Thu, 2013-12-05 03:45 PM
Government Security News is pleased to announce the winners of its GSN 2013 Homeland Security Awards program, which were selected from hundreds of nominations submitted by leading vendors of IT and...
Tue, 2013-12-03 01:23 PM
A year-and-a-half after a tornado devastated Joplin, MO, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a 492-page report of its comprehensive investigation of the weather-...
Mon, 2013-12-02 07:15 PM
Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) was awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement, with an estimated combined ceiling value of $98 million, to support programs throughout DHS with...
Sun, 2013-12-01 01:47 PM
A new report, Transportation Safety and Transportation Security Market Modes, Worldwide Market Forecasts (2013 - 2018), offered by market research firm MarketsandMarkets defines and segments the...
Sun, 2013-11-24 11:51 AM
Coast Guard surveillance
of a smuggling panga
In recent testimony before the House subcommittee on border and maritime security, representatives from both the U.S. Coast Guard and CBP told of their organization’s increasing use of aerial...
Tue, 2013-11-19 07:43 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....
Tue, 2013-11-19 04:38 PM
Three government organizations -- DHS, the Department of Labor and the Environmental Protection Agency -- are gathering input from members of the public to help them implement President Obama’s...
Mon, 2013-11-18 07:19 PM
First released in 2011, the mobile app known as First Responder Support Tools, or FiRST, has just been enhanced with a major sharing service update, according to the Science and Technology...
Sun, 2013-11-17 07:00 PM
Using their Triggerfish T4H Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) from Deep Ocean Engineering, Inc., the Carter County, TN, emergency and rescue squad located and retrieved a fisherman from Roane Mountain...
Thu, 2013-11-14 03:38 PM
FEMA anticipates that its Emergency Management Institute, which educates first responders, will hear from more than two million individuals each year who are interested in the Institute’s independent...
Mon, 2013-11-11 02:28 PM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is looking for new members for two advisory groups that might be of interest to the readers of Government Security News: the Information...
Fri, 2013-11-08 07:45 PM
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has issued its analysis of a specific piece of legislation, H.R. 1791, the Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act, and determined that because the money cited in...