The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) new map includes resources on extremism and counter-extremism efforts around the world, including descriptions of extremist and terrorist activities, the process of radicalization, the phenomenon of foreign fighters, and counter-extremism initiatives.

CEP Releases Interactive Map on Extremism & Counter-Extremism

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today released new resources on extremism and counter-extremism efforts around the world, expanding to 45 the number of countries profiled in its interactive map. New countries profiled...
Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems) proprietary system control software, MassAlert™ is designed to prevent intrusion and to secure the communication links to warning systems in the field, which includes Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), & modern Transport Layer Security (TLS), the successor to Secure Socket Layer (SSL), for protection of communication running over IP links such as Ethernet, fiber optics, Wi-Fi, or satellite.

Could Hawaii’s Ballistic Missile Attack False Alarm Have Been Avoided?

An early-morning emergency alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on January 13, 2018, setting off widespread panic. It was later determined that the alert...
Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) along with the Virginia Beach Police Department participate in an active shooter training exercise on board Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story as part of the annual Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2016. This annual exercise is designed to enhance the training and readiness of Navy security forces. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Wooddy)

Navy Installations & Commands to Exercise Force Protection (Video)

Navy installations within the continental United States (CONUS) will conduct Exercise Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2018 Jan. 29 - Feb. 9. Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain 2018 is a two-part anti-terrorism force protection exercise conducted...
These new measures are part of the administration’s ongoing efforts to intensify screening and vetting for all persons seeking to travel to the United States, and they are designed to restrict nefarious and fraudulent actors from exploiting the refugee program to enter the United States. (Image courtesy of YouTube)

DHS Rolls Out Enhanced Security for Refugees from 11 High-Risk Countries

The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen has announced additional security enhancements and recommendations to strengthen the integrity of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). These new measures are part of the...
SDUSM (retired) Richard “Kirk” Bowden during the December 2016 dedication ceremony at USMS headquarters.

USMS & Our Nation Lose a Legend of the Civil Rights Era (Learn More)

On January 20, 2018, the United States Marshals Service (USMS), and our country, lost a legend of the Civil Rights Era. Richard Kirkland "Kirk" Bowden shined as an example of a...

FBI Missed Tips in FL Shooting, FL Gov & DOJ Take Action (Multi-Videos)

On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire...
It is essential that we consider what happens if the “bad guy” breaches our “secure” perimeter at any level – then what?

Why Run-Hide-Fight Is Wrong and Two Ways to Fix It (Learn More, Video)

Op-Ed By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions, and Winner of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards for Best Homeland Security Education Throw a can of beans.  Throw a chair. Spray...
LRAD's highly intelligible, long range voice and warning siren broadcasts establish large safety zones, determine intent, safely change behavior, resolve uncertain situations and save lives on both sides of the Long Range Acoustic Device®.

Award-Winning LRAD Receives $1.M in US Military & State Depart Orders

LRAD Corporation, the Platinum Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System for Two Years Running in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is in receipt of $1.0 million in orders that include accessories and...
Image courtesy of TCOM LP, the 2017 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Maritime/Seaport Security Solution

DHS S&T Analytics are Helping to Secure American Skies (Multi-Video)

Extended stretches of U.S. land borders invite illegal entry on the ground, and our coastlines are often used  by non-citizens for unauthorized seaborne entry. Creative attempts at new illegal activity in these...
The expanding threat of mass casualty events is top priority for security and counterterrorism leaders. Soft targets ranging from stadiums to theme parks, concert venues to casinos, and transportation centers to government facilities have an immediate need for a new security solution. Featuring highly effective ferromagnetic detection (FMDS) technology, Proscreen 900 has been designed to explicitly focus on screening for large, mass casualty threats in perimeter locations. Proscreen 900 screens head-to-toe with high throughput efficiency.

Casting a Wider Net: More Effective Weapon Mass Screenings at Events

By Jim Viscardi, Metrasens Vice President of Global Security, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Live events at large venues like arenas, stadiums or convention halls...