The existing guidance system will be replaced by a four-tiered advisory system, as a result of a year-long review process

US State Department Unveils New 4-Tiered Travel Advisory System

By Laura Koran, CNN The State Department unveiled Friday a new system for communicating security risks associated with foreign travel in an effort to reduce confusion and protect US citizens abroad. "The Department...
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Shooter Posed as High School Student to Carry Out Deadly Attack (Multi-Video)

  By Russell Contreras, Associated Press via ABC News A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the...
Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...
As a recipient of the $8.2 billion, multi-vendor contract, 908 Devices has been named a qualified contractor by the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), whose mission it is to protect the Joint Force from weapons of mass destruction by generating affordable capabilities. (Image courtesy of JPEO-CBD)

DoD CBRN Selects 908 Devices to Support National Defense Systems

908 Devices has been awarded a 10-year fielded contract through the United States Department of Defense's (DOD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) omnibus Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle. 908 Devices is...

ICE HSI Produces Radio Opioid Awareness PSA (Learn More, Videos)

On Thursday, Dec. 7, a series of radio based public services announcements (PSA) aimed at raising awareness about opioids were launched throughout upstate New York. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland...
On Nov 13, a US Coast Guard cutter intercepted the vessel, arrested the crew, and recovered over 3,800 pounds of cocaine. All three suspects will face US charges. (Image courtesy of CBP)

CBP Pursues Smugglers in Self-Propelled Semi-Submersible Vessel

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crew, in coordination with interagency partners, pursued a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in cocaine smuggling. The AMO crew aboard a P-3...
On Dec 13, Elaine Duke, Deputy DHS Secretary will deliver remarks about DHS’s contributions to combating terrorism, the prevention of the use of WMD and the creation of the Department’s new Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. Ms. Duke will also participate in a moderated discussion with Jim McDonnell, who will lead the new CWMD Office, and John Walters, Chief Operation Officer of Hudson institute. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

DHS on Countering WMD Office & Combating CBRNE Threats (Videos)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has announced the establishment of the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office. The CWMD Office will elevate and streamline DHS efforts to prevent...
U.S. Attorney’s Office, Law Enforcement Partners, and Community Leaders Introduce PROJECT EJECT to Combat Violent Crime in City of Jackson

US Attorney: Violent Criminals will be Ejected from Jackson MS

Mike Hurst, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi, along with the Jackson Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,...
Retired Navy SEAL Jim Woods, aof the U.S. Navy parachute team, the Leap Frogs, presents our nation's flag as he prepares to land during a parachute demonstration as part of Navy Week Fort Worth 2017. Navy Week programs serve as the Navy's principal outreach effort in areas of the country without a significant Navy presence. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Danny Kelley)

Navy Announces 2018 Navy Week Schedule (Learn More, Multi-Video)

From Springfield, Massachusetts to Sacramento, California, to Bossier City, Louisiana, America's Navy will sail into 14 cities across the country in 2018 as part of the Navy Week outreach program. Navy Weeks,...
All of the Firearms Pictured Here, Plus Two Sword Canes & More Were Discovered Over the Last Week. See complete lists below.

TSA Finds 86 Firearms in Carryon Bags Last Week (Learn More, Videos)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents discovered 86 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 86 firearms discovered, 73 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint can be arrested...