The Naval Postgraduate School is teaming up with Microsoft to explore how rapidly evolving commercial technologies can solve operational challenges faced by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, by conducting research in several areas, including the use of gaming, exercising, modeling, and simulation to assist operational commanders in their decision-making processes; digital enterprise and field experimentation; delivery solutions for education to the fleet; and operational uses for cloud-enhanced networks and edge solutions. (Courtesy of Naval Postgraduate School)

NPS and Microsoft Bringing Emerging Technologies to U.S. Navy Fleet

May 2, 2022 – In Breaking News – Naval Postgraduate School The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is teaming up with Microsoft to explore how rapidly evolving commercial technologies can solve operational challenges faced...
DHS grant funding provides support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

$1.6B Available in DHS Homeland Security Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has announced $1.6 billion for eight Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) preparedness grant programs to provide critical funding to help state and local officials prepare...
From negligent or disgruntled employees to hostile nation-state actors, the costs and consequences of insider threats can be staggering, the proliferation of insider threats is a complex and persistent challenge for all national security stakeholders. For nearly 40 years, SIMS Software has been fully invested in the national security mission, and their flagship product, SIMS, is the most trusted industrial security management solution on the market.

SIMS Software Named a Premier Sponsor in the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

SIMS Software, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, which is widely recognized as the industry leader in security information management systems for the government and defense...
“I couldn’t be more excited to join ShotSpotter, as it is such a respected and valued company among law enforcement for its commitment to improve public safety,” said Mr. Chittum. “I see tremendous potential for ShotSpotter data and tools to play a much larger role in helping make our communities safer.” “I believe ShotSpotter’s suite of precision policing tools will be integral to effective local, state, and federal public safety strategy.”

ATF’s Assoc Dep Director Chittum to Join ShotSpotter’s Senior Leadership

ShotSpotter, a leader in precision policing solutions that enable law enforcement to more effectively address crime, and a Multi-Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to...
The Supreme Court as composed October 27, 2020 to present. Front row, left to right: Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Back row, left to right: Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. (Courtesy of The Supreme Court of the United States by Fred Schilling)

Abortion Battle Moves to Homes of Supreme Court Justices (Multi-Video)

May 5, 2022 – In Breaking News – THE HILL Abortion rights activists in recent days have gathered outside the homes of three conservative Supreme Court justices to protest Roe v. Wade’s potential demise,...
The TSI-3000 Mobile Analyzer developed by 2018 'ASTORS' Award Winner Teknoscan Systems, Inc. allows for large numbers of people to be effectively and quickly screened for COVID-19 with no need for expensive, consumable reagents. (Courtesy of Teknoscan)

TeknoScan COVID Detect Breathalyzer Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a contagious disease caused by a virus,  emerged in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and has since spread worldwide, leading to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 can be severe and...
The National Fire Academy (NFA) has added Five new courses to its fire investigation curriculum.

Accelerate Your Fire Investigator Professional Dev’t with USFA

By the U.S. Fire Administration The National Fire Academy (NFA) fire investigation curriculum was developed to provide students with training that features cutting-edge technology, up-to-date legal information, and proven teaching techniques from...
Gallagher Command Centre is the chosen platform for many of the world’s most high-consequence sites and is trusted to manage the security requirements of military and defense sites, federal, state, and local government, commercial, industrial, healthcare, transportation, and academic organizations.

Gallagher Command Centre PIV Solution Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’

Gallagher, a proud recipient of Double Gold Awards in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Gallagher Command Centre PIV Solution has been nominated to compete...
Body armors: The most pivotal first line of defense for military operations

Body Armors: The Pivotal First Line of Defense for Military Operations

A recent study by Global Market Insights Inc. predicts that the body armor market size is projected to exceed $2.5 billion by 2027 on the back of increasing product development trends...

AST Extends 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Early Entry Discount – by Popular Demand

In response to the unprecedented requests of New and Returning Clients, American Security Today (AST) has decided to extend our early entry deadline for our 2022 AST Homeland Security Awards Program...