Government Security


Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

Security Tightened at APEC Meeting in Philippines

The threats have been directed at the meetings, but Asia has heightened security following Paris attacks.

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Paris Attackers Could have used PlayStation 4 to Communicate

Authorities acknowledge the PlayStation 4 gaming console as an effective avenue of covert communication for terrorists.

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

Military Creates New “Iron Man” Suit

The U.S. military is closer than ever to putting Iron Man on the front lines.

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program after Blimp Escapes

Pentagon Suspends Missile Defense Program After Blimp Escapes

The military has indefinitely suspended the JLENS program one week after one of the blimps broke free, spreading chaos with it as it went.

Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

Airport Worker May Have Put Bomb on Russian Plane

A new report suggests someone working at the Egyptian airport may have smuggled the bomb aboard Metrojet Flight 9268.

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

U.S. Airports Missing Layers of Security

A recent investigation shows U.S. airports are missing important security measures.

IT Security Compliance for Cloud Service Providers

KPMG and BalaBit have released the results of study involving IT service providers.

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A Look at Sharm el Sheik Airport Security after Plane Crash

A look at the security of the airport in which Russia's deadliest aviation disaster departed from.



High Profile Events

Realizing the need for stronger surveillance in high-profile locations such as the marathon route, the city of Boston decided to increase civilian protection. The new security measures included doubling law enforcement personnel to about 3,500, the addition of bomb-sniffing dogs, and a SWAT team provided by the FBI.

Will-Burt Company Security System Earns Top Honors

Company's security system placed on GSA Approved Products List 2.

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is It Possible to Have Security on Every Flight?

Is security on board the answer to the high rise in incidents on planes?

Millions of Americans May Need Passports to Fly Domestic

Millions of Americans May Need Passports to Fly Domestic

State issued identification cards from four states will no longer be accepted for domestic flights starting in 2016.

Why Tech’s Biggest Companies are Against the Cyber Security Bill

Why Tech's Biggest Companies are Against the Cyber Security Bill

Some of technologies leading revolutionaries disregard the Cyber Security Bill as a legitimate solution to the data breaches seen in recent news.

KJB Security Products named North American distributor for LawMate International

A full range of products for law enforcement, military and government now available to KJB's network of government agencies and retailers.

Apprio Appoints Sallie Sweeney as New Chief Information Security Officer

Sweeny is regarded as an information security field expert and brings more than 18 years of technology experience to Apprio.

ASIS Supports Chula Vista Body Camera Program

ASIS Supports Chula Vista Body Camera Program

Local security professionals are in support of the Chula Vista Police Department’s program.

Global Mobile Networks are Vulnerable to Security Bugs

Global Mobile Networks are Vulnerable to Security Bugs

A new study shows how mobile networks around the world have been hacked via bugs in the code.

Israel Deploys Troops to Bolster Security

Israel Deploys Troops to Bolster Security

The nation is on high alert after a number of violent incidents.

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope’s Visit

Delta Scientific Crash Barriers Used during Pope's Visit

The MP5000 portable crash barriers were used during Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S.

Border Patrol Scores in Marijuana Bust

Border Patrol Scores in Marijuana Bust

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 1,400 pounds of marijuana Monday.

Keeping the Pope Secure on U.S. Soil

Keeping the Pope Secure on U.S. Soil

It’s not every day the Pope shows up for a visit, but when he does arrive in the United States, security is in the front of everyone’s mind.

Fight Against Hunger

Fight Against Hunger

Nearly 800,000 people in Colorado struggle with hunger. The Food Bank of the Rockies has been leading the fight against hunger throughout Metro Denver, rural Colorado, the Western Slope and in Wyoming for the past 36 years.

Improving Building Security

The city of Lakeland, Fla., has recently standardized its security operations with a unified security platform that combines video surveillance, access control and automatic license plate recognition systems into one central monitoring and management platform.

Tackling the Challenges

Tackling the Challenges

Like virtually every municipality across the country, Moreno Valley in Southern California’s Riverside County has faced budget and security challenges over the past decade.

A Case in Point

A Case in Point

Located in Southern California, the city of Santa Ana is home to more than 330,000 people, making it the second largest city in Orange County and the 11th largest city in the state.

Security Threat against Pope Francis Allegedly Thwarted

Security Threat against Pope Francis Allegedly Thwarted

Federal Authorities are concerned about security threats against the pope.

Online Exclusive: Complying with Stringent Requirements

Online Exclusive: Complying with Stringent Requirements

Every level of government developing ways to deal with physical security as well as the data their program produce.

Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

A brief history of unsuccessful attempts in light of current presidential debates between candidates.

