In the recent decades, nations has been exploring international, bilateral, political, and economic relationships and becoming much more interdependent for ensuring national security. With immediate threats like interstate conflicts, illegal immigration, proliferation of weapons for mass destruction, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is ardently working toward maintaining safety and security at government buildings, and civilian zones to strengthen warfare capabilities.
Today, the homeland security technologies are as diverse as the security threats. The key area of focus for DHS is the aviation security, wherein the highest priorities remain in passenger and baggage screening, biometric identification systems and anti-missile technologies to avoid hijacks, and air bombing. Meanwhile, the domestic and foreign intelligence is governed with information management tools and data mining software. The border security and infrastructure protection has triggered the demand for barriers, patrols, and surveillance tools. In addition, the national defense forces that are elemental to the nation’s security strategy are equally nurturing technology infrastructure to spawn innovation in military advancements and war fighting capabilities.
In this scenario, to help the CIOs find the right homeland security solution provider, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs CIOs, analysts, and the Government CIO Outlook’s editorial board has selected top players from over a wide array of solution and service providers. In our selection we looked at the vendors’ capabilities to fulfill the burning need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the homeland security marketplace.
We present to you Government CIO Outlook’s “Top 20 Homeland Security Solution Providers 2016.”