Homeland Security News

  • SC 130 Field Study, Berlin, 22 March 2017

    For their second stop in the FS, SC130 was in Germany and received briefings in the Ministry of Defence in Berlin. Course Members and accompanying staff were welcomed by Dr Rudiger Huth, Deputy Chief Politics of the Directorate-General for Political Affairs, and by Navy Captain Alfons Altmeier, German Faculty Adviser at the NDC, who introduced the speakers and moderated the debates. The first ...


    By NDC Technologies Inc

  • Intersec Booth #2-H22 Dubai, U.A.E.

    At Intersec, you’ll find all the industry’s latest trends, cutting-edge innovations and new products. With the a globally unrivalled range of products in the Commercial Security, Information Security, Fire & Rescue, Safety & Health and Homeland Security & Policing, from major brand manufacturers, international newcomers and many others, Intersec is the most important ...


    By B&W Tek

  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    The White House has designated October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in which the Department of Energy (DOE) joins the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and others across the country to support this initiative and amplify the “Stop. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of Homeland Security Facility in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Receives Top Award from EPA’s Federal Green Challenge

    A facility of U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Lee’s Summit, Mo., has received the year’s top national award in EPA’s Federal Green Challenge, an annual recognition of best efforts by federal government agencies to lead by example in reducing their environmental impacts. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ National Benefits Center (NBC) earned the 2014 ...

  • A Statement from U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on New Leadership at Two National Laboratories

    "This week, two of the Department of Energy’s National Laboratories welcomed new directors -- Peter Littlewood to Argonne National Laboratory and Bill Goldstein to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. "As a professor of physics at the University of Chicago and the Associate Laboratory Director, Peter will continue the great work that Eric Isaacs fostered in his tenure as Director. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Baker Names Cory Wilder VP, National Pipeline Engineering Practice Lead

    Michael Baker Jr., Inc., a unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), announced that Cory Wilder, P.E., of the Company’s Phoenix, Ariz., office, has been appointed vice president and national Pipeline Engineering Practice lead. Previously, he served as assistant vice president, engineering manager for the Pipeline Practice. In this new role, Wilder will be responsible for operational ...


    By Michael Baker Corporation

  • ASTM Homeland Security Committee Member Presents at Tokyo Conference

    On March 4, Peter J. Chiaro Jr., a member of ASTM International Committee E54 on Homeland Security Applications, presented at the Seminar on Standards and Criteria for Radiation Measurement and Protection Pertaining to Radioactive Decontamination. The seminar, sponsored by the Japanese Standards Association, took place in Tokyo, Japan. The seminar audience ...


    By ASTM International

  • SRA Recognized for Building a Great Place to Work by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence

    SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that it has been named an excellent place to work for the fifth straight year (2008-2013) by Diversity Communications, Inc.’s,Alliance for Workplace Excellence. The company also was recognized as a multi-year honoree for the Health & Wellness Trailblazer ...


    By SRA Information Technology

  • Michigan Computer Company Owner Sentenced for International Environmental, Counterfeiting Crimes

    A Michigan computer company and its owner were sentenced today for trafficking in counterfeit goods and services and violating environmental laws. U.S. District Judge David M. Lawson sentenced Mark Jeffrey Glover, to 30 months in prison and a $10,000 fine, and his company, Discount Computers, Inc. (DCI), a $2 million fine with $10,839 in restitution to Mich. landlord, for trafficking in ...

  • Baker Awarded CM Contract for NYCDEP Hunts Point WPCP Upgrade Program

    Michael Baker Engineering, Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), as part of the Techno Consult, Inc., joint venture (JV) team, has been awarded a contract by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) to provide construction management (CM) support services for all structures and equipment work related ...


    By Michael Baker Corporation

  • Unambiguous Real-Time Detection of TNT with PTR-MS

    Article in ACS’ Analytical Chemistry journal: Discovery of a new dimension in selectivity for PTR-MS We have already successfully demonstrated the ability of PTR-MS to detect common threat agents such as CWAs, TICs and Explosives in earlier studies. Using high-resolution IONICON ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • AECOM awarded FEMA emergency recovery services contract worth up to US$500 million

    AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private sector clients in more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that it has been awarded an emergency recovery and technical support services contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal ...


    By AECOM

  • ICF International Makes Offer to Acquire GHK Holdings Limited

    ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, announced today that it is making a cash offer to acquire all of the shares of GHK Holdings Limited (GHK). With its headquarters in London, GHK is a multi-disciplinary consultancy serving government and commercial clients on ...


    By ICF International, Inc.

  • ASTM E2771 - 11 Standard Terminology for Homeland Security Applications

    In this terminology, definitions used in other ASTM International standards are indicated by following the definition with the designation of the subcommittee responsible for that standard. 1. Scope 1.1 This terminology provides definitions and abbreviations of terms used in ASTM International standards pertaining to homeland security applications. ...


    By ASTM International

  • Perma-Fix Completes Acquisition of Safety & Ecology Holdings Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

    ATLANTA, Nov. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:PESI) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Safety & Ecology Holdings Corporation and its subsidiaries ("SEC") from Homeland Security Capital Corporation ("Homeland") for $19.4 million, after working capital adjustments, consisting of $16.9 million in cash, along with a 3-year unsecured ...

  • Baker Appoints G. John Kurgan Chief Operating Officer

    Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE Amex:BKR) has appointed G. John Kurgan, P.E., chief operating officer of the Company. In this new position, he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and business development of the Company worldwide. Kurgan has over 36 years experience with Baker in various capacities, most recently as executive vice president and ...


    By Michael Baker Corporation

  • Department of energy update on strategic petroleum reserve sale

    Today the Department of Energy announced the completion of the bid process and successful contract award for the full 30.64 million barrels sold through its competitive sale process. A total of 28 contracts were awarded to 15 companies. The Department is currently coordinating with the successful contract awardees, the Maritime Administration, and the Department of Homeland Security to facilitate ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Horne International, Inc. Adds Mark Lansky to Board of Directors

    Horne International, Inc. (OTCBB: HNIN), today announced that the Board of Directors has approved the addition of Mark Lansky to serve as a Director. Mr. Lansky brings a wealth of experience and contacts in the Federal contracting space and investment banking. During four decades of professional achievements, Mr. Lansky has held key positions in the architecture of global ...


    By Horne International

  • SAIC sponsors 2011 FIRST(R) championship

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced that it is one of the official sponsors of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship in St. Louis, Mo. at the Edward Jones Dome April 27-30. Sponsoring this event is part of SAIC's enterprise-wide program to engage and educate students in K-12 science, technology, ...

  • Raytheon and the business-higher education forum expand efforts to improve U.S. STEM education

    Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) today announced three new activities to help policymakers and educators tackle the challenges associated with improving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the U.S. Central to this effort are the release of an innovative package of hands-on tools and the launch of a new state-level STEM modeling ...

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