Quantcast

Latest Department of Homeland Security Stories

2009-12-22 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has appointed Dr. Charles R. Gallaway, former Acting Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as Vice President to support initiatives in CACI's national security strategies. Dr. Gallaway joins CACI after leading a wide variety of programs to develop, deploy, and enhance global detection capabilities with the DHS. In his new...

2009-12-15 10:54:00

MIAMI, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Florida AFL-CIO President Fred Frost and representatives of area AFL-CIO affiliates -- including American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 1542, American Postal Workers Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Longshoremen's Association Local 1922, and UNITE HERE -- will show their support for Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 16 at...

2009-12-14 16:52:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida state Representative Bill Heller, Tampa Councilwoman Gwen Miller, various community leaders and activists, and labor union representatives will show their support for Transportation Security Administration Officers (TSOs) by signing a statement of solidarity at an event December 16 at Tampa International Airport. The statements are being signed in conjunction with AFGE and the AFL-CIO's National TSO Solidarity Week, with events being...

2009-12-14 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is proud to present the 2009 North American Customer Value Enhancement of the Year Award to InfoZen in the area of homeland security information fusion and mission support. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Homeland security is a very challenging market for service providers. From an end-user standpoint, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has dynamic requirements that need to adapt to...

94e7d7458065b86e3c307605f6b4321a
2009-12-01 07:40:00

Homeland security's levee PLUGS pass a second test >>>>>It's a mean old levee, cause me to weep and moan>>>>>It's a mean old levee, cause me to weep and moan>>>>>Gonna leave my baby, and my happy home The lyrics to the 1929 blues classic "When the Levee Breaks" (the original recording can be found on the web) refer to the cataclysmic flood that began when heavy rains pounded the central basin of the Mississippi River in summer 1926. Swollen to...

2009-11-23 16:29:00

MOBILE, Ala., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jacques Monsieur, a Belgian national and resident of France suspected of international arms dealing for decades, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama to conspiracy to illegally export F-5 fighter jet engines and parts from the Untied States to Iran. The guilty plea was announced by Eugene A. Seidel, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama; David Kris, Assistant Attorney General...

14a8bb7411acbd03d7965894ed56c6ad1
2009-10-31 08:45:00

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano cut the ribbon Friday on a high-security, state-of-the-art unified command center that will coordinate the nation's cybersecurity efforts. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), located in an Arlington, Virginia, will "address threats and incidents affecting the nation's critical information technology and cyber infrastructure," the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said. The facility will serve as the...

2009-10-15 09:35:00

RESTON, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- BS 25999 is a business continuity management standard developed by BSI and is used by businesses globally. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced its intent to adopt BS 25999 (which comes in two parts) on a trial basis as one of three standards for use in the Voluntary Private Sector Preparedness Accreditation and Certification Program (PS-Prep). PS-Prep is directed by Title IX of the Implementing the Recommendations of the 9/11...

254cd11b038da4f9d149fe51ddcad1c4
2009-10-02 13:40:00

The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that it would add up to 1,000 new cybersecurity experts to its workforce during the next three years in order to ramp up the nation's defenses against cyber threats. The Obama administration has given DHS the go-ahead to add new cybersecurity experts at the beginning of October, which has been dubbed "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month." "This new hiring authority will enable (the department) to recruit the best cyber analysts,...

2009-09-28 14:49:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Technical Solutions, LLC (STS), a professional technical services provider to the federal government, announced today that the Company has been awarded a prime contract with the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide National Records Center (NRC) and File Storage Facility (FSF) Records Operations Support Services (ROSS). The contract has a one year base period with four...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
Related