Apple products, including iPhones, have been vulnerable since at least last February according to internet security watchdog group Citizen Lab, underscoring the fact that no smartphone can be completely trusted.

Apple Security Fix: Urging Immediate iOS Update for iPhones & iPads

Israel-based cyber surveillance company NSO Group has developed a tool to break into Apple iPhones, utilizing a never-before-seen technique that has been in place since last February, according to internet security...
Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 23, of Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty on Thursday to one count of attempting to provide material support to ISIS in relation to his plan to attack Legacy International Worship Center Pittsburgh in 2019, according to the US Department of Justice. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Syrian Refugee Pleads Guilty to ISIS Bomb Threat at Pittsburgh Church

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today to one count of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer,...
Navy SEAL Special Warfare Operator First Class (SO1) Ryan F. Larkin, a decorated Navy SEAL operator and explosives breacher, Ryan was regularly exposed to high-impact blast waves throughout his 10 years of service.

A Personal Reflection on the Impact of 9/11

September 2021 – By PARENTS WITH PREPAREDNESS MAGAZINE Written by Frank Larkin On September 11th, 2001, I was a U.S. Secret Service senior supervisor/special agent assigned to our New York Field Office located in...
Andrew J. Kerr

ICE HSI Investigation Leads to 25-Year Sentence for Child Exploitation

A previously convicted child sex offender was sentenced to serve 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to production of child pornography. The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs...
Independence Police Department Officer Madrid-Evans graduated from the academy only two months earlier and was still in field training. He is survived by his parents and fiancée.

Hero Down: 22 Year Old Missouri Officer Still in Training Shot & Killed

September 16, 2021 – In Breaking News – Fox News A 22-year-old Missouri police officer who was still in training died after a man who was wanted by authorities shot him. "It’s always...
There are many applications, and fiber optic sensing is being used worldwide to enhance the security of critical facilities and infrastructure and to strengthen public safety. For example, it is being deployed to protect infrastructure, such as railways, bridges, tunnels, borders, airports, power stations and pipelines.

Enhancing Critical Facilities Security While Enhancing Public Safety

Kent Wardley, the Chairman of the Fiber Optic Sensing Association who is half-way through his year’s tenure, also marks his 10-year anniversary at bp Launchpad company Fotech in 2021, where he...
Shotpoint recent install at the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas detected several gunshots on Aug 4, 2021, around 3:40 am, outside of 4 Queens Casino near the Patio Bar, within seconds security was notified and delivered an image/video/audio of the shooting.

Databuoy’s ‘Shotpoint’ Gunshot System Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

Databuoy Corporation is pleased to announce their “Shotpoint” highly-accurate gunshot detection and localization sensor network system has been nominated to compete in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. The technology was...

Robotic Assistance Devices ROSA180 Newest Competitor in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), a global leader in AI-driven security and productivity solutions, and a Platinum 'ASTORS' Awards Winner in the 2018 and 2017 Programs, is pleased to announce the ROSA180...
Legendary Police Commissioner Bill Bratton of the NYPD, the BPD and former Chief of the LAPD, will join the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon on November 17th, to sign copies of his new book ‘The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America’.

Bill Bratton’s ‘The Profession’ Book Signing at 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Luncheon

American Security Today is pleased to announce that Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will...
NEC National Security Systems (NSS) provides full-service solutions for large agencies using the intellectual property and resources of the global NEC brand. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NEC National Security Systems to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Redstone Arsenal, one of the most important military bases in the United States (serving the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and...