“Today’s actions are another down payment on our pledge to continue dismantling the ecosystem fueling cybercrime by prioritizing disruptions and placing victims first,” said Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco. “Using all our authorities and working alongside partners in the United Kingdom and around the world, we have now destroyed the online backbone of the LockBit group, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware gangs.”

U.S. Joins U.K. to Seize LockBit Site, Disrupt Massive Ransomware Variant

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has partnered with the United Kingdom and international law enforcement partners in London today to announce the disruption of the LockBit ransomware group. The LockBit ransomware...
The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) and NEC National Security Systems' (NSS) Sponsor Series Webinar, will examine the escalating crisis of sextortion, described by many as an epidemic, on Tuesday, February 20th, 2024, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST.

NEC NSS & INMA Combat Human Trafficking with Education Series

Since 2022, NEC National Security Systems (NSS) and the InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA), an FBI-affiliated independent nonprofit organization, have partnered to combat the human trafficking epidemic. Human trafficking continues to be...
2023 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner the Getac B360, is a modern fully rugged laptop designed for field service, utilities, manufacturing, military and public safety markets that require both the raw computing power and the versatility and mobility that comes with a lighter, more compact fully rugged package. (Courtesy of Getac)

Rugged Laptops: What Defense and First Responders Should Look For

Guest Editorial by Mike McMahon, President, Getac North America With law enforcement and first response data being targeted by bad actors and the growing threat of cyberspace being used as a theater...
Björn Lidefelt, EVP and Head of HID

2023 ‘ASTORS’ Champ HID Enhances its PKI Offerings with ZeroSSL

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a Double Award Champion in the 2023' ASTORS' Awards Program, has acquired ZeroSSL, an Austria-based SSL certificate provider. This new acquisition will...
Public safety deserves a technology solution that also operates as a true partner to combat the industry's biggest challenges. Mark43 is here to provide superior innovation, resiliency, security, interoperability, accessibility, and value so that you can focus on what matters most: serving your communities.

Warren (Ohio) PD Launches Mark43 Records Management System

Mark43, a leading cloud-native public safety software company that took home Top Awards for Best Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Solution in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased...
Messaging can be sent to all HELIAUS® devices, such as urgent facility events or incidents, and can be conveyed to all active Security Professionals with any pertinent instructions and are time and date stamped when read and acknowledged.

Allied Universal AI-Powered Apps Take Triple 2023 ‘ASTORS’ Gold Wins

Allied Universal®, a leading global security and facility services company, was recognized for its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered programs HELIAUS®, Live Interactive Support AI (LISA), and Mercury with 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
Layered on top of existing security cameras, 2023 'ASTORS' Award Homeland Security Awards Champion ZeroEyes’ proprietary software will automatically identify guns the moment they become visible and alert safety personnel within 3 to 5 seconds. (Courtesy of ZeroEyes)

ZeroEyes AI Gun Detection to Protect Woodbine IA Students and Faculty

ZeroEyes, creators of the AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds a DHS SAFETY Act Designation - and a Platinum Award Champion in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program...
With its ongoing leadership throughout the biometric solutions industry, NEC's robust biometric authentication solution emphasizes how NEC's ability to meet existing and new customer demands, empower end users to take control over their biometric data and steer the biometric industry into the next phase of growth. (Courtesy of NEC)

NEC NSS Named Title Sponsor of IDENTITY WEEK AMERICA 2024

NEC National Security Systems (NEC NSS), a Returning Competitor in AST's 'ASTORS' Homeland Security, Public Safety and Government Excellence Awards Program for the Seventh Consecutive Year, is pleased to announce it...
Suicide and school violence prevention is a collective responsibility, and reporting technology is vital in advocating for mental health intervention. Schools and communities must prioritize mental health education, destigmatize seeking help, and make resources readily available.

Breaking the Silence: Reporting Tech in Student Mental Health and Safety

Guest Editorial by Dr. Amy Grosso, Director, Resident Expert at Raptor Technologies Young children and teens are navigating an increasingly complex and demanding world run by social media. They're also experiencing a...
Many agencies see the benefit of training in their own backyard and acclimating their pilots to their own area of operations. FLYMOTION offers custom training courses for organizations across the world merging the traditional classroom environment with realistic environments.

Power of Flexible Tech: Applying Conference Room Tech to Front Lines

Guest Editorial by Luke Reeves, Content Creator at FLYMOTION As a veteran-owned end-to-end advanced technology solution provider, our team of veterans and former first responders at FLYMOTION aren’t afraid to push technology’s...