Charles Richard Skaggs, Jr., a sexual predator who went under name Rick Skaggs, is an American who claimed to be running a non-profit for Ukrainian orphans, but was ultimately convicted of sexual exploitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, and concealment of evidence, was sentenced to life in prison on January 30, 2020.

Child Predator Jailed for Life & FBI Agent’s Tips to Keep Kids Safe

By the FBI When FBI Indianapolis Special Agent Ryan Barrett was the newest member of the field office’s Child Exploitation and Human Trafficking Task Force, a more seasoned agent wanted to show...
Protect privileged accounts, prevent and contain breaches, and achieve compliance on Unix & Linux systems. PowerBroker enables you to eliminate credential sharing, limit root access, and ensure accountability – without hurting productivity.

BeyondTrust Nominated in Third ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

According to the White House, strengthening the cybersecurity of federal networks, systems, and data is one of the most important challenges the United States faces as a nation. Controlling, monitoring, and auditing...
Mask Detection, Social Distance Monitoring, Occupancy Monitoring, and Sanitation Station Monitoring will help organizations get back to business amidst COVID-19

Senstar Unveils ‘Safe Spaces’ Video Analytics Solutions for COVID-19

Senstar, a global provider of Perimeter Intrusion Detection systems (PIDs) and Video Management Solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is introducing its new 'Safe...
For the first time in over thirty-nine years, the National Fraternal Order of Police, families and colleagues of the nation's fallen peace officers could not come together in Washington D.C. to honor the memories of our heroes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather, they assembled virtually on 15 May at to honor the 185 law enforcement officers who gave their lives in the line of duty with a special video production  streamed on the FOP social media platforms. (Courtesy of the National FOP)

Senate Honors Fallen Officers & Pass Vital Legislation for Law Enforcement

Patrick Yoes, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), expressed the organization’s gratitude to the United States Senate, which unanimously passed S. Res. 577 during National Police Week. The resolution,...

People & Tech an Effective One-Two Punch in Gov’ts Cybersecurity Battle

By Brandon Shopp, Vice President, Product Strategy and Security, SolarWinds As you’re reading this, a data breach is most likely occurring somewhere in the United States. On average, there were 20 data breaches...

How Federal Agencies Can Secure Data Services in the Cloud

Guest Editorial by Gerry Gebel, VP of Business Development at Axiomatics As businesses continue their mass migration of data, applications, workflows and other business assets to the cloud, federal agencies are following...

COVID-19 Believed to Attack Kids, Kidneys, Hearts, and Nerves

May 11, 2020 – In Breaking News – Yahoo News, The Week New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Sunday that three New York children have died and 73 have become gravely ill...
The crisis that our nation and the world is currently facing has resulted in the cancellation of public gatherings in Washington, DC, during National Police Week 2020, but the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum wants you to know that National Police Week continues to be the dedicated time on the calendar to honor, remember, and celebrate American Law Enforcement. (Courtesy of National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF))

Join AST in Honoring National Police Week for Virtual Candlelight Vigil

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Normally, tens...
Kevin Schmidt, Vice President of Government Relations for Smiths Group

Smiths VP of Gov’t Relations Re-Elected to Security Mfrs Coalition

Smiths Detection, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced that Kevin Schmidt, Vice President of Government Relations for Smiths Group, was re-elected as Chairman of the Security...
Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot and killed in broad daylight on February 23 after being chased down a suburban neighborhood street in Brunswick. The McMichaels confronted Arbery with two firearms after they saw him exercising, and Travis fatally shot him, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). (Courtesy of Facebook)

GA AG Investigating Ahmaud Arbery Case Handling from Outset (Videos)

May 10, 2020 – In Breaking News – CBS News Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr will examine Ahmaud Arbery's murder investigation, a spokesperson for Carr confirmed to CBS News on Saturday. In a...