Over 130 government agencies and enterprise firms joined Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO, of Attivo Networks, which was recognized for Groundbreaking Physical and Cyber Technology Innovations and Programs in the prestigious 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program at ISC East in New York City.

Thousands of government and security industry professionals traveled to the Javits Center in New York City in November to meet with over 225 industry-leading innovators and technical reps, participate in executive level training opportunities, and see first-hand breaking physical, cyber, unmanned and information technologies at the Northeast’s largest physical and IT security and safety trade show, promoting over 225 exhibitors and brands to showcase the latest in security technologies.

2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East
2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East

Prominently featured on the opening day of ISC East, the Unmanned Security & Safety Expo New York, and Infosecurity North America, was the distinguished 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon, sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert, and Royal Holdings Technologies.

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!

2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East
2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

The ‘ASTORS’ program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security, enterprise and public safety vertical markets.

2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East
2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East

Encompassing everything from video surveillance and advanced analytics, access control and smart home, building, and city technologies – to cybersecurity, IT and unmanned innovations, at the ‘ASTORS’ you’re sure to the find products and services you need to benefit your agency, company and/or clients.

“As the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home and abroad, the innovative solutions being implemented to meet those threats, has led to tremendous growth in the fields of Homeland Security and Public Safety,” explained Michael Madsen, co-founder and publisher of American Security.

“Today, the United States is increasingly focusing on protecting IT/cyber security networks, and government and security professionals are calling on innovative companies like those honored with 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, to help them do so.”

Mike Madsen, Publisher, American Security Today
Mike Madsen, Publisher, American Security Today

‘ASTORS’ nominations are evaluated by American Security Today’s panel of sector experts on their technical innovation, interoperability, specific impact within the category, overall impact to the industry, relatability to other industry technologies, and application feasibility outside of the industry,” according to Tammy Waitt, co-founder and editorial director of American Security Today.

American Security Today’s 2018‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards’ Winners include the following, but to get an in-depth briefing highlighting the outstanding products and services of firms receiving these prestigious annual awards, be on the lookout for the upcoming 2018 American Security Today ‘ASTORS’ Champions Edition – ‘Year in Review.’

The ‘ASTORS’ Champion Edition is published annually in December and includes a review of programs and feature details on many of the winning firms.

Attivo Networks

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Intrusion Detection & Intrusion Prevention Solution

  • Attivo Networks ThreatDefendDeception and Response Platform

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Incident Response

  • Attivo Networks ThreatDefendDeception and Response Platform

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best ICS/SCADA Cyber Security

  • Attivo Networks ThreatDefendDeception and Response Platform

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution

  • Attivo Networks ThreatDefendDeception and Response Platform

 

Attivo Networks has been recognized with eight 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, four Platinum, three Gold, and American Security Today’s esteemed ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Leadership Award, for the company’s outstanding innovation in the field of deception technology, and their ongoing development and investment to the ThreatDefend™ Deception & Response Platform.

Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO, of Attivo Networks, was recognized for the company's groundbreaking cyber technology innovations in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program with record Seven Award Recognitions and a coveted 2018 'Extraordinary Leadership Award.'
Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO, of Attivo Networks, was recognized for the company’s groundbreaking cyber technology innovations in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program with record Seven Award Recognitions and a coveted 2018 ‘Extraordinary Leadership Award.’
  • 2018 ASTORS Gold
    • Best Integrated Security Mgmt System

  • ThreatDefendDeception Platform and ThreatPath™ Solution

  • Best IT Threat Intelligence Solution

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • ThreatDefendDeception Platform and ThreatPath™ Solution

  • Best Vulnerability Management System

  • ThreatDefendDeception Platform and ThreatPath™ Solution

  • *Attivo Networks was also a Triple-Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, and is a Proud Sponsor of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

 

Advanced Detection Technology

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Under Vehicle Surveillance System

  • LowCam VI110 Under Vehicle Inspection System

  • *A 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(Compare the LowCam Under Vehicle Inspection System (UVIS) with a handheld mirror inspection – Faster, more Thorough and Safer for any Checkpoint. Courtesy of Advanced Detection Technology and YouTube. )

 

Aeroturn, LLC

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Perimeter Barrier/Deterrent System

  • Portal Dual Barrier Man-Trap Turnstile

 

Alcide

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Cloud Computing/Storage Solution

  • Alcide Data Center & Cloud Ops Security Platform

 

AlertMedia

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Mass Notification System-Software

  • AlertMedia Mass Notification Software

    • *AlertMedia is a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Mobile Technology Product

  • SafeSignal Mobile App

 

 

Alertus Technologies

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Mass Notification System-Application

  • Alertus Unified Mass Notification System

 

(The Alertus Unified Mass Notification System is designed to alert all or select individuals throughout your institution or enterprise by leveraging all existing available infrastructure and IT assets, along with innovative appliances to serve gaps in coverage. Courtesy of Alertus Technologies and YouTube.)

 

Allied Universal

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Video Analytics Solution

  • Remote Video Monitoring

  • *Allied Universal is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

American Access Control Systems

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

  • AACS Series 400 Security Portal

 

 

American Signal Corporation

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Alert Notification System

  • ASC Aware Desktop & IoT Alerting

  • *ASC is also 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Mass Notification System-Application

  • CompuLert NEXGen Mass Notification Platform

 

Tammy Waitt, AST Editorial Director, (left to right), Ben Shirley, Director of Marketing, and Jeff Halaut, (at left), Ameristar Perimeter Security, accepting a 2018 'ASTORS' Award at ISC East
Tammy Waitt, AST Editorial Director, (left to right), Ben Shirley, Director of Marketing, and Jeff Halaut, (at left), Ameristar Perimeter Security, accepting a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award at ISC East.

