SSI logo

Government

Top Story

The Secret Service Could Learn From Alarm and Security Professionals

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…


Latest in Government

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

Navigating through the bureaucratic, regulatory and funding-challenged federal government marketplace can be daunting to say the least. However, agencies’ needs for security solutions are great and integrators willing to play this game can score big. September 08, 2013




EDITOR'S CHOICE