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Tue, 2015-03-24 06:02 PM

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Boston, March 23 – MassDevelopment has selected Avwatch, Inc. of Plymouth MA to operate and manage the Massachusetts Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Ranges at Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) and...
Mon, 2015-03-23 12:08 AM
Tallahassee, FL, March 20 – Proposed legislation that requires law enforcement agencies in Florida to develop rules, procedures, policies, training, and such around police body cameras is one step...
Sun, 2015-03-22 10:49 PM
Geneva, March 20 – A growing risk of outbreaks of measles, pertussis, and other vaccine-preventable diseases in countries affected by Ebola must be countered by urgent scaling up of routine...
Sun, 2015-03-15 08:08 PM
Alexandria, VA – ASIS International (ASIS) will honor New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton with its 2015 Person of the Year Award at a luncheon at noon on Thursday, April 23 in New...
Wed, 2015-03-11 08:55 PM
Geneva, March 11 -- Approximately 32 million people in Japan are affected by the radioactive fallout from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, according to the 2015 Fukushima Report now available from...
Wed, 2015-03-11 08:07 PM
Copenhagen, Denmark, March 10 -- According to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, the United Kingdom is now free of Ebola virus disease (EVD).On December 28 2014, a healthcare worker returned...
Wed, 2015-03-11 03:04 AM
One year after the first Ebola cases started to surface in Guinea, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published a series of 14 papers that take an in-depth look at West Africa’s first epidemic...
Wed, 2015-03-11 01:29 AM
Next Tuesday, port executives, government leaders and other key stakeholders will meet at Port Canaveral, FL, to discuss the threat of nuclear materials in ship cargo containers and other pressing...
Tue, 2015-03-10 10:42 PM
San Pedro, CA, March 9 -- A new program that expedites cargo by streamlining container moves is speeding up operations at the Port of Los Angeles. Launched February 25, the “Peel Off” Program has...
Tue, 2015-03-10 12:25 AM
Washington (March 9) -- Director James B. Comey has named Thomas M. Class, Sr. special agent in charge of the FBI’s Dallas Division. Class most recently served as section chief of the High Value...
Mon, 2015-03-09 11:17 PM
An Orange County, CA, man who attempted to travel to Syria last year has been indicted on a series of federal offenses, including attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist...
Thu, 2015-03-05 04:14 AM
Following a two-week trial, Abid Naseer, 28, a Pakistani national who joined al-Qaeda and plotted to commit a terrorist attack in the United Kingdom, was found guilty Wednesday by a jury in Brooklyn...

Company News

Singapore, April 13 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global provider of security software, has been a historical advocate in public/private partnerships to combat cybercrime across the globe. The company has now announced that it is among a group of security and technology companies executing Operation SIMDA to thwart a massive botnet.
San Jose, CA, April 15 – Two of the nation’s drone technology companies have committed their support to Drone World Expo (DWE), an event for commercial drone applications, as platinum sponsors. DJI and DroneDeploy will showcase their newest technologies on the exhibit floor and demonstrate the capabilities live at the event scheduled for November 17-18, 2015, at the San Jose, CA Convention Center.
Las Vegas, NV, April 14 – With ISC West 2015 as the backdrop, AlertEnterprise has announced Visitor Express™, a visitor management solution built and delivered entirely in the cloud. Visitor Express is a cloud-based version of Guardian Visitor, a corporate class visitor management solution specifically designed for medium and large-sized organizations, most of whom need to meet a variety of regulatory compliance requirements.
Washington, April 13 – Integrated security technology company Gallagher will showcase and demonstrate its latest product releases at the largest security industry trade show in the U.S. – ISC West. The event runs from April 15 to April 17 2015 at the Sands Expo Centre, Las Vegas – Gallagher booth # 28073. Gallagher's Chief Technology Officer Steve Bell will be participating in two specialist demonstrations during the show; SIA InteropFest Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) and the PSIA Physical-Logical Access Interoperability (PLAI) demo. 
Hudson, NH, April 10 – AIRS has announced the launch of the mini-Nyx-S 640 SWIR Integrated Dewar Cooler Assembly (IDCA). The mini-Nyx-S 640 IDCA is integrated with a high performance 640 x 512 short wave infrared (SWIR) IRFPA.  The mini-Nyx-S 640 is a further extension to AIRS’ SWIR product line, joining the existing 384 x 288 format IRFPA product. The mini-Nyx-S is uniquely designed by AIRS to address applications such as hyperspectral imaging, commercial/scientific OEM applications, gimbal systems, man portable systems, and ISR.  
Mountain View, CA, April 14 – In today’s hyper-connected world, it is no longer a question of if you will be attacked – but when. Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), exposes a tactical shift by cyberattackers: They are infiltrating networks and evading detection by hijacking the infrastructure of major corporations and using it against them.
Las Vegas, NV, April 13 – Panasonic, an industry provider of reliable and innovative mobile computers since 1996, has announced at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show updates to the standard edition of the Toughpad 4K tablet.
Cranbury, NJ and Seoul, Korea, April 14 – IRIS ID Systems Inc. has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). IRIS ID’s IrisAccess® iCAM iris recognition products are deployed globally and now interface with the Lenel® OnGuard® access control system. IrisAccess® is a solution for providing non-contact, strong biometric authentication, which offers both convenience and security. With this new interface, OnGuard and Iris ID customers can now leverage a more seamless enrollment process and management of data.

Commentary and Opinions

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.
As we enter into the new fiscal year, three trends are going to be on the minds of every IT leader in Washington, D.C. And -- no big surprise -- they all revolve around Big Data. Those three crucial initiatives that will top the government enterprise priority list in 2015 are application rationalization, virtualization and cyber security.
With security awareness, threat assessment, and risk analysis extending into new areas like international traveler health screening, vigilance at the doors of elementary schools, and intensified subway passenger safety, it’s important for government security professionals everywhere to keep their knowledge and credentials continuously up-to-date.
 

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