Ameristar Perimeter Security

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Perimeter Protection System

  • Hardened Matrix Security Fence

 

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Critical Power Protection Solution

  • Matrix Secure Enclosure Grid

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Perimeter Barrier/Deterrent System

  • Bulwark Security Bollards

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

 

 

(See Ameristar Perimeter Security’s Bulkwark Bollards, setting the standard in vehicle crash protection for the 21st century.)

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Fencing Solution

  • Impasse II High Security Steel Palisade Fence

 

 

AmpliVox

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Mass Notification System-Hardware

  • AmpliVox Mega Hailer Portable PA

  • *AmpliVox is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Amulet Protective Technologies

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Physical Security Innovation

  • Amulet Ballistic Barriers

  • *Amulet is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(The Security Industry is the fastest growing market in the world today, and for good reason… threats to public safety have never been greater. Courtesy of Amulet Protective Technologies and YouTube.)

 

Apollo Video Technology

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IP Video Surveillance Solution

  • RoadRunner 4K™ 4K Mobile Video Surveillance System

 

 

Apricorn

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Encryption Solution

  • Aegis Secure Key 3NX

 

 

 

Arecont Vision Costar

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best VMS IP Video Surveillance Solution

  • Contera Total Video Solution

  • *Arecont Vision Costar is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Argonne National Laboratory

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Government Identification Mgmt Solution

  • Modified Infrastructure Survey Tool (MIST)

  • In collaboration with the DHS Federal Protective Service (FPS)

 

Armor Express

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Personal/ Protective Equipment Product

  • Special Assignment Unit (SAU) Plate Carrier

  • *Armor Express is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(You know the bad days, the call you’d rather not get, the doors you wish you didn’t have to open. We’ll be there, ready to take the hit. So after that one moment. you’ll be able to get back up. Courtesy of Armor Express and YouTube.)

 

ATI Systems (Acoustic Technology Inc.) 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mass Notification System-Hardware

  • REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU) for Mass Notification Systems

  • *ATI Systems is also a Premier Gold Sponsor of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner.

Tarek Bassiouni, Business Developer, ATI Systems accepting the 2018 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East.
Tarek Bassiouni, Business Developer, ATI Systems accepting the company’s distinguished 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East.

 

Automatic Systems

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Platinum Award Winner – Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

  • Slimlane SQ Swing Arm Optical Turnstile

  • *Automatic Systems is a Featured Gold Sponsor of the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner.

David Enderle, President of Automatic Systems America, accepting a coveted 2018 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East.
David Enderle, Vice President of Sales, Automatic Systems, accepting a coveted 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East

Axiomatics Federal Inc.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Best IT Policy Mgmt & Authentication

  • Axiomatics Policy Server

 

 

Axis Communications

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Thermal, Infrared Camera System

  • AXIS Q87 Bispectral PTZ Network Camera Series

  • *Axis Communications is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

  • Additionally, Axis Communications is a Canon Company, who has been recognized with multiple wins in each of the 2017 and 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program respectively

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Network Security Solution

  • Barrier1 Real-Time Intelligent Threat Management

 

 

Bellevue University

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Homeland Security Education Program

  • Bellevue University Management Degree

  • *Bellevue University is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(Take a Sneak Peak at the Bellevue University Security Management degree program, courtesy of Bellevue University and YouTube.)

 

BeyondTrust

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best IT Privilege Mgmt Solution

  • BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix and Linux

 

Blue Ridge Networks

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution

  • LinkGuard Program

 

 

Bomgar

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best IT Privilege Management Solution

  • Bomgar Privileged Identity

 

 

BriefCam

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Video Analytics Solution

  • BriefCam Video Analytics

 

 

(Rapid Review & Search – No more countless hours behind a screen watching endless footage. Review hours of video in minutes and pinpoint people and objects of interest immediately. Courtesy of BriefCam and YouTube.)

 

Canon U.S.A.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Data Storage Security Solution

  • Therefore Information Mgmt, Workflow & Business Analytics

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE + uniFLOW + imageWARE Secure Audit Manager

  • *Canon U.S.A. is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

  • Additionally, Axis Communications, a Canon Company has been recognized in both the 2017 and 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program respectively

 

(Therefore™’s powerful information management solutions safeguard your business information and give you greater productivity, reactivity, flexibility, and visibility into your processes, leading to streamlined business operations, more engaged employees, and better customer service. Courtesy of Canon Solutions America and YouTube.)

 

Carbyne

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mobile Technology Product

  • c-All No App Public Safety Communications

  • *Carbyne is a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

(Carbyne is a next-generation Call handling platform, supported by a full ecosystem, encompassing advanced IP based communication features, global infrastructure, and caller solutions. Courtesy of Carbyne and YouTube.)

