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2012-12-17 12:20:11

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DCS Corp announced today that the company has received an award under the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract vehicle. EAGLE II is managed by DHS' Information Technology Acquisition Center and provides IT support services to multiple DHS programs. The total value of the multiple-award contract is undetermined. Work will occur over seven years,...

2012-10-29 11:30:11

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HandySoft (www.handysoft.com), a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) technology and solutions, is proud to announce that one of its customers, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of Chief Information Officer (DHS ICE/OCIO), has been named a finalist in the 2012 Global Awards for Excellence in BPM & Workflow in the North American region. HandySoft congratulates DHS ICE/OCIO on...

2012-10-24 11:29:10

STERLING, Va., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Chief Information Officer awarded a new contract to REI Systems to implement its GovDashboard solution to help the agency support executive-level decision-making and analysis. REI will work with DHS OCIO's Enterprise System Development Office (ESDO) to support decision making across multiple business domains, including budget, finance, asset management, human capital, and portfolio planning and...

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2012-10-05 12:58:36

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us grew up on television, films and comic books featuring characters casually using incredible technologies that seemed plausible but always somewhat far-off into the future. But look around today and notice how incredible some mundane objects are when compared to our youth. Now also notice how those technologies are also keeping tabs on you. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) maintains a special department, called...

2012-09-18 06:20:31

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honorable Paul A. Schneider, Principal at the Chertoff Group, former Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and former Under Secretary for Management at DHS, has been selected to chair the AFCEA Homeland Security Committee. As the committee's chairman, he will provide direction to the members of the AFCEA Homeland Security Committee, helping guide AFCEA's outreach to security professionals in both government...

2012-09-11 06:21:43

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified to Congress that poor implementation of the nation's chemical security regulations has created burdens on small chemical companies. Testifying on behalf of SOCMA before the House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, Matthew Leary, Corporate EHS&S Manager for Pilot Chemical Company, discussed several issues impeding compliance with the Chemical...

Device That Preserves Evidence While Dismantling Pipe Bomb
2012-08-17 09:33:21

Mobile mechanism from Homeland Security dismantles a pipe bomb while preserving the evidence The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) new low-cost device for dismantling dangerous pipe bombs may look like a tinkerer's project, but that's no accident. The Semi Autonomous Pipe Bomb End-cap Remover (SAPBER) is unassuming in appearance, but sophisticated enough to preserve the forensic evidence needed to track down the perpetrator. "From ten...

2012-08-12 23:00:44

In an event that was devoid of the usual pomp and circumstance, President Obama issued an Executive Order, (EO) that effectively handed the Department of Homeland Security, (DHS) the ability to take complete control over the internet, according to reports from VPNReviewz. South America (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 According to privacy advocates like the EFF, EPIC, UsenetReviewz, and many others, this order gives the DHS the authority to take complete control of public, private, and non-profit...

2012-07-24 02:20:53

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado companies seem to be at the forefront of innovative public safety communications solutions. As part of a team led by Rivada Port Graham Solutions, 308 SYSTEMS of Fort Collins, Colorado, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 5-year IDIQ contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Tactical Communications Equipment and Services. Rivada Networks has offices in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as well as New York...

Hackable Drones Worry Government Agencies
2012-07-20 12:44:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Like it or not, drones may be a very real part of our future -- regular drones, or civilian drones, as they´re called. Rather than being used to spy on our enemies, they´ll be used to deliver our packages and police our streets, and according to the FAA, there could be as many as 30,000 of these automated airborne vehicles before the end of the decade. So, when some University of Texas researchers were able to...