“Sanibel is destruction,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a news conference Thursday afternoon, adding the area was hit with a “biblical storm surge.” “It washed away roads, it washed away structures that were not new and could withstand that,” he said, adding that while many people evacuated, some people had been brought off the island safely. (Courtesy of Lee County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

Rescue Efforts Underway in Wake of Ian’s ‘Biblical’ Storm (Multi-Video)

September 29, 2022 – In Breaking News – CNN At least three sections of the Sanibel Causeway were washed away by storm surge from Hurricane Ian, according to video from CNN affiliates WBBH and WPLG,...
SolarWinds

SolarWinds Worldwide Nominated in 7th Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards

The job of the technology professional is hard. Technology is pervasive, complex and always changing. End users can be demanding, and businesses need constant access to an ever-expanding ecosystem of applications and infrastructure. The...
Please Join Us to aid the children from around the world impacted by hardships, at this Star-Studded Philadelphia City Winery Event November 8th , 6pm to 10pm EST!

Rajant World Music Gala for UNICEF to Aid Kids Worldwide (Multi-Video)

Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program and Nominated in the 2022 'ASTORS' Program, is proud...
“National Preparedness Month is a time which brings emotional memories of the anniversary of 9/11 and reminders of how much we havechanged as a Country in the last 21 years,” shares Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement and the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Extraordinary Industry Leadership & Innovation Person of the Year. “We (PWPORG.org) as always honor those on the frontlines in uniforms of all types from law enforcement, military, firefighting, medical and emergency management and those who both support and educate these communities of heroes.”

‘1st Responders to 1st Responders’ in PWPORG Preparedness Month Edition

By Heather Issvoran, Director, Strategic Communications, Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Post Graduate School Cops, soldiers, fire personnel, emergency managers, and other first responders run toward the danger. The adrenaline...
The New York City Health and Hospitals Police, under the leadership of Chief Security Officer, Juan Checo, stood on the front lines of the city's public hospitals and led the quarantine/isolation effort. (Courtesy of NYC HEALTH + HOSPITALS)

NYC Hospital Police Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Hospital police are specialized police agencies in the United States that provide critical law enforcement services and security to hospitals. As a result of increased violence in the healthcare field, patients with...
CBP One™ is a mobile application that serves as a single portal to a variety of CBP services. Through a series of guided questions, the app will direct each user to the appropriate travel or trade services based on their needs. (Courtesy of CBP)

CBP One™ Platform Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), whose Office of Field Operations (OFO) was recognized for Excellence in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its CBP One™ mobile application...
AST Honors Thomas Richardson, FDNY Chief of Department; Dr. Kathleen Kiernan, President of NEC National Security Systems; and Richard Blatus, FDNY Assistant Chief of Operations, at the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon at ISC Eastat the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City on November 17, 2021.

FDNY’s Finest Nominated in Second ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

September 11, 2001, is one of the darkest days in our Nation’s history. Even still, the American people emerged from these horrific events more united than ever. 2021 marked the 20th anniversary...
Kenji Okuma, Crisis Center director for the Sandy Hook Promise national Say Something Anonymous Reporting System

Kenji Okuma Recognized in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Kenji Okuma, the Crisis Center director for the Sandy Hook Promise national Say Something Anonymous Reporting System, is being honored in the 2022 'ASTORS'  Homeland Security Awards Program. In this leadership role, Kenji combines...
Bristol Connecticut

CT Heroes Down After Possible Phony 911 Call, AR-15 Ambush (Multi-Video)

October 13, 2022 - Breaking News - ABC News Two police officers were shot and killed, and one is seriously injured after a gunman allegedly ambushed them at a Bristol, Connecticut, home,...
The 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Ceremony and Exclusive Luncheon Banquet will be held on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, from 12:00 pm through 2:30 pm at none other than the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City during ISC East!

Are You a 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Finalist or Honoree? Join Us to Celebrate in NYC!

It's time to receive the Recognition you and your organization deserve among your Industry-Leading Peers, and Government Colleagues at the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Presentation Ceremony and Luncheon Banquet in New York...