WVAACS, now with Temperature Screening that denies entry if the user’s body is above safe levels, has the right portal solutions to address high-risk government and military facility needs.

WVAACS Takes Platinum ‘ASTORS’ for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

In these challenging times have you thought about what would happen if you could no longer purchase supplies required to keep your entrance control points operating because they are manufactured in Europe? This...
DHS has identified four critical priority areas for attention for the competitive grant program allocations: Cybersecurity, Soft Targets and Crowded Locations, Domestic Violent Extremism, and Emerging Threats. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Announces Funding Opportunity for 2021 Preparedness Grants

The final allocations for $475 million for seven Fiscal Year 2021 competitive preparedness grant programs have been announced by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Together with the almost $1.5 billion in...
The U.S. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.

CBP Arrest 23 Fugitives, Nabs Cocaine, Fentanyl, Marijuana in Week

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced that within the span of a single week CBP Officers at...
The majority of migrants attempting to get through the gate were men, according to a video recording posted to Twitter amid the commotion. A Border Patrol spokesman from the Del Rio region told The Post that the disorderly incident was brief and the rest of the encounter peaceful despite the early crush to get through the fence. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

See Hundreds of Migrants Try to Force Way Past Texas Border Agents

July 19, 2021 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Hundreds of migrants in Mexico converged at a gate on the border in Del Rio, Texas, Monday morning, and tried to...
This new acquisition extends Quantum's surveillance portfolio, market expertise, ecosystem solutions, and analytics applications, to include Pivot3’s software-based intelligence which simplifies your physical security environment. 

Quantum Acquires ‘ASTORS’ Champ Pivot3 Surveillance Portfolio & Assets

Quantum Corporation, who was recognized in the 2017 and 2016 'ASTORS' Awards Programs for the company's StorNext File System and Xcellis System respectively, has entered into an agreement to acquire the...
Don’t let the little pest become a big problem. Here’s how to protect yourself and – should one happen to hop aboard your body – how to properly remove them (hint: ditch your momma’s “hot-match” technique).

2021’s Troublesome Tick Season: 8 Pro Tips to Properly Protect Yourself

Guest Editorial by Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and a Medical Operations Supervisor for Global Rescue Wet year. Mild winter. Early spring. This combo creates ideal conditions for an engorged tick season in...
Virtual Guarding, gives you peace-of-mind knowing you have constant 24/7 security, at a fraction of the cost. Best of all, you have all eyes on your business with a virtual security team remotely monitoring your property.

Virtual Guarding for Limited Security Resources at Government Agencies

Virtual Security:  Enhancing Physical Security for Government Buildings and Grounds From gate controls to perimeter monitoring, loitering, and object detection, as security risks increase, federal, state, and local government agencies require more...
SIMS Software is a leading provider of industrial security information management software to the government and defense industries.

SIMS Software to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

SIMS Software, which is widely recognized as the industry leader in security information management systems, with a track record spanning nearly four decades, is pleased to announce the company has been...

AST New 100% Mobile Friendly Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

American Security Today is pleased to announce their newest 100% mobile-friendly Digital Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: Why CAMERAS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH (4 Things to...
Kern County Deputy Sheriff Phillip Campas, 35, was a five-year veteran of the force and had served as a Marine in Afghanistan. (Courtesy of the Kern County Sheriff's Office)

Hero Down: 5 Dead in Wake of California Standoff (Multi-Video)

July 26, 2021 – In Breaking News – NBC News Five people were killed, including a sheriff's deputy, in the wake of a domestic violence call and standoff that turned deadly in rural...