Ocean gliders are one of the Navy's many tools for collecting data on the internal structure of the ocean for assimilation into ocean models. Gliders surface periodically to transmit data via satellite and are capable of collecting numerous types of data, including currents, temperature, salinity, pressure, and optics. (Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)

Smart Sea Glider Teams to Improve US Navy’s Ocean Predictions

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Scientists from the Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of slow-moving ocean gliders, and the glider data gathered, to improve the Navy's ability to predict ocean...
The OFFSET program hosts its third field experiment in Camp Shelby, Miss. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube.)

DARPA Robotic Swarm Exercise Conducts Urban Raid Demo (Video)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research branch, DARPA, which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is working to train robots for war. In December, in...
"Did anyone consult with police before designing and manufacturing the new Ontario licence plates? They're virtually unreadable at night." Tweeted Sgt Steve Koopman in Kingston, Ont. (Courtesy of Sgt Koopman and Twitter)

Ontario’s New License Plates: You Can’t Read Them (Learn More, Video)

February 18, 2020 – In Breaking News – NPR Ontario's newly-designed license plates just hit a speedbump. Call it Plate-gate. A little background: The Canadian province's new design was unveiled by the provincial government —...

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Access security is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It’s about assessing security needs and weighing door options to fit individual requirements.  Rolling security doors not only come in many shapes and sizes, but...
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IPVideo Corp Adds True Security Design Training to Portfolio Offerings

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and Four Time Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, including a New...
World health officials said the respiratory disease, which has sicked more than 40,000 people worldwide and killed at least 910, mostly in China, is capable of spreading through human-to-human contact, droplets carried through sneezing and coughing, and germs left on inanimate objects.

Coronavirus Outside China ‘Spark’ Could Become ‘Bigger Fire,’ WHO says

February 10, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNBC World Health Organization officials are concerned about new coronavirus cases confirmed in France and the U.K. that were transmitted without any travel history...
Analysts warn police officers and emergency services personnel remain key targets for terrorists, who may either seek to lure public safety officers into ambushes, or stage ambush attacks without significant advanced planning.

2 NYPD Officers Shot in Separate Ambushes; Suspect in Custody

February 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN A "coward" ex-con was taken into custody Sunday in New York City after two police officers were shot less than 12 hours apart...
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Select Engineering Services Scores BIG in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Law enforcement is a life or death profession and when the unthinkable happens, every second counts. Officers understand that in most cases they will never see it coming and no matter what...

Thanks to Citizen’s Tip Two Would-Be Mass Shooters Behind Bars

By the FBI Elizabeth Lecron and Vincent Armstrong were obsessed with mass shooters. The Toledo, Ohio, couple immersed themselves in online subculture dedicated to the topic. In 2018, they traveled to Columbine High School...

Identiv’s NFC Solutions at WestPack & Canabis Packaging Summit, Anaheim

Identiv, a global provider of physical security and secure identification, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will exhibit at the 2020 WestPack Packaging Expo...