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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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Tue, 2017-11-14 05:43 PM
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2017 -- As live events and festivals are more prevalent than ever across the globe, the ability to keep attendees, creators and artists safe at these events remains the highest...
Tue, 2017-11-14 03:13 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 14, 2017 -- Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure unveiled its Safe City Framework at Smart City Expo World Congress, the leading international event for smart cities. Hexagon's...
Sun, 2017-11-12 11:17 PM
HOUSTON, -- Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge and over 100 professionals, including current and former state officials, Congress members, executive officers, U.S. business leaders...
Sun, 2017-11-12 09:28 AM
BELTSVILLE, Md.,-- ASRC Federal has named retired Air Force Colonel Richard "Chip" Terry vice president and client relations executive for Federal Health and Defense Programs. Terry will provide...
Mon, 2017-10-30 09:07 AM

 

The Trump administration is distancing itself from a controversial contract aimed at rebuilding the power grid in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, which procurement experts and lawmakers say has...
Wed, 2017-09-20 10:06 AM
September 15–After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida last weekend, unmanned aircraft – more popularly, drones – have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery...
Fri, 2017-07-21 04:07 PM
ARMONK, NY, July 20, 2017 IBM's (NYSE:  IBM) Smarter Cities Challenge program (@CitiesChallenge) will be sending teams of company experts to five municipalities through 2018 to provide pro bono...
Mon, 2017-07-17 02:23 PM

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RESTON, VA July 12, 2017 Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science and technology company, was awarded one of six GSA Federal Supply Schedule Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs)  by the Nuclear...
Mon, 2017-07-17 02:15 PM
STRATHAM, NH July 11, 2017 Visible Assets, Inc. Completes Bureau of Reclamation Contract: Armory 20/20 Provides Enhanced, Critical Homeland Infrastructure Protection and Physical Security for Grand...
Mon, 2017-07-10 08:00 PM

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RESTON, VA July 10, 2017 Virginia is making history. Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a letter accepting the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the...
Mon, 2017-07-10 07:33 PM
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN July 5, 2017 MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, continues to develop advanced technology which will help...
Fri, 2017-07-07 10:42 AM

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STATE COLLEGE, PA July 5, 2017 Mission Critical Partners, Inc. (MCP) has been selected to provide public safety technology and facility consulting services to the City of Philadelphia, which recently...

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The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has applauded the signing of H.R. 4007, the “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” into law...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced drunk driving fatalities decreased from 10,322 in 2012 to 10,076 in 2013. NHTSA also announced that overall traffic fatalities...
The law firm representing ten families -- nine of whom lost family members in the Sandy Hook shooting, along with a teacher who was shot multiple times but survived -- has said they have initiated a...
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S. that...
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...

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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...