WASHINGTON—Hailed in some corners as a rare example of political compromise, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, known as the Ryan-Murray agreement, could also be the near-term fiscal solution to put fewer restraints on two programs deemed important for physical security.
BEDFORD, Mass.—Brazil will increase its security force for this year’s FIFA World Cup soccer games from a suggested 100,000 officers to 170,000, it recently announced. Those officers will be joined by 30 robots from iRobot, based here.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Enhancing communication among the volunteer ranks of ASIS and continuing to work on cutting-edge research are among the to-do items on the agenda of new ASIS President Richard E. Widup, Jr.
YARMOUTH, Maine—Ten months ago an electrical substation near San Jose, Calif., came under attack from a group of snipers who remain anonymous and at large. Remarkably, the episode did not draw attention from the national media until Feb.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —The now 84-year-old nun who in the summer of 2012 broke into the Y-12 National Security Complex along with two other peace activists has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
PORTLAND, Ore.—The combined North American market for IP video surveillance and video-surveillance-as-a-service is forecast to expand dramatically in the near-term, rising from $2.4 billion in 2013 to more than $18 billion by 2020, according to a report from Allied Market
Martha Entwistle, editor of Security Systems News, talks to Simon Harris about IHS's acquisition of IMS Research and what the deal means for the research company's coverage of the physical security market.