Homeland Security


DHS, ASIS Partner to Expand "If You See Something, Say Something Campaign"

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced a new partnership with ASIS and DHS to expand the “If You See Something, Say Something,” campaign during the Law Enforcement/Military Appreciation Day luncheon last week.

ISee3D Unveils Single Lens 3D Technology

ISee3D Inc., developer of single lens 3D technology, announced recent industry-specific updates and advances. ISee3D is introducing a modified lens solution that cuts 3D down to size and increases frame rates, making practical a range of applications and bringing 3D to more markets, such as consumer, automotive, industrial and medical devices.

Smiths Detection Joins New Coalition of Security Manufacturing Companies

The coalition will serve as a unified voice on issues relating to security technology.

Evergreen Fire & Security Team Receives $697 Million Contract from United States Army

The contract will provide force protection capabilities at U.S. Army sites worldwide.

U.S. Army Awards FLIR Systems up to $50 Million Contract for Repair and Maintenance Services

Under the terms of the five year contract, the Army has placed an initial order for $10.2 million of repair and maintenance services for one year and has the option to procure an additional $39.8 million of similar services over the following four years.

Verint Provides IP Video Solutions for the New World Trade Center Transportation Hub

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selects a comprehensive security solution from Verint to help create safe and secure environment for a new state-of-the-art mass transit center.

DHS Recognizes the Faces of Homeland Security: Heroes on The Front Lines

Nearly 10 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano recently recognized outstanding Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and key state, local and private sector partners as part of the Faces of Homeland Security: Heroes on the Front Lines initiative.



Federal Agencies Showcase First Responder Technologies

The 12th annual Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness Conference and Expo highlighted Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security technologies and training tools currently available and being developed for the emergency response community.

Amtrak Security Beefed Up for 9/11 Anniversary

More screenings of passengers and baggage, increased use of K-9 explosives detection teams, and expanded police patrols are being used across the country.

Verimatrix Licenses Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall Security Technology

Cryptography Research, a division of Rambus Inc., innovative technology developer, and Verimatrix, specializing in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, recently announced that Verimatrix has licensed Cryptography Research's CryptoFirewall security core technology to help build advanced solutions protecting video delivery revenue streams.

On The Cyberwar Path

On the Cyberwar Path

If, like me, you’re geeky enough to still recall certain scenes from 1983’s “WarGames” (and right now I can still pretty clearly see Barry Corbin as the general saying to Dabney Coleman’s character, “After very careful consideration, sir, I’ve come to the conclusion that your new defense system sucks”), then the news permeating the summer about the Pentagon publishing (in part) its first formal cyberwar strategy probably was no big surprise. In fact, the only eye-opening part might have been that prior to this summer it didn’t already have one.

Decade of Security

The 10 years since the tragedy of the Sept. 11 attacks seem to have swept by like the winds rushing down the Oklahoma plains. Do you remember where you were that day?

Survey: Only Half Americans Feel Safer Today, 10 Years After 9/11

Federal Signal Corp., a designer and manufacturer of public safety communications equipment and systems, recently announced the results of its 2011 survey regarding Americans’ public safety concerns ten years after 9/11.

Chemical Sector Security Summit Highlights Progress on Voluntary Programs, Regulations

More than 500 partners from around the country gathered in Baltimore on July 6-7 to attend the 2011 Chemical Sector Security Summit.

Researchers Find Weakness in World's Toughest Encryption Standard

A group of Microsoft researchers announced recently that they had cracked a version of the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), the world’s toughest encryption mechanism.

HID Global Launches Certified Online PIV-I Credential Service for Federal Contractors

The Web portal makes it easier to obtain government-mandated PIV-I cards.

DHS Announces More Than $2.1 Billion in Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano recently announced final allocations for 12 preparedness grant programs totaling more than $2.1 billion in federal grants to assist states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies, and the private sector in strengthening our nation's ability to prevent, protect, respond to, recover from, and mitigate terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies.

Secretary Napolitano Unveils PSAs for "If You See Something Say Something" Campaign

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano unveiled new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) "If You See Something, Say Something" public awareness campaign, aimed at educating the public on the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement authorities.

Researchers to Demo and Deploy Disaster Communications System

Georgia Tech College of Computing researchers have developed an new wireless system called LifeNet designed to help first responders communicate after disasters.

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