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2014-02-10 20:22:27

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d34zm3/middle_east) has announced the addition of the "Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Market - Advancements, Business Models, Technology Roadmap & Market Forecasts & Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d34zm3/middle_east ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2014-02-06 16:21:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds the introduction of bipartisan legislation to authorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) for multiple years, providing more regulatory certainty for SOCMA members required to comply with them. The "Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014," was introduced today by U.S. Representative Michael...

2014-02-06 12:24:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Chairman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Representative Gene Green (D-TX) today introduced a bipartisan bill to recodify the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauds these efforts and supports passage of the...

2014-02-04 23:02:47

Cybercrime is a booming, estimated $100 billion industry in the United States and shows no signs of slowing down. Attackers have an arsenal of weapons at their disposal, including social engineering (e.g. phishing), penetrating weak security protocols and exploiting software vulnerabilities that can serve as an “open window” into an organization’s IT environment; closing those windows requires effective and accessible tools to identify and root out software vulnerabilities. Madison,...

2014-02-03 16:27:39

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide operational services to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). This single award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is for five years and is valued at up to $350 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) US-CERT was created to protect the nation's...

2014-02-03 08:32:33

A feasible and cost effective system used in 17 countries WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new backgrounder by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the potential for implementation of a biometric exit system to track the departure of foreign visitors. The playing field for considering biometric exit has changed dramatically since the Senate started debating immigration reform last year, and certainly since Congress passed the first of eight statutes requiring an...

2014-01-28 08:21:54

RESTON, Va., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) announced today that it was awarded the first task order under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Technical Support Services (GTSS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA). The task order, part of the $98 million BPA, supports the National Operations Center (NOC) Common Operating Picture (COP). ArdentMC will perform the work at the DHS Nebraska Avenue Complex (NAC) facility in addition to...

2014-01-27 08:34:29

Strategic relationship connects cybersecurity thought leaders Tom Ridge, the first U.S. secretaryof Homeland Security and Howard Schmidt, former Cybersecurity Advisor to Presidents Obama and Bush, together with PwC's world class cybersecurity professionals to help organizations defend against evolving cyber threats NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Ridge-Schmidt Cyber LLC, a consultancy formed by Tom Ridge and Howard Schmidt, today announced a new alliance to help...

2014-01-23 08:36:39

Research Contracts Advance DNDO's Goal of Identifying Cost Effective Detection Technology to Combat Proliferation of Nuclear Materials WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL) today announced that its RMD Research subsidiary has been awarded contracts totaling $2.1 million from the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). These contracts will advance the government's research and development...

2014-01-22 08:21:57

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division has received $2.4 million in new orders. The majority of orders were batteries and related systems for military applications. "Our positive momentum continues and we are pleased with the receipt of these new orders for...


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