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IntraLogic's official release of the "One Button" Lockdown system on CBS 2 News.


Fri, 2010-04-30 04:15 PM
America is a big country, with a lot of airports, and a lot of air travelers. But who would have guessed that in order to train and certify its baggage-sniffing canines, the Transportation Security...
Fri, 2010-04-30 03:49 PM
The Defense Department’s human resources office plans to award a sole source contract to ARES Corp., of Burlingame, CA, to supply its AVERT software, which will be used by the Pentagon’s...
Thu, 2010-04-29 01:39 PM
Whoever said bipartisanship had died on Capitol Hill may have been unaware of newly introduced legislation – in both chambers and on both sides of the aisle – to establish a new Chief Veterinary...
Thu, 2010-04-29 01:31 PM
Rep. Todd Tiahrt
Rep. Todd Tiahrt, a Kansas Republican, with support from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and NumbersUSA, introduced legislation on April 28 aimed at strengthening security along...
Thu, 2010-04-29 01:26 PM
The U.S. Secret Service (USSS) and its bureaucratic parent, the Department of Homeland Security, violated two laws when the Secret Service spent $5.1 million in non-appropriated funds during the 2008...
Wed, 2010-04-28 04:09 PM
If the ground suddenly starts rumbling beneath your feet, you can now immediately seek advice on your smart phone by visiting a new Web site launched on April 28 by FEMA. The new service is designed...
Wed, 2010-04-28 03:24 PM
The 6th Annual Homeland Security Conference will be held next week in Charleston, SC from May 5-7. The theme of this year’s conference is counter-terrorism and will feature presentations on issues...
Wed, 2010-04-28 12:04 PM
The Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) unit of DHS wants to hire a small business guard services company that could transport about 160,000 immigration detainees each year, in buses and vans...
Tue, 2010-04-27 05:15 PM
New York’s Governor David Paterson has chosen a new acting director for the State Office of Homeland Security (OHS), a position left vacant since the departure of Thomas Donlon on March 25. James...
Tue, 2010-04-27 04:57 PM
ActivIdentity Corp., a supplier of strong authentication and credential management, has introduced a new solution to provision public key infrastructure (PKI) and Federal Information Processing...
Tue, 2010-04-27 04:29 PM
The National Security Initiative has begun accepting submissions for its 2010 American Security Challenge (ASC). As the largest national competition of its kind, the Challenge represents a unique...
Tue, 2010-04-27 11:41 AM
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee, which provides advice on maritime security matters to the Secretary of DHS, through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, is looking for seven new...

Commentary and Opinions

As any Security Operative will be aware, body armor is a wide-ranging term that covers a number of products, and understanding exactly which is best for you can be difficult. Being aware of the different options available to you allows you to better understand how to keep yourself protected. However, even after you have chosen the correct style and level of protection according to the environments you will find yourself in, it can be difficult to know how best to care for your armor.
Body armor should be considered a necessary piece of equipment for all Security Personnel. This is not only because of the dangers inherent to their occupation, but because of the myriad benefits a bullet proof vest for example can offer. Protective clothing is more accessible than ever before, and the protection it can provide is unparalleled. This is why it should be considered necessary for all Personnel. However, body armor is a very broad term, and understanding what exactly is available will help ensure the right protection is utilized.
New York, NY, December 21 - Mr. Terry Gainer, Chief of Police, said, "The trend that is having the greatest impact is the emergence of new surveillance devices. Technologies such as drones, body cameras, license plate trackers, audio/video reconnaissance, and facial recognition are causing a large influx in data. This, in turn, is creating a number of challenges for public safety organizations with regard to data management and integration, evidence retrieval, and analytics.
Los Angeles, CA, December 9 -  The American Alliance of Airport Police Officers (AAAPO) supports legislation introduced by Senator Bill Nelson (D- FL), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, to strengthen internal security at our nation's airports.
Saint Leo, FL, October 28 - A new nationwide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 86.8 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that police officers should be required to wear body cameras to better assist in reviewing difficult incidents, while 79 percent said the U.S. Department of Justice should continue to open investigations of community police departments following controversial incidents.

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