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Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

Protecting Hard to Protect Areas

By their very nature, terrorist attacks are unpredictable and predicated on surprise. Staying one step ahead by identifying vulnerable areas, and securing them, is critical to staving off vehicular attacks.

The Command Center of the Future

The Command Center of the Future

At the center of any government organization’s security operation stands its nucleus, arguably one of the most important pieces for overall functionality and efficiency: a command center or Security Operations Center (SOC).

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Three Dead, Three Wounded in Maryland Workplace Shooting

Deputies were dispatched at 9:09 a.m. and arrived on the scene in five minutes, Gahler said. No shots were fired by law enforcement, and the woman died at a hospital nearby after shooting herself, he said.

Government Website Vulnerability Exposes Over 14 Million Customers

Government Website Vulnerability Exposes Over 14 Million Customer Records

U.S. government payment site GovPayNow.com had poor security measures risking data leaks as far back as 2012

FEMA Testing Presidential Alert System

FEMA Testing "Presidential Alert" System

FEMA is testing an Emergency Alert System that would allow the President access to 99 percent of U.S. cell phones.

Popular Social Media Platform is More Secure than State Department Emails

Popular Social Media Platform is More Secure than State Department Emails

Four U.S. senators are asking for enhanced security for email.

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol wants to keep security measures the same following protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.

Remembering 9/11



Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Airports Increase Security for 9/11 Anniversary

Florida officials are boosting security at and around airports for the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

Boston to get 400 Body Cams After Pilot Program Finds Benefits

Boston to get 400 Body Cams After Pilot Program Finds Benefits

Boston Police Department is looking to phase in 400 body cameras after a yearlong pilot program showed benefits of the tech.

New DHS Cybersecurity Command to Protect U.S. from Cyber Attacks

New DHS Cybersecurity Command to Protect U.S. from Cyber Attacks

Homeland Security has created a new command to help aid the U.S. in cybersecurity efforts.

CBP Turns Away Ukraine and Lithuanian Travelers at PIT Airport for Violating US Immigration Laws

CBP Turns Away Ukraine and Lithuanian Travelers at PIT Airport for Violating US Immigration Laws

CBP urges all international visitors to ensure they possess the appropriate U.S. travel visa for the purpose of their visit

DHS to Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

DHS to Strengthen Northern Border Strategy

The strategy establishes a clear vision and concrete actions that will improve DHS’s efforts to safeguard our northern border against terrorist and criminal threats

Police Are Training Canines to Sniff Out Electronics

Police Are Training Canines to Sniff Out Electronics

Strong nosed K-9s help police sniff out electronics.

Government Presents Federal Policy

Federal Policy, Technology Standards for Shaping Secure Identity and Access

The impact of updates to policy and specifications for the expanded use of standards-based technologies on securing identity and access in government was a leading theme throughout the two-day event.

Pentagon to Conduct All Federal Security Checks

Pentagon to Conduct All Federal Security Checks

Pentagon officials said that over the next three years it will be responsible for background investigations for military and civilian employees and contractors.

House of Representatives Passes Bill Banning Government use of Chinese Surveillance Gear

House of Representatives Passes Bill Banning Government Use of Chinese Surveillance Gear

The $717 billion defense-policy bill is the latest move against Chinese technology on the basis of national security concerns.

Video Surveillance Market to Reach $43.8 Billion by 2025

Video Surveillance Market to Reach $43.8 Billion by 2025

The recently released research attributes the large jump to the addition of artificial intelligence and analytics to video surveillance cameras and systems.

New Uber Security Feature Connects You with 911 in the Event of an Emergency

New Uber Security Feature Connects You with 911 in the Event of an Emergency

Uber is adding security and safety features to its mobile app to help users feel safe while ride-sharing.

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

New Jersey is beefing up security across the state, including a focus on the seaside area.

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