William J. Bratton, and Michael Dorrington, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing representing AMAROK, a New Premier Sponsor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program being presented with a coveted 2021 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership & Innovation Award at ISC East by AST Editorial Director Tammy Waitt.

2021 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners & 9/11 Special Guests Honored at ISC East

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, and now in its Sixth Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity,...
Big Stone Gap Police Officer Michael Chandler died Saturday night on his 29th birthday from injuries sustained in a shooting while he was performing a welfare check at a vacant home.

Hero Down: Suspect in Fatal Police Officer Shooting in Custody

A Big Stone Gap man is in police custody tonight after an extensive search and investigation by local, state and federal law enforcement following the fatal shooting of a The Town...
Learn how the Terrain Defender TD100™ utilizes RF energy formed between two parallel coaxial cables to transmit and receive energy creating a static protection field.

Covert Perimeter Sensors for Next-Generation Intrusion Detection

The need for reliable buried line sensors to secure applications including military, VIP and critical infrastructure is growing while the tolerance of faults/nuisance alarms is declining. The physical security industry demands a...
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SIMS Software Named a Premier Sponsor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

By Michael Struttmann, President and CEO of SIMS Software SIMS Software, the leading provider of industrial security information management software to the government and defense industries, and a New 'ASTORS' Award Program...
TeknoScan’s advanced sampling and analyzing technologies rapidly and reliably detect and identify organic compounds such as explosives, drugs and other target substances.

Trace Chemical Detection for Sniffing Drugs & Weapons in School Lockers

Guest Editorial Dr. Sabatino Nacson, CTO of Teknoscan Teknoscan, in collaboration with a local security agency and a Buffalo, New York high school conducted a trial to sniff school lockers for illegal...

U.S. Veterans Living with Traumatic Brain Injury Need Our Support

On Veterans Day, AST is joining with New York brain injury law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, to call for more support for the hundreds of thousands of American Veterans...
Video has surfaced showing fans begging staff to stop the show during Travis Scott's performance at the Astroworld festival. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

Deadly Crowd Surge at Astroworld Music Festival Kills 8 (Multi-Video)

November 7, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN Following a crowd surge at a Houston concert that left at least eight people dead and dozens injured, authorities will examine key causes behind the...
Retailers are helping police departments streamline investigations through a unique digital transformation initiative which speeds sharing of CCTV footage.

Retailers Aid Law Enforce thru Digital Transformation & Rapid Data Sharing

Guest Editorial by Rod Guy, VP of Strategy, NICE Public Safety A recent NRF (National Retail Federation) Study reveals that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have experienced growing concerns...
Verizon Frontline recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind, Tactical Humanitarian Operations Response (THOR) vehicle showcasing next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management on National First Responders Day, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, in New York. (Courtesy of Verizon Frontline)

Verizon Frontline Holds NYC Tech Showcase on First Responders Day

Verizon Frontline showcased next-generation emergency response technology for New York City first responders during a demonstration at the city’s Office of Emergency Management, which was Recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
The Zero Trust security paradigm has emerged to address this complex, distributed environment. Will it kill EDR? And what will come in its place? Read on to find out. (Courtesy of Pixabay)

Will Zero Trust Make EDR Irrelevant?

Guest OpEd by Gilad David Maayan, CEO and Founder of Agile SEO Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) was until recently a staple of network security at large enterprises. EDR solutions were installed...