The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) helps the nation prepare for and respond to critical incidents, such as active shooters and terrorist attacks, by improving capabilities during all stages of response. The Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis (FOVEA) tool helps first responders quickly analyze video to identify potential suspects by allowing users to tag a person to a left-behind item and reconstruct that individual’s path across multiple camera views.

DHS S&T Forensic Video Exploitation & Analysis Tool Competes in ‘ASTORS’

An action movie opens to a scene on the metro platform where a bag has been left unattended, raising suspicion in the metro’s security control room. Video cameras zero in and, through...
Tony Coulson, director of CSUSB testified that the nation is in a crisis situation of a 500,000 person shortage in the cyber workforce. “That’s an absurd number,” Coulson told members of the House Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation. “If this was doctors and nurses, there would be a national outcry.”

U.S. in Crisis with Massive Shortfall of 500,000 Cyber Workforce Jobs

Tony Coulson, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Cybersecurity Center, testified before a congressional subcommittee on Thursday, to apprise all those in attendance that the nation is in a crisis situation of...
Selma Police Officer Marquis Moorer, 25, was on duty stopping home to get a bite to eat at approximately 4:00 am Tuesday, when he was approached by a subject who opened fire on him outside of the building in the Selma Square Apartments where he lived. Officer Moorer suffered fatal gunshot wounds and his significant other was also wounded.

Hero Down: Ambushed Selma Officer Shot & Killed, Suspect in Custody

July 27, 2021 – In Breaking News – WVTM 13 A police officer in Selma, Alabama, was killed and a woman was injured in a shooting early Tuesday morning. Authorities said Selma Police...

NICE to Deliver Data-Driven Incident Reconstruction and Insights to 911

Double Platinum 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program Winner, NICE Public Safety, has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with RapidSOS, also a former 'ASTORS' Award Winner, to deliver...
Kern County Deputy Sheriff Phillip Campas, 35, was a five-year veteran of the force and had served as a Marine in Afghanistan. (Courtesy of the Kern County Sheriff's Office)

Hero Down: 5 Dead in Wake of California Standoff (Multi-Video)

July 26, 2021 – In Breaking News – NBC News Five people were killed, including a sheriff's deputy, in the wake of a domestic violence call and standoff that turned deadly in rural...
SIMS Software is a leading provider of industrial security information management software to the government and defense industries.

SIMS Software to Compete in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

SIMS Software, which is widely recognized as the industry leader in security information management systems, with a track record spanning nearly four decades, is pleased to announce the company has been...

AST New 100% Mobile Friendly Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

American Security Today is pleased to announce their newest 100% mobile-friendly Digital Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: Why CAMERAS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH (4 Things to...
Prison photo of serial killer Rodney Alcala (Courtesy of the San Quentin State Prison, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and YouTube)

‘Dating Game Killer’ Dies Yet Police Still Seek ID’s of Women Photographs

July 10, 2021 – In Breaking News – CNN A convicted serial killer known as the "Dating Game Killer" died early Saturday morning at a hospital near Corcoran State Prison in central...
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...