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Wed, 2017-01-11 06:42 AM

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CHICAGO Jan. 10, 2017 State legislatures across the country are increasingly interested in supporting the use of electronic citation technology to enhance public and officer safety, reduce government...
Thu, 2017-01-05 06:58 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsA commuter railroad train failed to stop properly at a Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday morning’s commute, injuring more than 100 passengers....
Wed, 2017-01-04 07:12 AM

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HARRISBURG, PA Jan. 3, 2017 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently applied to a U.S. Department of Transportation solicitation to be designated as an Automated Vehicle...
Tue, 2017-01-03 05:31 AM
By George LaneGSN ColumnistWhen Flint, Michigan changed its water supply in 2014, it initiated a cascade of chemical reactions inside decades-old water pipes that caused Lead to leach into its...
Tue, 2017-01-03 04:51 AM
DENVER Jan. 2, 2017 As the annual CES show traffic builds in Las Vegas, the city and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada are betting big on new technology to make their streets...
Fri, 2016-12-30 04:21 AM

Cooper

WASHINGTON Dec. 29, 2016 The American Insurance Association (AIA) is encouraged by the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) revised cyber security regulation. Announced yesterday in the...
Wed, 2016-12-28 10:26 PM
NEW YORK, Dec, 22, 2016 SuperCom (NASDAQ: SPCB), a global provider of secure solutions for the e-Government, Public Safety, HealthCare, and Finance sectors announced today that Leaders in Community...
Wed, 2016-12-28 05:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2016 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared a Lowell, Massachusetts-based trucking company, Kamway Services,...
Wed, 2016-12-28 04:10 AM
By Michele Waslin, American Immigration CouncilWith all the focus on what to expect at the national level on immigration under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, it’s easy to overlook the...
Wed, 2016-12-21 10:09 AM
NORTH BILLERICA, MA Dec. 20, 2016 Pan Am Southern LLC (PAS) and Pan Am Railways (PAR) today served default and dispute notices concerning important operational safety agreements with the...
Wed, 2016-12-21 09:54 AM

Wiedefeld

The following are prepared remarks by Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld for the Metro Board Safety Committee meeting of Thursday, December 15, 2016:"I want to update the Committee on the...
Thu, 2016-12-15 05:49 AM

Maymi

BROOKLYN Dec. 9, 2016 When electronic voting machines came into use in the early 1990s, they made voting cheaper, easier, and more accessible to the electorate, but few programmers gave thought to...

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Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according to the Safety Now Coalition, a coalition of workers in California's Department of Mental Health Hospitals.
Unfortunately, none of us has any trouble imagining a security breach. Breaches are so frequent these days, so fast and so clever, that seemingly out of nowhere we could find critical infrastructure threatened, networks at risk, markets in danger.
The District of Columbia Council uncovered a serious homeland security flaw this week that should raise red flags for mayors and town managers around the country. In the nation's capitol, local transportation officials aren't conducting oversight over CSX and the goods it transports through the city. Similarly, officials are unfamiliar with the rail carrier's security policies. DC transportation officials, as traditionally classified by the federal government, aren't rail stakeholders with a need to know this information.
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions, gives state, local officials a simple piece of advice regarding NDAs they signed with railroad companies regarding transportation of Bakken crude oil: Tear them up. They’re against the law.
Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.The military uses radar for many purposes, including guiding missiles to targets, directing the firing of weapon systems, and providing long-distance surveillance and navigation information.
 

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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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