William J. Bratton, and Michael Dorrington, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing representing AMAROK, a New Premier Sponsor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program being presented with a coveted 2021 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation Award at ISC East by AST Editorial Director Tammy Waitt.

2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners & 9/11 Special Guests Honored at ISC East

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Sixth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity,...
TeknoScan’s advanced sampling and analyzing technologies rapidly and reliably detect and identify organic compounds such as explosives, drugs and other target substances.

Trace Chemical Detection for Sniffing Drugs & Weapons in School Lockers

Guest Editorial Dr. Sabatino Nacson, CTO of Teknoscan Teknoscan, in collaboration with a local security agency and a Buffalo, New York high school conducted a trial to sniff school lockers for illegal...
Verizon Frontline recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind, Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response (THOR) vehicle showcasing next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management on National First Responders Day, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, in New York. (Courtesy of Verizon Frontline)

Verizon Frontline Holds NYC Tech Showcase on First Responders Day

Verizon Frontline showcased next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management, which was Recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Shaping Security

Guest OpEd by George J. Newton   As technology advances, we see security changing along with it. Artificial intelligence (AI), is becoming more widespread, meaning that more industries can take advantage of...
From real-time alerts to long-term trends, the insights that can be gleaned from video analytics are invaluable to law enforcement agencies and a crucial tool for speeding the investigation process, saving valuable time and resources.

Video Content Analytics: A Force Multiplier to Accelerate Investigations

Guest Editorial by Stephanie Weagle, CMO at BriefCam Video surveillance has long been a necessary tool for law enforcement to keep communities safe and reduce crime. Yet sifting through hundreds of hours...
Airspace security market leader and 2021 'ASTORS' Award Finalist Dedrone, enables federal operations to protect U.S. critical assets, soldiers and civilians around the globe from drone threats.

Dedrone Empowers US Fed Agencies with Drone Detection & Mitigation

Dedrone, a market leader in smart airspace security, and a New Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company has added their ninth U.S. federal customer,...
In the event of a radiological or nuclear incident, emergency response agencies and HAZMAT teams could utilize this new technology to set up community reception centers to screen members of the public for potential exposure to radioactive contaminants before entering a main screening area, safeguarding both civilians and emergency responders.

DHS NUSTL Honored for Radiological Remote Alarm to Aid Responders

Two inventors from a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) laboratory’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program,...
Unknown or unexpected contact with a synthetic opioid such as fentanyl or a related compound presents a safety hazard for first responders if they are not prepared with the proper protective equipment (PPE). Reliable detection is one way the DHS S&T is working to protect the nation’s first responders as they deal with the crisis on the front lines, and standards play a key role in ensuring the integrity of such vital detection equipment.

Protecting First Responders with New Fentanyl Detection Standards

The opioid crisis in the United States began in the late 1990s as a result of extensive overuse of physician-prescribed medications. This full-on epidemic is still raging today and has since evolved...
The CDC defines School Violence as “youth violence that occurs on school property, on the way to or from school or school-sponsored events, or during a school-sponsored event.” Learn how you can help

School Violence Mini Resource Guide Presented by PWPORG.org

By PWPORG, a 501(c)(3) built by law enforcement and security industry practitioners and educators to provide educational resources to kids, families and communities on safety and emergency preparedness. What is School Violence The Centers for...

IPVideo Corp ViewScan Selected as Finalist in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is...