 

Cellbusters

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Physical Threat Intelligence Solution

  • Zone Protector (Cellular and Cyber Detection System)

  • *Cellbusters is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

Charleston International Airport

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Airport/Aviation Security Program

  • Pivot3 Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions

 

 

Charles Werner

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Public Safety’

  • Public Safety Advisor & Chair, National Council on Public Safety UAS

  • International Association of Fire Chiefs Technology Council (Former Founder & Chair)

  • Public Safety Advisor, National Center for Security and Preparedness

  • Fire Chief, City of Charlottesville (ret. Emeritus)

 

 CipherCloud

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Data Mgmt Solution

  • CipherCloud CASB+ Platform

 

 

 

Cleveland Electric Labs

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution

  • FiberStrike Discrete Relay Interface

  • *Cleveland Electric is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

(Learn More about the FiberStrike Discreet Relay Interface FiberStrike system. Courtesy of Cleveland Electric Laboratories and YouTube.)

 

Code Dx

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Code & Auditing Solution

  • Code Dx Enterprise

  • *Code Dx is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Cofense

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Security Training & Best Phishing Defense Solutions

  • CoFense Phishing Defense Suite

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Security Orchestration
    Automation and Response (SOAR)

  • Cofense Phishing SOAR Platform

 

 

Cook County Clerk’s Office

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Municipal/County Security Program

  • White Paper: 2020 Vision: Election Security in the Age of Committed Foreign Threats

 

CPK United

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Homeland Security Education Program

  • B.L.A.C.K. Training Philosophy

 

 

Criminal Intelligence Unit, Town of Cary, NC Police Department

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Crime Prevention Program for Federal/State/ Local Gov’t

  • SAS Intelligence and Investigation Management for Cary Police Department

 

Crotega

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution

  • Crotega Interior Threat Suppression SystemSystem

  • *Crotega is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(Crotega Threat Suppression System provides a remotely deployed smart system that drenches the perpetrator with a repulsive solution, impairing their ability to enact violence. Courtesy of Crotega and YouTube.)

 

CyberArk

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Identification Mgmt Solution

  • CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution

 

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency – DARPA

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Subterranean (SubT) Challenge

 

 

(The DARPA Subterranean Challenge seeks multidisciplinary teams from around the world to compete in the development of the autonomy, perception, networking, and mobility technologies necessary to map explore and search underground networks in unpredictable conditions.)

 

Demisto

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR)

    • Demisto Enterprise

  • *Demisto is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Department 13 International Ltd

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Aerial Perimeter Protection System

  • Mesmer Counter Drone Solution

  • * D13 is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS Award Winner

 

Desktop Alert, Inc.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Emergency Response Program
    for Federal/State or Local

  • Desktop Alert Mass Notification System 

  • Best Emergency Help Station/Technology

  • Metis Secure Command Center

 

(Desktop Alert: Less Than One Minute Notification. Courtesy of Desktop Alert and YouTube.)

 

Department of Justice (DOJ) Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Office of Personnel Management 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Federal Government Security Training Program

  • Federal Risk Mgmt Process Training (FedRMPTP)

  • *DOJ SEC OPM is a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • DOJ BJA
    Project Safe Neighborhoods Program

 

(Learn about the BJA Project Safe Neighborhoods Program with coverage of the programs May implementation in Birmingham, Alabama. Courtesy of CBS 42 and YouTube. Posted on May 18, 2018.) 

 

Department of Justice (DOJ) Project Safe Childhood

2018 ASTORS Platinum

 

 

(Learn about how PCS Nationwide partner, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) as well as the Department of Justice Child Exploitation and Obscenity Unit (CEOS), is responding to the ever-changing threats to children online. Courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and YouTube. Posted in Oct 2018.) 

 

DFLabs

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Security Orchestration
    Automation and Response (SOAR)

  • DFLabs IncMan Security Automation and Orchestration Platform

 

DHS Federal Protective Service

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Government Identification Mgmt Solution

  • Modified Infrastructure Survey Tool (MIST)

  • In collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory

 

(Learn More about MIST Federal Protective Service. Courtesy of actiac and YouTube. Posted on Apr 23, 2018.)

 

DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK)

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environ (EDGE) Virtual Online Training for First Responders

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Flood Apex Program Flood Sensors

  • *DHS S&T is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(The Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) is a gps communications tool that runs on a mobile device. It improves situational awareness by allowing users to know where their mission partners are located, regardless of affiliation, improves communications through a variety of applications and was successfully used in 2017 Hurricane operations in Houston and Puerto Rico. Courtesy of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and YouTube.)

 

Drone Aviation, Corp.

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution

  • WASP Tactical Aerostat

 

 

(See Drone Aviations Winch Aerostat Small Platform (WASP) in Action! Courtesy of Drone Aviation and YouTube. Posted on Feb 19, 2018.)

 

EAGL Technology

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Gunshot Detection System

  • EAGL (Emergency Automatic Gunshot and Lockdown) System

 

(The Emergency Automatic Gunshot Lockdown (EAGL) System is a fully automated active shooter response system designed to respond immediately to an active shooter threat using science developed by the Department Of Energy to analyze waveform and energy level to discern a firearm has been discharged and to prevent false alarms. Courtesy of EAGL Technology and YouTube.)

 

Edward Reinhold

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Deputy Assistant Director, FBI (Ret)

 

Entrust Datacard

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • Mobile Smart Credential

 

 

(Consumers, citizens and employees increasingly expect anywhere-anytime experiences — Entrust Datacard offers the trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make these ecosystems possible. Courtesy of Entrust Datacard and YouTube.)

