Dedrone solutions are used by the governments of four G-7 nations, nine U.S. federal agencies, including the Department of Defense, and internationally by more than 65 critical infrastructure sites, 20 airports, 50 correctional facilities, and 30+ Government agencies.

2022 ‘ASTORS’ Nominee Dedrone Expands Executive Leadership Team

Dedrone, a market leader in smart airspace security, and a 2021 Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Airport/Aviation Security Solution, is strengthening it's leadership with the appointment of Balaji Tamirisa...
A feeding frenzy took place after a Japanese submarine torpedoed the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945 during World War II. Some 900 American sailors were stranded in shark-infested waters, where an estimated 50 men a day were ripped apart by the sharks. It was the largest shark attack in US history. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy and the National Archives)

Navy Honors 13 USS Indianapolis Sailors Lost during World War II

By Navy Personnel Command Public Affairs The United States Navy has officially changed the status of 13 Sailors lost when the USS Indianapolis (CA 35) was sunk in 1945 from “unaccounted for”...
The FirstLane swing door speed gate, Nominated in the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Program, offers unbeatable value for money whilst ensuring safety and quality have not been compromised.

Automatic Systems Sponsors Sixth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce that Automatic Systems America, a world leader in the automation of secure entrance control, designs and manufactures pedestrian, vehicle, and passenger access systems,...
The Naval Postgraduate School is teaming up with Microsoft to explore how rapidly evolving commercial technologies can solve operational challenges faced by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, by conducting research in several areas, including the use of gaming, exercising, modeling, and simulation to assist operational commanders in their decision-making processes; digital enterprise and field experimentation; delivery solutions for education to the fleet; and operational uses for cloud-enhanced networks and edge solutions. (Courtesy of Naval Postgraduate School)

NPS and Microsoft Bringing Emerging Technologies to U.S. Navy Fleet

May 2, 2022 – In Breaking News – Naval Postgraduate School The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is teaming up with Microsoft to explore how rapidly evolving commercial technologies can solve operational challenges faced...
DHS grant funding provides support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

$1.6B Available in DHS Homeland Security Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has announced $1.6 billion for eight Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) preparedness grant programs to provide critical funding to help state and local officials prepare...
From negligent or disgruntled employees to hostile nation-state actors, the costs and consequences of insider threats can be staggering, the proliferation of insider threats is a complex and persistent challenge for all national security stakeholders. For nearly 40 years, SIMS Software has been fully invested in the national security mission, and their flagship product, SIMS, is the most trusted industrial security management solution on the market.

SIMS Software Named a Premier Sponsor in the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

SIMS Software, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, which is widely recognized as the industry leader in security information management systems for the government and defense...
The National Fire Academy (NFA) has added Five new courses to its fire investigation curriculum.

Accelerate Your Fire Investigator Professional Dev’t with USFA

By the U.S. Fire Administration The National Fire Academy (NFA) fire investigation curriculum was developed to provide students with training that features cutting-edge technology, up-to-date legal information, and proven teaching techniques from...
Gallagher Command Centre is the chosen platform for many of the world’s most high-consequence sites and is trusted to manage the security requirements of military and defense sites, federal, state, and local government, commercial, industrial, healthcare, transportation, and academic organizations.

Gallagher Command Centre PIV Solution Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’

Gallagher, a proud recipient of Double Gold Awards in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Gallagher Command Centre PIV Solution has been nominated to compete...
Body armors: The most pivotal first line of defense for military operations

Body Armors: The Pivotal First Line of Defense for Military Operations

A recent study by Global Market Insights Inc. predicts that the body armor market size is projected to exceed $2.5 billion by 2027 on the back of increasing product development trends...

AST Extends 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Early Entry Discount – by Popular Demand

In response to the unprecedented requests of New and Returning Clients, American Security Today (AST) has decided to extend our early entry deadline for our 2022 AST Homeland Security Awards Program...