Temporary permanent is the new normal in more and more situations today, and the Transportable High-Powered Speaker Station (THPSS) is the answer to that the demand for outdoor situations that require the durability of a permanent solution, but also transportability for a temporary situation.

ATI Systems Returns as Premier Sponsor of 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in reliable emergency warning and notification systems for the campus, community, industrial, and military markets, and Platinum Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years...
A recent SolarWinds survey of federal IT professionals found that 43 percent of respondents felt that inadequate user training was a barrier to system optimization.

3 Strategies Agencies Can Take Today to Improve Their Cyber Defenses

By Jim Hansen, VP of products, security and cloud, SolarWinds Since 2006, U.S. agencies have been the victims of more than 100 cyber attacks. In 2018, on average, there appears to have been...
Critical events happen every day: severe weather, workplace violence, active shooters, terrorism, IT and power outages & more. Together, NC4 & Everbridge is an end-to-end threat assessment, incident communications & mgmt platform reducing critical incident ‘time to know’ thru remediation-all from a single pane of glass, for gov’t, enterprise, community.

2018 ‘ASTORS’ Double Award Winning Everbridge Acquires NC4 (Videos)

Everbridge, a global leader in critical event management software that helps keep people safe and businesses running, and a Double Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced the acquisition of NC4,...
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, a 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program Nominee, arrested 25 people ages 19-65, that traveled with the intent of having sex with a male or female child. Operation Intercept VI is a 4-day initiative to protect Sarasota County children from online predators & human trafficking. (Courtesy of the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

SCSO Warns of Child Predators on Apps & Op Intercept VI (Multi-Video)

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO), arrested 25 people during Operation Intercept VI, a four-day initiative focused on protecting Sarasota County children from online predators and human trafficking. Suspects ranging in age...
Verizon Responder Private Core separates public safety data communications from commercial and consumer traffic, and is available at no additional cost to first responders and all qualified public safety personnel. (Courtesy of Verizon)

Verizon to Offer MA Public Safety with Response Ready Solutions (Videos)

Verizon has been authorized to offer services to public safety through the state of Massachusetts’s public safety grade wireless agreement, which includes Verizon's Responder Private Core, priority and preemption technology for...
'ASTORS' Award-Winning Regroup empowers better mass communication to keep people safe and informed at all times.

Regroup Mass Notification Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

Regroup Mass Notification, a recognized leader in the mass communications sector, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the cloud-based mass communication platform...
Google’s internet freedom moonshot has gotten glowing attention for its ambitious projects. But current and former employees, leaked documents, and internal messages reveal a grim reality. (Courtesy of Rory Noris (PDP)

“INCREDIBLY TOXIC” WORKPLACE Inside GOOGLE’S JIGSAW

Republished with Permission By MOTHERBOARD Tech by VICE In early August 2017, an anti-diversity memo written by an engineer named James Damore went viral within Google. The company was quickly thrown into crisis: Multiple employees...
The GTL VisitMe video visitation solution allows federal, state, county, municipal, and private facilities to transition traditional in-person visitation service offerings to a more secure on-premise or remote alternative, which decreases the need for inmate movement, reduces the opportunity for contraband distribution and makes facilities safer and more efficient.

Madison County Detention Center Implements GTL Services

GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology, that was recognized with a Platinum Award Win for in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been selected by the Madison County Detention...
The Christchurch mosque shootings were two consecutive terror attacks at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer on 15 March 2019, which resulted in the killing 51 people and injuring 49. The gunman livestreamed the first attack on Facebook Live. (Courtesy of YouTube and Twitter)

House Aims at Tech Failure to Halt Spread of Online Extremist Content

The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing Wednesday, on social media companies' efforts to counter online terror content and misinformation. The hearing was called in the wake of March’s...
Hurricanes are fast, furious and can last for days. Do you have a hurricane communication plan that you can use before, during, and after one hits? (Courtesy of AlertMedia, the Gold Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. (Courtesy of AlertMedia)

A Hurricane Communication Plan is KEY to Being PREPARED

The average life of a hurricane is nine days and it is most destructive during its first 12 hours onshore. As you think about preparing your business for a hurricane, you want...