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2010-09-08 07:35:00

BELMONT, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamper Proof Container Systems (TPCS), a Massachusetts-based security technology solutions provider, specializing in the areas of port and container security, pipeline and infrastructure security, and nuclear non-proliferation efforts, has named Tom Ridge, president and CEO of Ridge Global, an international risk management and security firm, to its Board of Directors. The two companies will combine Ridge Global's world-class expertise in security and...

2010-08-05 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order under a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Communications System (NCS) to provide continued system engineering and program management expertise to help transition legacy communications systems to next generation network technology. The task order has a one-year base period of performance, a single...

2010-08-05 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following a joint meeting with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Alan Bersin and TSA Administrator John Pistole, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced its launch of a customer and employee outreach campaign touting the benefits the DHS Global Entry program offers international travelers re-entering the United States. (Logo:...

2010-08-03 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a task order by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Exercise Division (NED) to design and support national level exercises to evaluate catastrophic earthquake preparedness. The task order has a five-month base period of performance, a single one-year option, and is valued at more than...

2010-07-29 10:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Space Systems Company's (LMSSC) Advanced Technology Center (ATC) has won a 5-year $7 million contract with the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate for the Complex Event Modeling Simulation and Analysis (CEMSA) project. Under the CEMSA contract, SSC will develop a new modeling, simulation and analysis infrastructure that can be integrated with existing DHS systems to provide...

2010-07-22 15:03:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading professional membership organization for project managers, announces that the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Chief Information Officer CIO Richard Spires will share his knowledge and expertise with attendees of the PMI® Global Congress 2010 -- North America on Monday, 11 October 2010 from 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. EST. His presentation will address the...

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2010-07-05 11:55:00

The U.S. government is going to take over the official Gulf oil spill website that has been jointly run by various agencies and BP for the past two and a half months. The Department of Homeland Security hopes for a website that is completely overseen by the government as it settles into the long-haul of dealing with the response to the disaster.  BP and the government have been working together to try and combat the oil spill, but the government has been directing the British energy...

2010-06-29 05:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS) announces the completion of integration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Detention and Removal (DRO) Vehicle Management Information Systems (VMIS) and FlyteComm Frontsight(TM). Implementation of the FMS equipment and web services integration of FMS Fleet Central with DRO enterprise applications is delivering the operational readiness, mission effectiveness and cost reductions...

2010-06-22 06:00:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The GPS Fleet Tracking equipment and online application deployed during the last 12 months by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Detention and Removal (DRO) has been deemed a success, announces Fleet Management Solutions, Inc. (FMS). DRO has implemented the system to reduce costs, improve officer safety, enhance mission execution and streamline fleet maintenance. Over 2000 of the 4500+ vehicles are being tracked in real...

2010-06-21 06:30:00

RESTON, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- BSI announces that its Business Continuity Management standard, BS 25999, has been adopted by the Department of Homeland Security as one of the final standards for the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program (PS-Prep). The program aims to enhance nationwide resilience by encouraging private sector preparedness. DHS's adoption of BSI's BS 25999 standard as one of only three standards approved for the PS-Prep program...