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NEC’s New EVA Solution a Hit at connect:ID 2018 (Multi-Video)

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Biometric Recognition System, introduced its new Enterprise Video Analytics solution (NEC EVATM) for video surveillance (real-time...
When public safety is on the line, it is vital that authorities, security staff, and other first responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people in a moment’s notice. AmpliVox

Must-Have Sound Equipment for Outdoor Emergencies (Multi-Video)

By Don Roth In emergency situations, large outdoor spaces are both vitally important and especially challenging. Evacuations bring large, panicked crowds into open areas where lack of direction can quickly turn into chaos. Conventional...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Desktop Alert New In-Building & Outdoor School Notification Beacons

Desktop Alert, a Proud Sponsor the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will be introducing Metis Secure Solutions, a leading manufacturer of IP-based in-building and outdoor Notification Beacon™ solutions at Campus Safety Conference...
LRAD® 100X-MAG-HS Long Range Communication – High Strength Mag Mount

LRAD Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See in Action)

LRAD Corporation, a global leader in long range voice broadcast systems, advanced mass notification, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security...
Are You a Finalist in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program?

CELEBRATE 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Winners at the 2018 Awards Luncheon at ISC, in NYC (Multi-Video)

Why the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program? American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement,...
Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were the two perpetrators of a terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, on December 2, 2015., which killed 14 people and injured 22 others. Both died in a shootout with police later that same day. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Finding Terrorists in Our Midst, by Author of ‘Family Terror Networks’

Guest OpEd by Dean C. Alexander, professor/director of the Homeland Security Research Program at Western Illinois University and author of the recent book Family Terror Networks (2019) Terrorists, whether inside or external to a...
Courtesy of HRES

High Rise Escape ‘Guardian’ System in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

High Rise Escape Systems, a recognized Winner in the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, for Three Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the company’s Guardian Self Evacuation & Rescue System, has...
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...
Collect, Connect to and Chase Evidence and Leads from Your Mobile Device with New NICE Investigate Mobile - See for yourself at IACP 2019, Booth #4815.

NICE Investigate Unveils New Mobile App to Improve Incident Response

NICE, a Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a Finalist in the 2019 'ASTORS', has enhanced the NICE Investigate Digital Evidence...
As drug abuse among college students rises – most notably involving vaping, marijuana, and prescription drugs – DEA continues to provide the tools necessary to prevent drug misuse before it starts. Prevention with Purpose is DEA’s latest effort to support drug misuse prevention on college campuses and in surrounding communities.

New Guide from DEA on Preventing Drug Use by College Students

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized for ‘Excellence in Public Safety,’ in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding...