious resources -- our sons and daughters.
From September until January, Monday evenings find living rooms across America filled with armchair quarterbacks. During pre-game shows and post-game analyses, experts and amateurs alike discuss the retreat and progress of their favorite teams. Even fantasy leagues abound to test players’ strategic and tactical prowess on the gridiron.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
As we enter into the new fiscal year, three trends are going to be on the minds of every IT leader in Washington, D.C. And -- no big surprise -- they all revolve around Big Data. Those three crucial initiatives that will top the government enterprise priority list in 2015 are application rationalization, virtualization and cyber security.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
 

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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...

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