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The U.S. Conference of Mayors has released findings of a climate survey showing that cities with a mayoral pledge or formal city council action to curb carbon emissions are making progress on their...
The maximum amount of ice covering the arctic this winter was the fifth lowest since satellite data began to be kept in 1978, according to the Boulder, CO-based National Snow & Ice Data Center (...
North Carolina State University has been awarded a five-year, $25 million grant by the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and...

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PureTech Systems is a software company that develops and markets PureActiv, its geospatial analytics solution designed to protect critical perimeters and infrastructure.  Its patented video...

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Link to video: http://www.dvidshub.net/video/331417/cbp-air-and-marine-rescue.Just nine days after agents from the U.S. Border Patrol and the Office of Air and Marine’s (OAM) Tucson Air Branch...
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has signed a historic $8.5 million agreement with the Israel National Cyber Bureau to develop CyberSpark, which includes a National Cyber Research Center...
As part of Earthquake Preparedness month, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a San Francisco based electric and natural gas utilities company, has announced its ongoing efforts to...
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A new campaign, involving a host of federal and local law enforcement agencies, in addition to a major child advocacy organization, has been launched to help curb the growing number of children...
“A lot of organizations are moving away from password based access control systems,” said Tom Flynn, vice president of identity and access security for Gemalto North America. Gemalto is an Amsterdam...
Backed up by research findings of the New York Times and the Syracuse University Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, three consecutive speakers at an April 10 public discussion conducted in...
The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DNCR) has warned anglers as well as other visitors to wooded areas to take preventive measures to stop wildfires. This warning comes...
Boston city officials have released detailed public safety plans for Boston’s approximately two miles of marathon route when the 118th Boston Marathon takes place April 21. In addition to an...

Company News

Edgewood, MD-based Smiths Detection, a provider of layered security technologies, has announced a $20 million follow-on production order from the U.S. Army under the DoD’s Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) program.

Boston, MA-based Rapid7, a provider of security data and analytics software and cloud solutions, has announced that it is launching certification programs for Nexpose administrators and Metasploit Pro specialists. These programs will allow security professionals to demonstrate and represent a proven level of knowledge of Rapid7’s industry-leading security solutions.

Malcovery Security, a Bethel Park, PA-based cybersecurity company, has announced the release of its new white paper, “Disrupting The Phishing Supply Chain with Threat Intelligence.” It includes information about how organizations can identify and stop phishing attacks from harming their assets.

Tom DeBiase, the acting Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will speak at the upcoming 14th annual Government Performance Summit (GPS2014) in Washington, D.C. The summit will feature a number of other speakers including Dave Otto, the branch chief of Cybersecurity Performance Management at the DHS, Rod Turk, the director of the Office Cybersecurity at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Christopher Farrow, the CISO for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Kansas City, MO-based MRIGlobal, a not-for-profit organization that performs contract research for government and industry, has received a Homeland Defense and Security Technical Area Tasks Contract. The company is one of 12 contractors notified of the award by the Department of Defense's Defense Technical Information Center.

Commentary and Opinion

By John Convy

Video harvesting is the process of delivering access to many dissimilar video systems in a standardized form, so that you can ingest any video feed into a master video system of any kind.

An example of an environment where video harvesting might be valuable is a Safe City project,...

By Richard Brent

It’s 2014 and time for a new way of thinking when it comes to security. It’s kind of like our five senses, we have each one for a reason and they are all equally valuable. We need to start giving audio the same amount of attention that we give video when it relates to security. Both...

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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...