AST Releases Latest Interactive Magazine (Learn More, Multi-Video)

American Security Today’s February 2020 *Fully Interactive* Magazine is now live! New Featured OpEd Guest Editorial and Articles Include: 7 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends to Watch for in 2020 Cybercriminals are constantly...
Combined with AlertMedia’s ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning emergency communication software, their new 24-hour emergency hotline service is providing a new level of safety, security, and reporting for organizations wishing to keep their employees connected during any situation. (Courtesy of AlertMedia by Trigaci Photography)

AlertMedia Adds 24/7 Hotline Service to Critical Communications Software

Unplanned emergencies, such as operational breakdowns, workplace violence, and systems outages, can occur at any time - day or night. While many organizations have someone in charge of employee safety and...
Since Christmas, at least 10 prisoners have been murdered or died by suicide, prompting the U.S. Department of Justice to say it will investigate conditions at four of the state’s six large prisons.

Mississippi Prisons: No One’s Safe, Not Even the Guards (Multi-Video)

Febuary 20, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Marshall Project The attack on Jennifer White came as she started a morning shift at the most dangerous unit at the Mississippi State...
A 2019 survey conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) found that some 43 percent of criminals had bought their firearms on the black market, 6 percent acquired them via theft, and 10 percent made a retail purchase – 0.8 percent purchased a weapon from a gun show.

Where Do Criminals Really Get their Guns?

February 19, 2020 – In Breaking News – Fox News Mass shootings all too routinely hit the headlines across the United States. But what rarely makes a blip on the news cycle are the...

Everbridge is Helping Firms & Govts to Mitigate COVID-19 Virus Impact

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a rapidly evolving situation, spreading across the globe and infecting thousands of people in dozens of countries. As a result, the World Health Organization...
All eligible applicants are strongly encouraged to initiate and complete the Standard Form 424 submission within Grants.gov no later than April 8, 2020.

Apply Without Delay for DHS Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Grants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs totaling nearly $1.8 billion are now open. The grant programs provide...
The OFFSET program hosts its third field experiment in Camp Shelby, Miss. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube.)

DARPA Robotic Swarm Exercise Conducts Urban Raid Demo (Video)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research branch, DARPA, which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is working to train robots for war. In December, in...
"Did anyone consult with police before designing and manufacturing the new Ontario licence plates? They're virtually unreadable at night." Tweeted Sgt Steve Koopman in Kingston, Ont. (Courtesy of Sgt Koopman and Twitter)

Ontario’s New License Plates: You Can’t Read Them (Learn More, Video)

February 18, 2020 – In Breaking News – NPR Ontario's newly-designed license plates just hit a speedbump. Call it Plate-gate. A little background: The Canadian province's new design was unveiled by the provincial government —...

Have the Right Security, Right Away

Access security is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s about assessing security needs and weighing door options to fit individual requirements.  Rolling security doors not only come in many shapes and sizes, but...
Led by Joseph Pangaro, a veteran police lieutenant and experienced school security director, True Security Designs law enforcement training programs are centered around supporting today’s modern professionals’ by teaching them vital skills through courses designed to engage and empower its participants.

IPVideo Corp Adds True Security Design Training to Portfolio Offerings

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and Four Time Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, including a New...