MobileDetect COVID-19 Smartphone Testing Kits use portable lab technology with Mobile App Result Reporting to provide safe, confident results in minutes, not days, for a wide variety of testing applications.

DetectaChem Aids Safe Return to Campus with Rapid COVID-19 Testing

DetectaChem, a Returning Competitor to the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's MobileDetect Bio (MD-Bio) BCC19 COVID-19 tests are being successfully deployed by prestigious colleges and universities...
The United States ranks first regarding total crimes due to the enormous population. Only the populations of China and India are higher than in the United States.

Reasons Behind the United States Crime Rates

Guest OpEd by David Lahav is the Owner of Advanced Locksmith One of the most important tasks in the United States is fighting crime, which has been a core mission during the...

Rave Panic Button Adopted by NM to Improve School Safety Statewide

Rave Mobile Safety, a Multiple Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, nominated in three categories in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards, has been selected by the state of New...

Mark43 Pandemic Preparedness Package Competes in 2020 ‘ASTORS’

Mark43, a leading cloud-based public safety software company, is pleased to announce the Mark43 Pandemic Preparedness Package has been nominated to compete for Best COVID-19 Communications Solution, in the 2020 'ASTORS'...
Taylor was shot and killed in the crossfire when her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, allegedly opened fire on police officers who entered her apartment March 13, according to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. (Courtesy of YouTube)

2 Officers Shot Amid Breonna Taylor Protests; Suspect in Custody (Video)

September 23, 2020 – In Breaking News – Fox News Two police officers were shot in Louisville, Ky., on Wednesday night as protesters flocked to the streets to rally against the death of Breonna...
While not being able to quickly access emails or social media posts can be annoying to a general consumer, wireless connectivity becomes critical when police and fire departments, security personnel and medical professionals need access to many types of data, video, images and more in in real-time. 2020 ’ASTORS’ Competitors Skywire Networks and Siklu, is uniquely qualified to bring immediate high-speed connection to highly congested conditions – in terms of the density of buildings in the end point areas (at an average of 30 stories) and in terms of a crowded and noisy radio transmissions environment.

Pandemic Response – How to Set up Temporary Gigabit Wireless Access Networks

Implementing a wireless network to establish or expand broadband communications services in emergency situations (health, weather, natural disaster related or other) can be a tricky endeavor. Requirements include replacing the capacity lost...
The September 11th memorial display at ICE's Washington, D.C. headquarters is designed to honor those lost in the attacks and help strengthen the organization’s connection to the terrible events of that day. (Courtesy of ICE)

Why We Must ‘Never Forget’: An Agents Story of September 11th

In 2017, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Public Affairs staff members began working in partnership with the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City to receive...
The new award-winning features of the HALO IOT Smart Sensor include air quality monitoring, BACnet (a communication protocol for Building Automation and Control networks that leverage the ASHRAE, ANSI, and ISO 16484-5 standard protocol) integration and cleaning chemical signature verification.

HALO Unveils New Features to Aid in Safe Return to Work and School

IPVideo Corporation, a 2019 'ASTORS' Multiple Award Winner, is proud to announce the HALO IOT 2.2 Smart Sensor, now includes sound alert incident management incorporates alerts for spoken key words, advanced gunshot...
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...
Mayor Lovely Warren stressed that Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary hadn’t been asked to hand in his resignation, saying “I do believe he is doing his best.” “The chief has felt that his career and integrity has been challenged,” Warren said.

Rochester Chief & Command Staff Retire Amid Daniel Prude Protests

September 8, 2020 – In Breaking News – New York Post The Rochester Police Department’s “entire command staff” announced their retirement on Tuesday, the mayor there said, amid raging protests over the death...