Homeland Security


Augusta Systems Software Aids Homeland Security Initiative in the Kingdom of Jordan

EdgeFrontier middleware is part of the country’s emergency response and anti-terrorism efforts.

Inovonics, Optex Provide Perimeter Security Solution For Water Treatment Facility

Inovonics together with Optex recently announced the implementation of a wireless security system for a water treatment facility in Bastrop, Texas. The facility is owned by Aqua Water Supply, a non-profit water provider.

Morpho Detection To Acquire Syagen Technology

Morpho Detection Inc., part of Morpho, Safran group’s security business, recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Syagen Technology Inc. of Tustin, Calif. Syagen is a leading mass spectrometry technology development company for security applications.

Port of Boston

Port of Boston Not Playing Games with Its Security

The Port of Boston is working with the University of Southern California on a pilot program that uses computer modeling to randomize the Coast Guard's patrol schedule, essentially optimizing its use of the port's limited resources to protect critical infrastructure.

Pennsylvania City Uses Sony Technology To Reduce, Prevent Crime

Allentown, Pa. strives to be a safe place to live, work and play. That’s why the city’s administration and police department decided to deploy surveillance cameras to assist the police department in reducing and preventing crime throughout the city.

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?

Matt Vellek

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).

  • The Power of the Open Platform The Power of the Open Platform

    In this interview, sponsored by OpenEye, Eric Fullerton addresses the specific advantages of an open platform solution. He also talks how an end user can streamline operations and reduce cybersecurity risk in the cloud. Reducing the burden on IT will make it easier to manage and maintain video deployments and integrations of all sizes.

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