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2019 'ASTORS' Finalist Smiths Detection, is opening new doors with integrated checkpoints using unique biometric identifiers to deliver risk-based screening at departure, transit and arrival airports to streamline the checkpoint journey to make it even safer and more efficient.

Smiths Detection Showcases Biometric Checkpoint Solutions

Smiths Detection, a global threat detection and security technologies company, and new competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is showcasing an integrated checkpoint solution at inter airport Europe 2019,...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Tuesday called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency from infrastructure. (Courtesy of IATA and Twitter)

More Control, Less Waiting: Top Priorities for Travelers (Multi-Video)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its 2019 Global Passenger Survey results, which highlights that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. Acting as the voice of...
Matrix Alpha security fence is a curtain wall system designed to expand to the level of site security required. Its framework structure allows the user to define the level of security needed by choosing a suitable mesh option that details the degree of delay and site visibility.

Ameristar Matrix Alpha Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Video)

Ameristar Perimeter Security, Five-Time Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Matrix Alpha perimeter enclosure grid has been nominated to compete for Best Critical Power...
IrisTime accommodates hundreds of current time and attendance applications as well as new apps to be developed by solution providers and software developers.

Iris ID Unveils IrisTime, a New Biometric Time & Attendance Solution

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, and a competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, introduces IrisTime™, a fully customizable time and...

SWORD Returns to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program (Videos)

With more and more so-called soft targets being attacked around the world, heightened security is needed virtually everywhere. With the ongoing threat of global terrorism or instances of mass shootings or other...
HydrantID will Expand Enterprise PKI Management Services for Network Security and IoT Devices, strengthening HID’s Identity and Access Management solutions portfolio to solve customer’s digital security challenges.

HID Global Acquires HydrantID Managed PKI for IoT Devices & More

HID Global®, and a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has acquired HydrantID, a provider of management and automation services to secure enterprise organizations’ data, IT...
Electric Guard Dog is a unique physical security deterrent with integrated Layers of Security that deter, detect & delay theft on your property. The fundamental protection is a physical barrier enclosing a 7,000-volt fence reach-able only by intrusion, not by accident.

Electric Guard Dog a New Competitor in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Electric Guard Dog, a security fence company dedicated to providing reliable solar powered electric fences & perimeter security, is pleased to announce the company's Solar Powered Electric Fence, has been nominated to...

Lenel BlueDiamond Mobile Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

LenelS2, a leading provider in advanced security systems and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's BlueDiamond Mobile has been...
Ameristar Perimeter Security's Sentinel Wedge Barrier, is one of 9 newly newly added Safety Act Certified Products, for a total of 11 Ameristar SAFETY Act Certified products to date.

Ameristar Achieves SAFETY Act for All Active/Passive Barriers & Bollards

Ameristar Perimeter Security, Five-Time Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a returning competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is pleased to announce that the U.S....
A 1999 composite sketch handout of the suspected kidnapper (at left), and Timothy David Nelson’s mugshot (at right). (Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Police.)

Fingerprint Tech Helps Solve 1999 Kidnap/Rape of 10 Yr Old (Videos)

By the FBI After the abduction and sexual assault of a young girl in the small community of Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania, law enforcement searched tirelessly for the perpetrator as the community feared for...