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


Tue, 2016-05-24 06:00 AM

Vivid Learning Systems

PASCO, WA, May 23, 2016To help address growing concern over the rise of active shooter events across the nation, today Vivid Learning Systems launched a free, online training experience for active...
Wed, 2016-05-18 12:42 AM
 ln an action that caught county officials off guard, two climbers suspended themselves from train tracks on a railroad bridge that crosses the Watervliet Reservoir. They successfully blockaded...
Wed, 2016-05-11 07:18 PM
SCHAUMBURG, IL (PRNEWSWIRE) MAY 10, 2016 Convergint Technologies, a worldwide leader in service-based systems integration, today announced the appointment of Sean Flint as senior vice president...
Mon, 2016-05-02 11:43 PM
By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsIn the days since the first Zika-related death was announced in the United States, officials in Puerto Rico have started an initiative to ensure...
Wed, 2016-04-27 12:28 AM

Mumuni’s book

NEW YORK, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The subject of terror is ever-present on the national mindset. With the recent tragic attacks in Brussels and the ongoing threat of ISIS, Nigerian political...
Thu, 2016-04-14 08:25 PM
ActiveLED, Inc., a Texas-based manufacturer of USA-made LED luminaires, announced today the release of the CPY3 LED Parking Garage Canopy Luminaire. This fixture addresses garage owners concerns...
Mon, 2016-04-11 11:44 PM
Prepared Response, Inc.® has announced an expansion of service offerings for both customers and non-customers. In addition to its emergency preparedness flagship product, Rapid Responder, the company...
Mon, 2016-04-11 11:02 PM

Picture from @bsebaloaf

By Steve BittenbenderThe first day of a planned six-day protest in Washington, D.C., resulted in the arrests of more than 400 people at the Capitol on Monday.The Web site said the...
Thu, 2016-04-07 10:47 PM
By Steve BittenbenderA public interest group founded by a former Congresswoman and her husband have launched a campaign calling for legislators in Washington to close the loophole allowing people on...
Fri, 2016-04-01 06:41 PM
LIVERMORE, Calif., Vigilant Solutions announces today that a state law enforcement agency used historical and commercially-available license plate reader data to locate and arrest a suspect in...
Sat, 2016-02-20 12:59 PM

Lynnette Kelly, MSRB

Washington DC, February 17 - The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) today announced that new regulations to safeguard the $3.7 trillion municipal securities market against pay-to-play...
Sun, 2016-01-24 08:21 PM
GSN is pleased to announce that its 2015 Digital Yearbook of Awards Winners has been released to the entire database of the company’s print, digital and newsletter subscribers. The Yearbook covers...

Commentary and Opinions

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...

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. ...