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Tue, 2015-02-10 08:23 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.
Tue, 2015-02-03 09:25 PM

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The future of radiological and nuclear detection equipment will be a topic of discussion at the 2015 Port Security Conference and Expo, which will take place on March 17-19 at Port Canaveral, FL....
Tue, 2015-02-03 07:13 PM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced President Obama’s $94.7 billion Fiscal Year 2016 Budget for the U.S. Department of Transportation. The proposal makes critical investments in...
Tue, 2015-02-03 04:14 PM
Techno-Sciences, Inc. (TSi), a recently acquired company of McMurdo Group, the end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness division of Orolia, recently announced that it has been...
Sun, 2015-02-01 05:23 PM
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund announced the selection Friday of Deputy US Marshals (DUSMs) Matthew Barger, Michael Cifu, Andrew Kottke, and Frank Morales as the recipients of...
Thu, 2015-01-29 05:04 PM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s fleet of weather satellites helped save 240 people in 2014 from potentially life-threatening situations throughout the U.S. and its...
Wed, 2015-01-28 05:22 PM
Statistics released this week in the FBI’s Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report have revealed overall declines in both violent and property crimes reported for the first six months of 2014...
Tue, 2015-01-27 05:19 PM
The President’s FY 2016 Budget is proposing to nearly double the amount of Federal funding for combating and preventing antibiotic resistance to more than $1.2 billion. The funding will improve...
Sun, 2015-01-25 09:09 PM
Jonathan Freed has been appointed as the National Security Agency's new Associate Director for Strategic Communications. Freed, a longtime public relations professional and former journalist, most...
Thu, 2015-01-22 09:20 PM
The Department of Energy (DOE) will provide a $25 million grant over the next five years to support the creation of a new cybersecurity consortium consisting of 13 Historically Black Colleges and...
Wed, 2015-01-21 08:31 PM
During bilateral meetings in Washington last week, President Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to further strengthen and deepen cybersecurity cooperation between the United States and the...

Company News

Cybergy Holdings, Inc., a provider of cybersecurity, smart grid technologies and renewable energy, is pleased to announce the launch of Level 21, a suite of products and related managed security services to combat cyberattacks where they pose the greatest threats, including the most challenging human user level. Level 21 is a joint initiative between Cybergy and RazorThreat, a U.S. software company that develops advanced cybersecurity technologies.
The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBI's release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments, but researchers say those numbers, which have been on a downward slide since the 1990s, don't tell the whole story.That's because the federal report does not track online property crime, credit card fraud, or identity theft, all of which are increasing, according to researchers at the University of New Haven and the State University of New York at Albany.
LemonFish Technologies, an analytics-as-a-service (AaaS) insider threat detection company, has launched to meet the growing need for insider threat detection and continuous evaluation technologies to uncover security risks within an organization.
Tenable Network Security, Inc., a provider of continuous network monitoring, has announced it has been named Iron Bow Technologies’ Cyber Security Partner of the Year for 2014. Iron Bow bestows this recognition on the partner whose financial performance and strategic alignment have significantly enhanced Iron Bow’s cyber security practice.
For the past six months, Crowley Maritime Corporation has provided critical logistics services in support of Operation United Assistance (OUA), the U.S. military’s mission to fight the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. Specifically, Crowley has supplied emergency shipping, warehousing, trucking, stevedoring, customs brokerage and other logistics capabilities, first to the U.S.
The Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) has announced that registration for its CSCC Cloud Privacy Summit is now open. The Summit will be held March 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, VA.
Imation Corp., a global data storage and information security company, has announced the addition of the IronKey S1000 USB 3.0 Flash Drive to its IronKey product line. The S1000 builds upon IronKey’s history of providing secure USB storage devices, offering customers a choice between IronKey’s USB 2.0 devices as well as the high-performance USB 3.0 solutions.
Oxford, MA-based Community Fire & Police Equipment, a supplier of Law Enforcement and Emergency Services supplies and apparel, has announced plans to actively pursue government procurement opportunities by partnering with WinBids, an online site dedicated to providing solicitation and award contract information and details from all military and federal agencies.

Commentary and Opinions

With more than 10 million purported attempts to break into Pentagon systems and servers each day, it was not surprising when the White House confirmed that individuals thought to be working for the Russian government attempted to hack its servers.
The head of the nation’s largest veterans service organization today questioned the wisdom of the White House putting “politics above national security” if it carries through with its plan to give amnesty to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants through an executive order.
From emptying classified trash in the Pentagon to providing state-of-the-art security monitoring for America’s most important military installations, private sector contractors are instrumental to securing the nation’s most precious resources -- our sons and daughters.
From September until January, Monday evenings find living rooms across America filled with armchair quarterbacks. During pre-game shows and post-game analyses, experts and amateurs alike discuss the retreat and progress of their favorite teams. Even fantasy leagues abound to test players’ strategic and tactical prowess on the gridiron.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS nonprofit organization in the U.S.
 

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Vidisco received the Platinum Award in the “Best Explosives/ID/Contraband Detection” category of GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards. The company has been focusing exclusively on portable X-ray systems since its creation, according to Tamir Aluma, and its products have been developed by military and police end users who know what is needed in the field.  The company’s CCD technology is based on a high-resolution camera that captures an image from an X-ray source, and is described by Mr.

EADS North America, recipient of GSN’s 2013 Platinum Award for “Best Wide Area Persistent Surveillance”, is one of the largest aerospace and defense companies in the world, as Joe Venezuela points out. Having been involved in border security and maritime security for over 20 years, the company has developed software and hardware solutions that run the gamut from turn-key solutions to individual sensors and custom-tailored solutions for clients in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Western Europe and Asia.

E-Seek Inc, which designs and manufactures bar code readers for verifying drivers’ licenses, was platinum winner in GSN’s 2013 Border Security Awards in the category of “Best Identification Document Verification Solution”.  With barcodes now being used in drivers licenses issued by all 50 states, E-Seek produces desktop readers as well as a line of compact, portable and wireless readers that are widely used in law enforcement patrol cars, banks, casinos and hospitals.  In a major announcement at the Border Security Expo, Mr.

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.

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Atlanta, GA-based Rapiscan Systems, a supplier of security inspection systems, has announced at the 60th Annual ASI...

Tampa, FL-based Digital Watchdog, a provider of digital recorders, surveillance cameras and related management software, will be demon...

Silicon Valley, CA-based AlertEnterprise, a provider of security convergence software, has announced that it has won the ASIS Accol...

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North Canton, OH-based Diebold, a provider of innovative self-service technology, security systems, and related services,...