 

Everbridge

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mass Notification System-Application

  • Safety Connection

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Risk, Crisis Management System

  • Everbridge Critical Event Management Platform: Visual Command Center

  • Everbridge is a2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

(See how you can use Critical Event Management software to gain one integrated view of threat data, rapidly locate and notify impacted people, more quickly initiate incident response and manage resolution. Courtesy of Everbridge and YouTube.)

 

 Evolv Technology

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Metal/Weapons Detection Solution

  • Evolv Edge Threat Detection & Prevention Platform

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Violent Crimes against Children (VCAC) program

 

(FBI Special Agent Danielle Messineo, who works in the Crimes Against Children division, tries to prevent future victims by giving presentations to schoolchildren. Courtesy of the USA Network and YouTube.)

FFRI

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Anti-Malware Solution

  • FFRI yarai Endpoint Security System

 

 

FLIR Systems

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Perimeter Protection Solution

  • FLIR Saros Dome Camera

  • FLIR is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Winner

 

(Go in-depth on the FLIR Saros™ with Dwight Dumpert, Product Manager for FLIR’s Thermal Security Product Portfolio. Courtesy of FLIR Systems and YouTube.)

 

Forcepoint

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best IT Data Mgmt Solution

  • Dynamic Data Protection

 

 

ForeScout Technologies

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber IoT Management

    • ForeScout CounterACT 8.0 Device Visibility Platform

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution

    • ForeScout CounterACT 8.0 Device Visibility Platform

 

(How many devices do you have connecting to your network? What’s your IoT X Factor? Find out with ForeScout. Courtesy of ForeScout Technologies and YouTube.)

 

Fortanix

2018 ASTORS Gold

        • Best Encryption Solution

    • Self-Defending Key Management Service (SKMS)

 

 

Glasswall Solutions

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Email Security Solution

  • Glasswall FileTrust ATP for Email

 

 

Global Elite Group

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Airport/Aviation Security Program

  • Aviation Security Solutions

  • *Global Elite is a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

(Security is dynamic and Global Elite recognizes that the needs of each and every client are different. Global Elite Group works with a wide range of clients to provide them with a tailored security solution, developing long-term relationships with their clients. Courtesy of Global Elite Group and YouTube.)

 

Gurucul

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best User & Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)

  • Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA)

 

 

Haines Security Solutions

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Most Innovative New Solution of the Year

  • Student & Faculty Emergency Response Training [SaFERST]

  • Best User & Best Risk Analysis Methodology

  • Critical Asset & Infrastructure Risk Analysis (CAIR Methodology)

  • *Doug Haines and Haines Security Solutionsare also 2017 ‘ASTORS’  Award Winners

 

Hanwha Techwin

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best IP Video Surveillance Solution

    • Wisenet PNM-9000VQ Multi-sensor camera

 

HID Global

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Cyber Risk Management

  • HID Risk Management Solution

 

  • *HID Global is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Gold Award Winner

 

(HID Global’s HID RMS combines evidence based threat detection capabilities, anomaly detection and behavioral biometrics supported by machine learning while enabling financial institutions to detect with a high level of accuracy a broad range of risks. Courtesy of HID Global and YouTube.)

 

High Rise Escape Systems

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery System

  • Guardian Escape System (Self Evacuation & Rescue Solution)

  • *HRES is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(See High Rise Escape Systems potentially save 3 lives from 3 floors in 60 seconds! Safe, steady and controlled descent at 3 feet per second. Simple solutions for buildings up to 100 floors. Courtesy of High Rise Escape Systems and YouTube.)

 

Illusive Networks

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best IT Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution

  • The Illusive Core Solution

 

 

IndigoVision

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Cyber IoT Management

  • CyberVigilant

 

  • *IndigoVision is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

International Association of Counterterrorism and Security Professionals (IACP)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • IACSP Training and Technology

 

 

IPVideo Corporation

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Alert Notification System

  • Halo IOT Multi-Sensor

 

 

Iris ID

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Biometric Recognition System

  • IrisAccess iCAM7000

 

 

(See Iris ID’s iris recognition platform deployed in thousands of locations authenticating the identities of millions of persons world-wide. Courtesy of Iris ID and YouTube.)

 

ISS – Intelligent Security Systems

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Integrated Security Mgmt System

  • SecurOS v10

  • Best VMS IP Video Surveillance Solution

  • SecurOS v10

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best License Plate Recognition System

    • SecurOS v10

 

 

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Video Analytics Solution

  • SecurOS v10

 

 

Ivanti

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Identification Mgmt Solution

  • Ivanti Identity Director

  • *Ivanti is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Joel McNelly

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Public Safety’

  • Police Commander specializing in Intelligence, Investigations, Physical Security, Risk Assessment, and Leadership.

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

 

Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security

  • JIATF South, United States Multi-Service, Multi-Agency Task Force

 

(Learn More about the JIATF South, a multiagency task force that executes detection and monitoring of illicit trafficking across all domains, and facilitates international and interagency interdiction to enable the disruption and dismantlement of illicit and converging threat networks in support of national and hemispheric security. Courtesy of JIATF and YouTube.)  

