Facial recognition software quickly compares one face with a lot of other faces to see if there is a potential match. That’s it. Cops do the same thing every day in a manual way, by knocking on doors with a photo, or having crime victims look through hundreds of mugshot photos; facial recognition just automates the process.

The Truth about Law Enforcement’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology

By Roger Rodriguez, Director of Business Development at Vigilant Solutions, a 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner We all know that technology and automation make us more efficient in our lives and our jobs –...
HHS Secretary Alex Azar

HHS Provides States Grant Awards to Combat Opioid Crisis (Learn More)

On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the second year of funding to 50 states, four U.S. territories, and the free associated states of Palau and Micronesia,...
Curtis Allen, Patrick Eugene Stein, Gavin Wright (from Left to Right)

Three Kansas Men Convicted of Bomb Plot (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Three men from the southwest Kansas area were convicted on Wednesday on charges of conspiring to detonate a bomb at an apartment complex in Garden City where Muslim immigrants lived. The conviction...
With RiskSense you're finally able to take full advantage of the data you're collecting with your existing security and IT tools and pinpoint to those cyber risks that have the biggest impact on your organization. You're finally able to minimize cyber risks, while increasing your situational awareness, i.e., "Senses".

RiskSense Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

RiskSense, a pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management is pleased to announce the RiskSense Platform has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program....
The Intercept published a series titled "The FBI's Secret Rules," based on Albury's leaked documents, which claim to show the depth and broad powers of the FBI expansion since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and its recruitment efforts. (Printscreen)

Former MN FBI Agent Pleads Guilty to Media Leaking (Learn More, Video)

Terry J. Albury, a former Special Agent of the FBI, pleaded guilty Tuesday in the District of Minnesota in connection with his unauthorized disclosure and retention of classified national defense information. Assistant...
U.S. Border Patrol Agents conducting mock rescue as part of the the 21st Annual Border Safety Initiative (BSI) awareness campaign

USBP Kicks off 21st Annual BSI Campaign (Learn More, Videos)

The U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), El Paso Sector, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso, GoM’s Instituto Nacional de Migración...
The engine of a Southwest Airlines plane after an emergency landing at the Philadelphia airport, April 17, 2018. (Image courtesy of Joe Marcus, Twitter)

1 Dead, Southwest Engine Explodes, Forcing Emerg Landing (Multi-Video)

By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Brian Todd, CNN Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday heard an explosion before seeing oxygen masks drop from the ceiling and a woman sucked toward...
Jarratt A. Turner, 36, of Nashville, who was also known to dress as Spiderman and wash windows at a local children’s hospital, has been sentenced to 105 years in prison for the production of and transportation of child pornography.

Child Predator Sentenced to 105 yrs Following ICE HSI Investigation

A Nashville man who filmed himself sexually exploiting an infant girl and a toddler boy on multiple occasions was sentenced to 105 years in federal prison on Monday for multiple counts...
Lois Ann Riess is a suspect in the death of a Florida woman who was found dead April 9 in a condo in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. The Lee County (Fla.) Sheriff's Office said Pamela Hutchinson, 59, was killed by Riess who was on the run after killing her husband in Blooming Prairie, Minn., in March.

Manhunt for Grandma: Killed Husband & Doppelganger to Steal ID (Videos)

By Melissa Montoya and Michael Braun, The News-Press and USA TODAY A nationwide search for a Minnesota woman is ongoing as she is wanted in connection with the death of her husband and then of a...
Mobile Security R&D Program Guide Vol. 2 (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

Check Out DHS S&T’s New Mobile Security R&D Program Guide Vol. 2

Mobile devices have revolutionized the way we do work, enabling on-demand access to services and information anytime from anywhere. In the United States, there are an estimated 200 million smart mobile devices and two...