SIMS Software gathered a touching collection of deeply personal vignettes, each capturing their contributors’ unique experiences in their own words, as we remember and pay tribute to all those we lost as a result of September 11, 2001. (Courtesy of SIMS Software)

Remembering 9/11: Vignettes from Security Leaders Past and Present

By SIMS Software, a Premiere Sponsor of the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we thought a different and more far-reaching use...
"Media produced by AQ, ISIS, and their affiliates and branches which reference the 9/11 attacks likely reinforce [homegrown violent extremists'] anti-US sentiments and contributes to their radicalization by serving as a reminder of past success in targeting the United States," the bulletin says.

Terrorist Messages to Exploit 9/11 Anniv & Cancer Dangers Remain

September 3, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN US intelligence officials are anticipating foreign terrorist organizations will seek to exploit the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and "probably the US withdrawal from...

Rave Mobile COVID Recovery Solution Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Rave Mobile Safety, a leading critical communication platform and Multi-Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Rave Coronavirus Recovery Solution, is one of...
PureActiv™ is an automated outdoor surveillance system that addresses critical security threats to safeguard lives, facilities, and other high-value assets.

PureActiv AI Deep Learning Video Analytics Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

PureActiv AI Deep Learning Geo-spatial Video Analytics from PureTech Systems, a 2020 Multi-'ASTORS' Award Winner, has been Nominated in Six categories in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program. PureTech Systems delivers a fully integrated...
Designed to save lives and prevent property damage, CornellCookson’s new SmokeShield™ Fabric Smoke and Fire safety closure joins their SmokeShield® Elevator Smoke Curtain to enhance life safety by compartmentalizing dangerous fire and smoke at the first hint of smoke

SmokeShield: Most Versatile Fire Pro-tection & Smoke Mitigation on Market

CornellCookson, a leader in closure products for commercial, industrial, institutional, and retail applications, a 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, and a Double Competitor in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’  Awards Program, is...
Tony Cole is a former army cyber operator with more than 35 years’ experience in cybersecurity and today is the Chief Technology Officer at Attivo Networks responsible for strategy and vision.

Attivo Executive’s Experience Helps to Shape Modern Network Protection

Guest OpEd by Tony Cole, Chief Technology Officer, Attivo Networks With attackers increasingly targeting government agencies and contractors, a background in homeland security is a handy thing to have—and my homeland security...
Community health workers (CHWs)—also known as community health representatives and health promoters—provide critical services to communities disproportionately impacted by public health threats including COVID-19. (Courtesy of the CDC)

CDC Awards $300M in Funding to Support Community Health Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which was recognized for "Excellence in Public Safety" in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for it's work on COVID-19 Efforts to...
The number of homicides is approaching those seen in the late 1980s and early 1990s, which prompted the passage of the 1994 Crime Bill that allowed cities to hire 100,000 more police officers, allocated nearly $10 billion for new prisons and created a federal three strikes provision mandating life in prison without the possibility of parole for anyone convicted of at least three serious violent felonies or drug trafficking.

Mass Shootings, Homicide Rates, Gun Sales Hit Highest Levels Since 1990s

September 4, 2021 – In Breaking News – Yahoo News Londan Hill was sitting at the kitchen table in a family friend's Cleveland-area home when two bullets ripped through the wall, piercing his neck. He staggered...

10 Disaster Preparedness Tips Every Public Safety Department Should Use

By Sahil Merchant, Chief Strategy Officer at Fūsus Whether it’s a natural disaster, an incident at a major event, or an active shooter or terrorist attack, situations inevitably arise where a multi-agency,...
Whether it’s a natural disaster, an incident at a major event, or an active shooter or terrorist attack, situations inevitably arise where a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional task force is required to immediately respond. The question is, is your city and county ready for the next emergency situation that comes along?

Fūsus Real-Time Crime Center in the Cloud Nominated in 2021 ‘ASTORS’

Fūsus, a company capable of extracting and unifying live video and data feeds from virtually any source, to create a central hub for enhanced situational awareness and investigative capabilities of Law...