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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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Thu, 2010-03-25 01:35 PM
The often-murky world of counterintelligence, or CI, is bracketed by the intelligence community on one side and the law enforcement community on the other, but the “nexus” that is CI shifts,...
Wed, 2010-03-24 12:03 PM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting grants proposals in the research area of quantum effects in a biological environment. Proposed research should establish beyond any...
Wed, 2010-03-24 11:59 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be awarding $300,000 this year to a single applicant who will develop “novel diagnostic tests to improve surveillance for antimicrobial resistant...
Wed, 2010-03-24 11:52 AM
Lenoir City, TN-based EOD Technology, Inc. has named Robert J. Franks its director of business development for security services.Franks is a former principal advisor at U.S. Mission to the United...
Wed, 2010-03-24 11:48 AM
The bomb arson tracking system (BATS) employed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been endorsed by the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc. (IAAI)...
Tue, 2010-03-23 07:41 PM
Daniel Myslewski
Even as some of the federal government’s larger security programs are being put on hold, Daniel Myslewski, who is spearheading Stanley Convergent Security’s federal business development group, says...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:54 AM
Are the Department of Defense and other agencies, which collect voluminous amounts of data from their many intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, able to make good use of...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:43 AM
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has grant monies available for a low-cost biological detector.S&T notes that it has “designed this program to provide a proof-of-concept...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:26 AM
Greenville, SC-based Integrated Biometrics has named Paul Frasca, a veteran of the biometric industry, senior vice president of global sales.He joins the company with more than 10 years of biometric...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:15 AM
London, England-based J&S Franklin Limited has launched the DefenCell Profile300 protection system. The company describes it as a textile, cellular containment system which, when filled with...
Mon, 2010-03-22 03:44 PM
Terror attack in Mumbai
A U.S. citizen and resident of Chicago has pleaded guilty to a dozen federal terrorism charges, including participation in planning the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, as well as...
Mon, 2010-03-22 03:40 PM
Communicated Enforcement, LLC, headquartered in Miami, says its FutureSentry robotic guard interface system has completed three years of beta testing and is now available to system integrators and...

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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...

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