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2013-09-19 16:28:53

Bolsters Red River's Expanding Federal Contract Portfolio CLAREMONT, N.H., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont, NH-based Red River, a leading federal information technology (IT) services provider, today expanded its contract portfolio after being selected for the FirstSource II - Small Business category by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). FirstSource II is a seven-year, multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) information technology...

2013-09-18 23:26:28

Award program celebrates a decade of recognizing federal leaders in the field. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 (ISC)²® ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the finalists for its 10th annual U.S. Government Information Security Leadership Awards(GISLA®) program. Sponsored by (ISC)2’s U.S. Government Advisory Board for Cyber Security (GABCS), the GISLA...

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

[ Watch the Video: NASA Tech Will Hunt For Heartbeats After Disasters ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has developed a new technology which can detect heartbeats behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material. This radar-based technology will be used in emergency situations where victims are trapped beneath collapsed buildings and other rubble. The government agencies have...

2013-09-17 16:20:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are collaborating on a new radar device that detects heartbeats of victims trapped in wreckage. The agencies will demonstrate and discuss the device at 10:30 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Virginia Task Force 1 Training Facility at 9850 Furnace Road (use 9900 for GPS) in Lorton, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The device, known as the...

2013-09-17 08:21:37

Sequestration and political maneuvering still affecting planning and progress, general consensus to invest in border security remains firm MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 funding request for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicates a number of program cuts that emphasize the Secretary of Homeland Security's resolve to lessen the deficit on the department's behalf. The total discretionary funding request for fiscal year 2014 amounts to an estimated...

2013-09-16 23:01:30

Prepare a plan for disaster before it strikes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to join in the 10th Annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign. “The time to prepare for all kinds of disasters – whether that means severe weather events or man-made catastrophes – is before they strike. Home and business owners who have plans in place well in...

2013-09-12 12:33:07

Public and Private Industry Leaders to Contemplate Cybersecurity in Decade Ahead WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This October marks the 10(th) National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an effort that educates millions of people each year about the importance of online safety and security. During the month, leaders from the public and private sectors will come together to advance its universal theme that protecting the Internet is "Our Shared Responsibility."...

2013-09-12 12:32:54

Nextgov Prime will convene 500+ senior federal technology leaders in Washington, D.C. on October 15th-16th to explore the future of technology and government. WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, will join Peter Levin, former Department of Veteran Affairs chief technology officer, to deliver a special session on government's role in driving breakthrough innovation at Nextgov Prime, the premier event exploring the future of...

2013-09-11 08:33:56

Cybersecurity expert available for media coverage of National Cyber Security Awareness Month upcoming in October WASHINGTON and NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SnoopWall (http://www.snoopwall.com) the world's first counterveillance security software company, today proclaimed its strong public support for The National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual initiative to educate and encourage Americans to learn and do more to ensure individual and collective...

2013-09-09 23:19:06

The report on physical security market provides insights into the global market trends, overall adoption scenario, and key drivers in this market. The report also focuses on providing extensive coverage of the competitive landscape and few highlights on venture capital funding in this space. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/physical-security-market-1014.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The report "Physical Security Market By Products (Video surveillance, Access Control,...