The Best of 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Year in Review

AST is pleased to introduce the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards’ winners, to our over 70,000 readers for their outstanding product development achievements & exciting new technologies.

American Security Today’s comprehensive Homeland Security Awards Program was organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, as well as federal, state, county and municipal government agencies in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep Our Nation Safe – One City at a Time.’

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The 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winners:

  • AmpliVox Radio Hailer

    • Platinum Award, Best Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery System
  • Apollo Video Technology RoadRunner HD

    • Silver Award, Best IP Video Surveillance Solution
  • Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3.0

    • Platinum Award, Best Data Storage Security Device
  • AtHoc by Blackberry

    • Platinum Award, Best Mass Notification System

(AtHoc enables organizations to communicate and collaborate securely with their people, and with other organizations during times of crisis. Courtesy of AtHoc and YouTube)

  • Attivo Networks ThreatMatrix Deception and Response Platform

    • Platinum Award, Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution
  • Automatic Systems America SlimLane EP

    • Platinum Award, Best Pedestrian Entrance Control
  • Axis Communications AXIS Q19 Thermal Camera Series

    • Gold Award, Best Thermal, Infrared Camera System

(See how a combination of Axis thermal cameras and PTZ cameras in combination with video analytics is used to protect a perimeter, thereby providing visual verification to alarms. A perimeter protection solution that detects potential and real intrusion threats, and allows you to take quick action when something really happens. Courtesy of Axis and YouTube)

  • Axis Communications Perimeter Defender

    • Platinum Award, Best Perimeter Protection System
  • Bellevue University Security Management Degree Program

    • Gold Award, Best Homeland Security Education Program
  • BeyondTrust PowerBroker for Unix and Linux

    • Gold Award, Best Access Control & Authentication System

(The BeyondTrust PowerBroker Privileged Access Management Platform is a modular, integrated solution that provides visibility and control over all privileged accounts and users. By uniting capabilities that many alternative providers offer as disjointed tools, the platform simplifies deployments, reduces costs, improves system security, and reduces privilege risks. Courtesy of BeyondTrust and YouTube)

  • Blue Coat Systems Security Analytics

    • Platinum Award, Best Big Data Analytics Solution
  • Blue Ridge Networks AppGuard

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Anti-Malware Solution
  • Cellbusters Zone Protector

    • Platinum Award, Best Threat Intelligence Solution

(See what Cellbusters Technology, Zone Protector, Zone Manager – Cell Phone Detection can offer to your organization. Courtesy of Cellbusters and YouTube)

  • CHERRY Americas Smart Card Reader Solutions

    • Platinum Award, Best Smart Card/Reader Solution
  • The Claroty Platform

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution
  • CodeBlue CB 2-a

    • Platinum Award, Best Emergency Communication Solution
  • Cryptzone AppGate XDP 2.0

    • Platinum Award, Best Network Security Solution
  • Data911 M7+ Multi-Touch Display

    • Platinum Award, Best Mobile Technology Device

(See Data911’s In-Vehicle Products and Solutions: In-Car Computers, In-Car HD Digital Video, License Plate Readers, Tablets, Vehicle Tracking for the Public Safety market. Our suite of products and solutions are designed to keep field personnel informed, efficient and safe. Courtesy of Data911 and YouTube)

  • Elbit Systems of America Integrated Fixed Towers

    • Platinum Award, Best Federal Government Security Program
  • EventTracker

    • Platinum Award, Best Security Incident & Event Management Solution
  • Fiber SenSys FD322 Rapid Fiber

    • Silver Award, Best Perimeter Protection
  • FLIR Systems Fido X2

    • Platinum Award, Best Investigation/Surveillance/Detection Product

(FLIR Fido X2 is an ultra-lightweight, handheld explosives trace detector (ETD), featuring FLIR’s proprietary TrueTrace™ technology to detect a broad range of chemicals used in the manufacture of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity. On-screen prompts guide users quickly through operation. Courtesy of FLIR and YouTube)

  • FLIR Systems FC-Series ID

    • Platinum Award, Best Thermal, Infrared Camera System
  • FLIR Systems identiFINDER R100