 

Kiernan Group Holdings

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Homeland Security Education Program

  • Preparedness Without Paranoia™

  • *KGH is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

(Hear directly about the ‘Preparedness Without Paranoia’ Education and Training Series from Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, CEO & Founder of Kiernan Group Holdings. Dr. Kiernan, a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement, retiring as Assistant Director for the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information for the ATF, developed PWP, an approach to individual engagement and education to increase confidence and decrease victimization in active threat environments. To Learn More, please visit https://www.gotpreparedness.comKGH. Courtesy of KGH and YouTube.)

 

Konica Minolta Business Solutions

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Homeland Security Education Program

  • Best Smart Card/Reader System

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • SIPRNet Solution for Smartcard Authentication

 

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

  • Best Identification Mgmt Solution

    • SIPRNet Solution for Smartcard Authentication

  • *Konica Minolta Business Solutions is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

Lenel

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Enterprise Access Control

  • OnGuard 7.4 security management platform

 

 

LRAD Corporation

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System

  • LRAD 100X MAG-HS Kit

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Mass Notification System-Hardware

  • LRAD 360XL-MID Mobile Kit

  • *LRAD is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

 

Marshalls LP (N America) Inc.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Perimeter Barrier/Deterrent System

  • Marshalls Landscape Protection

 

 

Matt Quillen

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Public Safety’

  • 25 Years of combined Military, Law Enforcement and SWAT Experience

  • Bristol Virginia Police Department

 

 

Metrasens

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Metal/Weapons Detection Solution

  • Proscreen900

  • *Metrasens is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

 

Milestone

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best VMS IP Video Surveillance Solution

  • Milestone XProtect Corporate Video Management Software

 

(Get the scoop on XProtect Express+ and XProtect Professional+ in this 2-minute video. Courtesy of Milestone Systems and YouTube.)

 

N2W Software

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cloud Computing/Storage Solution

  • Cloud Protection Manager

 

 

NEC Corporation of America

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Biometric Recognition System

  • NeoFace

  • *NEC is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

 

Netwrix Corporation

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Cyber Risk Management

  • Netwrix Auditor

  • *Netwrix is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

NICE

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best 911 Recording & Analytics

  • NICE Inform

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Investigation/ Surveil/Detection Software

  • NICE Investigate

  • *NICE is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

NIGHTINGALE SECURITY

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Aerial Perimeter Protection System

  • Robotic Aerial Security, RAaS (Robotic As a Service)

 

(Nightingale Security provides comprehensive Robotic Aerial Security consisting of drones, base stations and powerful mission control software—working together to provide autonomous, 24×7 physical security using real-time aerial surveillance cameras and data gathering sensors for corporations. Courtesy of Nightingale Security and YouTube.)

 

NopSec

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Vulnerability Management

  • NopSec Unified VRM

  • *NopSec is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

Nozomi Networks

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution

  • SCADAguardian

 

 

ObserveIT 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Threat Intelligence Solution

  • ObserveIT Insider Threat Software

 

 

OnSolve

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Handheld Mobile Device Solution

  • Send Word Now Direct (SWD) Direct emergency alerting and mass notification platform

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Mass Notification System-Software

  • Onsolve

 

 

Optim, LLC

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Contraband Detection System

  • FreedomView Videoscope Contraband Detection System

 

(Optim is proud to partner with government and law enforcement agencies nationwide, providing remote inspection solutions that strengthen their ability to protect our communities. Our innovative contraband fiberscopes enhance officers’ ability to search inaccessible spaces quickly, efficiently and safely. Courtesy of Optim LLC and Youtube.)

 

Orolia

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Search and Rescue Solution

  • McMurdo SmartFind G8 AIS EPIRB

  • *Orolia is also a  2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

PC Pitstop

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best IT Anti-Malware Solution

  • PC Matic

  • *PC Pitstop is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(Learn More about PC Matic and See PC Matic’s 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards as Featured Last Segment. Courtesy of PC Pitstop and YouTube.)

 

Pentagon Force Protection Agency

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Public Safety’

  • US DoD law enforcement agency charged with protecting and safeguarding the occupants, visitors, and infrastructure of The Pentagon, and assigned Pentagon facilities.

 

Pivot3

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Video Data Storage Solution

  • Large-Scale Surveillance Solution

 

(See how Pivot3 delivers the most comprehensive IT infrastructure solution to power the modern security and surveillance ecosystem. Courtesy of Pivot3 and YouTube.)

 

PlateSmart Technologies

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best License Plate Recognition System

  • ARES ALPR-based Video Analytics

  • *PlateSmart is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

Probable Cause Solutions

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Surveillance Video Tracking Software

  • Camera Canvass Tracker

  • *Probable Cause Solutions is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(In today’s growing times, with the use of surveillance cameras increasing every day, the need for a system that automatically builds a database of these cameras for you is essential. The new patent pending technology is designed to simplify a task done by investigators every day, canvassing for surveillance cameras. Courtesy of Probable Cause Solutions and Vimeo.)

 

PROTECH USA

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Best Fencing Solution

  • G-FENCE 3000

  • *PROTECH is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

PureTech Systems

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mobile Surveillance ISR

  • PureActiv

 

 

Quanergy Systems, Inc.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mobile Surveillance ISR

  • S3-2 Solid State LiDAR Sensor

  • *Quanergy is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

 

(Learn More about Quanergy’s LiDAR-driven security systems offering innovative ways to secure sensitive perimeters powered by Quanergy LiDAR sensors and QORTEX™ perception software. Multiple LiDARs create a virtual 3D point cloud to easily detect, classify and track physical security breaches in any environment, day or night, and instantly alert authorities and direct them to a specific location. Courtesy of Quanergy Systems and YouTube.)

