The Government category is a collection of news, analysis, and other information relevant to security professionals who work in or provide services to the Government market. It covers issues pertaining to security management as well as security technology deployments by government (federal, state and local) agencies and facilities.
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Security Industry Association releases details for 2023 SIA GovSummit

The 2023 GovSummit program includes specialized sessions on essential topics, highlights how security product standards help meet government needs and explores the latest policies...
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An Election Day sign near City Hall on Nov. 6, 2022, in Philadelphia.

Feds push local election officials to boost security ahead of 2024

March 2, 2023
Federal officials warned gatherings of the National Association of Secretaries of State and the National Association of State Election Directors to be vigilant in securing their...
Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune
While surveillance cameras do have their security benefits, they can contribute to adverse impacts on students, said Odis Johnson Jr., executive director of Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Safe and Healthy Schools.
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Chicago Public Schools to spend $76 million on school security cameras

March 1, 2023
The cameras will be installed in indoor and outdoor locations, primarily at elementary schools.
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DHS announces $2 billion in preparedness grants

Feb. 28, 2023
The grants provide critical funding to help state, local, tribal, and territorial officials prepare for, prevent, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism.
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Canadian Government announces new funding for research projects to enhance cybersecurity

Feb. 24, 2023
The two projects are managed by the Université de Sherbrooke's cybersecurity hub