Community health workers (CHWs)—also known as community health representatives and health promoters—provide critical services to communities disproportionately impacted by public health threats including COVID-19. (Courtesy of the CDC)

CDC Awards $300M in Funding to Support Community Health Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was recognized for "Excellence in Public Safety" in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for it's work on COVID-19 Efforts to...
John Julias, Biosecurity Program Manager at Draper exclusively outlines for American Security Today (AST), the growing importance of biothreat detection for professionals who work in port security, law enforcement and military security.

Biothreat Dangers for Port Security, Law Enforcement and Military

Major infectious diseases, like COVID-19, often go undetected until they spread. Spotting the problem in a community isn’t easy, in part because infectious disease detection, which is the foundation for surveillance...

Rave Mobile COVID Recovery Solution Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Rave Mobile Safety, a leading critical communication platform and Multi-Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Rave Coronavirus Recovery Solution, is one of...
SIMS Software gathered a touching collection of deeply personal vignettes, each capturing their contributors’ unique experiences in their own words, as we remember and pay tribute to all those we lost as a result of September 11, 2001. (Courtesy of SIMS Software)

Remembering 9/11: Vignettes from Security Leaders Past and Present

By SIMS Software, a Premiere Sponsor of the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we thought a different and more far-reaching use...
AI-powered risk intelligence accelerates the entire critical event management process by filtering through massive amounts of data to give you the information you need, when you need it most.

Onsolve Returns to Compete in Fourth Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Onsolve, a Double Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, small-to-medium sized organizations, and government entities, is pleased to...
E-Request digitally transforms how emergency communications centers (ECCs) receive and process 911 audio evidence requests and share incident information with district attorneys, police investigators and other key stakeholders.

NICE Public Safety E-Request Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

NICE Public Safety, a Double Platinum 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program Winner, is pleased to announce their new E-Request has been nominated to compete in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program. As...
OnSolve

What’s Next to Recover? Bolster Your Resiliency Against These 5 Trends

Guest OpEd by Matt Bradley, Vice President of Global Security Solutions at OnSolve More than halfway through 2021, many of the challenges that caught us off guard last year continue to linger,...
PWPORG Parents with Preparedness Launches Special 9/11 2021 Edition Featuring the voice of practitioners, which should never be silenced.  Earned experience, especially through crisis is invaluable in preparedness education. We are honored to announce this special edition and encourage you to go to https://www.pwporg.org/ to view it in it’s entirety. 

FDNY: FATHERS AND SONS, A LEGACY PASSED ALONG

September 2021 - By PARENTS WITH PREPAREDNESS MAGAZINE Written by Jim Johnson On September 11, 2001, FDNY’s Thomas Richardson and Richard Blatus were Battalion Chiefs working in different areas of New York who...
Every day, people across the US struggle to communicate their location to 911, wasting crucial minutes (or hours) when peoples lives are at risk. what3words enables shortened response times for first responders to remote or unknown locations across Mark43’s customer network

Mark43 & Partner Bring Precision & Accuracy to Computer-Aided Dispatch

Mark43, a leading cloud-native public safety software company, and 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner, is partnering with innovative location technology what3words, to offer public safety officials a more granular way to...
Steve Jackson Rodriguez, 37, of Pomona

HSI Seeks Aid Identifying Disabled Child Victims in Southern California

Special agents with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), which have been Nominated in the the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, are seeking the public’s assistance to identify potential victims of a...