The addition of Security Integration, Inc. will expand the company’s rapidly-growing Allied Universal® Technology Services division, which provides electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, hosted /managed services and a variety of Global Security Operating Center (GSOC-as-a-Service) offerings.

Allied Universal Expands Technology Services with New Acquisition

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, and a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program Winner, and Recognized in their Third Consecutive 'ASTORS'...

Protecting Our & Your Health Data: 3 Pillars of COVID-19 Era Data Security

Guest OpEd by Scott Pettigrew, Chief Security Officer at HMS The year 2020 was one of unprecedented change and uncertainty. Much of the world’s economy — including, notably, the healthcare sector — has...
The goal is to identify any pattern of behavior that consistently produces positive outcomes, such as lower levels of officer force, reduced citizen resistance levels, and increased citizen compliance and cooperation

De-Escalating Conflict in Law Enforcement Encounters

Managing conflicts is an integral aspect of law enforcement, but the many nuances of personal interactions can make it challenging and situations can quickly escalate to dangerous levels. The Department of Homeland...
Welcome to the next generation of access control. 'ASTORS' Award Winning BlueDiamond Readers & Mobile Credentials

LenelS2 BlueDiamond Mobile-Ready Readers OSDP Approved by SIA

LenelS2, the 2020 Gold 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Access Control & Authentication System, and Recognized in their Third Consecutive 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has introduced a new line of...
Architecturally minded security designers are managing competing goals of security, safety, health and beauty into today’s entrance control systems, such as Smartphone Access Systems like those from HID Global, which blend well with 2020 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner SlimLane EPR Swing Glass Turnstiles.

Contactless Access Control is Key for Security Entrance Lanes in 2021

Guest Editorial by Mike McGovern, PSP, Automatic Systems and Frank Scala, PSP, CTS, WSP USA Do you want to be secure, safe, healthy, and beautiful? Maybe just add “happy” and we have a...

Help FBI Find the Murderer of 3yo VA Child Sharmar Hill, Jr., $10K Reward

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who was recently Recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, along with Richmond’s Central Virginia Violent Crimes Task Force and investigators with the...
In anticipation of a busy summer travel season this year, the TSA wants to fill more than 6,000 airport security screening officers positions by summer 2021.

TSA Prepares for ‘Return to Travel’ with Airport Security Hiring (Videos)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is launching recruitment and hiring efforts nationwide in anticipation of a busy summer travel season this year. After the COVID-19 pandemic significantly reduced air travel, the TSA...
A U.S. Army reservist captures GPS coordinates in Afghanistan’s Noorgul district. (Courtesy of Tech. Sgt. Christopher Marasky and the U.S. Air Force)

Free S&T Suite Helps Protect Critical Infrastructure from GPS Spoofing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which was Recognized with Three Platinum 'Excellence in Homeland Security' and One 'Excellence in Public Safety' Awards in the 2020...
FLIRs New High-Performance identiFINDER-R440 Detectors and Advanced Algorithms Identify Radioactive Threats Faster and from Farther Away

FLIR Launches Upgraded FLIR identiFINDER R440 (See in Action)

FLIR Systems, who was recently recognized a Winner in their Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has launched the upgraded FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the next-generation of its field-trusted premium handheld radiation detection system. The...