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Vidisco received the Platinum Award in the “Best Explosives/ID/Contraband Detection” category of GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards. The company has been focusing exclusively on portable X-ray systems...

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Fri, 2010-02-19 10:35 AM
Greg Baroni
It was less than one year ago when Greg Baroni, a veteran executive in the professional services arena, along with his partners at newly launched Attain, LLC, acquired many of the assets, ongoing...
Thu, 2010-02-18 03:54 PM
NY Metro InfraGard, which characterizes itself as an organization that connects security professionals around the world to help protect our nation’s critical infrastructures, and Extreme Terrorism...
Thu, 2010-02-18 11:37 AM
Elmendorf AFB
The U.S. Air Force plans to build a 7,500-square-foot secure compartmental information facility, or SCIF, at Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Anchorage, Alaska, which will meet the standards set out in...
Wed, 2010-02-17 11:48 AM
New York City-based Risk Control Strategies, which characterizes itself as a privately held threat management, investigative and security consulting firm, is launching the Terrorist Response Team (...
Wed, 2010-02-17 11:45 AM
Montclair, CA-based CaseCruzer is offering a new case, the GunCruzer KR-20, designed for the military and law enforcement.The new case, the company says, “deters malicious sabotage and pilfering by...
Tue, 2010-02-16 03:00 PM
Palmdale, CA-based Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, has unveiled its new DSC1400 hydraulic-operated traffic control barrier.The DSC1400 is a surface-...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:23 PM
In the wake of Frost & Sullivan’s recent prediction that the homeland-security sector will continue to enjoy “healthy” growth, despite the many troubles of the wider economy, comes confirmation...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:19 PM
Fitchburg, MA-based Headwall Photonics has announced the availability of the High Efficiency Hyperspec imaging sensor for airborne spectral sensing missions that require significantly higher levels...
Mon, 2010-02-15 03:13 PM
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...
Thu, 2010-02-11 02:44 PM
Eugene Gerstein, a former Israel Defense Forces officer, an ex-cop and veteran of the IT and telecom industries, has been named vice president of business development at Visual Defence Security and...
Wed, 2010-02-10 02:05 PM
While the current market for security, law-enforcement and first-responder robots stands at $203 million, and the typical first-responder robot costs around $50,000, the “costs of robots are expected...
Tue, 2010-02-09 11:57 AM
Rep. W. Todd Akin
Two Republican congressmen have disclosed the details of three different homeland security-related earmarks they have had included in the Defense Department’s appropriation bill for fiscal year 2010...

Commentary and Opinions

Frisco, TX, October 28 - The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, announced today that it continues to fully support S.754, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) of 2015, because it formalizes the process for information sharing, encouraging private entities to share amongst themselves and with the government.
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).
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn
By Austin MartinIf you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft, the answer is: kinda. It turns out that all branches of the military are experimenting with some special form of LMS or virtual training – with ever-increasing complexity and capabilities. Here are just a few examples: Battlefield Visualization
By Nir PolakEspionage isn’t what it used to be. While Hollywood still loves to produce thrillers about secret agents in disguise, the news tells a different story about how intelligence leaks out of the U.S. government. Often, its starts with an incoming email that looks innocuous. That’s exactly what happened to the White House recently, when a group of Russian hackers launched a sustained attack armed only with a phishing email and a piece of malware.
 

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HySecurity’s HydraWedge SM50 and StrongArm M30 made a huge splash among the 30,000 ASIS security show attendees at the Anaheim Convention Center in September. ...

Ashburn, VA, October 29 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division, in collaboration with Harris Government Communications Syste...

Wilsonville, OR, October 22 - FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the launch of the Fido® X2, the latest addition to its leading-edge Fido X-Series handheld explosives...

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