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Thu, 2015-11-19 12:13 PM

Dr. Arie Perliger

Coral Gables, FL, November 16 - Over the past six years, approximately once every 34 days a domestic terrorist attack or foiled attack happened, led by "lone wolves" or "leaderless resistance groups...
Tue, 2015-11-17 11:46 PM
Government Security News is pleased to announce the Winners and Finalists in its seventh annual Homeland Security Awards. As in previous years, the awards program was divided into three basic...
Tue, 2015-10-27 08:20 AM

Bruce Blythe

AlliedBarton Security Services,, the  industry’s premier provider of highly trained security personnel, will host a free seminar on Workplace Violence: Layoffs, Terminations...
Wed, 2015-10-14 10:12 PM

2010 Keynote Speaker: Ret. 4-Star General Barry McCaffrey

GSN announced today that in response to a number of requests to stretch the closing date for entries in its 2015 Homeland Security Awards Program, the deadline has been extended to Friday, October 23...
Sun, 2015-10-04 11:40 PM

William J. Bratton

New York, NY, September 29 - The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) has proudly awarded the New York City Police Department (NYPD), in partnership with the nonprofit All Stars...
Wed, 2015-09-30 07:21 PM
Perry, GA, September 22 - Guardian Centers, the most realistic disaster training center in the United States, will host the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security and Georgia’s Urban...
Sat, 2015-09-26 03:08 PM
Carlsbad, CA, September 23 - When you look at the causes of death from traumatic injury, the number one fatality is blood loss. If you can stop the bleeding, the chances of survival skyrocket, and...
Tue, 2015-09-22 07:01 AM
Washington, DC, September 14 - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the expansion of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office’s (DNDO) Securing the Cities program to Houston and...
Tue, 2015-09-01 04:06 PM
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta first announced the initiative in May, asking for volunteers to test the app. The FAA has notified those who previously signed up and will be pushing the app to them...
Tue, 2015-08-25 01:44 PM
Therese W. MacMillan, Acting
FTA Administrator
Los Angeles, CA, August 25 – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $9.5 million in grants to 19 projects in 13 states selected to help train a new generation of skilled workers...
Thu, 2015-08-20 04:13 PM
Columbus, OH , August 19 - Battelle's revolutionary new software, ExactID®, will be engaged by investigators at the U.S. Defense Forensic Science Center under a new agreement.
Wed, 2015-08-19 12:34 PM
Washington, DC, August 18 - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today asked Muslim community leaders nationwide to consider instituting additional safety measures for prayers and other...

Commentary and Opinions

Atlanta, GA, August 17 - The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today announced the formation of a new campaign to improve legal response to hate crimes across the United States. 50 States Against Hate: An Initiative for Stronger Hate Crime Laws will work toward the passage of hate crime laws in the five states which do not have them – Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, South Carolina and Wyoming – while simultaneously seeking to make existing hate crime laws in the other 45 states more inclusive and comprehensive.
By Austin MartinIf you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft, the answer is: kinda. It turns out that all branches of the military are experimenting with some special form of LMS or virtual training – with ever-increasing complexity and capabilities. Here are just a few examples: Battlefield Visualization
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.
You approach the scene, taking the first steps to determining what happened and how to prevent it in the future. Following your training, you secure the area, conduct a scan of the scene, take photos to maintain a permanent record of the scene as you found it, and begin collecting and evaluating physical evidence.
To train police and first responders in the leadership skills needed to successfully run a critical incident command, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center has decided to utilize the Hydra/Minerva Suite software package developed by Critical Simulations, Ltd, of London, UK.

Company News

Wallern, Austria, November 2015: Austrian audiovisual engineering and manufacturing company, AV Stumpfl is reaffirming its commitment to its partners and their projects with the significant investment into service and project support teams at the company’s new Campus located at its global headquarters in Wallern, Austria. AV Stumpfl is already well known for its premium level of service and support for its partners and in addition, AV Stumpfl is offering the following support packages to clients: Data management
Plymouth, MA and Macedonia, OH, November 2 - Avwatch, Inc., a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with headquarters in Plymouth, MA, today announced the Grand Opening of its new, state-of-the-art Research & Development Center, located in Macedonia, Ohio. This new 4,000 square foot facility will balance consumer-center innovation with technology leadership. 
Fairfax, VA, October 22 - ICF International, a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, and ASI Government (ASI) announced today that Team ICF International and ASI Government won the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Digital Service Contracting Professional Training and Development Program challenge. The six-month pilot program began Oct. 20 and is designed to help transform the way the government builds and buys digital services.
Cologne, Germany, October 12 - Boeing today announced it has acquired Peters Software GmbH ("Peters Software"), a market leading provider of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) based training content for early stage ("ab-initio") pilot training. Located in Cologne, Germany, Peters Software specializes in curriculum and materials for commercial and private pilots operating in rapidly growing markets aligned with EASA.
Fort Worth, TX, October 8 - As the United States Army faces the new challenges of an increasingly capable enemy, Elbit Systems of America and its parent company Elbit Systems Ltd. are investing heavily in research and development to give the soldier the decided advantage in this new and complex environment. Providing integrated and networked solutions that leverage technical and operational expertise, the company will showcase its solutions at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in Washington, D.C., October 12-14.
Dulles, VA, October 7 - Raytheon Company in partnership with the U.S. Army has held five million training events while saving $400 million in costs on the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) contract since 2008. Raytheon leads the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA), a team of more than 150 companies that conducts training and provides global sustainment services for the U.S. Army. That includes 92 digital training ranges and more than 250,000 training aids, devices, simulators and simulations. 
Arvanda, CO, October 1 - In honor of those who Protect and Serve, MT2 is on a mission to support the Wounded Warrior Project and Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS). When you visit their booth #1444, scan your ID badge & shoot in their electronic firing range game, they will donate $3 to each Organization (up to $3,000). You also will be registered in their drawing giving away 2 full Range Assessment packages ($8,000 value).
Annapolis, MD, September 23 - TeleCommunication Systems today announced that it has been named the awardee of a competitive five-year contract extension (a base plus five option periods) valued at approximately $68 million to provide the Department of Defense's (DoD's) personnel with critical curriculum development and training delivery services to support the government's cybersecurity workforce development. 

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