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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...


Mon, 2010-05-10 10:49 AM
Lani Hay
In part two of our discussion with Lani Hay at the GSN: Government Security News headquarters in New York City, Hay spoke about the role of small business in providing security-related services to...
Thu, 2010-05-06 05:43 PM
Lani Hay
In a conversation with GSN:Government Security News at our headquarters in New York City, Lani Hay spoke about the future of biometrics in fighting the global war on terror. “We used to have, in...
Thu, 2010-04-29 03:53 PM
DeTect, Inc. announced at this weeks’ Border Security Expo in Phoenix, AZ, that the Insitu Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, has ordered two HARRIER air surveillance radar systems (ASR) to...
Wed, 2010-04-28 03:52 PM
Cyber security experts from across the spectrum of the government gathered last week for the 2010 Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), an annual test of information assurance professionals, at a Lockheed...
Wed, 2010-04-28 03:38 PM
ZBV Trailers
American Science and Engineering, Inc. of Billerica, MA announced April 23 that the company has received a $48.8 million U.S. Government award for ZBV Military Trailers.
Mon, 2010-04-26 03:30 PM
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL)
If Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) gets his way, a new position of Chief Veterinary Officer will be established within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The CVO would be responsible for veterinary...
Tue, 2010-04-20 05:41 PM
PoE Switch
ComNet Communications Networks of Danbury, CT, a company that focuses on fiber optic connectivity and communication network solutions, has manufactured a new high capacity managed power over Ethernet...
Mon, 2010-04-19 06:38 PM
Portendo AB of Stockholm, Sweden has released a new standoff explosives trace detection system called the P.Eye-S which is capable of identifying trace amounts of explosive substances (20 micrograms...
Tue, 2010-04-13 04:07 PM
Carrollton, TX-based B&B ARMR Corp., a subsidiary of Integrated Security Systems, Inc., has introduced the Model 450E electro-mechanical anti-terrorist cantilever crash gate.  The first...
Tue, 2010-04-13 04:03 PM
Angers, France-based Evolis, a European specialist in personalization solutions for plastic cards, reports an extended offering of laminates for Securion, a “system designed to personalize and...
Tue, 2010-04-13 03:57 PM
Dortronics Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Long Island, NY-based Sag Harbor Industries, has unveiled its new 4700 series mantraps. The company emphasizes the 4700‘s “lower TCO (total cost of ownership...
Mon, 2010-04-12 06:14 PM
The GSN 2010 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially start accepting entries on April 15, 2010, according to Adrian Courtenay, Chairman of World Business Media, which publishes GSN:...

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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...

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...