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Tue, 2015-09-15 05:35 PM

Klaas Dijkhoff

State Secretary for Security and Justice Klaas Dijkhoff is responsible for, amongst other activities, Asylum, Immigration, The Immigration and Naturalisation Service and Border control in relation to...
Tue, 2015-09-15 04:04 PM
Washingston, DC, September 1 - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced the award of a $133,263,550 contract to Identity Theft Guard...
Tue, 2015-09-15 03:38 PM
During arrests of criminal couriers, law enforcement officers rarely find bundles of cash wrapped in rubber bands anymore. Instead, they find stacks of plastic cards — bank credit and debit cards,...
Mon, 2015-09-14 05:16 PM
Government Security News has extended the deadline for entries in its 2015 Homeland Security Awards Program, following the discovery of a computer malfunction which was impairing the successful...
Mon, 2015-09-14 09:56 AM
Washington, DC, - September 2 - The Justice Department's Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) today announced 27 awards totaling $8.5 million to enhance victim services and develop programs to...
Sun, 2015-09-13 10:49 AM
September is National Preparedness Month. This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate...
Thu, 2015-09-10 11:49 AM
Washington, DC, September 4 - A new Terror Threat Snapshot for the month of September was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The monthly assessment is the...
Thu, 2015-09-10 11:42 AM
San Jose, CA, September 8 - How does neighborhood crime influence the way riders access various transit modes – or if they will ride transit at all? In a third-phase report, researchers have further...
Thu, 2015-09-10 11:13 AM
Detroit, MI, September 8 - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers arrested 79 in an enforcement action targeting criminal aliens and individuals who pose a threat to public safety...
Wed, 2015-09-09 09:42 AM
It’s that time of the year again. The time when summer vacation comes to an end and kids across the country start preparing for another school year. Since the beginning of August and up until the...
Tue, 2015-09-08 12:24 PM

An unexploded bomb found in South Carolina.

Lenoir City, TN, September 3 - Unexploded bombs, artillery shells, and other munitions are legacies of war that can remain deadly for years, decades – even more than a century. When legacy explosives...
Mon, 2015-09-07 02:06 PM
Washington, DC, September 2 - The U.S.

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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

El Segundo, CA, October 23 - NC4, a leader in revolutionizing safety and security and an innovator in public safety and emergency management solutions has collaborated with Motorola Solutions to integrate PremierOne™ Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) & Records Management Solution (RMS) with NC4 Street Smart™. The collaboration empowers customers to leverage their investments to better fight crime. Calls for emergency services are managed by CAD and seamlessly integrated with NC4 Street Smart.
Schaumburg, IL, October 20 - Responding to law enforcement demand, Motorola Solutions is transforming body-worn cameras and digital evidence management with the debut of its first-ever, three-in-one combination body-worn video camera, radio speaker and microphone along with a new, cloud-based content management system.
Palm Beach, FL, October 14 - UAS Drone Corp., a developer of unmanned aerial systems for the law enforcement and first responder market, announced that Grant A. Begley, a drone technology development and policy leader, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. 
Lenexa, KS, October 13 - Digital Ally, Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announced a newly issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent No. 9,159,371, for the use of proximity tags, such as a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag, in law enforcement video recordings. The patent, which is officially titled "Forensic Video Recording with Presence Detection" describes features currently available in the MicroVu HD.
New Haven, CT, October 13 – ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in door opening solutions, today announced the integration of their Aperio™ wireless lock technology with Keep™ from Feenics Inc., a cloud-based leader in security management solutions. 
Pompano Beach, FL, October 9 - At this year’s CEDIA Expo, IC Realtime’s 360-degree x 360-degree Virtual Reality video surveillance cameras will again be a big draw.  Unprecedented in performance, the cameras deliver wholly-immersive fields-of-view – and in HD clarity.  The technology enables integrators to present their clients with a fresh approach to monitoring and interacting with their homes.  Two models are available: IC720 (MSRP $4,000) for professional installers, and ALLie Home (MSRP $599) for the DIY category.  Both models are shipping now. 
Seattle, WA, October 9 - TASER International today announced large orders of its Axon body-worn video cameras and Evidence.com solution, a back-end digital evidence management system. These orders were received in the third quarter and shipped in the third and fourth quarter of 2015 unless otherwise noted below.  Large orders were received from the following domestic agencies:
Carlsbad, CA, September 24 - Nortek Security & Control LLC, a Nortek, Inc. company and a leader in the security, health and wellness, and home control markets, today announced that its Numera Libris mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) is now supported by Affiliated Monitoring services. Numera Libris is immediately available to all Affiliated Monitoring partners in the U.S.
 

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The Netherlands, December 9 - DSM Dyneema, the manufacturer of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber, branded as Dyneema®, and world leader in life protection...

JW Fishers Pulse 8X has been rated the best underwater metal detector by the US Department of Homeland Security’s SAVER program. The System Assessment and Validation...

Sarnia, ON, December 16 - A research collaboration between Lambton College's Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) and Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. has led to the su...

Los Angeles, December 9 - AEE Technologies, a leading provider of body cameras and drones, today announced the availability of the P60 body camera in the United States. Followin...

Marlborough, MA, December 2 - In response to the recent horrific terrorist attacks in Paris and Mali, Block Engineering is now offering a suite of products that can be used to p...

Recent Videos

Textron Defense Systems has a wide range of products for the security market, according to Patti Shaffner, including its aerial ISR system, unmanned aerial systems and iCommand, which brings them all together. But the system that won the platinum award in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards Program for Best Outdoor Ground Sensors was the MicroObserver® Unattended Ground Sensor System, a complete solution containing sensor node, gateway and camera repeater.

John Procaccio, Business Development Manager of Integrated Microwave Technologies, reveals that the company is a designer and manufacturer of mission critical transmitters and receivers used in wireless transmission of videos, and was a platinum winner of the platinum award for “Best Covert Surveillance Solution” in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards Program for its “DropCam” product. IMT is a prime contractor for the DHS in Tech-Ops and offers a range of products described by Mr.

Paul Mackler, President of Eagle Eye Expositions, expresses great satisfaction with exhibitor turn-out and quality of the sessions in the 2013 Expo. He gives a lot of credit for the event’s success to his Advisory Board, which included Jason P. Ahern and many other former high-ranking officials in CBP, DEA, ICE and other government agencies. Mackler also announces that the first annual U.S.- Canada Cross Border Conference will take place in Detroit, MI on September 12-13, to help advance the Beyond Border agreement signed by U.S.

Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management. But it is in this business in a big way, with 50% of the U.S. federal government using the AtHoc System, including U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, both on an enterprise level, the U.S. Patent Office and TSA.

Covia Labs received the award for “Best Interoperable First Responder Communications” in the 2012 Awards Program for its “Alert & Respond” software platform and application that provides voice/data interoperability across a variety of platforms ranging from smart phones to police and fire department radios, embedded devices and drones. The top two markets for the company, according to CEO David Kahn, are the military and public safety.