Security Services

Tri-Ed technology roadshows continue across America

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access_control_identification

Tri-Ed, an independent security distributor, is continuing its comprehensive technology roadshow training program throughout 2013.

Dealers and integrators can mark their calendars for these free one-day training and expo events. Upcoming locations and dates are as follows: 

May 15: Orlando, FL

June 6: Houston, TX

September 12: Dallas, TX

October 16: New York, NY

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Commerce Dept. plans three trade missions to South and Central America in next six months

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federal_agencies_legislative
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Bogota, Colombia

The U.S. Commerce Department is organizing three separate trade-related missions to three different destinations in South and Central America that could provide business opportunities for the U.S. security and safety sector.

The most-targeted trade mission will be headed to Colombia on September 9-12, where government and business representatives will spend all of their time in Bogota, the capital city, to participate in business-to-business matchmaking appointments, market briefings and networking events.

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L-3’s eXaminer EDS earns new certification from TSA

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cbrne_detection
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eXaminer 3DX
supplied by L-3

L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) announced on March 5 that its eXaminer 3DX and 3DX-ES explosives detection systems (EDS) have been certified by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). These are the first systems to pass the TSA’s rigorous new certification standard, said the company in a March 5 news release. 

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Dr. Daniel Gerstein talks with GSN about S&T’s latest research projects

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federal_agencies_legislative

As the deputy under secretary for science and technology at DHS, Dr. Daniel Gerstein is like a kid in a candy store. He is directly involved in more fascinating and vital R&D projects -- there are about 75 separate efforts underway in his directorate, at last count -- than almost any other official on the civilian side of the federal government.

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Urban technology lab in NYC cuts ribbon at new headquarters

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cbrne_detection
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Cutting ribbon at NUSTL
were (l to r) Gerstein
Daddario, Kilduff & Hutter

The organization now known as the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory occupied grim and old-fashioned space on the fifth floor of an office building in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan for more than half a century, but has recently moved into its new headquarters in brighter, better-organized and much more cheerful space on the 9th floor of the same office building.

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Booz Allen wins two DHS support services contracts

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federal_agencies_legislative
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Chris Kelly

Booz Allen Hamilton announced on Feb. 28 that it was awarded two separate five-year contracts under the DHS Technical, Acquisition and Business Support Services (TABSS) $11 billion multiple-award contract vehicle.

The wins, awarded on November 30, 2012 and February 15, 2013, are to support DHS and its components with program management, engineering, technology, business and financial management, and audit support services.

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ARES Security, a risk management company, names Ben Eazzetta its new president

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security_services
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Ben Eazzetta

ARES Security Corp., an enterprise security risk management solutions company, has announced that it has named Ben Eazzetta as its president. 

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A North Carolina unit of NIH wants a small business to provide armed guard services

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security_services
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NIEHS campus

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, which is located on 375 acres of land in Research Park Triangle, NC, and is one of 27 institutes within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is gathering information from small businesses about their ability to provide armed security protection and patrol services on its campus.

The NIEHS campus consists of nine buildings (and another 13 modular temporary buildings), roadways, parking areas and an underground utilities system.

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Thomas Tidiks named president of ASIS International’s CSO Roundtable

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education_training
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Thomas Tidiks

Thomas Tidiks, CPP, group chief security officer at Zurich Insurance in Switzerland, has been named to the presidency of the CSO Roundtable advisory board for 2013. 

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Advisory panel to meet on March 20 on protecting classified information held by contractors

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federal_agencies_legislative

An advisory committee to the National Archives, which provides advice on the government’s effort to protect classified information held by contractors, licensees and other commercial parties, will hold a meeting in Washington, DC, on March 20.

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