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A recently released update of the San Francisco-based Lookout, Inc. Mobile Endpoint Security platform offers enhanced endpoint and new mobile phishing protections. The enhanced platform, funded in part by S&T, is now available for iOS and Android operating systems.

DHS S&T Transitions New Phishing Protection for Mobile Devices (Video)

New and enhanced mobile phishing and content protection capabilities are being transitioned to the government and private-sector, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced. A recently released update...

Loudon County 9-1-1 Awarded Total Response Accreditation (Video)

Loudon County Emergency Communications District in Tennessee, has earned PowerPhone accreditation and demonstrated a continued commitment to emergency call-handling quality. Loudon County 9-1-1 clearly documents their standards, measuring overall compliance and implementing...
“Every day facial recognition technologies help law enforcement to generate leads in cases, such as homicide, rape, armed robbery and other violent crime, as well as for non-enforcement reasons, including identifying elderly persons stricken with dementia, finding lost and missing children, identifying homeless persons with mental illness and identifying deceased persons,” explains Carl Szabo, Vice President and General Counsel of NetChoice.

Group Defends Facial Recognition Use by Police in Massachusetts

Law enforcement agencies across the country use facial recognition technology to generate leads in criminal cases. Not surprisingly, most Americans approve of this use of technology. Surveys show that a majority of Americans (55%)...
The flight tests by Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and DARPA demonstrated interoperability between a ground station, flying test bed, a C-12 and flight test aircraft, and proved the ability to transmit data between those systems using STITCHES, a novel integration technology.

Lockheed & DARPA Demo Connected Warfighter Network Technologies

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems (SoS) approach enables seamless – and rapid...

Say No to Inhumane Poison Program, The ‘Obamacare’ of Texas AG

War on Warfarin to Poison Feral Hogs in Texas Local rancher J.D. Glasscock has declared a personal war against the use of Warfarin poison on feral hogs in Texas. Glasscock, who lives on an...
During public safety threats such as active shooter situations, terrorist attacks or severe weather conditions, as well as critical business events including IT outages, cyber-attacks or other incidents such as product recalls or supply-chain interruptions, nearly 4,700 global customers rely on the company’s Critical Event Management Platform to quickly and reliably aggregate and assess threat data, locate people at risk and responders able to assist, automate the execution of pre-defined communications processes through the secure delivery to over 100 different communication devices,

Everbridge CEM Chosen a Finalist in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

Everbridge, a global software company that provides enterprise software applications that automate and accelerate organizations’ operational response, and a Double Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce...
DeTect, Inc. HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting System

DeTect HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Sys Meets FAA Requirements

In response to the Dark Sky initiative to reduce light pollution and customer demand, DeTect developed the HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Systems (ADLS) in 2008 for automatic obstruction lighting activation for...

Panasonic Arbitrator Body-Worn & Dashcam Pilot in Newark (Video)

The Police Division will implement a body-worn and dashboard camera pilot program through a donation by Panasonic. The program, comprising 80 body-worn cameras and 15 dashboard cameras, will facilitate transparency by allowing interactions...
“The lifesaving efforts of these agents, who bravely risk their own lives to save others, makes me proud,” said Chief Patrol Agent Douglas Harrison. “Inclement weather conditions and perilous drainage pipe water flows, significantly increase the odds of a grim outcome.” (Courtesy of YouTube)

Border Agents Rescue 20 Migrants from Flooded Pipe on Thanksgiving

Thursday night, San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 20 individuals with the aid of San Diego Fire & Rescue and discovered one person deceased on the beach during unusually heavy...
Unlike traditional biometric authentication technology, Hitachi's public type biometric authentication infrastructure (PBI) does not need to preserve biological information itself such as finger vein and can complete authentication using public key converted to data difficult to decode.

Hitachi Links Finger Vein to Blockchain for Retail Payments

Hitachi and KDDI Corporation are trialling a new blockchain system which enables payments to made using a finger vein scanner, with data stored on the purpose-built blockchain. In this experiment, KDDI and two...