While not being able to quickly access emails or social media posts can be annoying to a general consumer, wireless connectivity becomes critical when police and fire departments, security personnel and medical professionals need access to many types of data, video, images and more in in real-time. 2020 ’ASTORS’ Competitors Skywire Networks and Siklu, is uniquely qualified to bring immediate high-speed connection to highly congested conditions – in terms of the density of buildings in the end point areas (at an average of 30 stories) and in terms of a crowded and noisy radio transmissions environment.

Pandemic Response – How to Set up Temporary Gigabit Wireless Access Networks

Implementing a wireless network to establish or expand broadband communications services in emergency situations (health, weather, natural disaster related or other) can be a tricky endeavor. Requirements include replacing the capacity lost...
Brinqa Cyber Risk Services intelligently connect security, asset and threat data from all relevant sources to measure, prioritize, remediate and manage cyber risk. The solution provides a truly open data model and completely configurable risk scoring methodology. (Courtesy of Brinqa)

Brinqa Returns with Two Products to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Brinqa™, a leader in Cyber Risk Management recognized in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce that Brinqa Cyber Risk Services and Brinqa Vulnerability Risk Service have been nominated...

Virtual Event & Funding Op for ‘Cyber Solutions for Energy Infrastructure’

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Israel Ministry of Energy, and the Israel Innovation Authority are seeking Proposals from the U.S.-Israel Center of Excellence in Energy, Engineering and Water Technology...
The new award-winning features of the HALO IOT Smart Sensor include air quality monitoring, BACnet (a communication protocol for Building Automation and Control networks that leverage the ASHRAE, ANSI, and ISO 16484-5 standard protocol) integration and cleaning chemical signature verification.

HALO Unveils New Features to Aid in Safe Return to Work and School

IPVideo Corporation, a 2019 'ASTORS' Multiple Award Winner, is proud to announce the HALO IOT 2.2 Smart Sensor, now includes sound alert incident management incorporates alerts for spoken key words, advanced gunshot...
Some DHS operations are using blockchain and distributed technologies to issue and verify credentials using open standards. These systems use credentials that may be issued by DHS and held in a digital wallet. DHS is looking for a UI design that supports best practices for visual consistency, ensures security and privacy, is interoperable, and can be integrated with existing back-end processes.

DHS S&T Launches Prize Challenge for Digital Wallet User Interfaces

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which was recognized with Three 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is challenging innovators to design a better user interface...
90% of ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners return to compete in the Annual ‘ASTORS‘ Homeland Security Awards Program, and 100% of ‘ASTORS’ Sponsors returned year to year to reap the benefits of their participation in the industry’s largest and most comprehensive Annual Awards Program.

Award Sponsors, the Jewels of the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce it's Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards program has had 100% returning sponsors for Three, Four and Five years, such as ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic...
Available in 30cm (12in) or 46cm (18in), the lightweight, small-footprint terminals couple high transmit and receive performance and reliability, enabling a wide range of communication opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), military mission aircraft, rotary-wing platforms and business jets.

COMSAT Expands Hardware Footprint with Orbit Multi-Purpose Terminals

COMSAT, a global satellite connectivity solutions provider is further expanding its international terminal, hardware and service footprint following with a new distribution agreement with global provider of airborne and maritime satellite...
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5 Common Accidental Sources of Data Leaks

In cybersecurity and infosec, it’s common to assume that criminals are behind all data breaches and major security events. Bad actors are easy to blame for information leaks or account takeovers,...

Everbridge Helps Mitigate Impact of COVID-19 for Safe Return to Work

Everbridge, a global leader in Critical Event Management (CEM), and a Winner in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Three Consecutive Years, has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the...
Carnival Corp says it suffered a ransomware attack on Saturday, August 15, and that hackers stole some of its data.

World’s Largest Cruise Line Operator Suffers Ransomware Attack

Carnival Corporation detected a ransomware attack that accessed and encrypted a portion of one brand’s information technology systems, and the unauthorized access also included the download of certain of Carnival’s data...