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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...


Sun, 2010-05-23 07:17 PM
Rep. Harry Mitchell
Arguing that the Congress cannot keep kicking the contentious immigration issue down the road, Rep. Harry Mitchell, an Arizona Democrat from the Scottsdale/Phoenix area, introduced legislation on May...
Wed, 2010-05-19 05:28 PM
Osama and "Rock Phone"
Osama bin Laden may still be hiding in a cave in the mountains of Afghanistan or northwest Pakistan, so the U.S. Army is procuring extraordinary communications gear that can transmit voice and data...
Wed, 2010-05-19 09:53 AM
HALO Corp., a San Diego-based organization founded by former special operations, national security and intelligence personnel, has scheduled two Counter-Terrorism Summits, one to take place on June 7...
Tue, 2010-05-18 04:41 PM
Sub in Hood Canal, WA
The U.S. Coast Guard issued a final rule on May 18 that would enable it to establish a “regulated navigation area” in the vicinity of the Hood Canal in the State of Washington, whenever a U.S....
Tue, 2010-05-18 04:32 PM
After 32 years battling terrorists with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), retired agent Thomas Locke knows more than most about the past, present and future threats the United States...
Tue, 2010-05-18 04:09 PM
Local and national law enforcement agencies across the nation are undertaking measures to makes sure more information is shared more broadly.
Sat, 2010-05-15 06:51 PM
A DynaLantic simulator
DynaLantic Corp., of Sayville, NY, wasn’t happy with the way the U.S. Army issued a small business set-aside contract to a rival company to supply a counter-terrorism flight training simulator for a...
Tue, 2010-05-11 01:05 PM
Terminal at Ramstein AFB
The U.S. Air Force is looking for a commercial security firm to provide 100 percent screening of approximately 750 military and dependent air travelers who pass through the Air Mobility Command’s...
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...

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...

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