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IntraLogic's official release of the "One Button" Lockdown system on CBS 2 News.


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 11:43 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 11:15 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 03:36 PM
Fairfax, VA-based QinetiQ North America has named Austin Yamada senior vice president for business acquisition in the intelligence, security and space sector within the company's Mission Solutions...
Mon, 2010-03-22 03:31 PM
Woburn, MA-based L-3 Security & Detection Systems reports that it has received orders valued at more than $45 million from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and a $2.8 million...
Mon, 2010-03-22 12:23 PM
SportsEvac screen shot
How would 70,000 spectators crowded into a major sports stadium react if a bomb exploded in the stands or a noxious plume was released overhead? In which directions would the throng surge? Where...
Thu, 2010-03-18 02:05 PM
Margo Schlanger
The DHS official in charge of the department’s civil rights and civil liberties activities testified before a House subcommittee on March 17 about her office’s ongoing outreach to Arab American,...
Wed, 2010-03-17 10:07 AM
In order to speed up the process of performing background checks on individuals who will work with children, the elderly or disabled persons, government officials in states where emergencies or major...
Tue, 2010-03-16 02:56 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 02:38 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 02:35 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...

Commentary and Opinions

December 8 - Among the men suspected of helping carry out the Nov. 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks is Samy Amimour, a 28-year-old French citizen who already had been charged with terrorist conspiracy in 2012. He is not the first person to be charged with a terrorism-related crime and then later to be associated with a serious attack. In January 2015, two brothers — Chérif and Saïd Kouachi – killed 12 people at the Paris offices of the Charlie Hebdo satire magazine.
Saint Leo, FL, October 28 - A new nationwide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 86.8 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that police officers should be required to wear body cameras to better assist in reviewing difficult incidents, while 79 percent said the U.S. Department of Justice should continue to open investigations of community police departments following controversial incidents.
Washington, DC, September 17 - Representing more than 1,100 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors, members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids are meeting with lawmakers in Congress on Thursday, September 17. Their message: states across the nation must continue efforts to reduce the number of juvenile offenders in state-run facilities and focus instead on family interventions that have been proven to reduce juvenile crime and save taxpayer dollars.
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).
Atlanta, GA, August 17 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today announced the formation of a new campaign to improve legal response to hate crimes across the United States. 50 States Against Hate: An Initiative for Stronger Hate Crime Laws will work toward the passage of hate crime laws in the five states which do not have them – Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Wyoming – while simultaneously seeking to make existing hate crime laws in the other 45 states more inclusive and comprehensive.

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Sarnia, ON, December 16 - A research collaboration between Lambton College's Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) and Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. has led to the su...

Westford, MA, December 17 - Tyco Security Products introduces the integration of IdentyTech™ fingerprint readers with Software House’s C•CURE 9000 security and event management...

Ridgefield Park, NJ, December 7 - DVTEL, which was recently acquired by FLIR, is excited to announce the next generation Ariel dome  and bullet cameras set a new standard o...

Carlsbad, CA - November 17 - Nortek Security & Control, LLC, a leader in security and access control solutions, today introduced the Linear ProControl™ embed...

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. ...