DHS Offers New Human Trafficking Training for Aviation Industry

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) have released a new human trafficking training for aviation industry personnel through the Blue Lightning Initiative (BLI).  Developed by survivor...
No Time? No Lab? No Problem. Quickly and easily identify chemical hazards in emergency situations with the FLIR Griffin™ G510 portable GC/MS. Designed for downrange missions, the G510 features a large touchscreen and is spray-resistant with long-lasting batteries. It can analyze all phases of matter and confirms vapor-based threats within seconds, so that responders can take immediate action.

FLIR Field Chemical Analysis Tool in the ‘ASTORS’ Awards (See Video)

FLIR Systems, Four-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for Best CBRNE Detection System,  is going for consecutive Wins in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards. Civilian and military responders face scenarios...
Greg Vogle is a career paramilitary officer who recently retired from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after holding positions of increasing scope and responsibility, including senior executive positions in charge of global clandestine operations.

CIA Honors ‘Trailblazer’ & Trailblazer Museum for 70th Anniversary

At a private ceremony last week at CIA headquarters to mark the Agency’s 70th anniversary, CIA Director Mike Pompeo bestowed the honor of “Trailblazer” – a distinction reserved for those who...
Automatic Systems has put together this comprehensive guide, suitable for beginners and experts alike, addressing the critical issues for selection and design of pedestrian entrance control systems.

Turnstiles 101- Designing Effective Pedestrian Entrance Control Systems

Automatic Systems America, is a Proud Sponsor of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program By Mike McGovern, Regional Sales Manager, Automatic Systems Turnstiles and other Pedestrian Entrance Control (PEC) devices are increasingly...

GTL Inmate Tablets in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Videos)

Technology is in nearly every aspect of our daily lives—our phones, thermostats, cars, and even down to our ovens and garage doors openers. Since the introduction of the smartphone, the expansion...
The Flood Awareness Apex applies new and emerging technologies to improve community resilience from flood disasters. Our goals are to reduce flood fatalities and property losses, as well as enhance community-wide resiliency to disruptive flood events.

S&T Flood Apex Program Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Videos)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) First Responders Group (FRG) Flood Apex program, has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards. The DHS S&T...
Public Safety Agencies Across the Country Turn to Leader in Cost-Effective Rugged Device Solutions

GammaTech Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

GammaTech is pleased to announce the DURABOOK R11 has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. In security-centric markets, where device failure can have catastrophic results, the...
Time is running out to finalize your award nominations for the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program.

‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Updates – Be In It to Win It

Time is running out to finalize your award nominations for the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Official Entry Nomination Closing Date: Sept. 22, 2017 The 'ASTORS' are organized to recognize the most...
As a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma now ranks among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

FEMA & Feds Prepare for Critical Category 5 Hurricane Irma (Videos)

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., its Regional Response Coordination Centers (RRCC) in New York, Philadelphia and Atlanta, and FEMA liaisons to the National Hurricane Center (NHC)...
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Funds Available for 9-11 Responders & Survivors (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Each year, as the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaches, the country is reminded of the unprecedented losses suffered. The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) acknowledges the important milestones reached...