Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy admitted his agency erased video surveillance footage of agents driving into a barricade that blocked off a bomb-threat investigation 72 hours after the incident.
SSI Staff · March 24, 2015
Congressional Republicans created a standoff over Department of Homeland Security funding in an effort to get the Obama Administration to change its domestic immigration plan.
SSI Staff · February 17, 2015
G4S Government Solutions has changed its name to Centerra Group, a global government and critical infrastructure services company, as part of the deal. The transaction does not include G4S Secure Solutions.
SSI Staff · December 02, 2014
Following the recent White House breach, aggressive and sweeping changes need to be implemented at the White House now. Here's why the Secret Service should subscribe to many of the proven practices security alarm industry professionals follow.
Jeff Zwirn · October 02, 2014
A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center reveals that it might not be worth the cost to build a biometric entry-exit system to monitor individuals visiting the United States.
SSI Staff · May 15, 2014
The Avrio RMS Group has pulled the plug on Pittsburgh’s city-wide surveillance cameras after officials failed to pay a $195,000 maintenance fee.
SSI Staff · March 18, 2014
The use of a new reverse-auction platform to lower contracting costs associated with General Services Administration (GSA) Schedules for the procurement of products and services is raising concern from the security industry.
Rodney Bosch · February 27, 2014
A federal government integrator recently purchased nearly 100 units of Smarter Security's SmarterBeam VWA100 solution to be used as part of an integrated surveillance system at multiple sites along an international border
SSI Staff · February 20, 2014
Feeling lingering impact of government shutdown and budget woes? Weigh in on the topic with SSI's December Web poll.
November 30, 2013
Much of physical security operation revolves around the basic concept of making sure no individual in a facility or on a campus is ever where they are not supposed to be. To address the matter, the focus on physical access control systems (PACS) has shifted beyond basics such as card readers or turnstiles to IT-based physical identity and access management (PIAM).
September 08, 2013