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Sun, 2015-02-15 08:55 PM
The White House has issued a Presidential Memorandum to promote economic competitiveness and innovation while safeguarding privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties in the domestic use of unmanned...
Thu, 2015-02-12 05:45 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Air and Marine (OAM) received the first of eight completely overhauled UH-1N twin-engine helicopters this week. The overhaul lets OAM maintain...
Tue, 2015-02-10 11:45 PM
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that in calendar year 2014, airlines reported the lowest number of tarmac delays longer than three hours on record. According to...
Tue, 2015-02-10 11:16 PM
Mr. Leahy: Mr. President, not long ago Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations, and the United States, Great Britain, France, and other countries...
Tue, 2015-02-10 09:52 PM
By K. Denise Rucker Krepp
Tue, 2015-02-10 09:23 PM
Director James B. Comey has named Richard Frankel special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Newark Division. Frankel most recently served as SAC of the Criminal Division in the New York Field Office.
Mon, 2015-02-09 11:19 PM
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin, U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan of the Eastern District of Missouri and Special Agent in Charge William P. Woods of the FBI’s St. Louis...
Sun, 2015-02-08 09:22 PM
Following a four-week trial, A California man was found guilty Wednesday in New York on all seven counts in connection with his operation and ownership of Silk Road, a hidden website designed to...
Sun, 2015-02-08 06:13 PM
On February 6, 2015, Boaz Borohov, 44, of Tel Aviv, Israel and Ofra Borohov, 45, also of Tel Aviv, pled guilty in the Eastern District of Virginia to Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt...
Fri, 2015-02-06 12:50 AM

Sen. Susan Collins

A U.S. Senator Wednesday introduced an amendment to a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), hoping to break a Congressional impasse over paying for two Presidential actions in...
Wed, 2015-02-04 02:09 AM
Nineteen alleged members of a major international drug trafficking and money laundering organization responsible for the importation of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine into the United States and...
Wed, 2015-02-04 12:06 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun a pilot program to train and equip officers with Naloxone, a potentially life-saving drug for the treatment of opioid overdoses. CBP officers...

Company News

San Francisco, April 21 – RSA Conference – Intel Security has announced multiple product portfolio enhancements that provide organizations greater visibility into security incidents, stronger controls to prevent data exfiltration, and cloud and partner integrations that ease the management of their security environment.
Teaneck, NJ, April 23 – SAFE-BioPharma Association has announced the creation of SBP Digital Trust Consulting, a resource of internationally recognized identity and access management (IAM) policy and technical experts for life science and healthcare companies seeking to develop improved cyber security strategies.
Arlington, VA, April 23 – CACI International Inc (NYSE:CACI) has announced it was awarded a $34 million contract to provide deployed and on-site analytic support to the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization’s (JIEDDO) J9 Operational Analysis and Assessment Division.
Santa Clara, CA, April 23 – Cyphort, a provider of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions, has announced the integration of its payload analysis capabilities with the 
Chicago, April 21 – Intertek (LSE: ITRK), a provider of safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, has announced a strategic alliance with the Portable Lights American Trade Organization (PLATO). Through this collaborative relationship, Intertek will provide independent third-party testing and measurement in support of PLATO’s mission to advance the industry by elevating the quality of products.
Tulsa, OK, April 22 – Saltus Technologies™, provider of the digiTICKET®eCitation solution, has announced that Bond County, IL, has deployed digiTICKET on existing mobile computers at the Bond County Sheriff’s Office and the Greenville Police Department. Saltus deployed the fully configured solution to both agencies after being the first electronic citation vendor to be approved by the Chief Conference of Circuit Judges.
San Francisco, April 22 – Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the results of a survey of 227 attendees at 
Manchester, NH, April 22 – The University of New Hampshire at Manchester has announced a new Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security.

Commentary and Opinions

IRS estimates put the 2012 tax gap at almost $350 billion, and a recent audit indicated that the IRS may lose $21 billion over the next five years due to identity theft alone -- one of the fastest growing areas of losses to the agency. 
When a disaster strikes, the pre-existing relationships between government and the private sector must be leveraged to launch an effective response and recovery effort. The objective for community crisis response is to support and bolster the capabilities that function effectively in the normal state to function with the same level of success in the emergency state.
By Michael Gelles , Alan Holden and Kara Shuler At this moment, 1 out of every 100 adult Americans is behind bars. That’s 2.3 million convicted offenders, more than 60 percent of whom were sentenced for non-violent offenses.
During my entire 23-year career as a police officer, I never dealt specifically with an individual who admitted they were a victim of human trafficking.  That doesn’t mean that human trafficking isn’t a problem, or that it doesn’t happen in the United States every day. On the contrary, the 2011 U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report estimates that 17,500 individuals are trafficked into the U.S. each year. 
We are going through a radical shift in the way people work and use computers. Increasing availability and affordability of wireless broadband is giving the global workforce true mobility, for the first time in history. Many of them will use smartly designed mobile rugged computers for their everyday computing and communication needs, instead of traditional laptops.
 

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Textron Defense Systems has a wide range of products for the security market, according to Patti Shaffner, including its aerial ISR system, unmanned aerial systems and iCommand, which brings them all together. But the system that won the platinum award in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards Program for Best Outdoor Ground Sensors was the MicroObserver® Unattended Ground Sensor System, a complete solution containing sensor node, gateway and camera repeater.

John Procaccio, Business Development Manager of Integrated Microwave Technologies, reveals that the company is a designer and manufacturer of mission critical transmitters and receivers used in wireless transmission of videos, and was a platinum winner of the platinum award for “Best Covert Surveillance Solution” in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards Program for its “DropCam” product. IMT is a prime contractor for the DHS in Tech-Ops and offers a range of products described by Mr.

Paul Mackler, President of Eagle Eye Expositions, expresses great satisfaction with exhibitor turn-out and quality of the sessions in the 2013 Expo. He gives a lot of credit for the event’s success to his Advisory Board, which included Jason P. Ahern and many other former high-ranking officials in CBP, DEA, ICE and other government agencies. Mackler also announces that the first annual U.S.- Canada Cross Border Conference will take place in Detroit, MI on September 12-13, to help advance the Beyond Border agreement signed by U.S.

Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management. But it is in this business in a big way, with 50% of the U.S. federal government using the AtHoc System, including U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, both on an enterprise level, the U.S. Patent Office and TSA.

Covia Labs received the award for “Best Interoperable First Responder Communications” in the 2012 Awards Program for its “Alert & Respond” software platform and application that provides voice/data interoperability across a variety of platforms ranging from smart phones to police and fire department radios, embedded devices and drones. The top two markets for the company, according to CEO David Kahn, are the military and public safety.

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Kustom Signals, Inc. is pleased to announce that the LaserCam 4 has been certified to be in compliance with International Association...

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