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Subject: Live from Ottawa: Transport Canada official discusses directions in port security
Date: Thu Jun 26 20:08:39 MDT 2014
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Seaport Security Live from Ottawa: Transport Canada official discusses directions in port security
The opening presentation of PortSecurity 2014 in Ottawa, CA, featured a keynote presentation by Donald Roussel, acting associate assistant deputy minister, Safety & Security of Transport Canada (TC), who provided a detailed list of initiatives and accomplishment of the agency in steering the development of Canada's port security sector...Read More
Oregon court agrees with ACLU, rules No Fly List unconstitutional Airport Security
In a landmark ruling, a federal judge in Oregon has struck down as unconstitutional the government's procedures for people on the No Fly List to challenge their inclusion. The decision came in an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawsuit brought on behalf of 13 Americans who found themselves on the list without any notice, reasons, or meaningful way to get off it. The judge ordered the government to create a new process that remedies these shortcomings, calling the current process "wholly ineffective" and a violation of the Fifth...Read More
L-3's ProVision 2 security scanner chosen for primary passenger screening by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
L-3 Security & Detection Systems (L-3 SDS) announced today that it has received an order for 65 ProVision 2 checkpoint security scanners from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Schiphol is implementing new checkpoint security screening aimed at streamlining and improving the passenger experience. The ProVision 2 will perform primary screening at the airport's five new central security stations...Read More
AS&E launches MINI Z: The world's first handheld backscatter imaging system
American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E), a Billerica, MA-based provider of innovative X-ray systems, has introduced the MINI Z, the world?s first handheld Z Backscatter imaging scanner for fast, portable, real-time detection of hidden organic threats, such as drugs, contraband, plastic guns, ceramic knives, and explosives. Designed for law enforcement, first responders, border control, event security, maritime police, and general aviation security...Read More
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Across the Timeline: Solutions from before the boom to final cleanup
Protecting people and property from the use of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and other acts of terror requires a broad spectrum, systems-based approach to secure the homeland. The primary mission varies from the needs of the front line operator to the central command station. From deterrence and detection in a checkpoint to incident response, intelligence and clean-up, each event across the timeline requires a specific set of capabilities to result in a specific actionable outcome. These variable requirements, from before the boom to final cleanup, drive the need for a whole system approach that takes into account not only the type of threat (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives "CBRNE," or Drugs), but also the capability needed based on the time allotted for an operator...Read More
Hikvision wins a prestigious maximum impact award
Hikvision, the City of Industry, CA, producer of video surveillance technologies, has been named winner of the Maximum Impact Award at the ESX 2014 Expo in the Digital Recording Systems category of Video Security for its "plug and play" NVR (model DS-7716NI-SP/16)...Read More

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