Government Security


Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

Yay or Nay for a U.S. Border Wall

A brief history of unsuccessful attempts in light of current presidential debates between candidates.

PGE Fined for Security Breakdown

PG&E Fined for Security Breakdown

Pacific Gas & Electric has been fined $50,000 for an incident that occurred at its San Jose substation.

Identiv Announces U.S. Government Certification of uTrust TS ScramblePad Reader

General Services Administration (GSA) lab evaluated and approved this product.

IBM Achieves U.S. Government's First FedRAMP Mobile Authorization

Cloud-based MaaS360, enterprise mobility management and security platform reaches milestone.

Security-Net Welcomes Three New Member Companies

Combines sixty years of industry experience.

Indiana Statehouse wants Turnstile Security Doors for $873K

Indiana Statehouse wants Turnstile Security Doors for 873K

The Indiana Department of Administration wants to install the turnstiles at Statehouse entryways.

Chinese Cyberspies Raid Personal Inboxes of U.S. Government Officials

Chinese Cyberspies Raid Personal Inboxes of U.S. Government Officials

Since 2010 high-ranking officials' vacation plans, emails to friends and other correspondence has been targeted by China.

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

DHS Issues Warning about Hobbyist Drones

Recreational drones could be used by adversaries to attack the United States.



Senator and Comedian Team Up for Gun Control

Senator and Comedian Team Up for Gun Control

Gun violence became a personal issue due to Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater shooting on July 23, 2015 during the movie Trainwreck.

The Big House

The Big House

A large corrections campus encompassing more than 30 buildings in the southeast United States houses approximately 5,000 inmates with separate jail facilities for men and women who are awaiting sentencing, serving sentenced jail time and are in maximum security.

American Citizens Step Up to Guard Military Recruiting Centers

American Citizens Step Up to Guard Military Recruiting Centers

No evidence that recruiting centers are in danger, but citizens organized and set up posts in several cities.

Military Has Security Tightened After Chattanooga Shooting

Military Has Security Tightened After Chattanooga Shooting

The order covers thousands of military facilities within the U.S.

Drones Halted California Firefighters' Efforts to Contain Wildfire

Massive wildfire engulfed Cajon Pass, destroying over 20 vehicles and terrain.

Active Shooter Roller Coaster in Chattanooga, TN

Active Shooter Roller Coaster in Chattanooga, TN

Four Marines lost their lives while one police officer was shot in the ankle.

Offsite Vision Continues to Expand its Presence in Government Sector

New Jersey-based security and safety specialists continue its expansion into the government sector and partners with new business development firm.

Mexican Drug Lord Escapes Prison for the Second Time

The drug kingpin known as El Chapo has escaped from a maximum security prison.

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

Online Exclusive: A Perspective on Glass and the Terrorist Threat

The threat of terror, real or imagined, has focused the minds of building owners, architects, engineers, technologists and planners to better design buildings that can withstand a whole new array of risks.

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

India and Pakistan Join Expanding Security Organization

The organization is led by Russia and China.

21 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen in Second OPM Data Breach

21 Million Social Security Numbers Stolen in Second OPM Data Breach

Credit monitoring and identity-theft protection offered to those affected.

FBI Prevented Islamic State Attacks on July 4th

FBI Prevented Islamic State Attacks on July 4th

10 people arrested over the past 4 weeks.

China Adopts New National Security Law

China Adopts New National Security Law

Critics have said the law might be used to eliminate dissent.

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Federal Authorities Issue Fourth of July Terror Warning

Tips to help you, your family and friends stay safe and alert while enjoying firework displays.

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Arab Countries Looking to Increase Security after Suicide Bomber Kills 26

Gulf Arab countries face rising tensions due to conflicts between Sunnis and Shiites.

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

Bangkok Airport Denies Security Slip

A gun was reported to be found in a carry-on bag.

A Market Where Even the Tomatoes Need Security Clearance

A Market Where Even the Tomatoes Need Security Clearance

NSA employees dreamed up the concept of their very own farmer's market.

Reducing Security Risks When Operating in Mexico

Government opening the door to $50 billion of international investment by 2018 boosts economy but menaced by serious security risks.

China Security Law to Cover Space and Sea

China Security Law to Cover Space and Sea

China is adding assets in space, deep sea and polar regions to its pending national security law.

New Bills Will Affect Campus Security at Baylor and Other Schools

New Bills Will Affect Campus Security at Baylor and Other Schools

A campus carry bill and a police transparency bill were recently passed by the Legislature.

L-3 WESCAM MX-Series Electro-optical and Infrared Systems Selected by Airbus Helicopters

Targeting systems of choice for Generic Weapon Systems (GWS) program.

More Security Planned at Dallas Police Department

More Security Planned at Dallas Police Department

The department headquarters was attacked by a lone gunman this weekend.

Senstar Selected to Secure NATO Rapidly Deployable Camps

Perimeter electronic security systems to include intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control, and public address systems.

