Home Crisis Responders Disaster Prevention

Disaster Prevention

The State of Hawaii has deployed NEC’s innovative NeoFace Thermal Express technology, at all five Hawaiian aiports which automatically screens the body temperature of every arriving passenger entering the airport terminal, to ensure they do not become hotspots of virus contraction as people cross paths from across the globe.

NEC NeoFace Thermal Express a Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

NEC Corporation of America, a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Biometric Recognition System, is pleased to announce that the company's NEC NeoFace Thermal Express has been selected as...
Courtesy of 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Finalist Mission Secure Inc. (MSi) for Best ICS/SCADA Cyber Security, a leading industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity company protecting clients in maritime, industrial, autonomous vehicles, smart cities and defense industries from cyber attacks.

Feds Warn of Ongoing Cyber Threats to US Water and Wastewater Systems

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Homeland Security, along with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Environmental Protection...

U.S. Navy Upgrading to Next-Gen LRAD with 1.8M Add-On Order

Genasys, a global leader in critical communications systems solutions, recently named a Multiple Award Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced a $1.8 million LRAD systems order...
As the police force of DHS the Federal Protective Service is responsible for protecting Federal Facilities, their occupants, and visitors, ensuring a safe environment in which federal agencies can conduct their business. FPS does this by conducting facility security assessments; responding to calls for service for crimes in progress and other incidents to protect life and property; and detecting, investigating, and mitigating threats posed against over 9,000 federal facilities nationwide.

FPS helps agencies reduce Security Compliance concerns with Key Tool

Federal agencies are responsible for demonstrating their compliance with Interagency Security Committee (ISC) standards for each location they occupy.  Since 2013, the Federal Protective Service (FPS) of the Department of Homeland Security...
The New Short-Range Tactical Quadcopter ION™ M640x, Provides Unmatched Capabilities for Defense and Public Safety Customers

Teledyne FLIR Launches ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter UAS

Teledyne FLIR, a Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the launch of the New ION™ M640x tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The American designed, developed and manufactured...
Thomas Kopecky, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ontic

A Commitment to Disrupting the Top Physical Security Threats

Guest OpEd by Tom Kopecky, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ontic A quiet day in the life of a physical security professional is an accomplishment in every sense of the word. Working...
When a crisis situation arises, products developed to stop bullets and save lives need to be deployed at a moment's notice. The Revolution Shield table transforms at the push of a button, allowing near-immediate protection. (Courtesy of PS Furniture)

This Flip-Top Table Can Stop a Bullet with a Push of a Button (See...

Guest OpEd by Roger Clark, Executive Vice President at PS Furniture, Inc. The world is changing and can sometimes be a dangerous place. Over the years, as shootings have become a part...
“We are hopeful that wildland fire sensors can play a contributing role in the early detection of ignitions. If we can reduce the time it takes from ignition to detection to response then we may be able to prevent a small smoldering fire from becoming a catastrophic fire disaster,” said Jeff Booth, director of S&T’s Sensors and Platforms Technology Center. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Wildfire Efforts Heat Up to Save Lives with Sensors for Early Warning

"Research and development " (R&D), may conjure up images of someone in a white coat, sitting in a sterile lab peering through a microscope, but sometimes it means rising before dawn,...
DEA

DEA Warns Fake RX Pills Filled with Fentanyl & Meth Flooding US (Videos)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has issued a Public Safety Alert to warn Americans of the alarming increase in the...
NEC National Security Systems (NSS) provides full-service solutions for large agencies using the intellectual property and resources of the global NEC brand. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NEC National Security Systems to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Redstone Arsenal, one of the most important military bases in the United States (serving the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and...