Iris ID’s Android-based, hand-held iCAM M300 is designed for field use in law enforcement, access control, national ID programs, border control and time and attendance situations.

Iris ID’s iCAM M300 Integrates with Leading Mobile Fingerprint Platform

Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and Platinum Award Winner in the 2016, 2018, and 2019 Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Programs, has integrated its handheld iCAM...

NCMEC and Ring Join Forces to Help Bring Home Missing Kids (Videos)

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), who was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for 'Excellence in Public Safety,' and Ring have announced a new partnership...
The new automated Federal Protective Service Threat Assessment Report (TAR), developed in conjunction between Argonne National Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service (FPS), is a revolutionary, human-in-the-loop, machine learning (ML) based threat assessment process that significantly enhances understanding of vulnerability and threat assessments, as well as the optimization of countermeasure recommendations.

Federal Protective Service Recognized in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Protective Service, a recognized agency in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the agency has once again been recognized. The...
A new case study published by ‘ASTORS’ Award Winning PlateSmart Technologies, explains why the city of LaGrange chose to invest in LPR, how the PlateSmart solution is deployed throughout the city, and how that solution helped the LaGrange Police Department find and arrest the suspects in this specific attempted robbery and homicide case.

See How PlateSmart is Helping Police Solve Major Crimes with LPR

In 2015, the city of LaGrange, Ga., had three homicides occur in rapid succession. The LaGrange Police Department was able to solve them in part because the perpetrators’ vehicles were caught on...
The lead investigator, National Transportation and Safety Board member Jennifer Homendy, probing the Conception boat fire disaster expressed concerns about the ability of passengers to escape in an emergency after she and her team toured a similar vessel in Santa Barbara Harbor on Wednesday. Homendy she was “taken aback” by the size of the emergency hatch when she toured the Vision — an 80-foot sister vessel to the Conception. (Courtesy of the Santa Barbara County Fire Department)

Rapid DNA Critical in IDing Tragic Boat Fire Victims (See How, Videos)

Thirty-four people died in a tragic boat fire which occurred off the coast of Santa Cruz Island, California, on September 2, 2019. Five injured crew members managed to escape after calling for...
Extensive enhancements to OnGuard® version 7.6 create a more scalable, accessible and cloud-compatible enterprise security platform. Version 7.6 also enriches essential operations, including IT compliance, cybersecurity, reader and card technology, and browser client usability.

‘ASTORS’ Award Winning LenelS2 Introduces OnGuard Version 7.6

LenelS2, a leading provider of advanced security systems and a Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to introduce OnGuard® version 7.6. OnGuard 7.6 is the latest enterprise...
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UK Conservatives Vow to Increase Biometrics at Borders

December 2, 2019 – In Breaking News – BBC News If the party wins the general election, it says it will introduce automated exit and entrance checks. It would also make it harder...

Electric Guard Dog Honored in ‘ASTORS’ for Top Perimeter Security

Security fencing provider Electric Guard Dog has been honored with the coveted 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award from American Security Today (AST), for offering the nation's top Perimeter Security Solution. Electric Guard...
The New SlimLite double swing obstacle turnstile from Award-Winning Automatic Systems, offers a high bidirectional throughput while maintaining the users safe and security. The small footprint is designed to integrate seamlessly within most architectural styles.

Automatic Systems SlimLite Entrance Control Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’

Automatic Systems, a world leader in the automation of secure entrance control equipment for pedestrian & vehicle access, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control in the 2018...
The Solutions Matrix: A Practical Guide to Soft Security Engineering for Architects, Engineers, Facility Managers, Planners and Security Professionals, By Doug Haines

Don’t Surrender to Fear: New Book – ‘The Solutions Matrix’ by Doug Haines

The Solutions Matrix: A Practical Guide to Soft Security Engineering for Architects, Engineers, Facility Managers, Planners and Security Professionals By Doug Haines, Owner, Haines Security Solutions Research indicates that we can create environments...