DefCon hacking event shows how easy it is to hack voting systems, and advises officials to rethink their use of digital voting systems.

Hackers Warn Capitol Hill on Election Security Ahead of Midterms (Videos)

By Donie O'Sullivan and Sarah Mucha, CNN The vulnerabilities in America's voting systems are "staggering," a group representing hackers warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday -- just over a month before the midterm...
Brookhaven Police Departments Officer James White (at right), and Cpl. Zach Moak (at left) were killed in the line of duty on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (Courtesy of the MS Dept. Public Safety)

Heroes Down: Mississippi Police Officers Killed in Morning Shootout

By Justin Vicory and Therese Apel, Mississippi Clarion Ledger Two Brookhaven police officers were killed in a shootout early Saturday morning, and the suspect, wounded and in custody, had a history of run-ins...
On April 12, 2017 Ryan Keith Taylor allegedly made and set off a chemical weapon in the Kisatchie National Forest, releasing chlorine gas which injured several investigators and started a fire.

Soldier Gets Prison for Manufacturing, Using a Chemical Weapon

Ryan Keith Taylor, 24, a soldier at Fort Polk, has been sentenced to 135 months in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for manufacturing, possessing and detonating...
When public safety is on the line, it is vital that school leadership, security staff, and other first responders have the ability to clearly communicate with large groups of people on a moment’s notice.

Make Schools Safer with Emerg Communication Equipment (Videos)

By Don Roth, CEO of AmpliVox Sound Systems When emergencies arise in schools and other crowded areas, the first priority of administrators is to quickly move students and staff to places of...
With state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor location technology, streaming video calling, and call prioritization, Carbyne is set to be 9-1-1's most important upgrade in more than 40 years.

Carbyne Brings Next-Gen 911 to Mexico City (See in Action, Video)

With a touch on a smartphone, to a telephone application using Israeli security technology, the emergency center ‘C-2’ will know the exact location, the name of the issuer of the alert...

Bananas Containing $17.8M Worth of Cocaine Donated to TX Police (Video)

By Merrit Kennedy, NPR This drug seizure is bananas. Two sergeants from a Texas prison were picking up two donated pallets of bananas at the Ports of America in Freeport on Friday, according...
Enhancing state, territorial, tribal, and non-governmental capacity to prevent opioid overdoses

CDC Provides New Funds to Battle the Opioid Overdose Epidemic (Videos)

To address the ongoing opioid overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is increasing support to states, territories, tribes, and non-governmental organizations working to prevent opioid-related overdoses, deaths,...
A fugitive was killed by police after he used an assault rifle to open fire at officers Thursday night near Miami International Airport, authorities said.

AK-47 Gunman Killed in Police Shootout Near Miami Airport (Video)

By CBS Miami A man armed with an assault rifle was killed in a shootout with police and FBI agents not far from Miami International Airport. On dramatic cell phone video of the...
3D-500 Counter Drone Radar

SpotterRF Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

SpotterRF, the leader in low cost compact surveillance radar (CSR), and an 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Two Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's 3D-500, the First Full Dome...
Israeli expat Danielle Layman, who lived in OK allegedly took out Craigslist ad to hire an assassin amid child custody battle to kill her ex-husband in Israel, apologized for manufacturing the poison ricin as a judge sentenced her to over three years in prison

Poison Plot: OK Woman Made Ricin for Craigslist Murder-for-Hire Scheme

By the FBI An Oklahoma woman had a novel solution to a child custody issue with her ex-husband who lived in Israel: Hire someone to travel there and kill him using the...