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Beverly Good

El Paso, TX, April 2 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) El Paso Port Director Beverly Good was formally sworn into office during a CBP Field Operations change of command ceremony at the...
Thu, 2015-04-02 06:06 PM

Josh Shapiro 

Harrisburg, PA, April 1 – Governor Tom Wolf has announced that he has named Montgomery County Commissioners' Chairman Josh Shapiro the chair of the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency."I...
Thu, 2015-04-02 02:45 AM
Washington, April 1 – Director James B. Comey has appointed three new executives as special agents in charge at the FBI New York Office (NYO). George Ennis was named special agent in charge of the...
Thu, 2015-04-02 02:03 AM
Washington, March 31 – T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, PhD, MPH, has been sworn in as the vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Dinh-Zarr became a board member on March 23, 2015, and was...
Wed, 2015-04-01 12:41 AM
Newark, NJ, March 27 – A New Jersey man was sentenced Friday to 24 months in prison for providing immigration documents involving sham marriages and attempting to deposit a fraudulent tax...
Tue, 2015-03-31 02:23 PM
Washington – The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently released a notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) that left me scratching my head in puzzlement. DOT's new safety rule making overlaps with...
Tue, 2015-03-31 01:34 PM
Yateley, United Kingdom ­– Diver detection sonar technology developed by Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, has played an important part in a major international exercise organized to train naval...
Tue, 2015-03-31 01:13 PM
Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration has established an interim policy to speed up airspace authorizations for certain commercial unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators who obtain Section 333...
Mon, 2015-03-30 10:22 PM
March 30 – Early Monday morning, two men drove a stolen vehicle into a National Security Agency (NSA) police vehicle at the agency’s Fort Meade, MD headquarters. The two men, dressed as...
Mon, 2015-03-30 07:18 PM
Washington, D.C., March 30 – The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has announced the launch of a new resource for law enforcement and corrections officers when...
Thu, 2015-03-26 08:58 PM
Washington, March 20 – The National Transportation Safety Board will host a multi-modal roundtable to discuss the dangers of distractions in transportation. The roundtable, “Disconnect from Deadly...
Thu, 2015-03-26 12:06 AM
Among the many mysteries of why Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed into the French Alps Tuesday is why, after reaching 38,000 feet, the jet began a 10-minute descent but never issued a distress signal...

Company News

Olathe, KS, May 7 – NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV), the provider of eGovernment services, announces the promotion of NIC’s Chief
Los Altos, CA and Ramat Gan, Israel, May 7 – LightCyber, a provider of Active Breach Detection solutions, has announced Version 3.0 of the LightCyber Magna™ platform that enables higher levels of accuracy and actionability in finding active network intruders. The introduction of two new features extends the unique attack detection and remediation capabilities enabled through integrated network and endpoint context.
Portland, OR, May 7 – Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance management solutions, has announced an expanded partnership agreement with 
Boulder, CO, May 6 – Just within the past couple of years, the biometrics market has become firmly established as advances in technology and improved mobile devices enable use cases that were previously thought impossible, or in some cases never imagined. According to a new report from Tractica, biometrics use cases split into two distinct threads: consumer-facing use cases are typically high-volume at a low price, while enterprise-facing use cases (including government and defense) are typically much smaller volumes but utilize more expensi
Portland, OR, May 6 – Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security, and compliance solutions, and Belden, a provider of signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has announced a market-leading NERC CIP compliance and cyber security strategy that will allow power transmission and distribution organizations to reliably and confidently monitor operational technology assets for a range of conditions that can impact compliance status and cyber security posture.
Boulder, CO, May 6 – Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI) have agreed to pr
Emeryville, CA, May 6 – Tanium, a security and systems management company, has announced the appointment of Ryan Kazanciyan as Chief Security Architect. Ryan brings over a decade of experience to Tanium, most recently serving as technical director and incident response functional lead at Mandiant (acquired by FireEye in 2013).
Arlington, VA, May 5 – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), an association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, announced today that top technology executives from Dell, xo Communications, Fujitsu and ADTRAN will take part in the annual TIA 

Commentary and Opinions

As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (HCEP) remains concerned about conflicting Ebola medical waste regulations and confusion over regulations and proper procedures at hospitals across the U.S. Despite the U.S.
The American Immigration Council, the American Civil Liberties Union National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and the National Immigration Law Center have sued the federal government to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation process to mothers and children who have fled extreme violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and come to the United States seeking safety.nike outlet orlando fl
Unfortunately, none of us has any trouble imagining a security breach. Breaches are so frequent these days, so fast and so clever, that seemingly out of nowhere we could find critical infrastructure threatened, networks at risk, markets in danger.
The District of Columbia Council uncovered a serious homeland security flaw this week that should raise red flags for mayors and town managers around the country. In the nation's capitol, local transportation officials aren't conducting oversight over CSX and the goods it transports through the city. Similarly, officials are unfamiliar with the rail carrier's security policies. DC transportation officials, as traditionally classified by the federal government, aren't rail stakeholders with a need to know this information.
Meeting the performance needs of the next generation of radar systems that will be deployed by the military is spurring the development of more efficient and sensitive hardware components to go along with the rapid advances in signal processing techniques and bandwidth.The military uses radar for many purposes, including guiding missiles to targets, directing the firing of weapon systems, and providing long-distance surveillance and navigation information.
 

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