Massive fires continued to rage in California and Oregon with more than a dozen firefighters suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, and three were flown to a hospital in Fresno, where one was in critical condition. In Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown declared an emergency over an “unprecedented and significant fire event” in the state, prompting evacuations throughout the state. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Massive Wildfires Rage in California, Oregon (Learn More, Multi-Video)

September 9, 2020 – In Breaking News – Fox News More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames Tuesday, and several were hurt. Elsewhere, military...

Everbridge Helps Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 for Safe Return to Work

Everbridge, a global leader in Critical Event Management (CEM), and a Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Three Consecutive Years, has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the...
Kurt Cofano was arrested with 30 improvised bombs along with numerous weapons, homemade detonators and chemicals used in making explosives in his vehicle. According to his criminal complaint, Cofano was arrested for possession of homemade bombs and in connection to online threats which included threatening to “blow up” the Treasury Department in Harrisburg, PA, and to “go to the CIA headquarters in [Washington] D.C. and take out as many [expletives] as I can before I get gunned down,” according to Whitehall Borough Police, who assisted in the case.

ALPR Aids in Capture of Domestic Terrorist with 30 Improvised Bombs

Terrorism, both domestic and international, has become a menace of modern life in the United States; so much so that the 'Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), issued a brief...
DHS S&T just posted an easy-to-use, do-it-yourself decontamination method for N95 and similar masks so they can be re-used up to 5 times.

DHS S&T Develops DIY Method to Decontaminate N95 Masks (Video)

A household appliance, which may be sitting inside your kitchen cabinet, can now be used as a powerful tool in the fight to control COVID-19. Researchers with the Department of Homeland Security...
On Sunday, August 16th at approximately 3:10 p.m., Cedar Park Police received a disturbance call at a home where the caller stated her son had kicked in the door and was becoming aggressive. When officers arrived on scene and entered the home, gun shots were fired towards the officers at which time, our officers returned fire. Three officers were hit and were able to exit the house to get help. The male subject, Joseph DeSean Taylor (DOB: 01/30/1994) then barricaded himself inside the home with three family hostages. (Courtesy of YouTube)

3 Cops Shot, Hostages Released After Texas Standoff (Multi-Video)

August 17, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN CNN previously reported that the standoff began Sunday afternoon when police were responding to a call at a home in the Austin suburb from...
Evolv Express™, powered by the Evolv Cortex AI Software Platform, delivers the frictionless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.

Evolv Technology Returns to Compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Evolv Technology, a leader in free-flow smart threat detection, and a recognized Winner in the 2019 and 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce that Evolv Express™, has been nominated...
Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, or GHB, is making a comeback as a new generation of recreational users rediscovers it through online marketplaces.

Dangerous ‘Party Drug’ has been Everywhere — Even on Amazon

August 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – NBC News It had been several years since professor Joseph Palamar had seen that unmistakable “caveman face,” the telltale sign of an imminent overdose...
CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield

CDC Issues a Dire Warning for Fall if COVID-19 Measures Not Followed

August 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – CBS News This fall could be the worst in the history of American public health if people do not heed guidance from health officials...
He said, “If the old competitive landscape could be compared to a placid river upon which giant barges had right of way, think of this new disruptive and unpredictable competitive environment as white water rapids, which are better suited to small and nimble kayaks that can maneuver between the shifting currents.” - Anand Mahindra, CEO of the Mahndra Group

Being a Kayak in a Troubled Sea

Guest OpEd by Doug Haines, MPSE Flexibility or adaptability are a must in today’s society. Whether you’re part of a large organization or a small business owner, it’s the survival of the fittest...
As attacks have grown in complexity, the need for defenders to employ effective automation has also increased, and cybersecurity teams have sought to respond accordingly by investing in tools that help eliminate the manual work associated with incident detection, analysis, and response.

Using Advanced Threat Detection to Enhance Security Orchestration, Automation and Response

Guest Editorial by Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer at Attivo Networks, a Returning Premier Sponsor for 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Cybercrime is always evolving, and as technology becomes more advanced, so too do...