Soter Technologies’ FlySense™, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Alert Notification System, is an innovative real-time vaping and elevated sound incident detection solution and smart alert system that provides visibility to areas where cameras are not permitted. (Courtesy of Soter Technologies and YouTube)

‘Alarming’ First Vaping Death Reported in US (Multi-Video)

By Medscape Medical News An individual who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness in Illinois has died, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and US Centers for...
Temporary permanent is the new normal in more and more situations today, and the Transportable High-Powered Speaker Station (THPSS) is the answer to that the demand for outdoor situations that require the durability of a permanent solution, but also transportability for a temporary situation.

ATI Systems Returns as Premier Sponsor of 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in reliable emergency warning and notification systems for the campus, community, industrial, and military markets, and Platinum Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years...
A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan is a key component in the awareness, identification, and early intervention of threats or incidents of workplace violence.

Workplace Violence Prevention Training: Is It Worth the Gamble?

Does your organization have a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan that is comprehensive and updated regularly? If not, organizationally you are taking a gamble on both the safety of your employees and the...
71 Pages of In Depth Coverage Dedicated to Homeland Security Professionals, Federal, State & Local Law Enforcement Officers & Public Safety Professionals!

AST Releases Latest Interactive Magazine Publication (Multi-Video)

American Security Today’s August 2019 *Fully Interactive* Magazine is now live! New Featured OpEd Guest Editorial and Articles Include: Meet Bill Bratton at 'ASTORS' 2019 Awards Prestention Luncheon at ISC East in...
ShotSpotter, which helps law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce ShotSpotter has been nominated to compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program from AST.

NYU Audit Determines ShotSpotter Offers Solid Audio Privacy Protection

ShotSpotter, a leader in solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a returning competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’...
Critical events happen every day: severe weather, workplace violence, active shooters, terrorism, IT and power outages & more. Together, NC4 & Everbridge is an end-to-end threat assessment, incident communications & mgmt platform reducing critical incident ‘time to know’ thru remediation-all from a single pane of glass, for gov’t, enterprise, community.

2018 ‘ASTORS’ Double Award Winning Everbridge Acquires NC4 (Videos)

Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management software that helps keep people safe and businesses running, and a Double Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the acquisition of NC4,...
The United States is engaged in a generational fight against terrorists who seek to attack the American people, our country, and our way of life. An informed, vigilant and engaged public remains one of our greatest assets to identify potential terrorists and prevent attacks. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Reissues Updated National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan has reissued the  National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin pertaining to the current terror threat to the U.S. homeland. Acting Secretary McAleenan...
The EAGL system is web based with an open architecture and can easily integrate with most any building security systems, EOCs, RTCC or GSOCs and can be monitored or administered from anywhere in the world.

EAGL Competes for Second Win in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

EAGL Technology, an experienced security equipment manufacturer, producing solutions that address today’s real-world security concerns, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Program Award Winner, is pleased...
After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. (Courtesy of FEMA)

Houston ER Physician Call to Action: Have Emergency Kits Ready (Videos)

Hurricane experts believe the City of New Orleans, Louisiana dodged a bullet when Tropical Storm Barry failed to develop into a major hurricane as predicted, but a Houston, Texas, emergency room...
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, a 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program Nominee, arrested 25 people ages 19-65, that traveled with the intent of having sex with a male or female child. Operation Intercept VI is a 4-day initiative to protect Sarasota County children from online predators & human trafficking. (Courtesy of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

SCSO Warns of Child Predators on Apps & Op Intercept VI (Multi-Video)

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), arrested 25 people during Operation Intercept VI, a four-day initiative focused on protecting Sarasota County children from online predators and human trafficking. Suspects ranging in age...