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Tue, 2015-04-21 08:14 PM
Las Vegas, NV, April 21 – Artificial intelligence, which has been used to entertain through toys such as Tamagotchi, as well as to reap profit from picking investments, is now being used by Houston-...
Tue, 2015-04-21 06:27 PM
GSN has announced that Fiber SenSys Inc (FSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Optex Co. LTD and the originator of fiber-optic sensors in the security market, has agreed to serve as a Sponsor of the GSN...
Sun, 2015-04-19 06:53 PM
The same ultrasound technology that allows expectant parents to look at their offspring in utero has been showcased in fingerprint biometrics by Sonovation at ISC West, the spring trade show of...
Wed, 2015-04-08 10:56 PM
One focus of the ASIS 25th New York City Security Conference and Expo, to be held April 22-23, will be educational sessions on current topics in terrorism. But the event will also consist of many...
Tue, 2015-04-07 05:59 PM
The Maritime (water) side of critical infrastructure sites was always the soft spot of any security system. The threat of attack by underwater divers as demonstrated in the past, during the Second...
Tue, 2015-03-24 11:27 PM
Following a successful launch of its Airport, Seaport and Border Security Awards in 2014, Government Security News has announced the opening of its second annual version of the program, which opened...
Thu, 2015-03-12 10:27 PM
When a video appeared a few weeks ago showing a member of the Somali extremist group al-Shabaab urging attacks on malls in the U.S., U.K., and Canada, many wondered about mall security. In 2013, al-...
Tue, 2015-03-10 08:32 AM

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By Mark A. Tinker, PhDIn late 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) outlined new rules, which take effect in 2016, requiring electrical utility companies to determine the key electric...
Thu, 2015-02-26 12:39 AM
President Obama Wednesday directed the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to establish the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). The CTIIC will be a national intelligence center...
Tue, 2015-02-17 04:54 PM
In recent days I have repeatedly stressed the need for a DHS appropriations bill for FY 2015, unburdened by politically charged amendments that attempt to defund our executive actions on immigration...
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...
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...

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Commentary and Opinions

While strolling up and down the aisles at the ASIS New York City Chapter’s security expo at the Javits Center on April 30, I tried to take a quick reading on the current state of the government...
By Rep. Ted Poe [Editor’s note: Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House on March 22, 2010.]    Once again, there's a...
By Jonathan McDonaldMany government organizations are charged with combating terrorism, identifying criminals and effectively applying immigration policies. All these activities require that persons...
A resident of the northern Israeli city of Migdal Haemek received two letter bombs by post earlier this month. The woman who received the packages, whose name has not been released, felt the packages...
By Don SteinmanIn a recent statement, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson of Texas wrote, "Our nation’s aviation security relies on a multi-layered approach that includes information sharing, enhanced...

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San Diego, CA-based Sperry West, the video surveillance manufacturer, has introduced the Spyder Big Guy (SWIR900C) camera, with an infrared and camera range up to 330 feet, which the company says...
Cambridge, MA-based MetaCarta, Inc., a provider of geographic search solutions, has announced the launch of MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (GSRP) version 4.5.   This software...
McLean, VA-based QinetiQ North America characterizes its SPO-7 standoff passive object detection system as the kind called for by President Obama in the wake of the attempted Christmas Day airliner...
Waukesha, WI-based Magnasphere reports that its new high-security sensor, HSS, has completed its UL inspections and is ready to ship. It now meets the UL 634 Level 2 high security standard, a company...
Arlington, VA-based ICx Technologies, Inc., has unveiled ClearPoint, the newest addition to its line of Fido explosives detectors.  Designed for airport security checkpoints, Fido ClearPoint...