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Peter Boriskin, Director of Product Management for ASSA ABLOY'S Commerical Electronic Access Control Products, indicates that he would like to describe the features and benefits of the SARGENT SE...


Thu, 2016-10-27 08:47 AM
WASHINGTON Oct. 25, 2016 The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced awards to five institutions to study the characteristics of firearms violence, its causes and...
Wed, 2016-10-26 01:18 AM


ARLINGTON, VA Oct. 18, 2016 Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM joined FWD.us in submitting comments to the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed International Entrepreneur Rule,...
Tue, 2016-10-25 03:41 AM


ALEXANDRIA, VA Oct. 24, 2016 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) today announced a series of recommendations for the recently appointed federal chief information security officer (CISO) to consider in order to...
Tue, 2016-10-25 03:32 AM


Oct. 24, 2016 The Department of Justice is expanding the Tribal Access Program (TAP) for National Crime Information which provides federally-recognized tribes access to national crime information...
Fri, 2016-10-21 12:12 AM
A former CEO of a traffic light enforcement camera vendor was sentenced today to 14 months in prison for her role in a multi-year bribery and fraud scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie...
Wed, 2016-10-19 05:39 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsTransportation Secretary Anthony Foxx traveled to New York late last week to deliver some good news to the area’s rail passengers.
Wed, 2016-10-19 02:48 AM


WASHINGTON Oct. 12, 2016 The Association of American Railroads (AAR) is calling on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to withdraw its rule on electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes...
Wed, 2016-10-19 02:15 AM


By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsRaytheon on Tuesday announced the resignation of one of its board members, a former four-star Marine general who earlier this week pleaded guilty...
Tue, 2016-10-18 05:43 AM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA group of nine organizations and individuals filed suit in federal court Monday claiming the Department of Homeland Security has failed to study...
Mon, 2016-10-17 12:49 AM


FALLS CHURCH, VA Oct. 13, 2016 CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) was competitively awarded a $116 million task order to streamline, maintain and upgrade the IT systems of seven offices and bureaus operating...
Fri, 2016-10-14 01:49 AM
SCOTTSDALE, AZ Oct. 13, 2016 The U.S. Coast Guard awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide Rescue 21 program management, system support and maintenance...
Wed, 2016-10-12 07:13 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsIn the last two days the Department of Homeland Security rejected requests from officials in Kentucky and Oklahoma who sought extensions in order...

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Washington, DC, September 11 - Today, the nation marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took the lives of some 3,000 Americans. In the 14 years that have passed, the world has become an even more dangerous place, while in many ways our defenses against another major terrorist attack have been weakened, warns the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
By Jason Hart, Vice President and CTO for Data Protection at Gemalto
Atlanta, GA, August 17 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today announced the formation of a new campaign to improve legal response to hate crimes across the United States. 50 States Against Hate: An Initiative for Stronger Hate Crime Laws will work toward the passage of hate crime laws in the five states which do not have them – Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Wyoming – while simultaneously seeking to make existing hate crime laws in the other 45 states more inclusive and comprehensive.
By Steve Bittenbender Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush unveiled on Monday a proposal to tackle immigration issues, saying any plan that addresses amnesty for illegal aliens must also come with a “robust strategy to improve border security.”

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