AST July 2020

AST Latest *Fully Interactive* Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

AST is pleased to announce the newest Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: DHS S&T Develops DIY Way to Clean N95 Masks A household appliance, which may be...

DHS: What is Really Happening in Portland Riots? (Learn More, Videos)

The Bottom Line: The violent situation in Portland for the past 57 straight days continues with violent anarchists rioting on the streets as federal law enforcement officers work diligently and honorably to...
Nasopharyngeal (nasal) swab testing required a healthcare worker to be within close proximity to and have contact (via the swab) with potentially infected patients, whereas Spectrum Solutions, a competitor in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for Best COVID- 19 Detection Innovation and Testing Device, has enabled less invasive and painful saliva collection testing developed by Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics.

The Latest in COVID-19 Testing Methods and Availability (Multi-Video)

July 21, 2020 – In Breaking News – GoodRx As COVID-19 has reached pandemic status with almost 4 million confirmed cases in the United States alone, widespread availability of diagnostic testing is critical in helping identify...
With the very real possibility of explosive attacks in public spaces like public squares or stadiums, the U.S. needs to be prepared by having security measures in place to stop them and effective medical response for attacks that do occur.

DHS S&T Tool Prepares State & Local Leaders for Explosive Attacks (Video)

Explosive weapons have become a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction.   Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause more extensive damage, explosives are still be...
Allied Universal’s security team provided crucial intelligence to the U.S. Marshals, which led to the successful capture of Gerald Fitzgerald Hunter, 54, who was #1 on the Most Wanted of the DEA’s St. Louis Strike Force’s West Central Region, for his role in the illegal trafficking of Fentanyl. (Courtesy of the DEA)

Allied Universal Aids US Marshals in Capture of Most Wanted DEA Fugitive

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America which was recognized in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for the last Two Consecutive Years, is in receipt of...
The U.S. government has invested more than $5 billion in COVID-19 vaccines, creating a race to the finish line in the Biopharma industry, many of which rely on ‘made in the USA’ Aeroturn high performance turnstiles to secure against unauthorized access to their facilities, and protect themselves from situations emanating from corporate espionage, vaccine protestors, product tampering, and leaked information.

Securing Access for Vaccine Manufacturers in a COVID-19 World

Guest Editorial by Monique Merhige, President, Infusion Direct Marketing With the COVID-19 global pandemic on the rise and no end in sight, the Biopharma industry has received billions in US government funding...
Detect and localize radiation sources generated by manmade devices such as nuclear weapons, improvised nuclear devices (INDs) or radiological dispersal devices (RDDs) with the Thermo Scientific™ RadEye™ PRD for border guards, customs agents, special forces and counter terrorism teams to outfit them with high-performance detection for any scenario.

Improved & Redesigned Wearable RAD Detectors for First Responders

For first responders across the nation, particularly those in the fields of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE), the ability to quickly assess a scene to determine if harmful elements,...
At least 20 deputies from the US Marshals Service have been injured, suffering cuts and concussions, over more than two months of guarding the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse.

US Marshals Hurt by Homemade Weapons in Portland Attacks

August 1, 2020 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Bricks, batteries, frozen water bottles, sling shots with ball bearings and even feces were among the homemade weapons thrown at a...
Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Joseph Rivera, a search and rescue swimmer looking out of a US Navy MH-60 Seahawk, helped conduct the search and rescue relief operations. (Courtesy of 15th MEU by Lance Cpl. Mackenzie Binion and Twitter)

Missing Marines, Sailor Presumed Dead: Search Ends (Multi-Video)

After an extensive 40-hour search the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) I Marine Expeditionary force, and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) have concluded their search and rescue operation for...
It's been a violent year so far in Minneapolis - 288 people shot along with 41 homicides, nearly doubling the number of homicides last year.

Surging Crime in Minneapolis – Police Offers Tips to Stay Safe (Multi-Video)

August 3, 2020 - Breaking News - DailyMail Minneapolis police has advised people to give up their purses and cellphones if they are attacked as the city battles a surge in violent...