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Thanks to alerts from concerned readers and advertisers of Government Security News, we learned yesterday that attempts to log into the “GSN” website have resulted in notices to the effect that “...
Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected lifetimes, significantly adding to atmospheric levels of the climate-warming gas...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists assigned to the international mail facility at San Francisco International Airport have discovered 20 live giant millipedes while...

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Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles. These...
Thirty-eight people were charged last week for their role in a large-scale auto insurance fraud ring that resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost revenue. The charges follow a year-long...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists have found African Honey Bees (AHB) aboard a vessel in Savannah, GA that arrived from Mexico. The bees had been present for one to two...
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced a settlement with Dupont for eight alleged releases of hazardous substances at its Belle, WV facility....
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently achieved two major milestones for its trusted traveler programs. The Transportation Security Administration Pre✓ application program, which began in...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is dealing with multifaceted humanitarian and security issues as tens of thousands of unaccompanied migrant children have been arriving at the Southwest U.S. border...
A former acting director of cyber security at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been convicted on child pornography charges, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).Timothy...
A Request for Information (RFI) has been issued by the General Services Administration (GSA) seeking creative ideas from the real estate development community to redevelop the John A. Volpe...
The Georgia Ports Authority has announced that its deepwater ports and inland barge terminals, which support more 352,000 jobs and generate $66.9 billion in revenue annually throughout the state,...

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To answer the need to combat increasingly sophisticated criminal activities, financial and retail customers will benefit from the NextGen3 Electronic Satellite Pursuit (ESP) GPS tracking solution...
As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation), state police, and municipal police are focusing their efforts on...
Working with Wallingford-based Z-Medica in a three-year pilot study called the SAFE (Student And Faculty Emergency) Program, every school in the Wallingford, CT district will now be equipped with a...
Austin, TX-based Motion Computing has announced that The City of Brenham has achieved a 30% cost savings by replacing its old mobile communications and data technology throughout its police and...
With FICAM’s decision to approve McLean, VA-based ID.me as an accredited Credential Service Provider last Thursday, the company joins the likes of Symantec and Verizon by enabling American citizens...

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Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.

The military uses radar for many purposes,...

Car theft is a fruitful field of opportunity for today’s criminals as they seek new and innovative ways for gaining quick profits. Recent reports indicate that prior to committing theft, organized car-theft gangs are doing their homework. They are targeting specific car rental facilities, conducting exhaustive site-studies...

In recent decades, wildfires of unprecedented magnitude and severity have increased in frequency, raising concerns about impacts on local natural resources such as water. The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Canadian Water...

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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...
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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...
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