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Wed, 2014-12-10 06:24 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have announced a Correctional Education Guidance Package aimed at helping states and local agencies strengthen the quality of...
Tue, 2014-12-09 06:05 PM
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced a declaration under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act to facilitate the development and availability...
Tue, 2014-12-09 05:33 PM
The FBI Monday released Hate Crime Statistics, 2013, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s first publication to present data collected under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crime...
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The Port of Los Angeles has appointed Tom Gazsi, the former City of Costa Mesa Police Chief, as a new deputy chief of police. Gazsi will oversee the Emergency Management and Field Operations Group...
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Technology helps the military fight the war on terror. It also helps malevolent male military personnel spy on female personnel. In a shocking announcement this week, the Navy reported that hidden...
Mon, 2014-12-08 05:24 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Justice Department (DOJ) will take new steps to bar profiling by federal law enforcement agencies, building upon a 2003 policy that had...
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In partnership with Agenzia Delle Dogane E Dei Monopoli (Italian Customs), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently completed Operation Dolce Vita, a bilateral Intellectual Property Rights (...
Fri, 2014-12-05 06:31 PM
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has teamed with industry and 24 law enforcement agencies across 18 countries to shutdown 29,684 domain names...
Thu, 2014-12-04 06:16 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that a Justice Department (DOJ) civil rights investigation into the use of force by the Cleveland Division of Police has found a pattern or practice of...
Wed, 2014-12-03 04:27 PM
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed three bills Monday aimed at strengthening nuclear security and detection, protecting critical infrastructure against the threat of electromagnetic...
Wed, 2014-12-03 01:32 PM
An increasing number of U.S. hospitals are now equipped to treat patients with Ebola, giving nationwide health system Ebola readiness efforts a boost. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
Tue, 2014-12-02 05:06 PM
The United States Monday signed three customs agreements with Singapore, ensuring greater cooperation and mutual assistance on customs enforcement and the facilitation of lawful trade and travel,...

Company News

Berkeley, CA-based Tanium, a security and systems management company, has announced a partnership and integration with iSIGHT Partners, a global provider of cyber threat intelligence. With this integration, high quality threat intelligence and Indicators of Compromise (“IOCs”) from iSIGHT Partners are automatically fed into the Tanium IOC Funnel, part of the Tanium platform.
Thirty-five years after a grieving mother started one of the most influential and effective grassroots movements in history, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has announced its new National President, Colleen Sheehey-Church, the first victim of drugged driving to serve as MADD’s National President, effective January 1, 2015.
The Longmont, CO-based National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) recently released a series of Image City Map products, derived from DigitalGlobe satellite imagery and human geography data sets, which are playing a key role in the international effort to combat the Ebola crisis in western Africa.
McLean, VA-based DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded two contracts from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to provide advisory, training and mentoring services to the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior (MoI/Afghanistan National Police) and the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense (MoD/Afghanistan National Army).
City of Industry, CA-based Hikvision, a supplier of innovative and award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, has established Hikvision Canada Inc., which will focus on the video surveillance market in Canada. This achievement represents the company’s strong commitment to the Canadian market and speaks to its rapid growth in Canada, North America, and across the globe.
Seventy-six percent of organizations in the U.S. and U.K. have suffered a Domain Name System (DNS) attack, with 49 percent experiencing one in the past 12 months. The most common DNS threats reported were DDoS (74 percent), DNS exfiltration (46 percent), DNS tunneling (45 percent) and DNS hijacking (33 percent) by those who had suffered an attack. That’s according to an independent research study undertaken by Vanson Bourne and commissioned by Cloudmark, Inc.
Tuesday, January 13 will mark the 19th anniversary of AMBER Alert Awareness Day, which honors the day nine year old Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in front of her family's home in Arlington, TX, and found murdered two days later. In recognition of this day, Smart911, the national public safety service, is encouraging parents to do three things to keep their children safer.
Washington, D.C.-based Virtustream, an enterprise-class cloud software and services provider, has announced that it has joined the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) partner program. McAfee SIA is a security industry technology-partnering program with a mission to accelerate the development of interoperable security products and simplify the integration of these products with complex customer environments.

Commentary and Opinions

With Secretary of State John Kerry releasing the State Department's annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report, global human rights organization International Justice Mission (IJM) is saying it continues to call upon Congress and the State Department to protect the integrity of this diplomatic tool in the fight against modern-day slavery.
With release of the U.S. State Department's 2014 Trafficking In Persons (TIP) report, it is critically important to focus on facts and tangible progress made on the ground in order to put into perspective the assessment made on each country in combating the global problem of human trafficking, according to the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington DC.
With an alleged ringleader now in U.S. custody, investigative scrutiny here on Capitol Hill is zooming in tighter on the September 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The outcome of this probe may even have an effect on who is ultimately selected as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.
Editor’s Note: Mark Metcalf is a former immigration judge in  Miami, FL. The article was distributed in a press release from the Center for Immigration Studies, a think tank which is said to focus on impacts of immigration on the United States.
Exelis C4i has been selected by the City of Grand Rapids, MI, to provide its radio dispatch console system to the Grand Rapids and Kent County emergency 911 call centers. The Exelis radio dispatch console system, called SwitchPlusIP, will enable both call centers to support emergency calls even if one of the centers requires an evacuation. The system will use a fiber link between the two centers enabling communications access to each agency’s radio systems.
 

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