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The U.S. and Canada have announced the two countries are delivering on key Beyond the Border Action Plan commitments related to joint Trusted Traveler and Trusted Trader programs through U....
As the Highway Trust Fund is expected to become insolvent by the end of August, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed a cash management plan that will reimburse states on a limited...
The days of halting trains and unloading contents for inspection appear to be over at the Dutch Port of Rotterdam, where trained operators can now use high-power X-ray scanners to produce clear,...

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A new bill has been introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) to stop the surge of children, teenagers, and families from Central America...
The vast majority of worldwide climate indicators, including greenhouse gases, sea levels, and global temperatures, continue to reflect trends of a warmer planet, according to the State of the...
U.S. flights are no longer allowed to fly across eastern Ukrainian airspace until further notice, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The “Notice to Airman” declaration is due to...
Government Security News is pleased to present the official Roster of Winners and Finalists in its 2014 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, which includes many longtime leaders in these...
This week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the membership of the newly created Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC). As directed by Congress, the Council is...
President Obama has put forward a comprehensive plan to invest in America’s infrastructure in order to create jobs, provide certainty to states and communities, support American businesses, and grow...
The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) has issued a report making recommendations to improve the national freight system’s operation and security....
MacDonnell Consulting Group of Halifax, Nova Scotia, producer of the Port Security Operations Conference & Expo (PSOCE-2014), which will take place in Long Beach, CA on November 10-12, has...
U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has intercepted a shipment of snails that later turned out to be a highly invasive species.CBP agricultural specialists at Los Angeles International Airport...

Company News

A global fraud study of more than 6,100 consumers across 20 countries revealed distrust among global consumers in retailers to protect their data. The new study, Global Consumers: Concerned...
Gallagher Security, a technology company in integrated access control, intruder alarms management and perimeter protection, has announced that its security management platform is now approved for...
Sierra-Olympic Technologies of Hood River, OR, a supplier of infrared (IR) and thermal imaging components, cameras, and systems solutions  for advanced thermal imaging applications, has...
Madison, AL-based Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corp. serving the U.S. federal market, has appointed Joseph Fehrenbach as president and CEO. Prior to...
Rockville, MD-based Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (CCSi), a provider of health services, program management, cybersecurity, and enterprise systems engineering to the federal government, has...

Commentary and Opinion

“We are entering an era in which unmanned vehicles of all kinds will take on greater importance in space, on land, in the air and at sea” -- President George W. Bush’s address to the Citadel, Dec. 2001.

Dear Friends,

We are a nation built on immigration, and it has made us strong.

My grandparents, like so many others who immigrated to the United States, came to this country looking for a better life and were privileged to pursue the American dream.

Sadly, there are an estimated 11.5 million undocumented...

It almost goes without saying that security clearances are of paramount importance in the field of homeland security. Whether a homeland security-related job involves access control, biometrics, border protection, disaster recovery, emergency preparedness, IT security, maritime and port security, rail security, security at...

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Gallagher’s D21 Disturbance Sensor enhances perimeter intrusion detection by measuring the transfer or changes of energy within a physical structure when disturbed. The sensor analyzes the...
A new Spyder pinhole camera/DVR kit is available from Sperry West. When a camera needs to be completely out-of-site to catch a crime on video, the dropped-ceiling pinhole camera can be placed on top...
Magnasphere Corp. has introduced its new HS L1.5 Series high security sensor, which can be used on safes, vaults, SCIFs and other high security applications. The device is listed to UL 634 Level 1...
Digital Ally, Inc., which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance, speed enforcement and thermal imaging products, has introduced a new addition to its line of in-car video...
GammaTech Computer Corp., a manufacturer of notebook and tablet computers, has introduced the newest member to its line of cost-effective, high-performance rugged convertible notebook computers, the...