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GSN'S 2018 HSA Winners


Judging in this category is based on a combination of client organization, technological innovation or improvement, filling a recognized government IT security need and flexibility of a solution to meet current and future organizational needs.


Best Application Security Solution
Appthority – Platinum Winner


Best User & Entity Behavior Analytics Solution
LogRhythm - Platinum Winner

Bay Dynamics – Gold Winner
Gurucul – Silver Winner


Best Anti-Malware Solution
AppGuard Inc - Platinum Winner

Bromium – Gold Winner


Best Application Security Solution
Virsec– Platinum Winner
Code Dx, Inc – Gold Winner
Sargent and Greenleaf – Silver Winner
Bromium – Finalist

Waratek – Finalist


Best Sever Security Solution

AppGuard Inc - Platinum Winner


Best Threat Intelligence Solution

ProofPoint - Platinum Winner


Best Server Security Solution

SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC - Platinum Winner


Best Email Security/ Loss Management Solution
Proofpoint– Platinum Winner


Best identity Management Platform
CyberArk  – Platinum Winner
Beyond Trust– Gold Winner
Idaptive – Silver Winner
Centrify – Finalist


Best Continuous Monitoring & Mitigation Solution
SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC – Platinum Winner
Netwrix Corporation – Gold Winner

DFLabs – Silver Winner
CyberArk – Finalist


Best Physical Logical Privileged Access Management Solutions
Centrify– Platinum Winner
CyberArk – Gold Winner


Best Cyber Operational Risk Intelligence
RedSeal – Platinum Winner
DFLabs – Gold Winner
RiskSense – Silver Winner


Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment
RedSeal – Platinum Winner
Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. – Gold Winner


Best Network Security/Enterprise Firewall
OPAQ Networks – Platinum Winner


Best Multifactor Authentication Solutions
Optimal IdM – Platinum Winner


Best Endpoint Detection and Response Solution
Idaptive – Platinum Winner


Best Security Incident and Event (SIEM) Management
SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC – Platinum Winner

LogRhythm – Gold Winner


Best Industrial Cybersecurity Solution
Virsec – Platinum Winner


Category #2 Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions


Judging in this category is based on a combination of an increase in client organization, technological innovation or improvement, filling a recognized government IT security need and flexibility of a solution to meet current and future organizational needs.



Best Thermo, Nightvision, Infrared Cameras
FLIR Systems, Inc. – Platinum Winner
CohuHD Costar Gold Winner – Gold Winner


Best City-Wide Video Surveillance
Logos Technologies – – Platinum Winner



Best Interoperable First Responder Communications
LRAD Corporation – Platinum Winner




Best Perimeter Protection, Intrusion Detection System
AMICO – Platinum Winner
PureTech Systems – Gold Winner
FLIR Systems, Inc. – Silver Winner


Best Crash Barriers (Fences, Gates, Barriers, Bollards)
TCP-Security Solutions – Platinum Winner



Best Nuclear/Radiation Detection Solution
FLIR Systems, Inc. – Platinum Winner


Best Chemical Detection Product or Solution
Rapiscan Systems – Platinum Winner
FLIR Systems, Inc. – Gold Winner
Teknoscan Systems Inc. – Silver Winner


Best Explosives Detection Product or Solution
Rapiscan Systems   – Platinum Winner


Best Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Solution
Shooter Detection Systems – Platinum Winner




Best College/University in Homeland Security
Bellevue University – Platinum Winner


Best Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, Clean-up
High Rise Escape Systems Inc. – Platinum Winner




Best Access Control Hardware
Sargent and Greenleaf – Platinum Winner




Most Notable Federal Government Security Program, Project of Initiative
Federal Risk Management Process Training Program (RMPTP)

Most Notable Law Enforcement Interdiction, Arrest, Counter Terrorism or Crime Protection Program – Federal, State or Local
Federal Risk Management Process Training Program (RMPTP)


Most Notable Federal Government Security Program, Project of Initiative
Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate


RPS awarded DHS contract to develop rapid diagnostic tests

RPS detectors

Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc. announced a contract award by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chemical and Biological Defense Division, to develop and manufacture a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test.

The test, said the Sarasota, FL-based developer of point-of-care diagnostic tests, will advance U.S. government efforts to aid in diagnosis in the unfortunate incident of a biological attack or pandemic event.

The test will equip DHS with a novel response to help guide timely and appropriate treatment, according to the company. The rapid assay is innovative in its ability to accurately confirm and differentiate a viral infection from a bacterial infection using a finger stick of blood, it said.

Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc., founded in 2004, develops, manufactures and markets rapid point-of-care (POC) diagnostic tests. The company said its patented technology platform facilitates development of a spectrum of cost-effective tests to rapidly identify patients with infectious diseases and inflammatory conditions. As a result of U.S. government contracts, it said, its platform is also being used to develop tests for bio-terrorism and chemical nerve agent blood toxins. According to the company, RPS tests have high sensitivity and specificity, and can be easily performed by a clinician or their staff without extensive training or additional equipment.

GeckoSystems unveils SafePath technology for mobile robots and navigation systems

GeckoSystems robot

GeckoSystems said it is a leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their development and used with "Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service."

SafePath technology, it said, is a navigation system created that merges robotic technology with traditional steering, locomotion and automatic guidance systems.  SafePath, said the company, goes beyond typical collision avoidance systems now being used in automobiles and other applications, allowing the user to specify a destination and achieve it while the system takes over collision avoidance, speed adjustment, and compensates for variations in terrain (like over slippery or uneven surfaces).  GeckoSystems said it anticipates commercial production of an initial “Safepath” self-guided wheelchair by the end of 2012, in a joint venture facility now under construction in Nanle, China.

The application, it said however, is no limited to wheelchairs. SafePath navigation can be migrated to all existing mobile robotics applications.  In addition it can be an upgrade to non-robotic applications such as the automobiles, military vehicles (including land mine detection systems), airport luggage/passenger carts, industrial transportation, and power wheelchairs.

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