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Wed, 2016-09-21 04:46 AM
WATFORD, England September 14, 2016 Smiths Detection’s newly launched TRACE-PRO™, a non-radioactive, hand-held explosive threat detector, now has the additional capability to detect and identify TATP...
Thu, 2016-09-08 08:56 PM
FREDERICKSBURG, VA Sept. 8, 2016 Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions, a leading, global provider of training and consulting solutions in capacity building, explosives safety and ammunition management...
Wed, 2016-09-07 09:40 PM
CASTRO VALLEY, CA Sept. 7, 2016 Supporting responders in the war on terrorism, Alluviam's HazMasterG3 decision support system Version 20 is now available. The system now includes critical new tools...
Fri, 2016-09-02 04:51 AM
TUCSON, AZ Sept. 1, 2016 At the end of the Cold War, the U.S. buried its preparations for a nuclear attack, but there is a growing threat today of radiological emergency. Evidence includes Russia is...
Wed, 2016-08-31 04:24 PM
LISLE, IL Aug. 31, 2016 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) will be receiving 272 CellsensePLUS cell phone and contraband detection systems over the next eight weeks. These...
Wed, 2016-08-24 02:00 AM
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 23, 2016 ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) announced that the US Army has exercised the second option under its Next Generation Chemical Detector (NGCD) contract. Under the Option,...
Wed, 2016-08-24 02:00 AM
LAS VEGAS Aug. 23, 2016 Baltimore bio tech firm, PathSensors, Inc., announced that it will be leading a presentation on the CANARY® (Cellular Analysis and Notification of Antigen Risks and Yields)...
Mon, 2016-08-22 02:00 AM
Seattle Aug. 19, 2016 InBios announced today that it received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA for its ZIKV Detect™ IgM Capture ELISA. The product is intended for the presumptive...
Thu, 2016-08-18 02:00 AM
SAN ANTONIO Aug. 17, 2016 The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak over the past several years has created an urgent need for diagnostic and therapeutic solutions. Alpha Diagnostic...
Fri, 2016-08-12 05:18 AM
WIESBADEN, Germany Aug. 10, 2016 Smiths Detection has been awarded contracts worth almost £19m by Falcon Group to provide advanced detection systems for passenger checkpoint, hold baggage and cargo...
Tue, 2016-08-02 09:13 PM
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 2, 2016 ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS™) announced the launch of a new Presumptive Identification feature for their VeroVision™ Mail Screener product. The VeroVision Mail Screener,...
Thu, 2016-07-21 06:00 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...

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Counterfeiting has become a problem too big and too serious to ignore. Its impact is now felt directly throughout the world economy -- even in the United States military supply chain where we now know that “military capable” technologies have been counterfeited. Counterfeiting was easier to overlook, despite the enormous economic and security implications, when it was seen as a luxury problem, an affliction affecting the manufacturers of designer handbags and outfits. Luxury or not, it is clear that it is a problem that we cannot ignore.
Port security seems to be the forgotten child when it comes to preparing for disasters, at least in the public eye. Potential threats to aviation and mass transit generate many more conversations, and for good reason, but the risks posed to ports, primarily from cargo, cannot be ignored. A cargo container looks innocuous, just a square, metal box loaded with goods…right? This impression could not be further from the truth. 
By Nicole Lurie, MD [Editor’s note: Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H., Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), delivered on Oct. 18, 2011 the following testimony to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, entitled, “Safeguarding our Nation: HHS Readiness to Respond to a Biological or Other Emergency.”]  
[Editor’s note: Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer Alexander G. Garza, MD, MPH, of the Department of Homeland Security, testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, on Oct. 18, 2011, and submitted the following statement, entitled, “Ten Years After 9/11 and the Anthrax Attacks: Protecting Against Biological Threats?”] By Alexander G. Garza, MD
During the past year, the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council has issued a series of monthly papers encapsulating the major topics that have shaped our nation’s approach to homeland security. Thirteen monographs have highlighted industry and government’s joint effort to confront the challenges, and develop solutions to successfully focus on the historic mission to create a more prepared, responsive, resilient, safer and secure homeland. 
 

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