Evolving Security Challenges in Washington, D.C.

Thirty years ago, security at government buildings and historic sites in Washington, D.C., was much less stringent than it is today. Ordinary citizens were free to walk into the Capitol building and gather in large groups for pictures on the front steps without surveillance by security guards. However, due to evolving security threats against the nation’s capital, this is no longer possible.

Lunch and Learn Meetings With Delta Scientific

There are many excellent reasons to choose Delta Scientific for vehicle access control equipment. After more than 40 years in the business, we have conducted over 50 certified crash tests successfully. We offer over 100 different product designs. However, sometimes it can be difficult for our clients to determine which of our products best meet their unique needs. As part of our comprehensive customer service, we offer lunch and learn meetings with potential clients for informational purposes.

Why Traffic Management Is Important

The invention of the automobile made land travel faster and easier. The next step was to make it more organized and efficient, a task that is never completed. Traffic management is the arrangement, control, guidance, and organization of motorized and non-motorized vehicles on the road; those that are stationary as well as those that are moving, as well as pedestrians. Traffic laws and signals bring order to the roads and thus can be seen as the primary rudiments of traffic management. However, traffic management is generally understood as handling traffic flow and volume throughout the day.

The Importance of Maintaining Embassy Security

The word “embassy” refers both to the officials representing the government in a foreign country and the building in which they operate. While this can be confusing from time to time, the importance of securing both is crucial, both for the safety of the individuals in the embassy and the success of their mission. Delta Scientific recognizes the need to protect those who serve and has provided barriers to many government facilities to protect against vehicle attacks.

Delta Scientific Has a Role To Play in Protecting U.S. Military Bases

United States military bases, both those on home soil and overseas, face a wide variety of threats. Unconventional operations, such as information warfare and cyber weapons, also include vehicle attacks. Such attacks could also affect civilians living on military installations, such as the families of service members. For decades, Delta Scientific has been at the forefront of physical security for military facilities. In that time, our barriers have never failed to neutralize an attack.

How Delta Scientific Products Enhance Stadium Security

Stadiums and arenas are entertainment venues that can hold thousands of people at one time. They most often host sporting competitions, but they are sometimes also the sites of other events, such as concerts. Gatherings of so many people make stadiums soft targets for violence and terrorism. Fortunately, Delta Scientific has a wide range of products that can help to enhance the security arenas or stadiums.

Lessons Learned From Capitol Insurrection

In October 2020, the United States Department of Homeland Security identified domestic terrorism and violent extremism as one of the most significant threats facing the nation. The FBI warns that it is the foremost terrorism threat of 2021. On January 6th, we all watched in horror as violent domestic extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., while both houses of Congress were in session.