Jeff Stewart, Field CTO & Vice President of Products at SolarWinds. (Courtesy of SolarWinds)

3 Ways the Cybersecurity Industry Advanced ‘Secure by Design’ in 2023

Guest Editorial by Jeff Stewart, CTO & Vice President of Global Solutions Engineering and Observability for SolarWinds Staying ahead of threats is a constant battle in the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape. Threat actors have...
“Today’s actions are another down payment on our pledge to continue dismantling the ecosystem fueling cybercrime by prioritizing disruptions and placing victims first,” said Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco. “Using all our authorities and working alongside partners in the United Kingdom and around the world, we have now destroyed the online backbone of the LockBit group, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware gangs.”

U.S. Joins U.K. to Seize LockBit Site, Disrupt Massive Ransomware Variant

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has partnered with the United Kingdom and international law enforcement partners in London today to announce the disruption of the LockBit ransomware group. The LockBit ransomware...
"Join us in welcoming Ms. Mary Rose McCaffrey to SIMS Software’s distinguished Board of Advisors,” said Michael Struttman, CEO of SIMS Software on the company’s LinkedIn page. “Ms. McCaffrey, the former VP of Security for Northrop Grumman and first female Director of Security for the Central Intelligence Agency (Ret.) will be invaluable to our strategic growth efforts and product roadmap,” continued Struttman.

McCaffrey Joins ‘ASTORS’ Champion SIMS Software Board of Advisors

SIMS Software, the leading provider of security information management software to the government and defense industries - and the 2023 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Champion for Best Security Workforce Management Solution, is...
Dr. Christian Nanry offers some measures that can be taken in the event you are in the unenviable position of being engaged in a custody battle and believe you are experiencing alienation.

‘Parental Alienation Syndrome: A Grounded Brief’ Courtesy of PWPORG

By Dr. Christian A. Nanry Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS), now more commonly known as Parental Alienation, is an often misunderstood and overlooked subject for parents and nonparents. PAS originated as "a term...
With over 20 years’ experience at various manufacturers in the security access control market, Veteran-Owned and USA-Made AACS was founded to address customers’ needs and requirements, for superior products both in serviceability and functionality.

WVAACS Returns to Compete in 2024 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

In these challenging times, have you considered what would happen if you could no longer purchase supplies required to keep your entrance control points operating because they are manufactured in Europe? This could...
2023 ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner the Getac B360, is a modern fully rugged laptop designed for field service, utilities, manufacturing, military and public safety markets that require both the raw computing power and the versatility and mobility that comes with a lighter, more compact fully rugged package. (Courtesy of Getac)

Rugged Laptops: What Defense and First Responders Should Look For

Guest Editorial by Mike McMahon, President, Getac North America With law enforcement and first response data being targeted by bad actors and the growing threat of cyberspace being used as a theater...
Björn Lidefelt, EVP and Head of HID

2023 ‘ASTORS’ Champ HID Enhances its PKI Offerings with ZeroSSL

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a Double Award Champion in the 2023' ASTORS' Awards Program, has acquired ZeroSSL, an Austria-based SSL certificate provider. This new acquisition will...
“For years, he (Joseph Zadroga) personally gave voice to his son James and the others still dealing with the impact of toxins from Ground Zero.”  John Feal, who founded the FealGood Foundation for first responders, called Zadroga “an icon in the 9/11 community.” “I think Joe’s motivation was not only his son dying, but his granddaughter Tyler Ann. But I think he was a reluctant hero in doing all of that. But I think he did what he had to do because he knew what was right and like everybody else, he was frustrated.” (Screenshot Courtesy of YouTube)

Hero Down: Joseph Zadroga Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Famlies, Killed

January 14, 2024 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Joseph Zadroga — a fierce advocate for first responders who suffered illness after the 9/11 attacks — died in a freak...
Public safety deserves a technology solution that also operates as a true partner to combat the industry's biggest challenges. Mark43 is here to provide superior innovation, resiliency, security, interoperability, accessibility, and value so that you can focus on what matters most: serving your communities.

Warren (Ohio) PD Launches Mark43 Records Management System

Mark43, a leading cloud-native public safety software company that took home Top Awards for Best Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Solution in the 2023 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased...
Discover how DHS S&T is Investing in Arctic Research with the Creation of a New Center of Excellence (COE) for Homeland Security.

DHS Awards UAA to Launch New ADAC-ARCTIC Center of Excellence

The homeland security challenges in the Arctic region are rapidly evolving. To aid citizens and operators in the region, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), a Multi-Award...