Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...
Fingerprint embedded payment cards to see sales boost, according to new findings ABI Research’s Biometric Technologies and Applications report.

Biometric Payment Cards to Boost Banking Industry Security (Video)

ABI Research has found that biometric technologies are steadily growing their presence in more banking applications, with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards being the latest addition finally ready to go public. Fingerprint...
TripAdvisor, one of the most popular travel websites in the world, is accused of deleting customer reviews that raised red flags about potential dangers.

TripAdvisor Deleted Reviews Warning Of Rape, Assault (Learn More, Video)

By Camila Domonoske, NPR More than a dozen tourists say that TripAdvisor, a popular travel review site, deleted their attempts to post descriptions of rapes, assaults and unexpected blackouts they experienced at...
When it Comes to Cyberattacks, Half Protected is Half Not (Image courtesy of Centrify)

Gartner Suggests Global Demand for Cloud-Based Security to Grow (More)

With the massive shift to the cloud, it’s no surprise that cloud-based security services will be worth almost $9 billion in 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
“We’re just a few days away from the New York City marathon … we’ve enhanced security for this also. It’s going to be a very safe event,” NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gomez said.

NYC Marathon Next Challenge for NYPD Days After Attack (Multi-Video)

By Daniella Silva, NBC News Officials promised a huge police presence to protect the New York City marathon, which will take place Sunday, just days after the deadliest terrorist attack in the city...
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Time is Running Out to Treat Yourself to the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon

Register today for the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon on November 15th, in New York City and give yourself & your clients a break from the show! The highlight of the 2017 AST...
IMPORTANT: First Responders don’t have to change providers just because their state opts-in to FirstNet

Key Issues Surrounding Concerns with FirstNet (Learn More, Videos)

In the letter below, Don Brittingham, Vice President of Public Safety Policy for Verizon, outlines some of the key issues surrounding their concerns with FirstNet, including: That the Middle Class Tax...
TITAN VISION PSIM integrates multiple disparate security systems including all aspects of physical security; video surveillance, access control, perimeter intrusion detection, fire and safety, public address and building management. TITAN VISION PSIM is an open software system that connects with products from other vendors.

Arecont Vision Expands Tech Partner Program with TITAN VISION PSIM

Visual Management Systems Ltd., the developer of the TITAN VISION PSIM (Physical Security Information Management System), has joined the Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program.  Arecont Vision, an industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera...
LRAD's highly intelligible, long range voice and warning siren broadcasts establish large safety zones, determine intent, safely change behavior, resolve uncertain situations and save lives on both sides of the Long Range Acoustic Device®.

LRAD to Outfit US Marine Corps & US Army with Acoustic Hailing Devices

LRAD Corporation, Two-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System, and a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, has received acoustic hailing devices (AHD) orders for...
S&T, through its National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) and Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency (HSARPA), inserted relevant technologies into the exercise to assess their capabilities to improve first responders’ preparedness and response to a large-scale, urban, critical incident.

Grand Central First Responders for Critical Incident Test New Tech

New York City emergency responders held a critical incident training exercise early Sunday morning at Grand Central Terminal, and tested out some new technologies provided by the Department of Homeland Security...