 

GEOACL, LLC

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • Rainbow Password

 

 

Rave Mobile Safety

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Risk, Crisis Management System

  • Rave Panic Button

 

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Best Mobile Technology Product

  • Rave Guardian

 

 

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Mass Notification System-Software

  • Rave Alert

  • *Rave is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

(In seconds, Rave Panic Button clearly communicates an emergency to 9-1-1, faculty, staff, and security resource officers. Courtesy of Rave Mobile Safety and YouTube.)

 

RedSeal

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Network Security Solution

  • RedSeal Network Modeling & Risk Scoring Platform

  • *RedSeal is a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

Regroup Mass Notification

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Mass Notification System

  • Regroup Mass Notification

 

 

(See why Regroup’s award-winning platform is a top choice for emergency and day-to-day notifications for universities, hospitals, corporations, and venues across North America and worldwide. Courtesy of Regroup Mass Notification and YouTube.)

 

RiskLens

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Risk, Crisis Management System

  • RiskLens Platform

 

 

Robotic Assistance Devices

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Investigation/ Surveillance/ Detection Product

  • Security Control and Observation Tower (SCOT)

  • *RAD is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

(Learn More about SCOT™. RAD’s unique Power System allows SCOT™ to be quickly placed virtually anywhere for short- or long-term deployments with zero investment/planning in any supporting infrastructure. Courtesy of Robotic Assistance Devices and Vimeo). 

Royal Holdings Technologies Corp

The new SWORD Smartphone Security Scanner from Royal Holdings Technologies, was a dominant force in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ tying Attivo Networks and scoring a record-breaking eight 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Wins.

SWORD took home three Platinum, three Gold, one Silver and a coveted ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Leadership Award, in recognition for their innovation in joining mobile platforms with IoT and artificial intelligence – into a single, covert, handheld device capable of identifying immediate threats, for mitigation and rapid response.

SWORD features an integrated, infrared-object-detection HD camera and proprietary algorithms paired with the company’s facial recognition software, all placed in what appears to be a regular case for a mobile phone.

(Meet SWORD – a Mobile Based Security Solution providing an IoT level of situational awareness, detection and recognition. Courtesy of Royal Holdings Technologies and YouTube.)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Handheld Mobile Device Solution

  • Royal Holdings Technologies
    SWORD

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Physical Threat Intelligence Solution

  • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Image Technologies Solution

  • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

    • Best Mobile Technology Product

    • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Thermal, Infrared Camera System

    • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Security Incident & Event Mgmt Solution (SIEM)

    • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Metal/Weapons Detection Solution

    • Royal Holdings Technologies SWORD

 

SafeLogic

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Encryption Solution

  • CryptoComply

 

Select Engineering Services

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Personal/ Protective Equipment Product

  • Automatic Injury Detection (AID)

  • *Select Engineering is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

(See the Automatic Injury Detection (AID) Sensors that can detect when an individual has been shot, stabbed or injured by shrapnel from an IED even if the wearer can be totally incapacitated; featured in this video from Montgomery County, VA Sheriff’s Office.)

 

Senstar Corporation

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Fencing Solution

  • Senstar LM100

 

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Perimeter Protection System

    • Senstar LM100

 

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best IP Video Surveillance Solution

      • Senstar Thin Client

 

 

ShotSpotter

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Gunshot Detection System

    • ShotSpotter

 

 

(Learn More and ake a close look at ShotSpotter’s Incident Review Center. Courtesy of ShotSpotter and YouTube.)

 

Singlewire Software

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Mass Notification System-Application

  • InformaCast Fusion

 

 

Siren Operated Sensors

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Fire & Safety System

  • SOS Silent

  • *SOS is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner

(Video courtesy of ABC KSAT 12.)

 

SlashNext

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Phishing Defense Solutions

    • SlashNext Real-Time Phishing Detection

 

 

SolarWinds

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Network Security Solution

  • SolarWinds
    Network Configuration Manager

 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Security Incident & Event Mgmt Solution (SIEM)

  • SolarWinds Log & Event Manager

  • *SolarWinds is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

(See SolarWinds Log & Event Manager’s key security features in action and learn quickly how LEM can help you keep your network secure. Courtesy of SolarWinds and YouTube.) 

 

Soter Technologies, LLC

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Alert Notification System

      • Fly Sense 2.5 Vaping and Elevated Sound Detector

 

 

SpotterRF

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution

  • SpotterRF 3D-500  Full Dome 3D Counter-Drone Radar

  • *SolarWinds is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

 

ST Engineering Electronics, Ltd.

2018 ASTORS Bronze

  • Best Perimeter Protection System

  • AgilFence Perimeter Intrusion Detection System

 

 

Stanley I. White

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Counterintelligence Advisor, the International Association for Counterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP)

 

TCOM, LP

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Long Range Persistent Surveillance Solution

  • Persistent Surveillance Aerostats

  • *TCOM LP is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

(See TCOM LP platforms showcased and focusing on features, functionality and capabilities, in Soldiers of the Sky. Courtesy of TCOM, LP and YouTube.)

