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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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Tue, 2017-12-12 04:44 PM
Ouster, a San Francisco-based developer of high performance LIDAR technology emerged from stealth today, announcing the launch of the company's new OS1 model LIDAR, and $27 million in Series A...
Tue, 2017-12-12 04:44 PM
Ouster, a San Francisco-based developer of high performance LIDAR technology emerged from stealth today, announcing the launch of the company's new OS1 model LIDAR, and $27 million in Series A...
Tue, 2017-12-12 08:44 AM
WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen spoke with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner James O’Neill regarding the...
Mon, 2017-12-11 12:47 PM
NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 8, 2017 -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) in 2017 provided training to 3,241 first responders across its network on the company's safety train, a rolling learning lab that helps...
Mon, 2017-12-11 11:28 AM
NOAA's next weather satellite in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R Series, GOES-S, left its Colorado home where it was built and is now in Florida where it will undergo...
Mon, 2017-12-11 11:14 AM
DENVER, Dec. 11, 2017 -- According to Acuity Market Intelligence, border authorities have embraced digital identification and biometric-based automation to simplify and accelerate border control...
Wed, 2017-12-06 06:27 PM
LONDON, Dec. 6, 2017 -- Passenger Security Equipment Market by Transport Infrastructure (Airports, Train Station, Bus Stations, and Seaports) and Type (Baggage Inspection System, Explosive Detection...
Wed, 2017-12-06 04:09 PM
WASHINGTON – Today, Ms. Kirstjen M. Nielsen was sworn-in as the sixth Secretary of Homeland Security. Secretary Nielsen was joined by White House and Department officials during a brief swearing-in...
Fri, 2017-12-01 06:02 PM
FAIRFAX, VA. - General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unitof General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract by the U.S. Army...
Mon, 2017-11-27 06:41 PM
Amsterdam, – To help device manufacturers meet a growing demand for long-lasting low-power NarrowBand (NB) IoT modules, Gemalto and Huawei – via its semiconductor arm, HiSilicon – are working...
Mon, 2017-11-27 06:22 PM
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- After notifying their families that extensive search and rescue efforts had ended, the Navy identified Lt. Steven Combs, Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Matthew...
Tue, 2017-11-21 10:07 AM
Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) announced that it recently signed an $8 million contract to provide integrated security solutions for several critical energy infrastructure sites. Magal’s...

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We’re almost through hurricane season, and so far we’ve been lucky: none of the hurricanes or tropical storms have caused significant damage. Even so, we’re not out of the woods yet. Researchers at...
Active shooter, suicide by cop, ambush by homegrown terrorism -- these real-life scenarios require different types of officer response, but the resulting stress on the officer generates the same...
As the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States is currently being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness (...
Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) has signed urgently needed legislation aimed at increasing safety and services -- and decreasing violence and assaults -- in California’s five state hospitals, according...
Editor’s note: In this article Denise Rucker Krepp, former Special Counsel to DOT General Counsel, Senior Counsel on the House Homeland Security Committee, and author of the 9/11 Act rail provisions...

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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...