“Sanibel is destruction,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a news conference Thursday afternoon, adding the area was hit with a “biblical storm surge.” “It washed away roads, it washed away structures that were not new and could withstand that,” he said, adding that while many people evacuated, some people had been brought off the island safely. (Courtesy of Lee County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

Rescue Efforts Underway in Wake of Ian’s ‘Biblical’ Storm (Multi-Video)

September 29, 2022 – In Breaking News – CNN At least three sections of the Sanibel Causeway were washed away by storm surge from Hurricane Ian, according to video from CNN affiliates WBBH and WPLG,...
The Marine Identity Intelligence Prototype (EI2P) solution, from 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner NEC National Security Systems (NSS), Supports live stream and still photo capture of finger, face, and iris biometric data in denied, degraded, intermittent, and low bandwidth (DDIL) environments, to enroll and/or identify foreign threat actors on the move. (Courtesy of NEC NSS)

NEC National Security Systems EI2P Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

NEC National Security Systems (NSS), the 2021 Platinum 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Federal Govt/DoD Access Control Management, is pleased to announce that its Marine Identity Intelligence Prototype is one...
There has been an explosion in human and machine identities with the rapid acceleration of major initiatives such as digital transformation, cloud migration and more. While the attack paths from internal and external threats have not changed, the complexity of managing cyber risks has magnified. (Courtesy of CyberArk)

CyberArk Returns to Compete in Fifth Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Escalating numbers of high-profile breaches impacting federal entities and private organizations have revealed the depth and breadth of enterprises’ cybersecurity debt (a combination of expanding attack surfaces, rising numbers of identities,...
Mr. Breslin currently serves as the Director, Strategic Client Relationships, Public Safety for LexisNexis. Additionally, he is a retired federal law enforcement senior executive with twenty-four years of law enforcement and homeland security experience.  Most of Mr. Breslin’s career was spent with the United States Secret Service (USSS), where he served as Deputy Assistant Director in the Office of Investigations, focusing on the integrated mission of investigations and protection. 

Michael Breslin Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Michael Breslin serves as the Director, Strategic Client Relationships, Public Safety for LexisNexis, where in this role, he supports the LexisNexis Federal Government team by managing and establishing the executive relationships...
I’m Katherine Schweit, an attorney, security consultant, and retired FBI special agent. I was tagged by the FBI to create their Active Shooter program after the terrible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Since then, I’ve devoted my energy to helping prevent more tragedies. My mission is to teach people their role in ending gun violence in their community. You can make a difference. Parents, educators, community leaders, policymakers, and security professionals can all help stop the killing. It starts with knowledge. You are part of the solution.

Kate Schweit’s ‘STOP THE KILLING’ at 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon

Planning is underway for the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Presentation Banquet Luncheon taking place on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. American Security Today’s Annual...
From tracking criminals to analyzing the flow of traffic in a parking lot to automating tasks, few technologies can be applied as widely as ALPR can, and PlateSmart Technologies has found a way to address virtually every application, from commercial to government use

PlateSmart’s New Mobile Defender Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

PlateSmart Technologies, a Recognized Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Six Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce its PlateSmart Mobile Defender has been Nominated to Compete in...
Even the most reluctant employees will eventually come around to the idea of returning to their company workplace once they see and experience the benefits of new security entrances, safety, other workplace technology, and additional perks.

How to Attract Employees Back to Work – is Technology the Answer?

Guest Editorial by Frank Scala and Mike McGovern The return of employees to their company workplaces is beginning this Fall as corporate leaders, their HR managers, and facility & security directors plan...
The Peregrine LTE, which is interoperable with all Rajant BreadCrumb nodes, is part of Rajant’s initiative to develop deeply integrated solutions that securely combine data from connected people, vehicles, machines, and sensors, with machine learning (ML).

Rajant Corporation Returns to Compete in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Rajant Corporation, the pioneer of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner, is pleased to announce Rajant's Peregrine LTE BreadCrumb has been Nominated...
“After many years of dreaming of being in law enforcement, I can finally say I am officially following my dreams,” Weld County Sheriff’s deputy Alexis Hein-Nutz wrote in a 2018 Facebook post after graduating from the jail academy, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputy Hein-Nutz was killed in a hit and run by a man reportedly under the influence at the time of the crash. She was a week away from her 25th birthday. (Courtesy of the Weld County Sheriff's Office)

Illegal Man Arrested After Hit-and-Run that Killed Colorado Sheriff’s Deputy

September 20, 2022 – In Breaking News – FOX NEWS A suspect was arrested Monday in Colorado after allegedly killing a sheriff's deputy in a hit-and-run the day before, according to the Weld County...
U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Subcommittee Chair Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation that would reauthorize the Coast Guard for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023 on September 8, 2022.  (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard by PAC Tom Sperduto, and Wikipedia)

Cybersecurity is Front and Center in Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill

September 12, 2022 – In Breaking News – FCW A new bill to reauthorize the Coast Guard service through fiscal year 2023 would task the military branch with developing Artificial Intelligence and...