 

Teknoscan Systems, Inc.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best CBRNE Detection System

  • Teknoscan High Volume Sampling & Detection

 

Thomas Homan

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Acting Director, U.S. DHS ICE (Ret)

  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

(Hear directly from Mr. Thomas Homan, former Acting Director at U.S. Department of Homeland Security ICE. Courtesy of Fox News and YouTube. Posted on Aug 20, 2018.)

 

Thomas O’Connor

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • President of the FBI Agents Association

 

 

Thycotic

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best IT Privileged Management

  • Thycotic Secret Server Privileged Access Management (PAM) Solution

 

TiniFiber

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Airport/Aviation Security Program

    • TiniFiber Micro Armored Fiber Optic Cable Solutions

     

(Check out TiniFiber for all your Micro Armored Fiber Optic Cable Needs, and compare their Micro Armor Fiber™ against Aluminum Interlocking Armor (AIA), at approximately 65% smaller and 75% lighter in weight. Courtesy of TiniFiber and YouTube.)

 

Tracer Technology Systems, Inc.

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Gunshot Detection System

      • Shot Tracer Eagle IP Gunshot Detection & AlertingTechnology

 

True Security Design

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Risk Analysis Methodology

    • Threat Vulnerability and Risk Assessment for K12 Schools

 

Untangle

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Network Security Solution

    • NG Firewall v14.0 Platform

     

 

U.S. Customs and Border Protection 

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • CBP Entry/Exit Program 

  • *US CBP is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’  Award Winner

 

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’

  • Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Unit (HRVWCU)

 

(Learn About ICE HSI Human Rights Violators and War Crimes Unit (HRVWCU) which conducts investigations focused on human rights violations in an effort to prevent the United States from becoming a safe haven to those individuals who engage in the commission of war crimes, genocide, torture and other forms of serious human rights abuses from conflicts around the globe. Courtesy of ICE .gov and YouTube.)

 

Veracity Industrial Networks

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution

  • Cerebellum Industrial Network Platform

 

Veridium

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Crime Prevention Program
    for Federal/State /Local

  • Veridium 4 Fingers Export Biometric Fingerprint Platform

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Identification Mgmt Solution

    • Veridium Authenticator App 1.1.2 Biometric App

 

Verint

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Video Analytics Solution

  • Verint FaceDetect Video Analytics Platform

 

(See Verint FaceDetect, a powerful and versatile video analysis solution that can provide situational intelligence to security operations centers through powerful facial recognition technology, and boasts one of the most accurate matching algorithms in the industry.)

 

Viasat

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Cyber Security Program for Government or Military

  • VIP Aircraft High-Speed Internet Service

 

Vigilant Solutions

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best License Plate Recognition System

  • PlateSearch

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Image Technologies Solution

  • FaceSearch

 

 

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Identification Mgmt Solution

  • Veridium Authenticator App 1.1.2 Biometric App

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best Investigation/ Surveil /Detection Software

      • GunOps

  • *Vigilant Solutions is also a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner

(Law enforcement needs the best technologies on hand to aid in their investigations. With tools such as license plate recognition, facial recognition, ballistics analysis, body worn cameras, and gun crime mapping, Vigilant Solutions has all the tools to help law enforcement develop leads and close cases. Courtesy of Vigilant Solutions and YouTube.)

 

Virsec

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best ICS/SCADA Cyber Security

  • Virsec Security Platform

 

 

2018 ASTORS Silver

      • Best IT Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution

      • Virsec Security Platform

 

Yubico

2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Data Storage Security Solution

  • Security Key by Yubico

 

Remember to be on the lookout for the upcoming 2018 American Security Today ‘ASTORS’ Champions Edition – ‘Year in Review’ for in-depth coverage of the outstanding products and services of firms receiving American Security Today’s 2018‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.’

Nominations for the AST 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program will officially open as of January 1st, 2019 at americansecuritytoday.com.

Enter Early to Maximize Media Coverage of your Products and Services at Kickoff, and Get the Recognition Your Organization Deserves!

And be sure to Register Early for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East 2019 to ensure your place at this limited- space event!

Why the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?

American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Why American Security Today?

The traditional security marketplace has long been covered by a host of publications putting forward the old school basics to what is Today – a fast changing security landscape.

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by:

Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert,Royal Technologies – SWORD& More!

ATI Systems

Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI), a leader in the mass notification industry, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Mass Notification/Siren System, is pleased to announce the company’s next generation REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU) provides advanced monitoring and control features that enhance the entire line of ATI Mass Notification Products.
Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI), next generation REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU) provides advanced monitoring and control features that enhance the entire line of ATI Mass Notification Products.

Acoustic Technology Inc. (ATI), a leader in the mass notification industry REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU) provides advanced monitoring and control features that enhance the entire line of ATI Mass Notification Products.

ATI Systems, a Premier Gold Sponsor competed this year with their next generation REACT5000 Central Control Unit (CCU), which provides enhanced of ATI remote units such as the Indoor Speaker Stations (ISU) and the High Power Speaker Stations (HPSS).

An intuitive touch screen interface allows for the activation of  tone alerts, recorded voice messages, or live PA announcements, and displays the status of remote units in real time.

Multiple form factors available: all in one CCU or smaller desktop CCU with optional remote mounting of radio and battery
Multiple form factors available: all in one CCU or smaller desktop CCU with optional remote mounting of radio and battery

The New REACT5000 CCU is the latest addition to ATI’s award-winning Mass Notification line.

It may be used in conjunction with ATI’s MassAlert software for complete control of complex multi-location MNS applications, but may also be used as a standalone controller for smaller systems.

