Government Security


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.

The Dallas Ambush: One Year Later

The Dallas Ambush: One Year Later

Remembering the deadliest day for police since 9/11.

Thermal Cameras are Hot

Thermal Cameras are Hot

Network thermal cameras were first introduced to the security market in 2010 filling a critical detection gap in network video systems.

Government Websites Hacked with ISIS Messages

Government Websites Hacked with ISIS Messages

Government websites in Ohio, Maryland and New York were targeted.

Airport Officer Stabbing Being Investigated as Terrorism

Airport Officer Stabbing Being Investigated as Terrorism

Authorities believe the stabbing of an airport officer was an “act of terrorism.”



Congressional Security Questioned Following Attack

Congressional Security Questioned Following Attack

Members of Congress spoke out about needing more security following the shooting rampage that injured five people.

Shooter Open Fires on Congressional Baseball Practices, House Majority Whip among the Injured

Shooter Opens Fire on Congressional Baseball Practice, House Majority Whip among the Injured

A least two people were injured when someone open fired on a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Two Inmates on the Run After Killing Correctional Officers

Two Inmates on the Run After Killing Correctional Officers

A Georgia inmate shot and killed two correctional officers and now two prisoners are on the run.

Increased Security in UK for Britain’s General Election

Increased Security in UK for Britain's General Election

Security will be stepped up at polling stations during the general election in UK in light of the London terror attack.

President Trump Picks New FBI Director

President Trump Picks New FBI Director

President Trump says he has chosen Christopher Wray to head the FBI.

Secure the Perimeters

Secure the Perimeters

The National Park Service has an extensive security protocol for its numerous locations nationwide, though they do stress an extensive layered approach.

Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier

Port Angeles, located on the U.S.-Canada border, is host to a thriving maritime port and a significant customs entry point into the United States.

Georgia Law Allows Guns at University Tailgate Events

Georgia Law Allows Guns at University Tailgate Events

A new Georgia law allows guns at public university tailgating events but not inside the sporting arenas.

New Orleans Removes Last Confederate Monument among Increased Security

New Orleans Removes Last Confederate Monument among Increased Security

The city of New Orleans will take down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

The New Era of Cyber Risk Governance

The New Era of Cyber Risk Governance

What's next for agencies under the new executive order?

President Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Trump has signed an executive order to strengthen the government’s cybersecurity.

Security Changes at Airports include Soft Target Protection, Electronics Ban

Security Changes at Airports include Soft Target Protection, Electronics Ban

The Transportation Security Administration has laid out new framework to protect soft targets in airports as well as consider electronics ban on flights from Europe.

Trump Fires Comey in the Midst of Russia Investigation

Trump Fires Comey in the Midst of Russia Investigation

Last night, President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey.

Dallas EMT Shooting Raises Questions about Arming First Responders

Dallas EMT Shooting Raises Questions about Arming First Responders

Dallas PD and first responders received a call about a suicide; the shooting spree that unfolded leaves many questions to be answered.

All Too Common

All Too Common

On Dec.19, 2016, the news exploded with information about a vehicle attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that killed at least 12 people and injured over 50 more.

Securing the “New” Higher Ground

Industry Vertical

Securing the “New” Higher Ground

While these unmanned aircrafts are mostly used professionally and recreationally to add depth and intrigue to films and videos, security teams need to be aware of the threats they could pose on those below.

Grant Management

In Kaua’i County, Hawaii, grants management has long been an important part of local government operations. It’s also been handled using paper.

Safer Cities

Safe City initiatives are a great way to build an efficient, proactive security posture to enhance safety and propel increased collaboration between city officials, security leaders, law enforcement and first responders.

Eyes On You

Eyes On You

In the world of law enforcement, the subject of body-worn cameras has arguably become the biggest talking point.

We Secure the Government

One of the biggest verticals in the security industry is government. Naturally, the federal government comes to mind when this topic is mentioned; however, the government encompasses far more than the feds.

UK Police Foil Two Alleged Terror Plots in 24 Hours

UK Police Foil Two Alleged Terror Plots in 24 Hours

Police believe the incidents are unrelated.

Chipotle Reveals Potential Breach in Data Security

Chipotle Reveals Potential Breach in Data Security

Chipotle customers may have more to complain about than just an extra cost for guacamole.

1 Dead, 2 Wounded Following Shooting on Champs-Elysees

1 Dead, 2 Wounded Following Shooting on Champs-Elysees

Police in Paris say officers were intentionally gunned down on the popular Parisian avenue.

White House Security Expanded After Breaches

White House Security Expanded After Breaches

The Secret Service will enlarge the security perimeter around the White House.

Security Increased in France Ahead of Presidential Elections

Security Increased in France Ahead of Presidential Election

Security will be tight as the people of France elect their next president.

