Despite the economic uncertainty in our nation’s capital, there is still plenty of upside to government security spending in fiscal 2013 with opportunities to be awarded significant contracts.
Are our faces now like bar codes, easily scanned and instantly traceable? Not quite. But face recognition has grown into a tool that every investigator can benefit from.
Portable bunkers provide first responders the ability to make a difference in the early stages of critical crisis response. If staged in schools, airports or a mall, these tools become a needed resource for first responders regardless of the level of training or the equipment they may have.
For the first time since the 9/11 terror attacks, airline passengers will be allowed to have small knives and some previously prohibited sports equipment as carry-on items.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a statement that cyber-attacks on critical U.S. infrastructure have jumped 52% compared to last year.
PureTech Systems, specializing in wide-area surveillance software, today announced two completed installations of its PureActiv system for a major undisclosed Texas water utility.
Due to increases in maritime commercial trade and related terrorist activity, challenges to maritime security have produced a demand for better and smarter technology to support our forces and protect our offshore assets.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) new low-cost device for dismantling dangerous pipe bombs may look like a tinkerer’s project, but that’s no accident.
In June 2012, the first class of U.S. Army soldiers completed mission operator training on the Raytheon Company JLENS elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system.
Raytheon Company has been awarded two U.S. Navy contracts for the Dual Band Radar, the multimission air defense radar for the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), America's next-generation aircraft carrier.
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded the Agile Cyber Technologies (ACT) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
CACI International Inc. has been awarded more than $261 million in previously unannounced contracts with federal government clients in the Intelligence Community.
ChristieR, a visual display solutions company, recently gave new life to the Dallas Police Department's 24/7 Fusion Center, with a 6 units high by 12 units wide digital video wall.
Raytheon Company has received a $3.1 million contract to develop technology for Morphing Network Assets to Restrict Adversarial Reconnaissance (MORPHINATOR), a program that uses cyber maneuvering techniques to thwart potential attackers in high-threat environments.
A team of nanomaterials researchers at Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new technique for radiation detection that could make radiation detection in cargo and baggage more effective and less costly for homeland security inspectors.
Cummings Engineering has released its new flagship product, SecureMobile™ 1.0, powered by SAIFE,™ setting a new market standard around mobile security.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and its public and private sector partners have developed a must-have "app": the First Responder Support Tools (FiRST) for computers and smartphones.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released new test samples to help detect two explosive compounds that terrorists use.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has joined forces with the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center to conduct series of experiments that assess potential vulnerability of critical structural components of aging steel bridges.
Every day, thousands of cargo containers from around the world pass through our nation’s sea ports carrying items we need, and possibly some that are not so welcome: drugs, explosives, chemical, biological, or radiological weapons -- even human cargo. The possible concealment of such items in containers led lawmakers to call for the screening of all ocean cargo containers -- thousands per port per day.