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2014-06-19 12:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Homeland Security Program today releases its agenda for the fifth annual forum on national security, homeland security, and counterterrorism, the Aspen Security Forum, to be held July 23-26 in Aspen, CO. A full schedule is available on the Forum website, www.aspensecurityforum.org. The Forum is co-presented by CNN and The New York Times. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130417/DC96489LOGO Notable sessions...

2014-06-13 23:05:26

ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7 Command Post, a web-based system designed to enhance situational awareness, safety, and security at sporting and entertainment events, under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). Coral Spring, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 ISS 24/7 announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated the company’s ISS 24/7...

2014-06-03 12:21:54

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Homeland Security Market 2013-2023 : Aviation, Mass Transit, Maritime, Infrastructure, Cyber, CBRN, Border, CTI & Public Safetyhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/homeland_security_market_2013_2023_aviation_mass_transit_maritime_infrastructure_cyber_cbrn_border_cti_public_safety.html Report DetailsVisiongain's landmark 553 page report The Homeland Security...

2014-05-21 08:20:53

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 60 leaders in national defense urged Congress today to reform the way it oversees homeland security, saying that the current system jeopardizes national security and leaves the nation vulnerable to cyber-attacks, bioterrorism, and other threats. In a full-page ad in the May 21 editions of The Wall Street Journal, the bipartisan group reflected the overwhelming consensus that the system is dysfunctional and said: "The nation is...

2014-05-13 23:09:50

Over the next ten years, the Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) market is forecasted to emerge as a key domain for asymmetric warfare, law enforcement and technology providers Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 According to the Non-Lethal Weapons Industry, Technologies & Global Market – 2014-2020 report, following lessons learned in Ukraine, Syria, Egypt, Israel, China and Afghanistan, governments worldwide have undoubtedly understood the urgent need for non-lethal weapons. Asymmetric...

2014-05-02 23:03:53

The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be reported to Congress and approved. US Federal Contractor Registration currently helps businesses market to the federal government to win contracts and awards. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been under some scrutiny due to acquisition project overruns. The House Homeland Security Committee (HHSC) has determined that all overrun costs must be...

2014-05-01 16:21:15

Inaugural Session at USBP HQ June 10-12, 2014 with Chief Michael Fisher and Staff WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable (WHSR) today announced the creation of the USBP/CBP/WHSR Industry Academy 2015. The Industry Academy is a one year program designed to strengthen industry collaboration and knowledge of the Border Security mission. CBP Commissioner Gil Kerlikowski and USBP Chief Michael Fisher will address the initial...

2014-04-21 16:25:05

Defense Technical Information Center Selects MRIGlobal to Support $900 Million Homeland Defense Information and Analysis Center. KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that it has received confirmation of award for the Homeland Defense and Security Technical Area Tasks Contract. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/DC55501LOGO-a This multi-vendor award supports a five-year program estimated at $900 million. The contract gives...

2014-04-10 23:29:27

Online Program Trains for Careers in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Fresno, California (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 California State University, Fresno's Division of Continuing and Global Education has announced an online training program designed for working professionals interested in careers in the rapidly-growing field of Homeland Security. The Certificate of Advanced Study in Homeland Security aims to balance the perspective of first responders, middle level supervisors,...

2014-03-13 23:29:23

LogZilla increases its focus on security applications for its leading Network Event Management solution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 LogZilla Corp. is pleased to announce the hiring of Sr. Security Analyst George B. Tselentis, CISM. Pete Willis, Global Sales Manager for LogZilla, commented, “It is with great excitement that we add George Tselentis to our team. His skills and experience will assist us in working with security and government sectors, in addition to product...


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  • A spider.
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