PGE Fined for Security Breakdown

PG&E Fined for Security Breakdown

Pacific Gas & Electric has been fined $50,000 for an incident that occurred at its San Jose substation.

Identiv Announces U.S. Government Certification of uTrust TS ScramblePad Reader

General Services Administration (GSA) lab evaluated and approved this product.

IBM Achieves U.S. Government's First FedRAMP Mobile Authorization

Cloud-based MaaS360, enterprise mobility management and security platform reaches milestone.

Security-Net Welcomes Three New Member Companies

Combines sixty years of industry experience.

Indiana Statehouse wants Turnstile Security Doors for $873K

Indiana Statehouse wants Turnstile Security Doors for 873K

The Indiana Department of Administration wants to install the turnstiles at Statehouse entryways.

Chinese Cyberspies Raid Personal Inboxes of U.S. Government Officials

Chinese Cyberspies Raid Personal Inboxes of U.S. Government Officials

Since 2010 high-ranking officials' vacation plans, emails to friends and other correspondence has been targeted by China.

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

Recreational drones could be used by adversaries to attack the United States.

Senator and Comedian Team Up for Gun Control

Senator and Comedian Team Up for Gun Control

Gun violence became a personal issue due to Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater shooting on July 23, 2015 during the movie Trainwreck.

The Big House

The Big House

A large corrections campus encompassing more than 30 buildings in the southeast United States houses approximately 5,000 inmates with separate jail facilities for men and women who are awaiting sentencing, serving sentenced jail time and are in maximum security.

American Citizens Step Up to Guard Military Recruiting Centers

American Citizens Step Up to Guard Military Recruiting Centers

No evidence that recruiting centers are in danger, but citizens organized and set up posts in several cities.

Military Has Security Tightened After Chattanooga Shooting

Military Has Security Tightened After Chattanooga Shooting

The order covers thousands of military facilities within the U.S.

Drones Halted California Firefighters' Efforts to Contain Wildfire

Massive wildfire engulfed Cajon Pass, destroying over 20 vehicles and terrain.

Active Shooter Roller Coaster in Chattanooga, TN

Active Shooter Roller Coaster in Chattanooga, TN

Four Marines lost their lives while one police officer was shot in the ankle.

Offsite Vision Continues to Expand its Presence in Government Sector

New Jersey-based security and safety specialists continue its expansion into the government sector and partners with new business development firm.

Mexican Drug Lord Escapes Prison for the Second Time

The drug kingpin known as El Chapo has escaped from a maximum security prison.

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

Online Exclusive: A Perspective on Glass and the Terrorist Threat

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

21 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen in Second OPM Data Breach

21 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen in Second OPM Data Breach

Credit monitoring and identity-theft protection offered to those affected.

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

The organization is led by Russia and China.

FBI Prevented Islamic State Attacks on July 4th

FBI Prevented Islamic State Attacks on July 4th

10 people arrested over the past 4 weeks.

China Adopts New National Security Law

China Adopts New National Security Law

Critics have said the law might be used to eliminate dissent.

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Tips to help you, your family and friends stay safe and alert while enjoying firework displays.

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Gulf Arab countries face rising tensions due to conflicts between Sunnis and Shiites.

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

A gun was reported to be found in a carry-on bag.

A Market Where Even the Tomatoes Need Security Clearance

A Market Where Even the Tomatoes Need Security Clearance

NSA employees dreamed up the concept of their very own farmer's market.

Reducing Security Risks When Operating in Mexico

Government opening the door to $50 billion of international investment by 2018 boosts economy but menaced by serious security risks.

China Security Law to Cover Space and Sea

China Security Law to Cover Space and Sea

China is adding assets in space, deep sea and polar regions to its pending national security law.

New Bills Will Affect Campus Security at Baylor and Other Schools

New Bills Will Affect Campus Security at Baylor and Other Schools

A campus carry bill and a police transparency bill were recently passed by the Legislature.

L-3 WESCAM MX-Series Electro-optical and Infrared Systems Selected by Airbus Helicopters

Targeting systems of choice for Generic Weapon Systems (GWS) program.

Potential Threat Leads to Navy Increasing Security in Philadelphia

Potential Threat Leads to Navy Increasing Security in Philadelphia

The threat targets the Navy Yard

More Security Planned at Dallas Police Department

More Security Planned at Dallas Police Department

The department headquarters was attacked by a lone gunman this weekend.

Senstar Selected to Secure NATO Rapidly Deployable Camps

Perimeter electronic security systems to include intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control, and public address systems.

Whistleblower Calls Out Visa Program for Wealthy Foreigners

Whistleblower Calls Out Visa Program for Wealthy Foreigners

Taylor Johnson came forward with critical comments regarding a program known as EB-5.

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