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Tue, 2016-10-04 11:32 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsAs Hurricane Matthew continues to wreak havoc in the Caribbean, officials in the United States are taking steps to protect their communities as...
Tue, 2016-10-04 05:03 PM
NORFOLK, VA Sept. 30, 2016 Norfolk Southern Corporation's (NYSE: NSC) safety train rolled into Greenville, S.C., this week, hosting 213 area emergency responders who received advanced training in...
Tue, 2016-10-04 05:45 AM
QUEENS, NY Sept. 30, 2016 Rosco made their way to Indianapolis last week for the annual BusCon Expo to display the latest enhancements in vehicle safety technology. Rosco featured many well-known...
Wed, 2016-09-21 06:21 AM
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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded the individual and organizational winners of the 2016 APTA Awards September 13 in Los Angeles, CA during the APTA 2016 Annual Meeting....
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:55 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsFederal authorities announced Monday they apprehended a suspect in the explosion that rocked New York’s Chelsea district Saturday night.Ahmad Khan...
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:49 AM

McAuliffe

Sept. 19, 2016 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that $5.7 million in federal funds will be awarded for 99 projects to enhance emergency preparedness and security throughout the Commonwealth....
Tue, 2016-09-20 12:39 AM

O'Neill

Sept. 19, 2016 James P. O’Neill was appointed the 43rd police commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Bill de Blasio in September 2016. He had served previously as chief of department, the NYPD...
Mon, 2016-09-19 06:59 AM
Sept. 18, 2016 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed the State Police and National Guard to deploy an additional 1,000 uniformed officers out of an abundance of caution to high-profile locations...
Fri, 2016-09-16 05:19 AM
BATAVIA, IL Sept. 15, 2016 The American School Bus Council (ASBC), a coalition of public and private transportation providers, school bus manufacturers and state officials responsible for pupil...
Tue, 2016-09-13 03:46 PM
LOS ANGELES Sept. 13, 2016 (American Public Transportation Association Annual Meeting) -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit...
Wed, 2016-09-07 04:22 AM
OLYMPIA, WA Washingtonians were made a little safer today when the state adopted a rule requiring facilities that receive crude oil by rail to notify the Washington Department of Ecology in advance....
Wed, 2016-09-07 04:16 AM

Rep. Sanchez

A major safety improvement to a South Los Angeles County railroad crossing at the intersection of Rosecrans and Marquardt Avenues was announced today by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...

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In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
As we enter into the new fiscal year, three trends are going to be on the minds of every IT leader in Washington, D.C. And -- no big surprise -- they all revolve around Big Data. Those three crucial initiatives that will top the government enterprise priority list in 2015 are application rationalization, virtualization and cyber security.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
The Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2014 Identity Fraud Study revealed that 13.1 million Americans became victims of identity theft last year. This startling statistic underscores the determination of malicious actors to access sensitive data. Despite the rise in exploits, vital aspects of security -- such as encryption -- has tended to slip through the cracks.
The possibility of governments collecting and analyzing personal data changed dramatically after the enactment of The Patriot Act in 2001. The public outcry following WikiLeaks and the NSA PRISM program has kept controversial data collection methods in the headlines over the past few years. The legality of this type of data collection is still in question.
 

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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...

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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. ...