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Dubhe Beinhorn describes AtHoc, Inc, winner of GSN’s 2012 award for “Best Mass Notification Solutions,” as a company that operates in one sector only: critical communications for crisis management....

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Mon, 2018-01-08 05:02 PM
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been awarded Phase II of the Intelligence Advanced Research Programs Activity (IARPA) Program for the standoff detection of explosives and toxic chemical threats. Block...
Wed, 2018-01-03 03:30 PM
On January 3, 2018, select DHS employees received notification letters that they may have been impacted by a privacy incident related to the DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) Case Management...
Wed, 2018-01-03 10:31 AM
RESTON, Va.-- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science, information technology, and engineering company, was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD...
Tue, 2018-01-02 12:16 PM
VIENNA, Va., Dec. 29, 2017 --  This is a big day for public safety. With yesterday's close of the FirstNet opt-in/opt-out period, the unanimous decisions of states and territories across America are...
Tue, 2018-01-02 11:24 AM
RESTON, VIRGINIA - January 2, 2018, Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced today that it has been awarded a position on the Federal Emergency...
Tue, 2018-01-02 10:01 AM
DRESDEN, Germany- Cognitec Systems, the face recognition company, has significantly extended the feature set of its FaceVACS-DBScan product. The latest release combines the company’s renowned image...
Tue, 2018-01-02 08:59 AM
Mapping analytics provider Esri is working with Intel’s Mobileye, a provider of advanced driver-assistance systems software, to combine the former’s location analysis and visualization with the...
Fri, 2017-12-22 02:31 PM
RESTON, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 -- Delaware is moving to advance first responder communications. Today, Governor John Carney announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:57 AM
DALLAS, Dec. 21, 2017 -- The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $944 million contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:43 AM
DALLAS, Dec. 21, 2017 -- Orion Communications, a provider of Public Safety workforce management software, announced today that the Massachusetts State Police (MSP) in conjunction with the MA...
Fri, 2017-12-22 10:10 AM
BROOKNEAL, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 -- Wholesale fuel distributer and emergency fuel management company Foster Fuels, Inc. has spent over one hundred successive days responding to three record-breaking...
Fri, 2017-12-22 09:49 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Dec. 21, 2017 -- The Knights of Columbus is giving a 30-day supply of food to 12,000 displaced or formerly displaced Christian families in northern Iraq to coincide with Christmas."...

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by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn“I took the injured woman first,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan Thigpen, an aviation survival technician (AST) at Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City...
By Ken WestinFederal Energy records show that the nation’s power grid is under some kind of physical or cyber attack nearly once every four days. Over the last few years the proportion of cyber...
Grants Pass, OR, March 27 – California’s ongoing worst ever drought, and the recent record breaking winter blizzards in Boston and the U.S. Northeast, are both manifestations of the same global...
Representing experts dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation’s more than 87,000 dams, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) applauds Senator Bernard Sanders of...
Seven of the nation's top scientific societies have joined over 200 distinguished climate and natural resource scientists to urge the Obama Administration to speed up its transition out of old-growth...

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Add Jerusalem-based Identa Corp. to the handful of companies that issued statements in the wake of the failed Christmas day attack on Flight 253, saying they have technology that can detect PETN, the...
Legalzoom.com, an online legal service, and Donate Life America (DLA), a non-profit organization, have created and are offering ICE App, intended to help users input the comprehensive data first...
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...
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...