Homeland Security


Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems Achieves CMMI-DEV Level 5 Rating

The CMMI model measures business process maturity levels and provides Raytheon customers with a way to assess risks and determine the level of process maturity a company has achieved.

National Terrorism Advisory System Implemented

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano recently announced the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Terrorism Advisory System -- a terrorism advisory system that provides timely information to the public about credible terrorist threats and replaces the former color-coded alert system.

Diebold To Implement Security Solutions At World Trade Center Transportation Hub

Leveraging its expertise in complex security system integration, Diebold Inc. is implementing advanced security solutions at the new World Trade Center (WTC) Transportation Hub in New York City.

Raytheon Awarded $42 M for Next-Generation Standard Missile-3 Interceptor

Raytheon Company was awarded $42 million for the initial concept development and program planning for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIB, which is the Missile Defense Agency's next-generation Aegis missile.

Researchers Merge Serious Gaming, Simulation Tools To Create High-Level Models For Border Security

With funding from the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP), researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a high-fidelity simulation and analysis program that aids policy and decision-makers tasked with making key procurements and funding choices.

TiaLinx Launches Breathing Detector for Live Objects Hidden in Cargo Containers

The lightweight handheld sensor system with remote display screen provides an ultra-wideband (UWB) radio frequency beam that can detect a variety of live objects concealed inside a container.

A Better Line of Defense

On the heels of the government’s reassessment of the SBInet program, or the virtual fence as it’s been called, officials from Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection have decided that there are better ways to deal with the needs for perimeter security at the U.S.-Mexican Border.

Protecting a Public Water Supply System

The people of the United States maintained confidence in the safety and security of the public drinking water system even as the country endured World War II, the Korean conflict and the Cold War years. That changed after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Their confidence shaken, the people had concerns. Was the public water supply system sufficiently prepared for the threats posed in today’s world?



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AMAG Technology Hires Matt Vellek as Central North Regional Sales Manager

Vellek will support existing Symmetry authorized resellers with sales initiatives in Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

Winners Of Security Products' Govies Government Security Awards Announced

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners in the 2011 Security Products’ Govies Government Security award competition today. The awards honor outstanding government products in a variety of categories.

FLIR Systems Wins MultimillionDollar Subcontract with Northrop Grumman

As part of this contract, FLIR has developed a new medium-range ground-based radar designed specifically for desert environments, the LSR-5000.

States Seek to Criminalize Some TSA Pat Downs

Workers could be charged with sexual assault, labeled sex offenders.

ADT, Brivo Implement Web-Based Access Control For Five Federal Facilities

ADT Security Services and Brivo Systems recently announced the implementation of a web-based access control solution for five federal facilities managed by the General Services Administration in Detroit and the Chicago area.

ManTech Names Daniel J. Keefe Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

In his new role, Keefe will lead strategic initiatives and manage relationships between TSG and its customers, potential customers and strategic partners.

Smiths Detection To Provide Screening Systems For Military World Games In Brazil

Smiths Detection recently announced it will provide advanced X-ray screening systems to enhance security at the 5th Military World Games being held in Brazil in July. The multi-sport competition for military athletes is organized by the International Military Sports Council (CISM).

New York Fire Stations, Municipal Buildings Use Panasonic Surveillance Cameras

Hello Alert Inc., a Babylon, New York security systems dealer, has installed thousands of Panasonic video surveillance cameras throughout the state of New York to provide surveillance of various municipal buildings, jails and approximately 50 fire houses in multiple jurisdictions on Long Island.

FedEx Field Uses Biometrics-Based Visitor Credential System

Telos ID has delivered its Mobile Authentication and Authorization Control (MAAC) Visitors system to FedExField, home of the Washington Redskins, substantially enhancing visitor tracking and accountability.

Student Uses Sound Waves To Boost Distance Terahertz Technology Can Remotely Detect Dangerous Materials

Benjamin Clough is dedicated to making the world a safer place for emergency first responders, police and military personnel, chemical plant employees, and many others. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute doctoral student has developed a novel method for extending the distance from which powerful terahertz technology can remotely detect hidden explosives, chemicals and other dangerous materials.

Raytheon Selects Downey, Calif., for Public Safety Regional Technology Center

Occupying 27,000 square feet and employing up to 150 people, the new center will serve as the focus of Raytheon's civil communications business in the western United States and will provide test and research facilities, training, and maintenance and logistics, customer and systems support.

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Facial Lie Detection Tech Being Developed for Airports, Border Crossings

The AVATAR kiosk uses non-invasive artificial intelligence and sensor technologies to gauge suspicious behavior.

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    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

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