Whistleblower Calls Out Visa Program for Wealthy Foreigners

Whistleblower Calls Out Visa Program for Wealthy Foreigners

Taylor Johnson came forward with critical comments regarding a program known as EB-5.

Chinese Ex-Security Chief Gets Life Sentence

Chinese Ex-Security Chief Gets Life Sentence

Zhou Yongkang was sentenced for accepting bribes, abusing power and revealing state secrets.

The Destructive Influence of ISIS Threatens World Security

The Destructive Influence of ISIS Threatens World Security

It’s all a game of psychology used to take over the world.

Incumbent TSA Leader Shares Worries about Airport Security

Incumbent TSA Leader Shares Worries about Airport Security

Peter Neffenger says he will identify security gaps and close them.

U.S. Army Gets Fashion Makeover with New Camouflage Pattern

U.S. Army Gets Fashion Makeover with New Camouflage Pattern

New combat uniforms have 9 design changes, including less Velcro.

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

TSA Fails to Find 95 Percent of Weapons in Undercover Tests

The tests were conducted by Homeland Security Red Teams.

USA Freedom Act Approved by Senate and Signed by President Obama

USA Freedom Act Approved by Senate and Signed by President Obama

Phone companies to retain data while NSA must get permission from federal court.

The Fighting Lady

The Fighting Lady

In 1975, one of the most revered naval aircraft carriers—the USS Yorktown— was relocated to Mount Pleasant, S.C., to star as the centerpiece attraction of the newly developed Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum operated by the Patriots Point Development Authority.

Undercover Agents Set Out to Beat Airport Security

Undercover Agents Set Out to Beat Airport Security

Homeland Security's Red Team helps reveal security flaws at nation's busiest airports.

JFK Airport Threats

Authorities Believe 11 International Flight Threats Were From Single Source

U.S. officials say all 11 threats were phoned in by a single person.

Securityhunter Awarded Multiple Award Task Order Contract by Department of Health and Human Services

Company delighted about government award for enterprise-wide physical security and security system integration support services.

President to Declare Climate Change a National Security Threat

President to Declare Climate Change a National Security Threat

Excerpts from a commencement speech describe how the president will define climate change as a national security threat.

U.S. Air Force Renews Honeywell's Certification to Protect Critical Assets

Grants Vindicator critical asset security solutions authority to operate on USAF networks worldwide.

Bin Laden Haunted by Fear of Being Hunted

Bin Laden Haunted by Fear of Being Hunted

Recently declassified letter warns wife to take extra precautions, discusses Internet security and overall physical security for Al-Qaeda members.

President's "E" Award Presented to Louroe Electronics

Outstanding achievement in export growth with significant contributions to overall increase in U.S. exports.

SIA Director to Testify Before Congress

To appear as witness at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing.

Gun Debate Pits TSA and Airport Police Against Each Other

Gun Debate Pits TSA and Airport Police Against Each Other

To arm or not to arm, that is the question.

White House Fence gets Spikes for Security

White House Fence gets Spikes for Security

Secret Service hopes to deter and inhibit people from climbing over the fence.

SureView Systems Honored with Government Security Award

Immix platform recognized as Platinum-level winner.

All-Star Game Hopes to Hit Homerun with Security

All-Star Game Hopes to Hit Homerun with Security

Cincinnati prepares for safety at Great American Ball Park for the 86th edition.

Police Officer Kills Two Gunmen at Muhammed Cartoon Contest

Police Officer Kills Two Gunmen at Muhammed Cartoon Contest

The gunmen were carrying assault rifles and were eliminated before they could enter the contest in Garland, Texas.

Trendy Beverly Hills

Trendy Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills, Calif., has been glamorized in countless film and television depictions as the home of the wealthy and the famous.

Technologies Drive Interagency Collaboration

Technologies Drive Interagency Collaboration

Cities are a challenge to secure and manage—they encompass a wide geographic footprint and include a multitude of key stakeholders comprising local, state and federal agencies along with a variety of private business entities and public organizations.

Too Good to be True

There has been a noticeable increase in mass-produced, lowcost cameras available in the security industry. Low prices can be hard to resist, especially considering the tight budgets faced by government agencies at all levels.

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

DOJ to Give 50 Police Departments Grants for Body Cameras

Loretta Lynch has announced a new body camera pilot program.

Proposed Security Guard Training Measure Delayed Again

Proposed Security Guard Training Measure Delayed Again

The measure, from the Pittsburgh City Council, would require security companies that guard large buildings to put their employees through a city-approved training program.

Should Nuclear Missiles be on High Alert

Should Nuclear Missiles be on 'High Alert?'

Hopefully, hackers have heart not to launch nuclear weapons.

EU Officials Call for Major Security Changes

EU Officials Call for Major Security Changes

The changes would be made to confront new security risks in many different areas.

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