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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...

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Tue, 2010-03-09 03:30 PM
It takes more than twice as long for the US-VISIT program to collect 10 fingerprints from each non-citizen arriving into the U.S. at an airport or land border as it did prior to 2007, when only two...
Tue, 2010-03-09 03:28 PM
Vilnius, Lithuania-based Neurotechnology, a provider of biometric identification technologies, has released MegaMatcher Accelerator 2.0, which the company calls a packaged hardware and software...
Tue, 2010-03-09 03:21 PM
Robert Harding
Following a 33-year career in the U.S. Army, primarily in the intelligence arena, and another six years building his own professional services company, known as Harding Security Associates (HSA),...
Fri, 2010-03-05 01:55 PM
Portland, OR-based FLIR Systems, Inc., the manufacturer of thermal security cameras, has introduced a line of IP thermal security cameras that it emphasizes are “affordable,” with models available...
Fri, 2010-03-05 01:14 PM
Optelecom-NKF Inc., the supplier of video surveillance solutions, has unveiled its compact H.264 Siqura MD6x PTZ IP camera series.The mini-dome (MD) camera line offers two pan / tilt / zoom (PTZ) IP...
Thu, 2010-03-04 01:56 PM
Washington, DC-based Civitas Group LLC, a well-known investment and advisory firm serving the homeland security and national security markets, has added two new directors.Andrew Weis has joined the...
Thu, 2010-03-04 10:36 AM
As TSA strives to meet a congressionally imposed requirement that 100 percent of all air cargo  carried on passenger aircraft be screened by August 2010, it is seeking permission to gather...
Wed, 2010-03-03 12:45 PM
The George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute (HSPI) has appointed 14 new steering committee members.  HSPI describes the group as a “bipartisan cadre.” It includes two...
Wed, 2010-03-03 11:58 AM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plans to develop a 700 MHz Public Safety Broadband Demonstration Network, which will provide a “multi-vendor, neutral host environment” in...
Mon, 2010-03-01 02:51 PM
Sacramento, CA-based Traffic Safety Corp. has unveiled the TS300, its under-vehicle security and safety inspection fixture.According to the company, the TS300 fixture is designed to aid security and...
Wed, 2010-02-24 10:26 PM
For years, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and its predecessor agencies, have been imposing fines on airlines and passenger ships that have transported too many foreigners to the U.S. who did...
Wed, 2010-02-24 11:54 AM
Mobile surveillance
In an effort to spot approaching illegal immigrants and terrorists at wider ranges and longer distances, Customs and Border Protection has issued a competitive solicitation for what could wind up...

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By Chris Combs Almost every commercial diving company is now employing an ROV in some part of their operation. Most recognize the ROV is not a replacement for the diver, but rather a tool to help make his job safer, faster and easier. Inspecting a site with a remote controlled vehicle before sending someone below, allows both diver and topside personnel to better understand the working environment, nature and extent of the job.
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).
Tucson, AZ, July 27 - The "Bomb Boat" is ferry workers' nickname for the MV Sankaty, which carries fuel tanker trucks. It docks next to the passenger ferry Island Home, which can carry up to 1,000 passengers, according to Stephen Jones, Special Projects Director of Physicians for Civil Defense.
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn
 

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