Sat, 2013-11-30 02:00 PM
The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee, a committee that provides advice to DHS on all aspects of the HSIN, will meet virtually through an online Web conference on December 17,...
Thu, 2013-11-21 05:35 PM
The FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council, a federal advisory committee, is planning to meet in Washington, DC, on December 4 to hear from its various working...
Wed, 2013-11-20 05:25 PM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has purchased 2,000 specialized voice translation apps from Fremont, CA-based Integrated Wave Technologies, Inc. The Miltrans app provides...
Tue, 2013-11-19 06:43 PM
Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, MI, regained normal communications capabilities in the northern Great Lakes region on November 19, following outages throughout the region as a result of storms....
Mon, 2013-11-11 04:33 PM
New data released by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) show that more than two-thirds of the calls to 9-1-1 emergency centers in Texas from wireless phones do not include the...
Thu, 2013-11-07 04:41 PM
Passive Optical LAN
at Sandia National Labs
A revolution in the transmission of voice and data within large-scale Local Area Networks (known as LANs) is taking place, with the shift from copper wires to fiber optics. This transformation has...
Wed, 2013-11-06 03:51 PM
Urging his fellow citizens to “remain vigilant against foreign and domestic threats,” President Obama on October 31 proclaimed November 2013 as “Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month...
Wed, 2013-11-06 03:24 PM
In order to be able to maintain satellite connectivity at disaster sites, even when the local telecommunications infrastructure has been destroyed or compromised, FEMA wants to extend an existing...
Tue, 2013-11-05 01:30 PM
Government Security News has announced its 2013 Homeland Security Awards finalists, and in some cases preemptive winners, in three different broad awards categories: Vendors of IT security products...
Thu, 2013-10-31 12:20 PM
Air and Marine
CBP intends to award a sole source firm-fixed price service contract to Outerlink Global Solutions, of Wilmington, MA, to provide satellite airtime to the agency so it can operate its mission-...
Thu, 2013-10-24 12:24 PM
Mark Dankberg, chairman, CEO and co-founder of ViaSat, Inc., has received the Arthur C. Clark Innovator’s Award at an October 23 ceremony hosted by the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation in Washington, DC....
Wed, 2013-10-23 05:19 PM
Two communications-related panels, the FirstNet board and the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, have scheduled meetings during the next few weeks. The FirstNet...