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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, 2010-03-19 12:32 PM
The use of Blackwater and other private security contractors in Iraq and other war zones has been controversial for years, but what has usually been left out of the debate is the “comparative cost of...
Thu, 2010-03-18 02:35 PM
The Minneapolis, MN-based Gradient Financial Group, a financial services firm, and Afterburner, a specialist in team building events and corporate training workshops, are seeking up to 50...
Wed, 2010-03-17 02:51 PM
Sydney, Australia-based Avalias, a creator of immersive emergency training software solutions for homeland defense / response agencies and corporate continuity planners, has introduced Avalanche TTX...
Tue, 2010-03-16 01:56 PM
Santa Clara, CA-based SecuGen, an optical fingerprint device vendor, has unveiled its new iD-SERIAL fingerprint reader.The company describes iD-SERIAL as a complete biometric system that captures,...
Mon, 2010-03-15 01:38 PM
Would you pay an extra dollar or so for your next smartphone if it included an app that alerted you -- and DHS -- when you were near dangerous chemicals?That’s approximately the value proposition...
Mon, 2010-03-15 01:35 PM
Los Angeles-based Andrews International, which characterizes itself as the largest privately owned U.S. full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services, has entered into a partnership...
Mon, 2010-03-15 01:30 PM
Rishon LeZion, Israel-based Hi-Tech Solutions Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer and vision systems, is integrating its license plate recognition (...
Fri, 2010-03-12 03:41 PM
Berkeley, CA-based Eutecus, Inc. has unveiled its new Bi-i V401X video analytics module, which implements Eutecus’ multi-core video analytics engine (MVE) on a single Field Programmable Gate Array (...
Wed, 2010-03-10 04:12 PM
DHS’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released the results of its congressionally mandated review of the department’s contracts awarded during fiscal year 2009 through “other than full and open...
Wed, 2010-03-10 04:06 PM
Canonsburg, PA-based NABCO, Inc., a designer, developer and manufacturer of explosive and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) containment mitigation systems, reports that it has...
Tue, 2010-03-09 02:28 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...
Mon, 2010-03-08 09:42 AM
Enhanced signal processing
IvySys Technologies, a small business located in Arlington, VA, is tackling a big problem that has plagued war-fighters in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere for years: How can a tactical operator in...

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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...