Evaluating Border Security Technologies in North Dakota
The terrain along our northern border with Canada is vast and unique, and features a diverse array of geographical landscapes including the grasslands, prairies, and lowland plains of North Dakota and the mountains and badlands of Montana. Safeguarding and securing the northern border against threats and illegal activities, such as human trafficking and smuggling of illicit drugs, presents unique challenges because of its various distinct landscapes and multiple points of entry into the country.
New Orleans Office of Homeland Security Relies on Genetec to Improve Public Safety
Genetec announced that the city of New Orleans is relying on Security Center, the company’s unified IP security platform, to improve public safety and enhance city-wide collaboration. New Orleans is the most populous city in the State of Louisiana. The city is focused on enhancing public safety for its citizens and the 1.2 million visitors who flock to the city’s French Quarter for Mardi Gras celebrations.
Echodyne Approved for Final Round of Silicon Valley Innovation Program
Echodyne announced that it has been selected to advance to the final phase of the prestigious Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T). The company’s work in the program focuses on border surveillance. Echodyne provides advanced MESA™ radars for securing critical infrastructure, borders, public spaces, and smart cities.
Arecont Vision Joins Technology Partner Program With Jemez Technology
Arecont Vision® announced today that Jemez Technology LLC has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program. Jemez Technology provides the industry’s most advanced and cost-effective video surveillance technology for critical asset protection.
Haystax Technology and Houston Public Safety Agencies to Present at Secured Cities Conference
Haystax Technology, a leading provider of advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions, announced it will present with public safety agencies from the City of Houston at the annual Secured Cities Conference on Nov. 11, 4:00-4:50 p.m. Led by Jack Hanagriff, coordinator for the Houston Regional Asset Management Program (RAMP), this panel discussion is titled, “Inside the Digital Sandbox: How Houston Shares Public Safety Risk Analysis and Information Across the Region.”
Border Security Market Worth $544 Billion By 2013 – 2018
Homeland Security & Emergency Management Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of sub-sectors (Aviation Security Market, Mass Transit Security, Maritime Security, Critical Infrastructure Security ) & geography forecasting revenues for 2013-18. According to a new market research report, “Global Homeland Security and Emergency Management Market, 2013–2018″, published by MarketsandMarkets is expected to […]
Gallagher’s Personal Identity Verification Gets US Approval
Gallagher Security, a technology leader in integrated access control, intruder alarms management, and perimeter protection, has announced that its security management platform is now approved for sale in the United States. The development of the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, has driven forward the establishment of the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) card as the standard […]
Border Security: Why Obama’s $2B Border Crackdown Could Have High Political Costs
This, it is safe to say, is not what President Obama had in mind when it came to election year politics about immigration. On Monday, Mr. Obama will ask Congress for $2 billion to help his administration speed deportations of the tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied minors from Central America now flooding across […]
Teen Stowaway Walked Right Through San Jose Airport Security Gap
Surveillance video at two airports shows how a 16-year-old boy managed to stow away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii — He simply climbed a fence without anyone stopping him, authorities told NBC News on Monday. The boy from Santa Clara, Calif., who is believed to have run away after […]