Advanced Detection Technology in ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See in Action)

Advanced Detection Technology, is pleased to announce their LowCam® VI110 Under Vehicle Inspection System has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Advanced Detection’s LowCam VI110 UVIS achieves...

AlertMedia Emergency Notification Selected by Wings Credit Union

AlertMedia, a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program, has been selected by Wings Financial Credit Union, one of the 30 largest credit unions in the United States, to deploy AlertMedia’s...

Mass Shooting Alerts Transmitted by TerrorMate Globally (See Video)

TerrorMate, the world’s first terror alert app, and 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Video Data Storage Solution, is expanding its user alert capabilities to include mass shootings. The real-time intelligence system with well-established terror...
Unless we have a comprehensive approach bringing a variety of disciplines to the table the “plug a hole” approach will cost lives. (Image courtesy of YouTube)

One More Town, One More Family, One More Angel, One More Funeral

Op-Ed By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions, and Winner of the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards for Best Homeland Security Education One more active shooter incident, just a different town,...
Nasim Aghdam, 38, is accused of opening fire at YouTube's headquarters, wounding three people before fatally shooting herself. (Image courtesy of Facebook)

YouTube HQ Shooting: What We Know (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By the BBC News The suspect in a shooting at YouTube HQ visited a local shooting range just hours before the attack in San Bruno on Tuesday, police said. Nasim Aghdam, who made...

Apollo Video in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award Program (Multi-Video & Applications)

Apollo Video Technology (Apollo Video), a 2016 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, is pleased to announce the RoadRunner 4K™ has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards Program. A leading manufacturer...
On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, eighteen miles north of Waco, while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility. Fifteen people were killed, more than 160 injured, and more than 150 buildings damaged or destroyed. On May 11, 2016, the ATF stated that the fire had been deliberately set.

Congressional Action Needed to Renew Effective CFATS Program

By Dave Wulf, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Infrastructure Protection Five years ago, a fire broke out at a small fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, sending local...
A man licensed to carry a firearm took out a gunman at a school peace rally on Saturday after the gunman opened fire. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Titusville Police Department at (321) 264-7800 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS. (Courtesy of Titusville Police via Twitter)

Armed Bystander Stops Gunman at Crowded School Event (See Video)

By Eric Rogers, Florida Today Though it was called "Peace in the City," a back to school giveaway Saturday afternoon in Titusville was anything but. The gunman at a crowded community rally was critically wounded by...
As guardians, protectors and first responders, security professionals not only deserve our respect and gratitude during National Security Officer Appreciation Week, but every single day of the year.

Allied Universal Celebrates National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company, and Triple Recipient of 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards, is proud to recognize security officers during the fourth annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week, September 16 –...
The new automated Federal Protective Service Threat Assessment Report (TAR), developed in conjunction between Argonne National Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service (FPS), is a revolutionary, human-in-the-loop, machine learning (ML) based threat assessment process that significantly enhances understanding of vulnerability and threat assessments, as well as the optimization of countermeasure recommendations.

Federal Protective Service Recognized in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Protective Service, a recognized agency in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the agency has once again been recognized. The...