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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala
Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.
The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.
The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.
Government Security News has announced that its 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open for business and start accepting entries in the program’s 45 awards categories on Tuesday, April 26.
Scott Schnell, CEO, describes Video IQ’s next generation of video surveillance, where each of its high-definition cameras has video analytics plus half a year of storage with the camera itself, thus eliminating the high cost of storage and networking. According to Schnell, VideoIQ’s cameras with high-definition sensors can track up to 24 objects simultaneously and have 3X the field of view of conventional high-definition cameras with analytics.
Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.
Telephonics’ president and CEO receives honorary chief petty officer designation from U.S. Coast Guard
Farmingdale, NY-based Telephonics Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation, has announced that its president and CEO, Joseph Battaglia, has been awarded the honorary title of chief petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Arlington, VA-based GreenLine Systems, a subsidiary of A-T Solutions that specializes in helping governments around the world manage risks associated with maritime and cross-border movement of vessels, goods, and people, has announced that it is part of the Brilliance Information (BRINFO) team that was recently awarded a four-year, firm-fixed price contract to support the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.
GSN has announced that its Border Security Awards program, which was successfully launched in 2013, will incorporate the closely related markets of airport and seaport security in 2014 and will be renamed the GSN 2014 Airport, Seaport, and Border Security Awards Program, with an updated roster of nominating categories for vendor companies and government agencies.
Wilmington, MA-based Implant Sciences, a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense, has won an order for its QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors (ETD), associated consumables, and services for deployment in Latin America. The value of the order is expected to be about $1,500,000.
CBP/CBIG news release: Caribbean interagency group apprehends 57 undocumented migrants in two incidents
Five citizens of the Dominican Republic charged Tuesday with alien smuggling
|Event Details||Dates of Event|
|Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe||Feb 12 - 13|