Additionally, ATI Systems long anticipated the potential for cyber vulnerabilities and has designed systems that incorporate increasingly advanced security protocols to prevent cyber attacks.

Attivo Networks

Attivo Networksan Award-Winning leader in deception for cybersecurity detection, is a New Premier Gold Sponsor to the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

Attivo Launches Counterintelligence; Bolsters Current Threat and Adversary Intelligence Functionality for Offense-driven Countermeasures
Attivo Networks changes the game on the modern-day human attacker. Deception technology provides a threat defense of traps and lures designed to deceive attackers into revealing themselves.

Threat Deception Technology for an Active Defense

For years, attackers have been successfully using deception tactics as a foundation for breaching networks, by masquerading as legitimate employees, using stolen credentials and deceptive measures to infiltrate a network, all the while remaining undetected for lengthy dwell times.

It is time to turn the tables on attackers and use deception against them.

ThreatDefend is a comprehensive, scalable detection platform designed for early detection of external threat actors and insiders (employees, suppliers, contractors) and for accelerating incident response.

Automatic Systems,

Automatic Systems is a returning Featured Gold Sponsor of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is a world leader of automated physical access control equipment for pedestrian and vehicle entrances.

Secure Control of Pedestrian Access

Equipped with a high processing capacity and an exclusive detection system, the SlimLane SQ guarantees accurate user tracking and prevents any unauthorized access.
Equipped with a high processing capacity and an exclusive detection system, the SlimLane SQ guarantees accurate user tracking and prevents any unauthorized access.

Equipped with a high processing capacity and an exclusive detection system, the SlimLane SQ guarantees accurate user tracking and prevents any unauthorized access.

Designed to allow fast access to authorized individuals, the Automatic Systems pedestrian entry control equipment – secure portals, swinging and retractable obstacle turnstiles, are integrated perfectly within the lobbies of multi-tenant office buildings, at the entrances of financial institutions, registered offices, and even recreation sites.

The SlimLane SQ Swing Arm security entrance lane competing in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, offers a high bidirectional throughput and uncompromising security.

Automatic Systems America, a Featured Gold Sponsor of the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is a world leader of automated physical access control equipment for pedestrian and vehicle entrances. Shown here, the SlimLane SQ swing arm security entrance lane, a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.
Automatic Systems is a world leader of automated physical access control equipment for pedestrian and vehicle entrances.

With elegant design, the SlimLane SQ is designed to integrate perfectly into any architectural environment while allowing the integration of multiple peripherals.

Equipped with a high processing capacity and an exclusive detection system, the SlimLane SQ is a modular product that can be installed as a single lane or in a multi-lane array.

Based on industrial experience spanning close to 50 years, Automatic Systems designs and manufactures access control equipment for secure access (building access, boarding control, immigration control, etc.), paid access (public transport systems, highway tolls), secure control of vehicle access & more!

Desktop Alert, Inc.

Desktop Alert, a worldwide recognized leader in providing enterprise-class, network-centric emergency mass notification systems to private, industrial, military, government and commercial organizations, is New to the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a New Featured Sponsor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.

Desktop Alert retains the Enterprise Mass Notification contract for the U.S. National Guard, including the Army and Air National Guard, Northern Command and NORAD, which are intrinsically integrated with both Federal and State agencies.

A Microsoft .Net based platform, Desktop Alert sends mission critical and life-saving alerts across an organizations existing computational infrastructure.

Targeted devices include but are not limited to desktop and laptop workstation computers, PA and Giant Voices systems, VoIP phones, digital signage, mobile apps, NFPA approved fire alarms and more.

Royal Holdings Technologies Corp

Royal Holdings Technologies combined mobile platforms with IoT and AI into a single product called SWORD, to identify, manage and mitigate immediate threats.

Royal Holdings Technologies has combined mobile platforms with IoT and AI into a single product called SWORD, to identify, manage and mitigate immediate weapon and explosives threats.

Making SWORDthe world’s first cutting-edge, 3D distance scanning device that is mobile-based and able to scan objects and people for weapons, explosives, facial recognition and provide real-time actionable counter measure alerts.

SWORD features an integrated, infrared-object-detection HD camera and proprietary algorithims paired with the company’s facial recognition software, and all placed into what appears to be a regular case for an iPhone, iPad or select android phones.

The SWORD Mobile 3D imaging scanner, attaches to a Google Pixel 2 XL smartphone and Apple’s iPhone 8 Plus, and is accessed and controlled via a gully customizable dedicated app.

From a distance of up to 40 feet, security agents or law enforcement can covertly scan individuals in a crowd, or approaching persons of interest, simply by discreetly pointing their smartphone at the target with the SWORD device attached.

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Today’s new generation of public safety and security experts need real-time knowledge to deal with domestic and international terrorism, lone wolf attacks, unprecedented urban violence, shifts in society, culture and media bias – making it increasingly difficult for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Military and Private Security Professionals to implement coordinated security measures to ensure national security and improve public safety.

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These experts are from Government at the federal, state and local level as well as from private firms allied to government.

AST provides a full plate of topics in our AST Monthly Magazine Editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts, covering 23 Vital Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities, and Emergency Response among others.

AST has Expanded readership into integral Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern are Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – all enticing targets due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

AST Reaches both Private & Public Experts, essential to meeting these new challenges.

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