Unmonitored manhole/vault covers pose significant vulnerability access points to sensitive governmental areas & critical infrastructure locations for physical attack, frequently missed in perimeter protection strategies, as evidenced for example, by the Metcalf attack (Image courtesy of Cleveland Electric Labs)

How Manhole Sensors Protect our Critical Infrastructure (Multi-Video)

When dignitaries or high-profile individuals visit cities, municipal crews often weld manholes shut in vulnerable locations to ensure safety, costing tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars each time they must...
Automatic Systems has put together this comprehensive guide, suitable for beginners and experts alike, addressing the critical issues for selection and design of pedestrian entrance control systems.

Turnstiles 101- Designing Effective Pedestrian Entrance Control Systems

Automatic Systems America, is a Proud Sponsor of the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program By Mike McGovern, Regional Sales Manager, Automatic Systems Turnstiles and other Pedestrian Entrance Control (PEC) devices are increasingly...
A vigil for Scout Schultz ended quietly. However, after less than an hour later & at separate gathering, confrontations escalated at the campus police headquarters.

Audio Released of 911 Call by Georgia Tech Student Killed by Police (Video)

By T. Rees Shapiro, Avi Selk, Wesley Lowery and Rachel Chason, The Washington Post A police cruiser was torched, protesters were arrested, and at least one Georgia Tech officer was evacuated by ambulance...
Camera Canvass Tracker is a patented pending technology that is used to simplify the task done by investigators everyday, canvassing for surveillance cameras.

Camera Canvass Tracker in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

Probable Cause Solutions is pleased to announce their Camera Canvass Tracker has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Camera Canvass Tracker is a patented pending technology...
Featuring two reactors, the Calvert Cliffs plant will rely heavily on the redundant, fault-tolerant, failsafe operations offered by CompuLert™ NEXGen.

Nuclear Power Plant Upgrades to CompuLert NEXGen Central Control

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, located in Lusby, MD, recently upgraded to the CompuLert™ NEXGen central control platform, by American Signal Corporation (ASC), a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards.  Featuring two reactors,...
Siklu delivers multi-gigabit fiber-like wireless connectivity in urban, suburban and rural areas.

Siklu Participates in Successful 5G Experiment with RAPID Consortium

Siklu, millimeter wave market leader and a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has participated in a successful live 5G demonstration in Warsaw, Poland with RAPID 5G consortium...
As guardians, protectors and first responders, security professionals not only deserve our respect and gratitude during National Security Officer Appreciation Week, but every single day of the year

Please Join Us in Celebrating National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Allied Universal is proud to join American Security Today in celebrating all security professionals with the third annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week, observed this year Sept. 17-23. The Freedonia Group reports that...
James Sanders, 41 (left), and Ryan Young, 22, are considered Armed and Dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call local police, or the Mississippi Department of Corrections at 662-745-6611, ext 4200.

‘Armed & Dangerous’ Inmates Escape MS Prison (Learn More, Video)

By Mary Kekatos, The Associated Press via Daily Mail .com Two inmates, included a convicted murderer, have escaped from Mississippi's largest prison. Officials say the escapees are armed and dangerous. It is believed...
As police patrol involves considerable time and resources, integrating technology into patrol functions should not only improve officer efficiency, it also should potentially free up additional resources to use for crime prevention or other activities. (Image courtesy of PlateSmart)

NIST: Mobile Broadband Access Has Positive Impact on Police Operations

By The National Institute of Justice Advances in modern technology have turned the days of a police officer’s handling a call, then driving back to the station to file a paper report...
Since 2010 there have been 1,800 reported acid attacks in the London, with a steep 70% rise between 2015 to 2016. Sunday's attack occurred at the Gare de Marseille-Saint Charles train station (Image courtesy of YouTube)

4 US Women Attacked with Acid in Marseille Station (Learn More, Videos)

By Peter Allen and Rod Ardehali, The DailyMail .com A woman with ‘deep psychological problems’ was in custody in the French city of Marseille Sunday after spraying four American tourists with acid and burning two in the...