Homeland Security

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.”

Big Data Symposium

Today’s Warfighter has access to an ever-increasing number of sensors, imagers, internet artifacts, open source and other sophisticated collection devices and mechanisms, to the point that a major challenge has become how to sift through this massive amount of information to find the most critical and actionable items of intelligence. Increasingly, this must be accomplished […]

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 […]