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Tue, 2015-05-12 08:42 PM
Washington, D.C., May 12 - The Justice Department has announced that, under a settlement agreement with the U.S., the state of Tennessee is launching a training program available to all law...
Tue, 2015-05-12 07:25 PM
Seattle, WA, May 11 – The Coast Guard is asking for the public's help to put a stop to the vandalism of aids to navigation throughout the Pacific Northwest. Several navigational lights in the region...
Tue, 2015-05-12 07:07 PM
Last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) released the new rule on enhanced tank car standards and operation control for high-hazard flammable trains. According to Federal Railroad...
Tue, 2015-05-12 05:27 PM
Miami, FL, April 28 – PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015, according to Port...
Tue, 2015-05-12 04:54 PM
Biometric facial recognition technology in use at 100 e-Gates in German airports is cutting transaction times for each passenger to less than 20 seconds, according to Dr. Jörg Helbig, director of...
Mon, 2015-05-11 10:41 PM
Washington, D.C., May 11 – Director James B. Comey has named Stephen Woolery the special agent in charge (SAC) of the Counterterrorism Division in Los Angeles. Woolery most recently served as chief...
Mon, 2015-05-11 10:21 PM
Washington, D.C., May 11 – Preliminary statistics released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) show that 51 law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2014. This...
Sun, 2015-05-10 11:05 PM
Geneva, May 8 – The World Health Organization (WHO) has published the new edition of its Model List of Essential Medicines which includes ground-breaking new treatments for hepatitis C, a variety of...
Sun, 2015-05-10 10:28 PM
Washington, D.C., May 8 ­– The United States Secret Service (USSS) and National Park Service (NPS) have begun implementing a series of new, temporary security enhancements and aesthetic improvements...
Sun, 2015-05-10 05:29 PM
Washington, D.C., May 7 – The 2015 Joint Program Office for Countering Improvised Explosive Devices (JPO C-IED)/Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise will run intermittently between May 4 and...
Thu, 2015-05-07 09:10 PM
Houlton, ME, May 6 – U.S. Border Patrol employees has welcomed the arrival of Chief Patrol Agent (CPA) Daniel R. Hiebert. CPA Hiebert will oversee the operations of Houlton Sector Headquarters...
Thu, 2015-05-07 01:56 AM
Silver Spring, MD, April 6 – As part of the final version of the science plan for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) RESTORE Act Science Program, has announced 10...

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Oakdale, MN, May 14 – Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN), a global data storage and information security company, has announced the results of a survey of 330 IT and security professionals conducted by SANS. The goal of the survey was to better understand the challenges of securing today’s mobile workforce and managing mobile workspaces.
Austin, TX, May 15 – 1st Detect, a subsidiary of Astrotech (NASDAQ:ASTC), is pleased to announce the receipt of an initial order for its disruptive mass spectrometry technology from one of the world's leading snack food producers. The unit will be used for quality control purposes.
Edgewood, MD, May 13 – Smiths Detection Inc. has announced that the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground, in support of the Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) program, exercised an option for a $23 million production order on an existing contract. Smiths Detection Inc.'s JCAD is an advanced, easy-to-use, lightweight threat detection device that can be held or easily strapped to a belt. The JCAD protects military personnel, police and hazmat responders by alerting operators if toxic substances and dangerous chemicals are detected.
Los Angeles, May 14 – Docupace Technologies, LLC (“Docupace”), a provider of SEC/FINRA-compliant paperless processing systems, has announced that it is joining with computer security services company Security Snapshot, LLC (“Security Snapshot”) to deliver comprehensive cyber-security solutions for financial services firms. The agreement is expected to fuse Docupace, a secure, SEC/FINRA-compliant and paperless straight-through processing platform in the financial services sector, with Security Snapshot, a security and regulatory consultancy firm.
Boxborough, MA, May 13 – Egenera, a provider of converged infrastructure and cloud management software has announced that The Bunker, the UK’s ultra secure IT services provider, has built a new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)-as-a-Service cloud using the Egenera Cloud Suite. This is a fully managed PCI DSS v3.0 compatible cloud solution, and the only solution that can be deployed in a multi-tenant environment while meeting compatibility requirements.
Newark, NJ, May 13 – Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a provider of advanced mobile technology and video evidence capture and management solutions for the public sector, has announced its next generation Arbitrator® BWC™ (body-worn camera) and enhanced Unified Evidence Management System. Designed and built based on direct feedback from law enforcement organizations across the country, the Arbitrator BWC features 720p HD video resolution and a 130° wide camera angle – capturing high-quality video and providing unbiased evidence of all officer interactions.
McLean, VA, May 13 – Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) has been selected by the U.S. Air Force as a prime contractor for the $960 million Network-Centric Solutions 2 (NETCENTS) Application Services Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for U.S. Air Force IT programs. The award designates Booz Allen as one of 20 prime contractors eligible to compete for task orders for the life of the IDIQ, which is expected to run through March 2022.
Bethesda, MD, May 12 – Responding to customer demand for a comprehensive approach to advanced threat defense that encompasses the network and endpoints, Fidelis Cybersecurity has announced it has acquired Resolution1 Security.

Commentary and Opinions

By Michael D. HelmMost Americans do not know who Ali al-Marri is and it is my sincere hope that they never find out because of another horrendous attack. Nonetheless, it is extremely alarming that not only has our government released the convicted al-Qaeda operative from U.S. custody to Qatar, but that it has also gone largely unnoticed by the mainstream media.
Representing experts dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation’s more than 87,000 dams, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) applauds Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for introducing a bill that will get the nation closer to alleviating the public safety risk of over 2,000 dams that are the most “at-risk,” while providing a continuation of the vital benefits that dams serve for the public and their owners.
Seven of the nation's top scientific societies have joined over 200 distinguished climate and natural resource scientists to urge the Obama Administration to speed up its transition out of old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.
National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger renewed the association’s push for national data security and breach notification standards for retailers amid news of a possible data breach at Chick-fil-A chain restaurants.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has applauded the signing of H.R. 4007, the “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” into law Thursday. The final version of the bill, which passed the U.S.
 

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