AST Releases 2019 ‘ASTORS’ CHAMPIONS EDITION Magazine

American Security Today is pleased to announce the release of the New 2019 'ASTORS' CHAMPIONS EDITION Fully Interactive Magazine. The ‘ASTORS’ Champion Edition is published annually and includes a review of the...
Missing child posters will be featured on Ring’s Neighbors app to reach millions of users, to help find missing children in real-time. (Courtesy of NCMEC)

NCMEC and Ring Join Forces to Help Bring Home Missing Kids (Videos)

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), who was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' and Ring have announced a new partnership...

AG Barr Announces Launch of Operation Relentless Pursuit

Attorney General William Barr announced a new initiative at a press conference in Detroit on Wednesday, aimed at combating violent crime in Detroit and six other of America's most violent cities...
On October 2, the FBI issued a high-impact cyber-attack warning in response to attacks on state and local government targets. This warned that health care organizations, industrial companies, and the transportation sector were also being targeted.

New Orleans Declares State of Emergency After Cyber Attack (Video)

December 14, 2019 – In News – Forbes The City of New Orleans has suffered a cybersecurity attack serious enough for Mayor LaToya Cantrell to declare a state of emergency. The attack started...
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...
A new case study published by ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart Technologies, explains why the city of LaGrange chose to invest in LPR, how the PlateSmart solution is deployed throughout the city, and how that solution helped the LaGrange Police Department find and arrest the suspects in this specific attempted robbery and homicide case.

See How PlateSmart is Helping Police Solve Major Crimes with LPR

In 2015, the city of LaGrange, Ga., had three homicides occur in rapid succession. The LaGrange Police Department was able to solve them in part because the perpetrators’ vehicles were caught on...
Built from the ground up for emergency communications centers, the NICE Inform Intelligence Center puts powerful real-time analytical tools and metrics within reach of 911 center managers, making it easy to identify, understand, and address the factors that drive operational performance and contribute to success. NICE Investigate can totally transform how your department manages investigations and digital evidence, saving you time and money, improving case solvability, and much more.

NICE Inform & NICE Investigate Win Honors for 4th Consecutive Year

NICE has announced the company has been recognized with two 'ASTORS' Awards for NICE Inform and NICE Investigate, in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Sponsored by American Security Today, the 'ASTORS'...
Friday's shooting by a Saudi pilot who was in the United States for navy training left three people dead and eight injured at Naval Air Station Pensacola in FL, coming two days after a sailor shot two civilians dead at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii before killing himself (Courtesy of YouTube.)

2 Active Shooters Prompt Questions about Military Ban on Firearms

December 6, 2019 – In Breaking News – NBC News Two mass shootings at U.S. military installations in one week, including one in which the perpetrator was a foreign national, have prompted...
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 Wins Best Mass Notifi-cation Hardware in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of reliable emergency warning and notification systems, was selected as the 2019 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for...
'ASTORS' Award-Winning SWORD - Mobile Based Security providing an IoT Level of Situational Awareness that proactively detects and deters threats as they enter the venue, instantly delivery actionable intelligence to security personnel at the exact moment they need it.

SWORD: See the Future of Security and Public Safety Mgmt at CES 2020

SWORD, an innovative provider of leading-edge threat detection technologies and solutions, and Multiple-Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program announced at the Annual 'ASTORS' Luncheon at ISC East, will...