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Automatic Systems Sponsors Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce that Automatic Systems has returned as a Premier Sponsor for the Fifth Consecutive 'ASTORS' Awards Program. Secure Control of Pedestrian Access Automatic Systems took home...
Smartphones today are with us everywhere… including the workplace and classified meetings. And therein lies the problem explains Chris Risley, CEO at Bastille Networks. Cell phones infected with spyware show no signs of compromise, giving attackers complete access to email, even encrypted email and messages, plain text messages, photographs, videos, recordings, locations, and notes stored on the phone.

I Spy With My Little… Phone? Yes, It Can Happen to You.

Guest OpEd by Chris Risley, CEO at Bastille Networks The recent revelations surrounding the Pegasus Spyware and its ability to compromise mobile phones should have all government agencies and commercial enterprises on...
This new USFA report describes the characteristics of civilian fire injuries in residential buildings as reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System for 2017-2019. (Courtesy of the USFA)

New USFA Home Fire Report & Fire Safety for People with Disabilities

Fire killed 3,700 and injured 16,600 people in 2019. Direct property losses due to fire reached $14.8 billion a year. Firefighters paid a high price for this fire record as well; in 2019, 62 firefighters died on duty. America’s...
Special Agents of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) search the vehicle of a service member who was caught buying a synthetic cannabinoid commonly known as “Spice” while NCIS was serving a search warrant at the business. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy by Ed Buice)

Naval Criminal Investigative Service Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Within the Department of the Navy, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is the civilian federal law enforcement agency uniquely responsible for investigating felony crime, preventing terrorism and protecting secrets for...
It’s the first time since World War II that the U.S. has not controlled the airspace. Our service men and women need 360 degree airspace awareness and protection with 3D perimeters vs. sliding behind a linear pile of dirt. (Courtesy of Fortem Technologies)

Drone Attacks Target U.S. forces in Iraq & Syria. What the DoD is Doing

Guest OpEd by Timothy Bean, CEO & Co-Founder of Fortem Technologies Already this year there have been over 25 reported rocket and drone attacks - with the latest including an attack on...
Todd Research is a leading supplier of conveyor x-ray scanners and baggage scanning systems, with image recognition technology that quickly and easily identifies the material composition of scanned objects and enables (TIP) Threat Image Projection; a virtual image management tool, which ensures that screening performance is always maximized.

Crucial Post-Lockdown Checks for X-ray Security Scanners

Guest OpEd by Jason Wakefield, the Sales Director at Todd Research The restrictions on movement and cancellation of many events caused by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus means that, in many...
Sandia National Laboratories researchers, from left, Yuan-Yu Jau, George Burns, Justin Christensen and Ed Bielejec plan to test a future neutron generator for an electric-field imaging system at Sandia’s Ion Beam Laboratory, pictured here. (Courtesy of Sandia Labs by Randy Montoya)

Sandia Imaging Tool for Concealed Detonators Nominated in ‘ASTORS’

At times overshadowed by its electrically charged siblings the proton and the electron, neutrons quietly play important roles in national security. They start nuclear reactions for weapons and power plants. They bombard...
Cutting-edge "Hospital Safe" Presidia Gel formula from Reflex protect, a new version of the trusted CS agent commonly used in law enforcement and riot control, delivers rapid onset temporary blindness and intense pain, debilitating the attacker until help arrives.

The Evolution of Less-Lethal Sprays: Targeted, Fast, Reversible (Videos)

Guest OpEd by Joe Anderson, CEO of Reflex Protect Why has a 50-year-old tried and true tool used by law enforcement received a complete and innovative overhaul?  You can thank the healthcare...
It won’t help to tell her not to go to parties, not to drink alcohol. If there is one rule you can offer, it’s probably 'pay attention to your gut.'

Sexual Assault Tips for Students & Parents of College Bound Daughters

August 9, 2021 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY It’s the call every parent dreads. It usually begins with “Mom, there’s something I need to tell you.” What follows is an often...
New web portal connects NNSA nonproliferation efforts to U.S. nuclear technology exporters

NNSA Launches Collaborative New U.S. Nuclear Nexus Website

Preventing nuclear weapons proliferation and reducing the threat of nuclear and radiological terrorism around the world are key U.S national security strategic objectives that require constant vigilance. NNSA's Office of Defense Nuclear...