ISIS Linked Attacks around the Globe

ISIS Linked Attacks around the Globe

Over the weekend there were several terrorist attacks that were linked to ISIS.

Erratic Driver Causes Chaos on Capitol Hill

Erratic Driver Causes Chaos on Capitol Hill

Shots were fired when U.S. Capitol Police tried to stop an erratic driver on Wednesday morning.

Drone Proposal Includes Identification Transmit

Drone Proposal Suggests Identification Transmit

Drone manufacturer, DJI, proposes that drones continually transmit identification.

London Police Review Security, Search for Motive Following Attack

London Police Review Security, Search for Motive Following Attack

Britain police are looking to review security efforts around Parliament after a vehicle and knife attack that killed four people.

London Anticipated Terrorist Attack

London Anticipated Terrorist Attack

Current events around the world helped London to quickly stop a suspected terrorist attack.

British Parliament on Lockdown after Incident Outside

London: ISIS Claims Attack, Number Injured Rises, Suspect Identified

London police responded to a security incident outside the UK House of Commons.

FBI Director: No Evidence of Wiretap

FBI Director: No Evidence of Wiretap

In a hearing with the Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey said there was no evidence to support President Trump’s tweets claiming Trump Tower was wiretapped by former President Obama.

4 Charged in Yahoo Data Breach

4 Charged in Yahoo Data Breach

Four people, including two officers from Russian security services, were charged by the U.S. in the massive data breach that plagued Yahoo.

White House Breach

White House Breach

Intruder breaches White House grounds and was arrested near residence entrance.

FCC Investigating Nationwide 911 Outage for AT&T Users

FCC Investigating Nationwide 911 Outage for AT&T Users

Users of AT&T’s wireless network found themselves without the ability to call 911 last night.

WikiLeaks Releases Alleged Documents on CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks Releases Alleged Documents on CIA Hacking

WikiLeaks released thousands of documents that it said described hacking methods of the CIA.

Senate Calls for Increased Security as Threats on Jewish Centers Rise

Jewish Community Centers around the U.S. faced another wave of bomb threats on Tuesday.

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

UK’s Senior Counter-terrorism police officer said UK security services have stopped 13 terror attacks since 2013.

Trump Accuses Obama of “Wire Tapping” Trump Tower Phones

Trump Accuses Obama of “Wire Tapping” Trump Tower Phones

Over the weekend, President Trump publicly accused former-president Obama of wiretapping the phones in Trump Tower before the election.

The “New” Travel Ban

The "New" Travel Ban

President Trump was expected to sign a reworked executive order on immigration, but the rollout has been delayed.

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Bomb Threats Made against Jewish Centers and Schools

Jewish Community Centers and schools in at least 12 states fell victim to bomb threats on Monday.

Trump Proposes $54 Billion Hike in National Security Spending

Trump Proposes $54 Billion Hike in National Security Spending

“This budget will be a public safety and national security budget,” President Trump said.

Dallas Police Plead for Additional Security after Driveby Shooting at Substation

Dallas Police Plead for Additional Security after Driveby Shooting at Substation

No one was injured in the shooting, but additional security request were renewed as a result.

Trump Tower Security Bill Reaches $25.7M

Trump Tower Security Bill Reaches $25.7M

The bill is less than anticipated.

ACLU: TSA Behavior Profiling Unscientific and Unreliable

ACLU: TSA Behavior Profiling Unscientific and Unreliable

The American Civil Liberties Union says TSA agents’ use of “behavior detection” techniques leads to racial profiling.

SEE YOU IN COURT: Judges Refuse to Restore Travel Ban

SEE YOU IN COURT: Judges Refuse to Restore Travel Ban

Three federal judges unanimously refused to store the White House Immigration Order.

Homeland Security Secretary Gives Details on Extreme Vetting

Homeland Security Secretary Gives Details on Extreme Vetting

The extreme vetting could include a list of websites and passwords from the seven countries listed in the Executive Order.

Open Carry Stunt in Michigan Goes Too Far

Open Carry Stunt in Michigan Goes Too Far

Two men walked into a Michigan Police Department with cameras and loaded guns in an apparent stunt to make a point about civil liberties.

House Report Criticizes Security Gaps at Airports

House Report Criticizes Security Gaps at Airports

A congressional report cites many gaps in security at airports around the country.

Paris Guard Fires on Man with Machete at Louvre

Paris Guard Fires on Man with Machete at Louvre

Police in Paris have arrested a man after he attacked a soldier near the Louvre.

Homemade Explosive Thrown Inside California Restaurant

Homemade Explosive Thrown Inside California Restaurant

A Cheesecake Factory in Old Pasadena, California was evacuated after a suspect threw a homemade explosive inside.

Prison Inmates in Delaware Take Guards Hostage, 1 Dead

Prison Inmates in Delaware Take Guards Hostage, 1 Dead

One prison guard was pronounced dead at the prison.

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