State to spend $19 million to increase security

SSN Staff  - 
Tuesday, January 1, 2002

DUBUQUE, Iowa-A new security proposal for state government includes a $2.8 million alarm system at the Statehouse and a $1.5 million fence around the grounds of Terrace Hill, the governor's mansion.

The proposal, which totals $19 million, includes a $1.5 million plan to add 30 officers to patrol the Capital complex and the installion of a $1.6 million network of security cameras.

The new security measures were ordered by the state's governor following the attacks of Sept. 11.

ISR Solutions garners security contract
CHANTILLY, Va.-ISR Solutions, a Northern Virginia based company, has received notice to provide a major security upgrade at the Tampa, Fla. airport.

"ISR Solutions was chosen over three larger competitors as the prime security contractor for the $3.3 million project," Joseph Costa, president and chief executive officer of ISR Solutions said.

The contract includes replacing the airport's existing security system including the access control system, CCTV and intercommunication systems inside terminals A, C, D and F. The project also includes a new security system for terminal E.

Systems integrator VSE hosts open house
ALEXANDRIA, Va.-VSE's Telecommunications Technologies Division hosted an open house this fall that focused on the latest products and services in security systems.

More than 40 vendors attended the event, showcasing items such as ID badging, access monitoring, intrusion and fire detection, CCTV and physical security.

VSE specializes in consulting, designing, engineering, integrating and installing security systems.