As 2020 approaches, CDC remains vigilant to combat urgent threats and health threats at home or abroad to protect the health of the American public from the unexpected. (Courtesy of YouTube and the CDC.)

Nine Health Threats that Made Headlines in 2019: A CDC Review

From an outbreak of mysterious lung-injury deaths to America’s near loss of measles elimination status, the beginning of the end of the U.S. HIV epidemic to the Ebola outbreak in the...
Officials say the eight feet deep tunnel runs from a residence in Nogales, Sonora from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico to Rio Rico, Arizona, and stretches 82 feet long. (Courtesy of ICE)

ICE HSI Expose 3rd U.S.-Mexico Drug Tunnel in Dec, and Illicit Drug Seizure

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents and taskforce officers assigned to the Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST), executed a federal search warrant on Tuesday,...
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf

After Iraq Airstrike Acting DHS Secretary Issues NTAS Bulletin

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf issued a new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin on Saturday, in response to the changing threat landscape following the successful U.S.-led airstrike in Iraq...
The FAA has released plans for general aviation (GA) flight restrictions, including a reservation program and temporary flight restriction (TFR), in South Florida in the days surrounding the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl LIV FAA Flight REQs for GA Pilots and Order No Drone Zone

General Aviation pilots who want to fly around Miami or Fort Lauderdale between January 27th and February 4th, 2020, will need to check out the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for air...
A new competitor to the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program the C-AUDS Containerized Counter-UAS System is designed to detect, track, identify, and defeat hostile unmanned aerial vehicles from Liteye Systems, is designed to disrupt and neutralize Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) engaged in hostile airborne surveillance and potentially malicious activity.

‘ASTORS’ Winning Liteye Counter UAS Opens New 55K Sq. Ft. Facility

Countering the threat caused by rogue drones is now a global issue and an increasing concern for the military, government and homeland security forces across every continent. To address these threats, Liteye Systems, a...
Missing child posters will be featured on Ring’s Neighbors app to reach millions of users, to help find missing children in real-time. (Courtesy of NCMEC)

NCMEC and Ring Join Forces to Help Bring Home Missing Kids (Videos)

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), who was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' and Ring have announced a new partnership...

AG Barr Announces Launch of Operation Relentless Pursuit

Attorney General William Barr announced a new initiative at a press conference in Detroit on Wednesday, aimed at combating violent crime in Detroit and six other of America's most violent cities...
On October 2, the FBI issued a high-impact cyber-attack warning in response to attacks on state and local government targets. This warned that health care organizations, industrial companies, and the transportation sector were also being targeted.

New Orleans Declares State of Emergency After Cyber Attack (Video)

December 14, 2019 – In News – Forbes The City of New Orleans has suffered a cybersecurity attack serious enough for Mayor LaToya Cantrell to declare a state of emergency. The attack started...
The new automated Federal Protective Service Threat Assessment Report (TAR), developed in conjunction between Argonne National Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service (FPS), is a revolutionary, human-in-the-loop, machine learning (ML) based threat assessment process that significantly enhances understanding of vulnerability and threat assessments, as well as the optimization of countermeasure recommendations.

Federal Protective Service Recognized in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Protective Service, a recognized agency in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the agency has once again been recognized. The...
A new case study published by ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart Technologies, explains why the city of LaGrange chose to invest in LPR, how the PlateSmart solution is deployed throughout the city, and how that solution helped the LaGrange Police Department find and arrest the suspects in this specific attempted robbery and homicide case.

See How PlateSmart is Helping Police Solve Major Crimes with LPR

In 2015, the city of LaGrange, Ga., had three homicides occur in rapid succession. The LaGrange Police Department was able to solve them in part because the perpetrators’ vehicles were caught on...