Fraud spoofers using government phone numbers, government employees’ names, are threatening arrest and demanding payment via gift cards and bitcoin ATMs.

U.S. Marshals and FBI Urge Public to Report Phone Scams (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), which was recognized for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), are alerting the...
Meeting strangers off the internet is inherently dangerous, and Tinder is doing something about it. The popular dating app is beefing up its user security options, offering a panic alarm for when casual meet-ups or dates take a turn for the worst

Tinder Adds Panic Button, Location Tracking for Dates Gone Bad

January 23, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Wall Street Journal Tinder wants to allow users to send out an alarm when bad dates turn really ugly. The popular dating app plans...
Researchers at Purdue University have created a silk film “security tag” to go on the surface of drug capsules. (Photo taken with a green filter for visibility.) (Courtesy of Purdue University by Jung Woo Leem)

Edible ‘Security Tags’ to Protect from Counterfeit Drugs (See Video)

Counterfeit medicines are a fundamental security problem, poses tremendous threats to patient safety, public health, and the economy in developed and less developed countries. However, manufacturing prescription drugs with distinct markings, colors,...

Heathrow Airport Gets 5km-Range Holographic Drone Detection

Illegal drone flights are a growing problem for airports, critical infrastructure facilities and secure locations around the world. To improve security against these threats London Heathrow Airport recently deployed a holographic radar...
“The question is, how much protection does your client really need? For any application where there is a significant risk of intent to harm, violent forced entry, or terrorist threats, then EntryDefender™ is the solution.”

CornellCookson New EntryDefender™ Door Now Available (See in Action)

CornellCookson, a Multiple-Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program, is introducing the new EntryDefender™ Door, the only American made rolling steel door that meets stringent U.S. Department of State standards...
ANY type of infection can turn into a TOXIC response of Sepsis. Sepsis can present with symptoms like confusion, shortness of breath and a productive cough. Dangers of  Sepsis - Sepsis kills more people each year in the US than Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Aids COMBINED. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Stealth Disease Likely to Blame for 20% of Worldwide Deaths (Videos)

January 16, 2020 – In Breaking News – NPR A medical condition that often escapes public notice may be involved in 20% of deaths worldwide, according to a new study. The disease is...
To report suspected human trafficking, the importation of goods produced with forced labor, or child sexual exploitation to federal law enforcement, call: 1-866-347-2423. To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Or text HELP or INFO to 233733 (BEFREE). To get help with child sexual exploitation from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or report.cybertip.org. To report suspected forced labor trade violations, submit information at: eallegations.cbp.gov/Home/allegation. Any tip reported is welcome. Provide the information to allow professionals to decide if action can be taken. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)

DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking & Other Heinous Crimes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to upholding the law and preventing illicit activity from harming American interests. As part of the homeland security mission, DHS enforces trade, travel,...
The damage caused by wildfires in both California and Australia as well as the aftermath of the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico underscore the importance of this updated Policy. FEMA offers PA grants to eligible communities for debris removal, life-saving emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged publicly-owned facilities and infrastructure to respond and recover from major disasters. (Courtesy of FEMA)

FEMA Strengthens Construction Standards for Disaster Recovery

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released an update to its Recovery Interim Policy FP-104-009-11, Consensus-Based Codes, Specifications and Standards for Public Assistance (Policy), Version 2.1, adding several International Codes...
Priority will be given to high-risk and high-need organizations. To qualify and apply for the grant, NSBA members must be a registered non-profit organization or a government entity such as a school, library, or public agency.

Apply Today for $75K K-12 Emerg School Grant from Alertus & NSBA

Alertus Technologies, a leader in emergency mass notification solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is collaborating with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to provide...

KGH Founder & CEO Dr. Kathleen Kiernan Joins Lumina Advisory Board

Lumina has announced that Dr. Kathleen Kiernan has agreed to join the Lumina Advisory Board, effective immediately. Dr. Kiernan will serve alongside Jeb Bush, former Florida Governor; Michael Chertoff, former Department of...