These grants support community-led initiatives across the country to combat all forms of violent extremism, including the rising threat from Islamist terrorism.

DHS Grant Awards to Counter Terrorist Recruitment/Radicalization

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the award recipients for the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Grant Program today.These grants support community-led initiatives across the country to combat all forms of...
The first scenario, featuring an active shooter incident at a hotel, will be released (for free) to first responder agencies on June 26.

S&T to Demo New EDGE Virtual Training for First Responders (Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will host a media-only, online demonstration of the new Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) virtual training platform on June 28...
The primary goal of the Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) program is to understand the basic mechanisms linking neurostimulation to plasticity. Applying that knowledge, TNT technology will be designed to safely and precisely stimulate peripheral nerves to control synaptic plasticity at optimal points during cognitive skills training.

TNT Advancing Pace & Effectiveness of Cognitive Skills Training (Video)

In March 2016, DARPA announced the Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) program, an effort to enlist the body’s peripheral nervous system to achieve something that has long been considered the brain’s domain...
ARES Corporation’s mission, with the support of the US Department of Defense, is to provide solutions that safeguard your critical assets from the world’s dynamic threat environment.

ARES Adds an Adv Behavior Module to AVERT Risk Assess Software

ARES Security (ASC) has unveiled a new Advanced Behavior Module for their AVERT software family.AVERT software enables customers to optimize their facilities through detailed risks assessments preparing them for any eventuality.The...

7 Child Predators Nabbed in ‘Operation Firewall’ (Lean More)

Following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) probe, special agents assigned to the HSI San Juan Child Exploitation Investigations Group (CEIG) arrested Tuesday and Wednesday seven...
Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance

Gov’t Presents the Future of Secure Identity & Access at 2017 Conference

Over half of the more than 200 security experts, government technology vendors and industry leaders at the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. last week who gathered...

Ameristar Joins NSC in Celebrating National Safety Month (Multi-Video)

National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities. Ameristar joins the National Safety Council (NSC) and thousands of organizations...
PivotPoint Technology

PivotPoint’s SafetyML Training Safeguards Safety-Critical Systems

PivotPoint Technology, introduces the SafetyML™ (Safety Modeling Language™) and Model-Based Functional Safety (MBFS) training for specifying the analyses, designs and architectures of safety-critical systems. The SafetyML v. 1.0 is an OMG UML™ and...
The Sonalysts/Metova CyberCENTS team will consider the current state of US Air Force cyber training, and propose a simulator solution capable of preparing Cyber Mission Force (CMF) Cyber Warriors with the ability to protect and defend Air Force networks against cyber attacks. (Image Credit: USAF)

CyberCENTS & Sonalysts to Develop Cyber Training Simulators for USAF

Metova CyberCENTS, a cutting-edge authority in cybersecurity simulation and training, has joined with Prime Contractor, Sonalysts, to develop interactive and immersive training simulators for US Air Force Cyber Weapon Systems.Phase I...
Tejas Vashi, senior director, product strategy & marketing, Cisco Services

Cisco Introduces Continuing Ed to Advance the Technical Workforce

Cisco has announced a new Continuing Education Program for certified IT professionals looking to upskill in alignment with the latest advances in technology. This program offers expanded options for recertification, underscoring Cisco’s...