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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...

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Thu, 2016-07-21 07:00 AM
N. BILLERICA, MA July 20, 2016 Responding to questions raised during a congressional hearing on nuclear smuggling risks in the United States, Passport Systems, Inc. affirmed today that it has...
Fri, 2016-07-15 03:20 AM
BALTIMORE, MD July 12, 2016 Baltimore-based biotech firm, PathSensors, Inc., announced today the launch of its Universal BioSensor technology. Developed in partnership with the University of Maryland...
Wed, 2016-07-13 07:19 AM
Editor’s Note: Based on the exceptionally high quality of this year’s winning entries in our 2016 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, GSN has committed to publish in-depth...
Thu, 2016-07-07 06:37 AM
MARLBOROUGH, MA, July 6, 2016 Block MEMS, a leading developer of Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) based infrared detection systems, has been awarded a $9.8M contract from the Intelligence Advanced...
Wed, 2016-06-29 10:47 AM
WILMINGTON, MA June 28, 2016 Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications,...
Wed, 2016-06-29 05:26 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2016 Building Protection Systems, Inc. (BPSI) announced today that they have successfully brought its Building Sentry One™ Chemical Detection System online at another...
Wed, 2016-06-22 07:30 AM
CANTERBURY, KENT, UK June 21, 2016 The crash of an Egypt Air Flight 804 recently again raised concerns over whether a vulnerability in pre-flight security has led to another deadly terrorist attacks...
Wed, 2016-06-15 11:02 AM
WILMINGTON, MA June 9, 2016 Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) applications,...
Wed, 2016-06-15 06:59 AM
EDGEWOOD, MD – Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN™ 600 trace detector has been enhanced to detect and identify narcotics, in addition to its existing capabilities for explosives. Extending the library of...
Wed, 2016-06-01 09:20 AM
ARLINGTON, VA, May 27, 2016 DRS Technologies Inc., a Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a leading...
Tue, 2016-05-31 07:53 AM

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BALTIMORE, MD (PRWEB) MAY 20, 2016The recent recall by Costco and Trader Joes of 47 million pounds of meat contaminated with Listeria, as reported by Food Safety News on May 12, 2016(1), demonstrates...

Commentary and Opinions

By Dr. Chris Petty
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.
More than 640 million domestic air passengers hoped for a timely departure in 2012, and yet few ever considered a key part of the security process that makes timely departures possible: screening of baggage that goes into the “hold” of an airplane (more commonly known in the U.S. as “checked” baggage.) 
In Washington, attention has shifted from the daily grind towards a hyper-partisan presidential campaign. Battle lines are sharply cast between Republican challenger, Governor Mitt Romney, and the incumbent, President Barack Obama. While all eyes are on the economy, national security challenges abound. Obama’s killing of Bin Laden and targeting terrorists with Predator strikes argues his prowess on terrorism. Iran’s nuclear weapon pursuits are hindered by cyber-sabotage.
High-purity germanium (HPGe) detectors are the recognized gold standard for detection and identification of characteristic gamma rays from nuclear or radiological sources. No other detector comes close to matching their extremely high resolution and sensitivity. However, until recently, their use outside the laboratory has been limited. A number of challenges had to be overcome before they could be deployed routinely in the field.
 

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