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Trump Administration Releases VEP Charter to Increase Transparency

The Trump Administration released a new 14-page charter Wednesday detailing the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP), which the federal government uses to determine if, how and when it tells private companies about zero-day security flaws.

Trump Account Deactivation Raises Twitter Security Questions

Trump Account Deactivation Raises Twitter Security Questions

The temporary deactivation Thursday of the personal Twitter account of President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump, by a customer support employee on their last day of employment has raised questions about Twitter’s internal security.

New Airport Security Measures Go Into Effect

New Airport Security Measures Go Into Effect

New "security interviews" to begin for fliers on U.S. bound flights.

Border Wall Prototypes Stand Tall in San Diego

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Border Wall Prototypes Stand Tall in San Diego

Construction crews broke ground two weeks ago to build eight prototypes for the Trump Administration's Border Wall.

DHS Demands Basic Email Security

DHS Demands Basic Email Security

DHS will issue a "binding directive" which will require the implementaion of security measures for email.

Editors Note

Engaging a Rapid Response

There is more than one reason why emergency vehicles have lights and sirens. Several years ago, there was a campaign by the Ohio state fire marshal which was, “Move right for lights and sirens.” This makes a lot of sense, allowing emergency response to get where they need to be with minimum interference.

Anti-ram Fencing

Vehicle ramming attacks are on the rise in the United States and abroad. Already in 2017, there have been no less than seven major attacks worldwide resulting in 24 people dead and another 153 injured.

Using the Cloud

Using the Cloud

Today, cloud applications are all the rage and for good reason. The cloud allows us to work and play in ways that are so much more productive and engaging.



Minimize Crime

Minimize Crime

The city of Hartford, Conn., first began expanding and upgrading its surveillance capabilities in 2013 with a new Public Safety Complex and police headquarters. The city enlisted Vulcan Security Technologies to implement a new IP video system that could expand to include hundreds of cameras.

Bridging the Gap

The mobile ID revolution is gathering pace, but not everyone has a smartphone today, and many citizens prefer to carry a physical card. How do government agencies manage this transition from physical to mobile, and ensure they can issue both cards and mobile ID at the same time?

Grow Your Business

Grow Your Business

Doing business with the government—federal, state or even local—can be very difficult. The regulations, the paperwork, the unique needs and buying cycles are all tough requirements that have to be met. It can make for a complicated scene, but it’s also a vitally important business that can be financially rewarding despite the challenges.

A Better Defensive Line

A Better Defensive Line

In the United States, technology has become the essential force multiplier. With nearly 6,000 miles of border with the neighboring north and south, it would be impossible to hire enough border personnel to protect every mile.

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

Security Heightened As World Leaders Meet in New York

"It is equivalent to the Super Bowl of security."

Michigan Airport Receives $3.8 Million for Security Improvements

Michigan Airport Receives $3.8 Million for Security Improvements

Gerald R. Ford International Airport has received a total of $3.8 million for security upgrades.

A Dirty Bomb

A Dirty Bomb

In big cities and even in smaller communities, the threat of radiation is real. The consequences of a “dirty bomb” explosion could be significant, for the crowd at the venue and for communities miles beyond.

Trump Lifts Military Gear Ban for Local Police

Trump Lifts Military Gear Ban for Local Police

The Trump administration will unveil a new plan to lift a controversial ban on the transfer of surplus military gear to police departments, rolling back an Obama administration executive order issued three years ago.

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

Courthouse Shooting Sparks Security Reviews

After an ambush shooting outside a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, lands a judge in the hospital, neighboring Belmont County is rethinking security standards.

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Terror in Charlottesville: Violent Clashes and Vehicle Attack Leave Country Reeling

Over the weekend protesters and counter protesters clashed in Charlottesville, Virginia, leading to violent clashes and a deadly vehicle attack.

Secret Service to Test Drones for Additional Security

Secret Service to Test Drones for Additional Security

The Secret Service will be looking at whether unmanned aerial vehicles could be useful in the protection of the president.

Air Force Recruiting Office Rocked by Explosion

Air Force Recruiting Office Rocked by Explosion

Local and federal authorities in Brixby, Oklahoma are investigating an explosion at the entry way of an Air Force recruiting office.

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