FEMA Releases Refreshed Nat’l Incident Mgt System (NIMS)

By The U.S. Fire Administration This year’s active hurricane and fire seasons highlight the importance of working together before, during, and after disasters of all types and sizes. The National Incident Management System (NIMS)...
This DHS S&T Challenge aims to harness new technologies and data sources to identify an emerging biothreat problem quickly and confidently, so cities can ultimately resolve it faster.

DHS $300K Hidden Signals Challenge to Uncover Emerging Biothreats

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program, launched the Hidden Signals Challenge today, a $300,000 prize competition that seeks concepts...
FAA “Call to Action” with the commercial hot-air balloon industry, the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) has developed an “Envelope of Safety” accreditation program for balloon ride operations following the deadliest balloon crash in US history which resulted in 16 deaths.

New Comm Hot-Air Balloon Safety Program Following Tragedy (Videos)

After a July 2016 balloon accident in Lockhart, TX that caused 16 fatalities, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took proactive steps to increase the safety of hot-air balloon tourism. As the result of a...
During a typical tour stop, professionals from GTL will demonstrate a range of services, including inmate calling and messaging, inmate tablets and applications, visitation management, investigative and intelligence solutions, cashless payment services, and an industry-leading jail management system.

GTL Launches 2nd Mobile Briefing Center for Customer Site Briefings

GTL, a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is debuting their second Technology in Motion motor coach, expanding an already successful nationwide bus tour. “In April of this year, GTL launched Technology in Motion as...

Infant Sleep Positioners: FDA Warning – Risk of Suffocation (See Video)

ISSUE: FDA is reminding parents and caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioners. These products—sometimes also called “nests” or “anti-roll” products—can cause suffocation (a struggle to breathe) that can lead...
October is National Cyber Security Aware-ness Month – an Initiative co-founded by NCSA & DHS, to Promote it’s Core Message to Digital Citizens Worldwide: the Internet is a Shared Resource & Securing it is Our Shared Responsibility

Our Critical Role in Online Safety Highlighted in Int’l #CyberAware Effort

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – an initiative co-founded and led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – has officially launched. Now in its 14th year,...
AmpliVox Mity-Lite Plus compact portable PA

AmpliVox Mity-Lite Plus in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

AmpliVox is pleased to announce their Mity-Lite Plus Portable PA has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. AmpliVox, was recognized with the Top Award in the 2016...

Rave Expands State & Local Footprint with 125% Customer Growth (Video)

Rave Mobile Safety, a leading provider of critical communication and data platform solutions, and a competitor in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program, has reported continued state and local customer growth across the nation. In...
USCIS

USCIS Awards Nearly $10M to Support Citizenship Preparation

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has awarded nearly $10 million in grants to 45 public and private non-profit organizations across the country to help lawful permanent residents prepare for naturalization....
Carolyn Crandall, Chief Marketing Officer at Attivo Networks, Inc.

Deception in Government Isn’t Always a Bad Thing (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By Carolyn Crandall, Chief Marketing Officer at Attivo Networks, Inc. Using the word deception and government together is not viewed as surprising and will typically elicit a chuckle or possibly, even a groan. Deception...