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2014-02-18 16:30:07

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aveshka, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Weis to Senior Vice President, leading the Federal Civilian Business Unit. Mr. Weis joined Aveshka in March, 2012 with the acquisition of Civitas Group's Government Services Practice. Girish K. Jindia, President and CEO said, "Andy's understanding of what is necessary to protect the homeland is instrumental in providing valuable insight into solving our customer's national...

2014-02-18 08:21:07

CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced that The Honorable Jayson P. Ahern, former Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection, was appointed to the company's Advisory Board, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/LA42594LOGO) Ahern, is a Principal with The Chertoff Group, providing strategic...

2014-02-13 16:24:34

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Market - Advancements, Business Models, Technology Roadmap & Market Forecasts & Analysis (2013 - 2018)Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) market report constitutes the technologies and services deployed for physical and network security of key assets across the critical infrastructure market. Overall market size...

2014-02-12 12:24:04

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zgj3dj/critical ) has announced the addition of the "Critical Infrastructure Protection: Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Critical Infrastructure protection (CIP) refers to the concept of a nation or region's preparedness and response to incidents involving critical infrastructures. The destruction of these vital assets...

2014-02-12 12:21:43

Company to Host Webcast and Earnings Call on Thursday, February 13th at 4:15 PM ET WILMINGTON, Mass., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for the homeland security market and related industries, will host a webcast and conference call on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. to discuss the financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Company Webcast and Conference Call The...

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...


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