    • Platinum Award, Best CBRNE Detection System
  • FLIR Systems identiFINDER R200

    • Gold Award, Best CBRNE Detection System

(The FLIR identiFINDER R200 is a rugged, pager-sized Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detector (SPRD). The R200 provides full ANSI N42.32 Personal Radiation Detector (PRD) compliance and features next-generation solid state detector read-out technology that delivers ANSI N42.48 SPRD compliance with nuclide identification. Courtesy of FLIR and YouTube)

  • Georgetown University Emergency & Disaster Management Degree

    • Platinum Award, Best Homeland Security Education Program
  • Good Technology Good Secure EMM Suites

    • Platinum Award, Best Data Storage Security Solution
  • Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA)

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Excellence Solution
  • High Rise Escape Systems Guardian Wall Mount Escape System

    • Gold Award, Best Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery System AND
    • Gold Award, Best Fire & Safety System

(High Rise Escape Systems, was asked to contribute to Daily Planet’s 10th Anniversary Special on 9/11. As firefighters, we were proud to help get the word out about advances in Supplemental Evacuation since the events of September 11th. Courtesy of HRES and YouTube)

  • HySecurity HydraWedge SM50 & HyNet

    • Platinum Award, Best Perimeter Barrier/Deterrent Solution
  • Identiv Hirsch Government FICAM Solution

    • Platinum Award, Best Integrated System for HSPD-12 & FIPS 201 Compliance
  • illusive networks Deceptions Everywhere

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Financial Institution Solution

(illusive networks is a cybersecurity company at the forefront of deception technology, the most effective protection against Advanced Attacks. illusive creates an alternate reality, transparently woven into your existing network. Attackers led into this reality will be instantly identified beyond all doubt, triggering a high-fidelity alert you can act upon. Courtesy of illusive networks and YouTube)

  • Impact Power IPT-8610-LiP Replacement Battery for Motorola

    • Platinum Award, Best Critical Power Source
  • Indegy Industrial Cyber Security Platform

    • Gold Award, Best Cyber Critical Infrastructure Solution
  • Iris ID IrisAccess 7000

    • Platinum Award, Best Facial/Iris Recognition Solution
  • Kipod Video Analytics

    • Platinum Award, Best Video Analytics Solution

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(Kipod is the industry’s first carrier grade cloud platform for video/audio content analytics and alarm monitoring. Kipod enables real-time crime detection and federated search across petabytes of CCTV video using the most advanced machine learning algorithms. Courtesy of Kipod and YouTube)

  • Lieberman Enterprise Random Password Manager (ERPM)

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Privileged Access Management Solution
  • LRAD Corporation LRAD 100X

    • Platinum Award, Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System
  • LRAD Corporation LRAD 360X

    • Platinum Award, Best Mass Notification System

(The LRAD 360X Combined Mass Notification & Public Address System delivers LRAD’s renowned, highly intelligible voice and warning siren broadcasts with uniform 360° coverage over distances up to 5.3 sq. kilometers. Courtesy of LRAD and YouTube)

  • Maritime Arresting Technologies Port Security Boon System

    • Platinum Award, Best Maritime Perimeter Protection Solution
  • McMurdo FastFind 220

    • Gold Award, Best Personal/Protective Equipment Product
  • Milestone Systems Husky M500

    • Gold Award, Best IP Video Surveillance Solution

(The Milestone Husky NVRs are the perfect combination – The world’s #1 VMS
plus a recording platform purpose-built for video surveillance. Courtesy of Milestone and YouTube)

  • Milestone Systems Mobile 2016

    • Platinum Award, Best Handheld Mobile Device Solution
  • Milestone Systems Protect Corporate 2016 R2

    • Platinum Award, Best IP Video Surveillance Solution
  • National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) Boat Operations and Training (BOAT) Program

    • Platinum Award, Best Maritime/Seaport Security Program
  • Netwrix Corporation Netwrix Auditor

    • Platinum Award, Best Cyber Auditing & Compliance Solution
  • NICE Investigate

    • Platinum Award, Best Investigation/Surveillance/Detection System

(Find out how NICE Investigate, the first digital policing solution that automates and expedites the entire digital investigation process, helps investigators close more cases faster, leading to more successful prosecutions. Courtesy of NICE Systems and YouTube)

