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2012-10-22 04:03:15

CYBATI's Co-Founder and President, Matthew E. Luallen, revealed the ease of writing a Metasploit module targeting the MicroLogix line of Allen-Bradley process controllers. Mr. Luallen stated several times during his presentation at NERC's GridSecCon 2012, "I did not want to write this Metasploit module or the laboratory exercise; however, given the current state of escalating risk, it is necessary for the industry to understand just how easy it is to compromise a system if trusted access is...

2011-12-30 16:00:00

A large audience of federal, state, county, municipal officials, active and retired military officers and vendors of IT and physical security products gathered in the grand ballroom of the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC, last month, to witness Government Security News announce the names of the winners in more than 45 separate homeland security categories, including B.I.G. Enterprises, which was named a winner in the Best Perimeter Protection Product category. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

2011-05-26 08:38:00

Honored for His Assistance during Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico CHARLESTON, S.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced Technology International (ATI), an SCRA affiliate, announced today that Captain Scott Beeson, an SCRA/ATI employee and Coast Guard Reservist, was recently awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal for his role in assisting Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen during last summer's Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Captain Beeson was cited...

2011-02-11 09:00:00

Conference is the Premier Homeland Security IT Event in Washington, D.C. Area FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA is pleased to announce ADM Thad Allen, USCG (Ret.) as a Keynote Speaker at AFCEA's tenth annual Homeland Security Conference, "Working Together Today for a More Secure Tomorrow." The conference returns to the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center, Washington, D.C., February 22-24, 2011. Attendees include government and industry IT professionals,...

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2011-02-07 10:55:33

The Coast Guard admiral who led the US response to the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill said today that the US is ill-equipped to respond to a possible major oil spill event in the Arctic. Retired admiral Thad Allen told reporters this week that only one of the US Coast Guard's three ice breakers is operational and would be available to respond to a disaster off Alaska's northern coast, which is icebound for much of the year. Fran Ulmer, former Alaska lieutenant governor said that before...

2010-11-30 17:12:00

LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Committee of the Armed Forces Bowl is honored to present the 2010 Great American Patriot Award to Admiral Thad Allen, United States Coast Guard (Retired). The award will be presented by Armed Forces Insurance (afi.org), sponsor of the award and the Official Insurance Partner of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl (http://www.armedforcesbowl.com/). Recently retired from his post as 23rd commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard,...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

Admiral Thad Allen, Leo Guthart, Cecil Hogan receive awards New York, NY (Vocus) November 4, 2010 Members of the security industry partnered with the U.S. Airport and Seaport Police to honor three men on Wednesday night in New York City for a lifetime of achievements related to security. At the annual Tri-Association Awards Dinner, the Security Industry Association (SIA), the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) presented the George R....

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2010-08-28 07:40:00

Efforts are underway this weekend to salvage the blowout preventer at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico that failed to shut off the gushing oil as designed when an April 20 explosion sank the BP-leased Deepwater Horizon rig, killing 11 workers. US spill chief Thad Allen said Friday that efforts to remove pipes near the massive valve had failed so far. He said the go ahead was given to remove and replace the blowout preventer over the coming days. Salvaging the blowout preventer could offer a...

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2010-08-19 15:15:00

A U.S. Official said Thursday that BP is hoping to permanently seal the ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well in the second week of September, as pressure concerns keep delaying the final "bottom kill" operations. "We should be looking somewhere in the week after Labor Day," US spill chief Thad Allen told CNN television. The oil well was capped on July 15, and earlier this month BP engineers performed a "static kill" operation by plugging it with heavy drilling fluid and sealing it with cement....

2010-08-18 11:34:00

August 20, 2010 11 a.m. National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20045 Conference Rooms WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen, national incident commander for the federal response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will give an overview of the BP oil spill at a Newsmaker press conference at 11 a.m. Aug. 20 at the National Press Club. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) (Logo:...