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Thu, 2015-05-28 07:00 PM
Washington, D.C., May 27 – As part of the Administration’s effort to advance energy efficiency and combat the harmful effects of climate change, Better Buildings Challenge partners have cut energy...
Thu, 2015-05-28 06:24 PM
Washington, D.C., May 28 –The Energy Department (DOE) has announced that it has issued a conditional authorization for the Alaska LNG Project (Alaska LNG) to export domestically produced liquefied...
Wed, 2015-05-27 11:20 PM
Washington – Preliminary statistics released by the FBI show that 51 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2014. This is an increase of almost 89 percent when...
Wed, 2015-05-27 10:45 PM
Washington, D.C., May 27 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s...
Wed, 2015-05-27 09:35 PM
Haifa, Israel, May 21, 2015 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (the "Company") (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire  NICE Systems Ltd.’s (“NICE”) Cyber and...
Tue, 2015-05-26 09:34 PM
Washington, D.C., May 26 - The Energy Department (DOE) has announced $32 million in funding to help train American workers for the solar energy workforce and to further drive down the cost of solar...
Tue, 2015-05-26 08:59 PM
Norcross, GA, May 26 ­– Ashworth College has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges it misrepresented to students that they would get the training and credentials needed to switch careers...
Tue, 2015-05-26 08:03 PM
Houston, TX, May 22 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport seized counterfeit Gucci, Burberry, Lacoste, Versace, Armani, Ferrari, Coco...
Tue, 2015-05-26 06:20 PM
Washington, May 26 – Last Friday, three immigrants and two immigration service providers filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the...
Tue, 2015-05-26 05:51 PM
Washington, May 26 – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC...
Tue, 2015-05-26 05:12 PM
Washington, May 20 – The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) strongly questions the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) exclusive use of biographic data...
Tue, 2015-05-26 04:39 PM
Washington, May 21 – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has issued an Emergency Order that will assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor (NEC...

Company News

Denver, May 28 – Coalfire Systems, one of the fastest growing cybersecurity firms in the nation, is helping legal clients navigate the new Private Investigators Licensure Act, which requires all Colorado private investigators to obtain a specific license by June 1, 2015 in order to be qualified to perform digital forensic investigations.
Portland, OR, May 28 – Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced that Craig Young, security researcher for Tripwire’s Vulnerability and Exposure Research Team (
San Jose, CA, May 28 ­– ThreatMetrix, a provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, has announced several cybersecurity risks associated with the summer ticketing and travel season. Throughout the heightened travel season, individual mobile app usage will be on the rise, which can lead to an increase in mobile app fraud.
Manhattan, KS, May 28 – Team members from McCarthy Mortensen NBAF have broken ground on the final and largest phase of the $835 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). The construction team was joined by representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the state of Kansas, Kansas State University, and the community of Manhattan, KS.
Mississauga, Ontario, May 27 – The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA Alliance), the largest high-tech association in Canada, has honored WinMagic’s SecureDoc solution with the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University Award for Outstanding Product Achievement in Advanced Technology at the 30th annual CATA Alliance Innovation and Leadership Awards.
Hillsboro, OR, May 27 – Eid Passport, Inc., a provider of high-assurance identity management solutions, has added renowned child safety advocate Ernie Allen to the company’s board of directors.
San Francisco & Hong Kong, May 22 – Allied Control, a Hong Kong-based innovative technology company that builds immersion cooling systems for supercomputing and data center applications, has won the Green Innovations Award.
Arlington, VA, May 26 – CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) has announced it was awarded a $159 million contract to develop and implement the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A). This five-year contract represents new work for CACI, growing the company’s presence in its Business Systems market area.

Commentary and Opinions

By John HarrisWith the 1998 implementation of the Government Paperwork Elimination Act, the United States government made clear its intentions to become more efficient and save taxpayer dollars by reducing its dependence on paper documents.
By Steve SpatigWith reports of widespread data breaches in the global spotlight, data center managers are under increasing pressure by regulatory bodies to ensure that access to restricted information is protected. Cyber security remains a number one priority, but in many cases, data breaches occur because an employee is given temporary physical access to that data in some way. Within the data center environment, preventing unauthorized physical access to sensitive government data is crucial.
By Kirk Spring As we’ve seen by recently reported hacks of healthcare networks, security breaches are becoming commonplace. Attacks on secure networks can come from internal or external sources. “Breach prevention” is no longer a workable strategy.
 

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According to Bobby Brown, VP for Homeland Security, Telephonics business units include a Maritime Surveillance unit, a Communications unit and an Integrated Surveillance Group, which produces a ground-based Advanced Radar System (ARSS), with 1,600 systems deployed globally.  In recent years, Telephonics has collaborated with Customs and Border Protection to develop a package called the Mobile Surveillance System (MSS) that includes ground radar, pan-tilt cameras and a C2 system, with 44 systems presently in CBP’s inventory.

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