Behavior & Physical Environment: You Can’t Fix One Without the Other

Guest OpEd By Doug Haines, Owner, Haines Security Solutions A couple of months ago, I was watching a news report about a kid who was bullied, beaten and died from the injuries inflicted on him...
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Want to Keep Your Community Safe? Use Better Mass Notifications

At the federal, state and local level, government employees know that keeping their communities and constituents safe and informed is their top mission. Whether it’s the threat of violence, an impending...
Deanne Criswell

Meet NYC Emergency Mgmt Commissioner Deanne Criswell (See Interview)

Extraordinary Leaders on an Extraordinary Day American Security Today (AST), had the distinct pleasure to catch up with the new NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Deanne Criswell, the keynote speaker at ISC East. Our...

COVID-19 on the High Seas: Why the U.S. Can’t Touch Cruise Lines

March 11, 2020 – In Breaking News – POLITICO The nightmare of coronavirus outbreaks on cruise ships has revealed an industry that's skirted oversight for years and used powerful allies in Washington...
As the Platinum Award Winner for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award “Best Fire & Safety System,” three years running - the SOS (Siren Operated Sensors) Silent fills an urgent need for first responders to access gated communities without stopping or leaving their vehicle to enter a code or to use a key.

Emergency Access is Urgent!

As more of us choose to live in gated communities or put a gate on our private residence, it’s increasingly important to support emergency responders with the tools they need to...

New Restrictions, Closures Sweep US as Crisis Deepens (Multi-Video)

March 15, 2020 – In Breaking News – THE HILL State and city officials announced sweeping closures and new restrictions on Sunday as the U.S. struggles to contain the growing coronavirus pandemic...

Cobwebs Web Intelligence Competes in First ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Cobwebs Technologies, a new competitor to the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's Web Intelligence Platform has been nominated to compete in the 2020 'ASTORS'...

COVID-19? Screen with AI-Base, Non-Contact Thermal Imaging for ‘Feevr’

As the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic is causing concern internationally, Barry Oberholzer, CEO of X.Labs, and Multiple-Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is aware that many his...

DEA Introduces Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

A new initiative created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized for ‘Excellence in Public Safety,’ in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, along with professional learning network...

Port Authority Ramps Up Cleaning at Airports, Bus & Path Amid COVID-19

The Port Authority is ramping up cleaning efforts at the region’s airports and bus stations in response to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The agency announced increased facility-wide cleaning...