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The House has unanimously passed three bills that aim to bolster security at airports, provide oversight of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Office of Inspection, and simplify...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested one of ERO's most wanted fugitives last week during a joint operation by ERO...
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....

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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,...
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....

Company News

Colt Technology Services, the information delivery platform, and Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, have partnered to offer SAP cloud and SAP HANA cloud services...
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has issued a new report, Law Enforcement Officer Deaths: Mid-Year 2014, stating that 67 officers have been killed in the line of duty during the...
Karmiel, Israel-based Opgal Optronic Industries has announced new pricing for its revolutionary Therm-App thermal mobile device. The industry's first device for Android phones is now available at a...
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...

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...
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