august 2004

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Equity International hosted The Critical Infrastructure Protection Briefing

keynote address given by D. Scott Parsons, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy of the U.S. Treasury Department, broadcast on C-SPAN

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Markland Introduces Wide Area Remote Chemical Detection Sensor

Chemical Detection Technology Targeted at Homeland Defense, Transportation and Port Security Applications

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Northrop Grumman Wins Commercial Aircraft Anti-Millile System Contract

Aug. 25, 2004 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Phase II of the Counter-Man Portable Air Defense Systems (Counter-MANPADS) program, which is designed to protect commercial a

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Secretary Abraham Signs Nuclear Agreement with French Atomic Energy Commission's Chairman Alain Bugat

This agreement with France allows the U.S. Energy Department access to Important R&D Facilities

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TSA to Evaluate Explosives Detection Technologies to Enhance Air Cargo Security

"A key component of TSA's risk-based threat-managed approach to air cargo security is our ability to utilize the latest technologies to screen higher risk cargo," stated Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Tr

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Protecting Our Southern Border Against the Terrorist Threat

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has taken a number of steps to increase security across our borders during the period of increased risk leading up to the presidential election.

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Alexeter Technologies LLC Announces Launch of Titan Corp's BIT Decontamination Spray Gun System to the Emergency Response Market

provides near instant inactivation of biological toxins, bacteria and viruses

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RAE Systems Announces AreaConnect 500 Monitoring and Management Appliance for Multi-Sensor Networks

delivers life-critical information in seconds and enables real-time decision making for emergency response, trend analysis for long-term studies, corporate level safety monitoring of remote facilities and incident scaling

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Presents First Department of Homeland Security Badges

DETROIT, MI - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today the successful unification of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) workforce by swearing-in and presenting CBP Officers, CBP Agriculture Specialists, and Border Patrol Agents wi

Reports

FBI Stragegic Plan 2004-2009

Changes are occurring from top to bottom from reassigning personnel tocounterterrorism, to examining our hiring practices, to rethinking the scopeand form of internal and external information sharing. FBI Headquartershas been restructured to make it more

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Tampa International Airport Is TSA Test Bed For Explosives Trace Detection Portals

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has begun an operational test and evaluation of an explosives trace detection portal at a passenger security checkpoint at Tampa International Airport.

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MSA - Solaris Multigas Detector Receives CSA and ATEX Approval

The Solaris Multigas Detector performs simultaneous monitoring of up to four gases, including LEL, O2, CO and H2S, in a small and economical unit. Other features of the Solaris Detector include a fresh-air setup safeguard, rubberized armor housing for imp

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Department of Homeland Security to Begin Biometric Exit Pilot as Part of US-VISIT Program

We will begin testing processes that will make exiting quick for visitors and effective for security, said Asa Hutchinson, Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security at the Department of Homeland Security.

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DHS Announces Expanded Border Control Plans

We want to send a clear message that those individuals who follow legal immigration procedures will benefit while those who choose to break our nations immigration laws will be promptly removed from the U.S., said Under Secretary Hutchinson.

Reports

Protecting Emergency Responders Volume 2, by RAND Science & Technology Policy Institute

Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical service responders play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, medical emergencies, terrorist acts, and numerous other emergencies. The authors examine the haz

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