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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, 2016-11-10 12:15 AM


By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsDonald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s Presidential election came to some as a surprise, and in the hours after the Republican businessman defeated...
Wed, 2016-11-09 09:33 AM


CROFTON, MD Nov. 7, 2016 Force 3, the Network Security Company, today announces that it has been named Cisco Federal Intelligence Partner of the Year. The award was announced last week during Cisco’s...
Tue, 2016-11-01 11:19 PM
SANTA FE, NM Nov. 1, 2016 Creative Santa Fe (CrSF), Nuclear Threat Initiative, and N Square have announced The Santa Fe Nuclear Weapons Summit, designed to engage a new type of discussion about...
Tue, 2016-11-01 05:47 AM


FAIRFAX, VA Oct. 28, 2016 Disruptive incidents such as the recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Internet performance management company Dynamic Network Services Inc., (Dyn) that...
Tue, 2016-11-01 05:35 AM
VIENNA, VA Oct. 31, 2016 On Oct 21st 2016 the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), headed by Director Robert Cardillo, wrapped up a two-month public challenge with live capability...
Tue, 2016-11-01 05:28 AM


WASHINGTON Oct. 31, 2016 Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule to improve the nation’s hazardous waste regulations to protect public health and the environment. The...
Mon, 2016-10-31 05:52 AM


MCLEAN, VA Oct. 27, 2016 Booz Allen has issued the following statement on its actions following the arrest of a former employee, from Craig Veith, Vice President, External Relations:
Fri, 2016-10-28 06:07 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA federal jury in Oregon Thursday acquitted seven people charged with conspiracy to impede federal officials as part of an armed demonstration...
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...

Commentary and Opinions

By John HarrisWith the 1998 implementation of the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, the United States government made clear its intentions to become more efficient and save taxpayer dollars by reducing its dependence on paper documents.
By Steve SpatigWith reports of widespread data breaches in the global spotlight, data center managers are under increasing pressure by regulatory bodies to ensure that access to restricted information is protected. Cyber security remains a number one priority, but in many cases, data breaches occur because an employee is given temporary physical access to that data in some way. Within the data center environment, preventing unauthorized physical access to sensitive government data is crucial.
By Kirk Spring As we’ve seen by recently reported hacks of healthcare networks, security breaches are becoming commonplace. Attacks on secure networks can come from internal or external sources. “Breach prevention” is no longer a workable strategy.

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