Seafaring vessels routinely collect data sets for live operations and discard them after they have served their immediate purpose. But systematic retrieval, storage, and analysis of such data can yield valuable insights that can aid short as well as long-term operations. (Courtesy of Charles River Analytics CRA)

Charles River Wins Contract to Use Sensor Data from Seafaring Vessels

Charles River Analytics has been awarded a $225K Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract to research and develop an economical device that can collect and analyze crowdsourced data from isolated vessels...
The widespread adoption of mobile technology in EMS will transform how emergency professionals respond to 911 calls and reduce costs for EMS providers. Similar programs can help with better resource allocation, lowering costs for patients and emergency medical services overall.

How Mobile Tech Enhances EMS Response, from Dispatch to On Scene

Guest Editorial by Scott Morris, Senior Account Manager, Panasonic Connect North America Can you imagine a world where laptops didn’t exist for EMS workers? Yet, as late as 2011, states, including Georgia...
“Hexagon has long been a leader in public safety solutions that deliver situational awareness and insights to emergency services and others – improving operations, minimizing risk, and saving lives,” added Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén. “Qognify’s solutions are a natural expansion of our public safety portfolio, adding comprehensive and tightly integrated video capabilities that can provide dispatchers, responders, and investigators with new levels of intelligence to serve and protect their communities.”

Hexagon AB Acquires Qognify

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital reality solutions combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies has acquired Qognify, a leading provider of Physical Security and Enterprise Incident Management software solutions. Qognify was...

API Security Flaws Found within The LEGO® Group Online Service Platform

Salt Labs has released new threat research highlighting two API security vulnerabilities discovered within BrickLink, a digital resale platform owned by The LEGO® Group which could have enabled attackers to compromise LEGO’s internal...
Eric Bassier, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Quantum offers AST readers tips for introducing a multi-layered approach to ransomware recovery

Preparing for the Inevitable: Tips for Multi-Layered Ransomware Recovery

Guest editorial by Eric Bassier, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Quantum Cybercriminals are constantly finding new and innovative ways to trick employees into clicking links that enable ransomware to infiltrate an organization’s infrastructure. In...
Changes to regulations, standards, and guidelines are rippling up and down the federal government through agencies, large and small, in response to the White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, but here are some of the major ones put forth by CISA and NIST.

Highlighting CISA & NIST’s Efforts Under EO 14028: Standards & Security

Guest editorial by Dr. Brian Gant Companies and organizations have been increasingly aware of the need for cybersecurity to safeguard their data and that of their customers. However, even the best intentions...
Canon U.S.A. earned recognition in the categories of Best Access Control and Authentication Solution and Best Device Visibility and Control Solution for its continually updated and enhanced uniFLOW Online and Canon Office Cloud offerings.

Canon U.S.A. Earns Multi-Gold 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

For its efforts in offering cloud print and scan solutions with built-in security features that can help users modernize some of their scanning and printing processes – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a...
NYPD Chief of Department Kenneth Corey at 'ASTORS' 2022

2022 ‘ASTORS’ a Hit in NYC: Honoring Homeland Security Winners (N-Sl)

In addition to Commission Bill Bratton joining the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Ceremony and Banquet Luncheon, New York's Finest, New York City Police Department (NYPD) Chief of Department Kenneth Corey,...
Commissioner Bill Bratton accepts a 2022 'ASTORS' Excellence in Public Safety & Community Resilience Award at the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Ceremony and Banquet Luncheon in New York City.

2022 ‘ASTORS’ a Hit in NYC: Honoring Homeland Security Winners (De-M)

In addition to DEAC Sabatino, AST was also joined by Legendary Police Commissioner William Bratton who spoke, as always, about his love for the City of New York, the Profession of...

2022 ‘ASTORS’ a Hit in NYC: Honoring Homeland Security Winners (A-Da)

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards, the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, now in its Seventh Year, continues to recognize industry leaders of Physical and Border Security, Cybersecurity, Emergency Preparedness...