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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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Mon, 2010-02-01 12:22 PM
Melville, NY-based RISCO Group USA, a provider of integrated security systems, has unveiled the Industrial LuNAR addressable dual-technology ceiling-mount intrusion detector.According to RISCO, it...
Wed, 2010-01-27 01:10 PM
Washington, DC-based Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, has announced the expansion of the company’s executive team with the appointment of Steve Kohler...
Wed, 2010-01-27 01:05 PM
The Alabama Army National Guard's ability to perform homeland security operations and carry out support missions within the state will be significantly enhanced with the introduction of four UH-72A...
Sun, 2010-01-24 09:28 PM
Walltham, MA-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. reports that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wilmington, MA-based Ahura Scientific for $145 million in cash.The deal also includes a...
Mon, 2010-01-18 05:03 PM
Peabody, MA-based AES International Corp. reported that it will become a subcontractor under Reston, VA-based Siemens Government Services, Inc., to assist with the maintenance of access control point...
Mon, 2010-01-18 04:55 PM
Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Fri, 2010-01-15 02:07 PM
The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee will meet in closed door sessions in Washington, DC, on January 26-28 to receive top secret briefings on the relationships between...

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...

Poway, CA, October 23 - CohuHD Costar’s 4260HD camera positioning system combines crystal clear HD image quality, bandwidth efficient H.264 compression, smooth variab...

Aberdeen, WA, October 12 - The competitively awarded contract has been shared between three armor manufactures to satisfy U.S. Army Security Assistance Command's (USA...