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Jeh Johnson

Washington, DC, September 2 - As part of our DHS Unity of Effort initiative, I have directed an important new measure to unify the Department’s research and development (R&D) activities....
Thu, 2015-09-03 07:38 PM
Toronto, ON, September 2 - ASIS International Canada officially announced that this year's Canada Night will take place on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at Café Tu Tu Tango Restaurant and Bar. ...
Tue, 2015-09-01 04:09 PM
By Steve Bittenbender The U.S. Coast Guard announced in a bulletin earlier this week that it as well as officials from the Department of Homeland Security agencies are monitoring vessels and cargo...
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By Kristin Macleod-Ball
Mon, 2015-08-31 09:23 PM
Los Angeles, CA, August 31 - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in the Los Angeles area arrested more than 240 criminals and individuals who pose a threat to public safety last...
Mon, 2015-08-31 09:15 PM

U.S. Attorney John Horn

Washington, DC, August 28 - Brian Cannon, 37, Terry Peace, 47, and Cory Williamson, 29, have been sentenced for conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction in attacks against federal government...
Mon, 2015-08-31 09:11 PM
As part of a broad effort to study the environmental and societal effects of climate change, NASA has begun a multi-year field campaign to investigate ecological impacts of the rapidly changing...
Mon, 2015-08-31 08:56 PM

 Jeh Johnson, DHS Secretary

Washington, DC, August 26 - Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced a “If You See Something, Say Something™” public awareness campaign with the Washington Nationals at the Nationals Park...
Thu, 2015-08-27 04:29 PM
St. Petersburg, FL, August 26 - See below list of Federal Contractors needed:  
Tue, 2015-08-25 07:23 PM
By Steve Bittenbender Last week’s incident aboard a train heading for Paris, in which three American travelers helped subdue an armed attacker, has led two U.S. Senators to write to the head of the...
Mon, 2015-08-24 07:05 PM

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Washington, March 18 – The National Retail Federation has presented Congress with practical, commonsense and achievable solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyberattacks and data breaches.“We should not be satisfied with simply determining what to do after a data breach occurs,” NRF senior vice president for Government Relations David French said. “Instead, it is important to look at why such breaches occur and what the perpetrators get out of them so that we can find ways to reduce and prevent not only the breaches themselves but the follow-on harm.”
By Dr. Chris Petty
By Nimrod LuriaPolice and FBI are investigating defacement attacks on numerous North American websites in which attackers placed an ISIS flag banner on website home pages and played an Arabic song in the background, as reported by NBC News.The sites appear to have one thing in common: they are all built on the WordPress content management platform.
By Fraser ThomasLast week the US Congress began the process of making President Obama’s State of the Union address, where he focused on ways to secure the nation's businesses and infrastructure in cyberspace, a reality.On Wednesday two House members reintroduced a bill requiring companies to meet a specific set of data security standards when handling customers’ personal information.
By Michael D. HelmMost Americans do not know who Ali al-Marri is and it is my sincere hope that they never find out because of another horrendous attack. Nonetheless, it is extremely alarming that not only has our government released the convicted al-Qaeda operative from U.S. custody to Qatar, but that it has also gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media.

Company News

Bedford, MA, September 10 - iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced its Defense & Security business unit has received orders totaling $7.2 million from U.S. and international customers. The orders include the delivery of spare parts and associated equipment, as well as the delivery of new robots ranging from the five-pound, compact and expandable 110 First Look®, the man-portable 310 SUGV, the multi-mission 510 PackBot® and the heavy duty 710 Kobra™.
Dallas, TX, September 11 - Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced the availability of its newest software technology that identifies illegal communication between inmates, even if they are not located in the same correctional facility, or even in the same state.
Wellington, New Zealand and Reston, VA, September 09 - With New Zealand’s recent accession to the World Trade Organization’s Government Procurement Agreement (GPA), ikeGPS, the maker of the first laser-accurate smartphone measurement solution, has teamed with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, to become one of the first New Zealand-based companies to have its products added to the U.S. government’s GSA Schedule post agreement. This will accelerate deployment of ikeGPS’s innovative solutions throughout the U.S. government.
Stony Brook, NY, September 10 - Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology, product genotyping and product authentication solutions, announced today a new three year worldwide agreement with partner MSS Professional A/S for the exclusive supply of SigNature®DNA for use in the unique SmokeCloak® DNA security fog system.
Fremont, CA, September 10 -Identiv today announced the following changes to its executive team and board of directors:
South Bend, IN, September 8 - AM General has been awarded a $428,295,155 firm-fixed-price, multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for new M997A3 HMMWV Ambulance Chassis Vehicles for domestic disaster relief efforts by the Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Under the initial contract award of $89.5 million, AM General will provide the National Guard 654 M997A3 HMMWV Ambulance Chassis Vehicles.
IFSEC Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – September 2, 2015 - Senstar, the world’s largest manufacturer of perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS) is pleased to announce that StarNet 2, our new full-featured security management system (SMS), is now available across the globe. It was originally launched in the United States and Canada in April.
Lanham, Maryland – September 3, 2015 – McMurdo, the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, today announced PRISMA MCCNet, a state-of-the-art software solution with several industry-first features to improve the Cospas-Sarsat satellite-aided search and rescue process.

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According to Bobby Brown, VP for Homeland Security, Telephonics business units include a Maritime Surveillance unit, a Communications unit and an Integrated Surveillance Group, which produces a ground-based Advanced Radar System (ARSS), with 1,600 systems deployed globally.  In recent years, Telephonics has collaborated with Customs and Border Protection to develop a package called the Mobile Surveillance System (MSS) that includes ground radar, pan-tilt cameras and a C2 system, with 44 systems presently in CBP’s inventory.

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