D-Fend Solutions’ offering empowers border security agencies to retrieve drone payloads being carried by rogue drones, which is important when drones are carrying drugs and/or explosives. The system also identifies and tracks the location of the drones’ take-off positions and remote-control operators.

D-Fend Solutions Expands Counter-Drone Takeover Technologies

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, recently named an Award Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is officially releasing the new software version...
The State of Hawaii has deployed NEC’s innovative NeoFace Thermal Express technology, at all five Hawaiian aiports which automatically screens the body temperature of every arriving passenger entering the airport terminal, to ensure they do not become hotspots of virus contraction as people cross paths from across the globe.

NEC NeoFace Thermal Express a Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

NEC Corporation of America, a 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Biometric Recognition System, is pleased to announce that the company's NEC NeoFace Thermal Express has been selected as...
Courtesy of 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Finalist Mission Secure Inc. (MSi) for Best ICS/SCADA Cyber Security, a leading industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity company protecting clients in maritime, industrial, autonomous vehicles, smart cities and defense industries from cyber attacks.

Feds Warn of Ongoing Cyber Threats to US Water and Wastewater Systems

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which was recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Excellence in Homeland Security, along with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), the Environmental Protection...

U.S. Navy Upgrading to Next-Gen LRAD with 1.8M Add-On Order

Genasys, a global leader in critical communications systems solutions, recently named a Multiple Award Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced a $1.8 million LRAD systems order...
The New Short-Range Tactical Quadcopter ION™ M640x, Provides Unmatched Capabilities for Defense and Public Safety Customers

Teledyne FLIR Launches ION M640x Next-Gen Tactical Quadcopter UAS

Teledyne FLIR, a Finalist in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the launch of the New ION™ M640x tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The American designed, developed and manufactured...
Umit Karabiyik, an assistant professor in computer and information technology, works in Purdue’s Cybersecurity and Forensics Lab. Karabiyik researches forensic intelligence and how investigators can use terabytes of evidence from a myriad of devices. (Courtesy of Purdue University by Rebecca McElhoe)

Device Data can be too Much of a Good Thing for LE Investigations

Take a walk outside and, Purdue University’s Umit Karabiyik says, video-enabled doorbells or street cameras are recording you. He says most people are carrying at least three devices that are each filing...
Thomas Kopecky, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ontic

A Commitment to Disrupting the Top Physical Security Threats

Guest OpEd by Tom Kopecky, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Ontic A quiet day in the life of a physical security professional is an accomplishment in every sense of the word. Working...
Everbridge Crisis Management draws on over 160 patents to bring automation and innovation to managing threats like COVID-19, to provid organizations a single solution for business continuity, disaster recovery, and emergency communication. In one application, crisis teams can coordinate all response activities, teams, and resources to accelerate recovery times and maintain command and control when crises evolve into unanticipated scenarios.

Everbridge Returns to Compete in Fourth ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management (CEM), and a Platinum Award winner in the 2019, 2018, and 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Programs, is pleased to announce that JARVISS, has...
“We are hopeful that wildland fire sensors can play a contributing role in the early detection of ignitions. If we can reduce the time it takes from ignition to detection to response then we may be able to prevent a small smoldering fire from becoming a catastrophic fire disaster,” said Jeff Booth, director of S&T’s Sensors and Platforms Technology Center. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Wildfire Efforts Heat Up to Save Lives with Sensors for Early Warning

"Research and development " (R&D), may conjure up images of someone in a white coat, sitting in a sterile lab peering through a microscope, but sometimes it means rising before dawn,...
The Durabook S14I is equipped with a smart card reader, fingerprint scanner, and hardware-based encryption (Trusted Platform Module (TPM 2.0)) to ensure storage security for sensitive data. In addition to software-based encryption, hardware-based encryption can be applied.

Durabook Americas Returns to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Durabook Americas, formerly GammaTech Computer Corporation, who took home the Gold in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for 'Best Rugged Computer Tablet,' is pleased to announce the Durabook S14I...