Steven Alston Jr., a Magruder High school student is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a 15-year-old boy inside one of the school's bathrooms just after noon on Friday with a ‘ghost gun’. Alston, an 11th grader, was charged with attempted second-degree murder, first-degree assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony/violent crime, possession of a dangerous weapon on school property, and possession of a firearm by a minor. (Courtesy of YouTube)

17yo MD Student Arrested for Ghost Gun School Shooting (Video)

A 17-year-old Magruder High School Student is in custody following a shooting at the school on Friday, January 21, 2022. At approximately 1 p.m., Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) were called to...
Detroit 911 Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, serving 639,000 city residents within a 143 square mile area, and responding to over a million police, fire and emergency medical calls from the public annually. (Courtesy of the Detroit Fire Department Communications Division)

Detroit 911 Improving Citizen and Community Services with NICE Inform

The City of Detroit 911 communications center will deploy NICE Inform Elite, a Multiple Award Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, to digitally transform processes around tracking performance...
Register today for this free, live webinar featuring Cyempive solutions that preemptively eliminate threats and financially guarantee those solutions with unique Cyber SLAs to be met within seconds or minutes. 

A World Where Threat of Cyberattack is Eliminated: Free Webinar Jan 27th

Cyemptive Technologies, an award-winning provider of cybersecurity solutions, and Double 'ASTORS' Award Winner in the 2021 AST Homeland Security Awards Program, will host the webinar on “Imagine a World Where the...
Just like we invest in our roads and bridges, we must invest in our UAV airspace and treat it like any other piece of infrastructure that must be monitored and maintained.

Learn Why Digitizing the Airspace is Vital to Safely Advancing Air Mobility

Guest Editorial by Adam Robertson, Fortem Technologies founder and CTO Some people say I have my head in the clouds. They're right, and I'm in good company. Advances in UAV technology have made...
Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen

DOJ Adds New Unit Dedicated to Combatting Domestic Terrorism

The Department of Justice’s National Security Division is creating a new unit, dedicated to combatting domestic terrorism, as attacks, threats, and associated cases continue to grow. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)...
The growing prominence of the general hacking community and foreign government-led cyberattacks is forcing the public sector to re-evaluate its security posture

External Threats Now Greatest Cyber Security Concern for Public Sector

SolarWinds, a Triple 'ASTORS' Award Winner in the 2021 AST Homeland Security Awards Program, has released the findings of their seventh Public Sector Cybersecurity Survey Report. This survey includes responses from 400...
In September 2021, the Marine Corps suspended ACV operations in unprotected waters while it worked to resolve the towing issues that were identified in several after-action reports from the field. (Courtesy of the USMC and YouTube)

USMC ACV’s Return to Unrestricted Operations Following Tragic Accident

Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) are set to return to unrestricted waterborne operations thanks to the development of a new tow rope solution designed to address previous issues with the...
CompuLert™ NEXGen is a powerful mass notification platform, capable of seamlessly integrating critical communications systems with distributed data collection and sensing equipment, to provide custom life safety solutions.

CompuLert NEXGen Recognized for Delivering Life-Saving Technology

American Signal Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of mass notification solutions for a wide variety of applications worldwide, is pleased to announce the CompuLert NEXGen was selected as an 'ASTORS'...

Safer Together – Senstar Symphony Integrates HALO IoT Smart Sensors

Senstar, a world leader in video management, video analytics, and perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), and New Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution in the AST 2021 Homeland...
From gas detection and area monitoring to man down protection and worksite compliance, Blackline helps any industry, anywhere in the world, protect its people and run a safer, more efficient worksite.

New Smart, Connected Wearables by Blackline Safety Keep Workers Safe

Blackline Safety, a global leader in connected safety technology has introduced the newest line of cloud-enabled G7 wearable safety devices, to help people to work smarter and safer by providing unprecedented...