$500 drones are disrupting the $400B security industry as 3D threats render 2D solutions obsolete. Echodyne provides all-weather 3D situational awareness necessary to secure critical infrastructure, public spaces, smart cities, and countries from new and existing threats. (Courtesy of Echodyne Corp.)

The Challenge of Drone Use and Drone Security for Law Enforcement

Guest Editorial by Leo McCloskey, Echodyne, VP Marketing On a drizzly day in November 2017, on the first Sunday after Thanksgiving, the San Francisco 49ers were hosting the Seattle Seahawks in an...
Last week, the CDC announced the activation of an emergency operations center in an effort to help with the Congo's Ebola outbreak, the second-largest in history. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Border Patrol Agents Fall Prey to Illnesses Plaguing Migrant Centers

June 16, 2019 – In Breaking News – Washington Examiner Some Border Patrol agents in Texas are concerned about exposure to Ebola by a migrant fleeing the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

FBI Foiles Church Bomb Plot, Arrests Syrian Refugee (Multi-Video)

Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was arrested on Wednesday based on a federal complaint charging him with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources...
Examples of rapid maturation of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) progress, include comparing the tragedy of the Boston Marathon Bombing in April 2013 to the recent crisis with Hurricane Florence in September 2018. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Quality Clouds Improve Citizen Safety

Why Investments in FedRAMP Authorizations are Valuable to Us All Guest OpEd by Brendan Walsh, SVP Partner Relations 1901 Group, LLC Our nation’s digital citizen services, especially services relating to public safety, emergency...
SWORD Mobile Based Security Platform provides an IoT level of situational awareness, detection and recognition by combining the latest in state-of-the-art technologies to identify concealed threats and known threat actors, soon to be incorporated in the Vuzix Blade AR smart glasses provide a wearable smart display.

SWORD™ Selects ‘Vuzix Blade’ for Smart Glasses Threat Detect Rollout

Eight time record-breaking 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner Royal Holdings, has selected Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses as the smart glasses rollout hardware for SWORD™, a mobile based security solution providing an...
The finalists’ technologies show tremendous promise to intercept illicit opioids without disrupting the flow of international mail. Their detection solutions range from machine learning to hyperspectral imaging to X-ray diffraction technologies. Following a 14-week accelerator, DHS will work closely with select teams to pilot and deploy the best tools in operational environments. (Courtesy of YouTube)

8 Finalists: $1.5M Challenge to Detect Illicit Opioids Entering US via Mail

2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Winner, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), has announced eight finalists in the first stage of the Opioid Detection Challenge. The...
Mediha Medy Salkicevic was part of a group of Bosnian immigrants who raised money for terrorists in Iraq and Syria. According to court documents, Salkicevic wanted to "bury unbelievers alive" and bring death to infidels.

IL Woman Sentenced for Plot to Provide Support to Terrorists

Mediha Medy Salkicevic, (also known as Medy Ummuluna, and Bosna Mexico), 39, has been sentenced to 78 months in prison for conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. Salkicevic appeared on Tuesday...
What goes unseen can possibly be the thing that does the most harm to you at that time.

Protective Awareness: The Art of Threat Recognition

By Stanley I, White and Ewart Williams If you are not aware of something than that entity is invisible to you at the moment. What goes unseen can possibly be the thing that...
As Flight 63 was flying over the Atlantic Ocean, Richard Reid — an Islamic fundamentalist from the United Kingdom, and self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda operative — carried shoes that were packed with two types of explosives. He had been refused permission to board the flight the day before. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS S&T Shoe Scanner Technology Aims to Improve Airport Security

The types of shoes you wear when flying matter. And not just shoe types. Size, material, soles and heels are also very important. Why? Shoes can become dangerous vehicles for terrorists’ plots. On December...
The gunman, identified as Brian Isaack Clyde, was seen on video near the doors to the Earle Cabell Federal Building at about 8:50 a.m. before running across the street and into a parking lot, where he falls down. (Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, and YouTube)

Gunman Shot Dead after Opening Fire on Dallas Courthouse (Graphic Video)

June 17, 2019 – In Breaking News – Dallas News A bespectacled 22-year-old man clad in tactical gear opened fire with an assault rifle outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas on...