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Gun Control Now a Homeland Security Matter, DHS Secretary Says

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said gun control is now a matter of homeland security and that the nation needs to make it harder for terrorists to purchase a gun.


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The FBI and United States Department of Homeland Security are curious if a series of attacks on fiber optic systems in California are all part of a "more complex plot" to attack Super Bowl 50. SSI Staff · January 19, 2016

Residents are growing concerned for their safety after multiple cases of a group of four trying to scam them into gaining access to their homes by posing as representatives of ADT Security. SSI Staff · January 12, 2016

In an attempt to better protect public safety, law enforcement in Fresno, Calif., is using a software that can calculate a suspect's threat level through various data accumulated on the individual. It could also help identify potential terrorists and prevent mass shootings. SSI Staff · January 11, 2016

The Council of Presidents for public colleges in Florida has asked for $74 million from the state to improve campus security. SSI Staff · December 30, 2015

The Rose Bowl and Rose Parade will feature additional security measures, such as "rapid response" teams, video surveillance cameras, bomb-sniffing dogs and radiation-detection devices. SSI Staff · December 29, 2015

SSI asked eight security professionals for their industry predictions for the upcoming year. Scott Goldfine · December 23, 2015

Doing some last-minute shopping? SSI has 12 items that would brighten any security professional's holiday, from tablets to the Amazon Echo and everywhere in between. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" hits theaters everywhere on Dec. 18. In Philadelphia, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness is taking no chances on security. SSI Staff · December 16, 2015

On Wednesday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey overturned a cease and desist order against Comcast stemming from a 2012 lawsuit backed by the Electrical Board that had kept the company from installing security systems in two towns in Massachusetts. SSI Staff · December 10, 2015

The future is here — drones can optimize video surveillance system applications. The only question that remains: Is the security industry ready for the technology? By John Minor · December 09, 2015




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