  • Pivot3 Edge Protect

    • Gold Award, Award, Best Video Data Storage Solution
  • Pivot3 Virtual Security Server

    • Platinum Award, Best Mobile Technology Software Product
  • PlateSmart ARES

    • Platinum Award, Best License Plate Recognition System AND
    • Gold Award, Best Video Analytics Solution

(ARES provides groundbreaking capabilities of PlateSmart’s software-only ALPR solution, as well as real-time data mining and analytic tools never before available, at an unmatched affordable price point. This is the most cost-effective and powerful software developed for counter terrorism, law enforcement private security, business intelligence, and much more. Courtesy of PlateSmart and YouTube)

  • Pryme Radio Products PrymeBlu BTH-300 Bluetooth Headset

    • Platinum Award, Best Mobile Technology Accessory Device
  • Quantum Corporation Xcellis

    • Platinum Award, Best Video Data Storage Solution
  • Quantum Technology Sciences Quantum Intrusion Detection

    • Gold Award, Best Perimeter Protection
  • RapidSOS Haven

    • Platinum Award, Best Emergency Mobile Technology Solution

(180 million mobile 9-1-1 calls are made each year, most without precise location data. Haven provides a pipeline for data from smartphones to first responders in an emergency – sending unparalleled information when it matters most. Courtesy of RapidSOS and YouTube)

  • RiskIQ External Threat Detection

    • Silver Award, Best Cyber Excellence Solution
  • RiskIQ Passive Total

    • Silver Award, Best Threat Intelligence Solution
  • RSA Netwitness Suite

    • Gold Award, Best Security Incident & Event Management Solution

(RSA’s threat detection and response solution, RSA NetWitness Suite, enables the fastest, most comprehensive response to advanced attacks. Community threat intelligence and behavioral analytics offer the quickest detection and deepest understanding of the full scope of an attack to contain and eradicate threats. Courtesy of RSA and YouTube)

  • Securiport Integrated Immigration Control System

    • Platinum Award, Best Identification Management Solution
  • Securiport Intelligent Information Management System

    • Gold Award, Best Threat Intelligence Solution
  • Securonix SNYPR Security Analytics for Hadoop

    • Gold Award, Best Big Data Analytics Solution

(See how Securonix is being used by organizations to predict, detect and respond to insider threat attacks. One in three security incidents can be attributed directly to insiders. Insiders are trusted and know where the most sensitive data resides. They know how to bypass physical and IT controls. Courtesy of Securonix and YouTube)

  • SolarWinds Log & Event Manager

    • Platinum Award, Best Incident & Event Management Solution
  • SpotterRF A2000

    • Platinum Award, Best Drone Detection Perimeter Protection
  • SureID RAPIDGate

    • Platinum Award, Best Access Control & Authentication System AND
    • Gold Award, Best Integrated System for HSPD-12 & FIPS 201 Compliance

(The RAPIDGate® Program is a high-assurance identity management program for vendors, contractors and service providers who require escorted or authorized access to secure facilities or sensitive corporate resources. The program assists in guarding against threats such as unauthorized access, identity theft, fraud or cyber-crime. Courtesy of SureID and Vimeo)

  • Teknoscan Aspiration & Trace Chemical Detection

    • Silver Award, Best CBRNE Detection System
  • The H.E.R.O. Child-Rescue Corps

    • Silver Award, Best Homeland Security Education System
  • Thycotic Secret Server 9.0

    • Gold Award, Best Cyber Excellence Solution
  • TORQ Defense Systems EOD / LTEV

    • Platinum Award, Best Emergency Vehicle
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  • Tyco SimplexGrinnell SIMPLEX ES-Enabled Fire Alarm System

    • Platinum Award, Best Fire & Safety System AND
    • Gold Award, Best Mass Notification System
  • Verint Mobile Reporter

    • Platinum Award, Best Personal/Protective Equipment Product
  • WatchDox by Blackberry Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS)

    • Platinum Award, Best Email Security Solution

To each and every ‘ASTOR’ Homeland Security Awards Program Nominee, we would like to take this opportunity to Thank You for Your Exemplary Service to Our Nation.

American Security Today