Motorola Solutions recently introduced new integrated software-based communication solutions for first responders, which combine the company’s ASTRO 25 land-mobile radio (LMR) systems and public safety broadband.
“We are introducing new solutions and future concepts that use ASTRO 25 for... Read More »
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke recently met with foreign leaders in the United Kingdom and at a G7 meeting in Italy to advance collaborative efforts to fight terrorism.
Duke first traveled to London where she met with UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd and other top officials from... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced the deployment of facial recognition biometric exit technology at the Miami International Airport for select flights.
“Through our consultations with the airlines and airport stakeholders, and based on the success of several pilots,... Read More »
U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stationed at the El Paso Port of Entry in Texas recently made a seizure of 177 pounds of liquid methamphetamine during a single traffic stop.
The incident began as officers encountered a 2009 Ford Econoline van driven by a 38-year old Mexican... Read More »
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced it is working to contain an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) that has appeared near the Kenyan border in east Uganda.
First detected on Oct. 17 by Uganda’s Ministry of Health, WHO estimated that several hundred individuals may have... Read More »
The Alliance for Biosecurity formally recognized the sustained efforts of U.S. Rep. Charles Albert “Dutch” Ruppersberger, D-Md., to improve how the United States prevents and combats biosecurity threats with its Congressional Biosecurity Champion Award.
Congressman Ruppersberger on Oct. 19... Read More »
A 23-year-old resident of Aurora, Illinois, faces 15 years in prison for attempting to travel to Syria and join the designated foreign terrorist organization known as Jabhat al-Nusrah.
The suburban Chicago man, Abdella Ahmad Tounisi, was arrested at O’Hare International Airport four years ago... Read More »
The Eighty-Sixth Session of the Executive Council (EC) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) recently reached a consensus recommendation for the next Director-General of the OPCW Technical Secretariat to be appointed.
The EC recommended that the Twenty-Second... Read More »
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) recently sent a letter to Nuance, a health care technology company affected by June’s NotPetya malware outbreak, asking for additional information about the incident.
The outbreak affected Nuance’s ability to provide transcription... Read More »
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Deputy Director-General Hamid Ali Rao highlighted chemical safety and security as a priority area for engagement during a recent official visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the International Seminar on Advanced Chemical Safety and Security... Read More »
Acting Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Ronald Vitiello recently visited El Paso, Texas, and Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, for an event promoting cross-border relations between the two countries.
On Oct. 19, CBP personnel were in El Paso to discuss the agency’s... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stationed at the Laredo Port of Entry in Texas recently made significant seizures of methamphetamine in three separate incidents at the port’s Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge.
According to CBP, the seizures were made after officers... Read More »
In a Massachusetts case, a 28-year-old man had been convicted of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) terrorist group, along with terrorism and obstruction charges.
David Daoud Wright had been indicted back in April 2016 alongside Nicholas... Read More »
A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) study identified 16 public or nonprofit programs that encourage safe storage of firearms on the national and local levels and also indicated that safe gun storage has not been extensively studied.
The programs, GAO said, predominantly involved... Read More »
A World Health Organization (WHO) partner laboratory in Paris, France, tested this week samples from patients from Seychelles suspected to be ill with pneumonic plague and returned negative results.
The Seychelles Ministry of Health and WHO shipped the 10 samples to the collaborating centre for... Read More »