Dec 06, 2011 -While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.
Oct 04, 2011 -October becomes Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Unmanned border crossings allow for easy smuggling. Social media sites are an important tool for law enforcement surveillance. TSA implements new machines to verify authenticity of government-issued IDs. And more.
Aug 19, 2011 -Around the waters of Spain, electro optic coverage can detect vessels approaching by sea as far as 10 nautical miles away. Additional radar coverage extends 25 nautical miles. But with increased need for surveillance because of migration and drug trafficking, the Spanish government is testing unmanned aerial vehicles to supplement their current border surveillance capabilities.
Jul 20, 2011 -ObjectVideo filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission against three major companies for patent infringement June 30. A favorable judgment from the ITC would stop Samsung, Bosch, and Sony from selling products with the technology in question in the United States.