Today's News

As demand for U.S. goods and services increases, U.S. ports are responding by implementing innovative technologies. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has partnered with the...
As part of the Government’s campaign to respond to the recent rise in illegal migration into South Texas, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson has announced the seize of more...
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Acting Chairman Christopher A. Hart has announced the selection of Edward Benthall, Jr. as NTSB's chief financial officer (CFO).Benthall has served as...

Featured Videos

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...

More News

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) detailing a comprehensive proposal to improve railway safety while transporting large quantities of flammable...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is accepting applications nationwide for CBP officer positions at air, land, and seaports across the country, the agency says. As a result of funding provided...
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....
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...

Company News

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is offering four investigative courses and one focused on disaster response/family assistance at the NTSB's Training Center near Washington, DC, in...
Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security, and compliance solutions, has announced that Craig Young, security researcher for its Vulnerability and Exposure Research...
Viscount Systems, a provider of IT-based security software and services, has announced that it has been awarded additional contracts to secure U.S. Federal Government facilities in Missouri...
Seattle, WA-based F5 Networks has announced that BIG-IP application services are now available for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service, a secure, hybrid cloud service based on VMware...
During the 2014 annual meeting of the Massachusetts High Technology Council presented by Boston Scientific Corporation, Monster announced the launch of NewEnglandTechVets.org, an online community to...

Commentary and Opinion

With new technologies -- such as virtualization, cloud computing and mobility -- come new threats to IT systems. The sophistication of those threats -- both internal and external -- has become a major concern for the federal government. In fact, cyber security is among the top priorities for the White House and Congress as...

“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...

April 2014 Digital

The news leader in physical IT and homeland security

Digital Edition
GSN's April 2014 Digital Edition
Click Here

May 2014 Issue

The news leader in physical IT and homeland security

Digital Edition
GSN's May 2014 issue
Click Here

2013 Awards Yearbook

Celebrate the Great
Achievements of 2013


Click on Cover
Page to access

Technology Sectors

Market Sectors

Essential Guides

 

New Products

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...