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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Mon, 2018-01-08 05:02 PM
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been awarded Phase II of the Intelligence Advanced Research Programs Activity (IARPA) Program for the standoff detection of explosives and toxic chemical threats. Block...
Wed, 2018-01-03 03:30 PM
On January 3, 2018, select DHS employees received notification letters that they may have been impacted by a privacy incident related to the DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) Case Management...
Wed, 2018-01-03 10:31 AM
RESTON, Va.-- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science, information technology, and engineering company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD...
Tue, 2018-01-02 12:16 PM
VIENNA, Va., Dec. 29, 2017 --  This is a big day for public safety. With yesterday's close of the FirstNet opt-in/opt-out period, the unanimous decisions of states and territories across America are...
Tue, 2018-01-02 11:24 AM
RESTON, VIRGINIA - January 2, 2018, Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that it has been awarded a position on the Federal Emergency...
Tue, 2018-01-02 10:01 AM
DRESDEN, Germany- Cognitec Systems, the face recognition company, has significantly extended the feature set of its FaceVACS-DBScan product. The latest release combines the company’s renowned image...
Tue, 2018-01-02 08:59 AM
Mapping analytics provider Esri is working with Intel’s Mobileye, a provider of advanced driver-assistance systems software, to combine the former’s location analysis and visualization with the...
Fri, 2017-12-22 02:31 PM
RESTON, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 -- Delaware is moving to advance first responder communications. Today, Governor John Carney announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:57 AM
DALLAS, Dec. 21, 2017 -- The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $944 million contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:43 AM
DALLAS, Dec. 21, 2017 -- Orion Communications, a provider of Public Safety workforce management software, announced today that the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) in conjunction with the MA...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:10 AM
BROOKNEAL, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 -- Wholesale fuel distributer and emergency fuel management company Foster Fuels, Inc. has spent over one hundred successive days responding to three record-breaking...
Fri, 2017-12-22 09:49 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 21, 2017 -- The Knights of Columbus is giving a 30-day supply of food to 12,000 displaced or formerly displaced Christian families in northern Iraq to coincide with Christmas."...

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By Walter Ewing The Northern Triangle of Central America—comprising El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—is now one of the most dangerous places on the planet. The United Nations estimates that...
By Steve Bittenbender As the Transportation Secretary waits on the findings from a task force looking at how to establish a registration system for unmanned aircraft, a public policy organization is...
Arlington, VA, October 28 - Today, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauded the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of short-term highway funding...
By Joshua Breisblatt Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released a yearly report on the number of use of force incidents. The report stated that use of force incidents by officers...
By Joshua BriesblattThis week, the drumbeat to end family detention got louder when the United States Commission on Civil Rights (the Commission) released a report which focused on conditions in...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...