“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...
The United States in 2020 experienced the biggest rise in murder since the start of national record-keeping in 1960, according to data gathered by the F.B.I. for its annual report on crime. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Murders Rose Nearly 30% in the U.S. in 2020, FBI Reports (Multi-Video)

September 27, 2021 – Breaking News – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL The number of homicides in the U.S. rose nearly 30% in 2020 from the prior year to 21,570, the largest single-year...
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DEA Warns Fake RX Pills Filled with Fentanyl & Meth Flooding US (Videos)

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has issued a Public Safety Alert to warn Americans of the alarming increase in the...
Legendary Police Commissioner Bill Bratton of the NYPD, the BPD and former Chief of the LAPD, will join the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon on November 17th, to sign copies of his new book ‘The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America’.

Bill Bratton’s ‘The Profession’ Book Signing at 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Luncheon

American Security Today is pleased to announce that Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will...
NEC National Security Systems (NSS) provides full-service solutions for large agencies using the intellectual property and resources of the global NEC brand. (Courtesy of YouTube)

NEC National Security Systems to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Redstone Arsenal, one of the most important military bases in the United States (serving the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Justice (DOJ), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and...
Smartphones are a great source of productivity, but they are also one of the biggest internal attack vectors on the market today because they generate a constant stream of detailed data about the user even when those features are turned off.

Smartphones Are Putting Government Users at Risk

OpEd by Dr. Bill Anderson, President of CIS Mobile In theory, smartphones are a great source of productivity, combining mobile telephone and computing functions into a single unit that provides users with...
A reward of up to $50,500 is available for Patrick McDowell, who police say shot & killed Deputy Moyers, 29. Call Crimestoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS you can stay anonymous. DO NOT APPROACH - Suspect should be considered Armed & Dangerous.

Hero Down: Manhunt for Suspect who Shot & Killed FL Deputy in Traffic Stop

September 26, 2021 – In Breaking News – ABC News A north Florida sheriff’s deputy who was recently shot twice during a traffic stop died Sunday afternoon. Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper said via Twitter that Deputy...
The train was carrying about 141 passengers and 16 crew members and had two locomotives and 10 cars, eight of which derailed, an Amtrak spokesman said. (Courtesy of Twitter)

At Least 3 Dead After Amtrak Train Derails in Montana (Multi-Video)

September 26, 2021 – In Breaking News – NBC News Federal officials sent a team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that...
The Zone Protector™ from Cellbusters is the ultimate detection device. It is capable of detecting all cell phones (any carrier and any protocol in all countries) when the phone is in standby mode, texting, making a call or transmitting data.

Cellbusters Returns to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Cellbusters, a leading developer of RF detection and signal source locating technology, and 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Cell Phone Detection Solution, is pleased to announce the Cellbusters Zone...