Don’t let the little pest become a big problem. Here’s how to protect yourself and – should one happen to hop aboard your body – how to properly remove them (hint: ditch your momma’s “hot-match” technique).

2021’s Troublesome Tick Season: 8 Pro Tips to Properly Protect Yourself

Guest Editorial by Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and a Medical Operations Supervisor for Global Rescue Wet year. Mild winter. Early spring. This combo creates ideal conditions for an engorged tick season in...
the AXIS W100 easy-to-use, lightweight and robust  body worn camera that lets you store and manage video your way. It plugs right into your own Axis system or another system of your choice.

AXIS W100 Body Worn Camera Competes in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Axis Communications, a Triple 2020 'ASTORS' Award Winner, is pleased to announce the AXIS W100 is one of three products nominated to compete in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Launched...
This new acquisition extends Quantum's surveillance portfolio, market expertise, ecosystem solutions, and analytics applications, to include Pivot3’s software-based intelligence which simplifies your physical security environment. 

Quantum Acquires ‘ASTORS’ Champ Pivot3 Surveillance Portfolio & Assets

Quantum Corporation, who was recognized in the 2017 and 2016 'ASTORS' Awards Programs for the company's StorNext File System and Xcellis System respectively, has entered into an agreement to acquire the...
The majority of migrants attempting to get through the gate were men, according to a video recording posted to Twitter amid the commotion. A Border Patrol spokesman from the Del Rio region told The Post that the disorderly incident was brief and the rest of the encounter peaceful despite the early crush to get through the fence. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

See Hundreds of Migrants Try to Force Way Past Texas Border Agents

July 19, 2021 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Hundreds of migrants in Mexico converged at a gate on the border in Del Rio, Texas, Monday morning, and tried to...
DHS has identified four critical priority areas for attention for the competitive grant program allocations: Cybersecurity, Soft Targets and Crowded Locations, Domestic Violent Extremism, and Emerging Threats. (Courtesy of DHS)

DHS Announces Funding Opportunity for 2021 Preparedness Grants

The final allocations for $475 million for seven Fiscal Year 2021 competitive preparedness grant programs have been announced by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Together with the almost $1.5 billion in...
WVAACS, now with Temperature Screening that denies entry if the user’s body is above safe levels, has the right portal solutions to address high-risk government and military facility needs.

WVAACS Takes Platinum ‘ASTORS’ for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

In these challenging times have you thought about 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...
New Aerosol Module for Handheld MX908 addresses gaps in responders’ workflows and speed chemical detection at the point-of-need for multiple missions.

908 Devices Adds New Capabilities to Identify and Respond to Toxic Threats

Whenever an elite operator encounters a highly toxic advanced threat, they must be able to move forward with fast and intelligent remediation supported by rapid access and data sharing capabilities.  908 Devices,...
AMO Long Beach Marine Unit agents and partners responded to a maritime smuggling event at Mother’s Beach, Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, CA. AMO agents and OFO partners apprehended 10 undocumented non-citizens. (Courtesy of CBP)

San Diego CBP AMO Disrupt Eight Maritime Smuggling Events in 4 Days

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) San Diego Air and Marine Branch crews worked with law enforcement partners to disrupt eight maritime smuggling events in the Southern California...
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US Government Launches One-Stop Resource Shop: StopRansomware.gov

Agencies across the U.S. government have launched a new website to combat the threat of ransomware, aimed at protecting American businesses and communities from ransomware attacks. Together with federal partners, the U.S....
The New OnSolve Control Center Unifies and Integrates the Entire Critical Event Management Lifecycle to Optimize Response and Outcomes

New OnSolve Control Center: A Central Hub to Manage Uncertainty

OnSolve, a Double Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, small-to-medium sized organizations, and government entities, has launched the...