The Chicago Police Department is the first agency to incorporate Axon's program into its current crisis intervention training curriculum. (Courtesy of Chicago PD)

Axon Partners with CPD for Virtual Reality (VR) Autism Empathy Training

Axon is partnering with the Chicago Police Department (Chicago PD, or CPD) to pilot Axon's new virtual reality (VR) empathy-based training. Chicago PD, a Major Cities Chiefs Association member, is the first...
Renaud Deraison, co-founder and chief technology officer, Tenable

Tenable Research Team Discovers Slack Download Hijack Vulnerability

Tenable, a cyber exposure company, has announced the company's research team has discovered a vulnerability in the Slack Desktop Application for Windows that could have allowed an attacker to alter where...
New training modules for tactical combat casualty care will be developed for the US Army by MedCognition, in collaboration with Chenega Healthcare Services for the US Army. (Courtesy of MedCognition)

PerSim: A Breakthrough in Medical Simulation for the Battlefield (Video)

MedCognition, a Medtech startup has been contracted to develop military medical training modules for the United States Army using its PerSim augmented reality (AR) patient simulator system. MedCognition will utilize its PerSim...
The Tucson and El Centro Sectors are areas of high illegal entry and are experiencing large numbers of individuals and narcotics being smuggled into the country illegally. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS to Expedite Tucson & El Centro Border Wall Projects (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued two waivers, to ensure expeditious construction of new bollard wall within the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector in Arizona, and the El Centro...

DHS S&T to Host Cutting-Edge Biometric Technology Systems

Balancing speed and security at checkpoints, like airports, is essential to ensuring safe, reliable travel. Many of these checkpoints are increasingly using biometric technology to improve speed and reliability, and while recent...
Man reported as suspicious person by UCF Police. (Courtesy of University of Central Florida Police Department)

What IS a Suspicious Person or a Suspicious Package?

Guest Editorial By Joseph Pangaro, CPM Ever since the events of September 11, 2001 and the seemingly endless horrors of school and workplace shootings we have been more vigilant than ever before. We...
A New York National Guard Soldier and Airman assigned to Joint Task Force Empire Shield keep an eye on the crowd coming and going in New York City's Pennsylvania Station Amtrak terminal on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. The two are part of the New York National Guard's 500-member State Active Duty force that assists the Metropolitan Transit Authority Police Department, the Bridge and Port Authority Police Department and the Amtrak Police at New York City's airports and key transit terminals. The uniformed National Guard members do not have arrest authority but provide additional eyes and assist police when requested. (Courtesy of National Guard by Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy)

Air National Guard Takes Over Penn Station for Official ANG Day 2019

The Air National Guard (ANG) is launching the largest media takeover in its history, at Pennsylvania Station, (New York Penn Station or Penn Station), the main intercity railroad station in New York City and the busiest in...
Silverfort enables adaptive multi-factor authentication and identity theft prevention for every sensitive user, device and asset across all environments.

Silverfort Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Corporate networks are going through dramatic changes in recent years, due to IT revolutions such as the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and more. In this new...
There is no other counterfire radar in the world as small, light, and affordable as the LCMR. (Courtesy of SRCTec, LLC)

Army Receives 400th SRCTec Light-weight Counter-Mortar Radar System

SRCTec is pleased to announce the delivery of the 400th AN/TPQ-50 LCMR counterfire radar system to the U.S. Army. The Lightweight Counter-Mortar Radar (LCMR) family of systems provides continuous 3-D, 360-degree surveillance...
'ASTORS' Award-Winning Regroup empowers better mass communication to keep people safe and informed at all times.

Regroup Mass Notification Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

Regroup Mass Notification, a recognized leader in the mass communications sector, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the cloud-based mass communication platform...