On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma ranked among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. The ninth named storm, fourth hurricane, second major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 season, Irma caused widespread and catastrophic damage throughout its long lifetime, particularly in the northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Keys. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

Hurricane Season: The Importance of Alert Templates in Critical Events

The 2019 hurricane season is set to be slightly above average in activity, according to hurricane research scientists at Colorado State University. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts that we could...

Iris ID & Telaeris Launch Mobile Identity Authentication Solution

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, are now offering its award-winning multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform with gateless access control,...
Replace badging as an access point identification method by leveraging facial recognition, 3D sensing and artificial intelligence to enable highly secure and frictionless entry into physical locations.

Alcatraz AI’s Facial Authentication Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Alcatraz AI is pleased to announce their facial recognition platform has been nominated to compete in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program from AST. Alcatraz AI (artificial intelligence) uses 3D sensing...
The camera-agnostic PlateSmart ARES turns virtually any surveillance camera into an ALPR reader. But its object recognition technology captures data from everything it sees, such as vehicle make, state jurisdiction and the background environment. For more actionable intelligence than ever before.

It’s Gold for PlateSmart with Milestone & Platinum in the ‘ASTORS’

PlateSmart, a Platinum Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, recently enhanced their relationship with Milestone Systems video management software (VMS), by earning designation...
ShotSpotter, which helps law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce ShotSpotter has been nominated to compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program from AST.

ShotSpotter Returns to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

In urban communities across the country, gun violence has become one of the most critical challenges facing our cities. At stake are public safety and public health, with cities seeing improvements increasingly...
NEW! SurroundVideo Omni SX, 12 Megapixel, SNAPstream, Remote Focus & Day/Night H.264/MJPEG Omni-Directional Camera SX, 4 x 2048x1536, No Lens, Surface mount, Indoor/Outdoor, IP66, IK-10, PoE Powered Fan, provides customers with the confidence in a future-proof investment.

Arecont Vision Costar Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Arecont Vision Costar, a leader in network-based video surveillance solutions recognized in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's new SurroundVideo® Omni SX has been nominated to...
LifeWay chose Automatic Systems’ SlimLane EPR optical turnstiles for the lobby and its ParkPlus smart parking barrier gates for the parking garage. LifeWay’s existing access control system was incorporated into the Automatic Systems’ networkable security optical turnstiles, allowing for a streamlined, ultra-reliable access control process.

LifeWay Christian Resources Upgrade Access Control for Nashville HQ

LifeWay Christian Resources, one of the world's largest providers of Christian resources, recently constructed a new building to house its Nashville, TN headquarters (HQ), with the objective of reducing square footage...
Users can display security camera live video on digital monitors without the cost, complexity and security risk of client workstations. (Courtesy of Eagle Eye Networks)

Eagle Eye Cloud VMS Integrates with IONODES Secure Display Stations

Eagle Eye Networks and IONODES are partnering on the integration of Secure Display Stations with the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS, to deliver Eagle Eye Cloud VMS users seamless live video wall...
An automaker with 100+ manufacturing facilities in 30+ countries implemented Indegy to monitor and track production changes and controller upgrades in real-time, discover/maintain accurate OT inventory, and provide a rich audit trail for forensics. (Courtesy of Indegy)

Indegy Unifies OT and IT Security with Partners Palo Alto Networks

Indegy, a leading provider of security solutions for both industrial control system (ICS) and operational technology (OT) environments, and a New Competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is...
An automaker with 100+ manufacturing facilities in 30+ countries implemented Indegy to monitor and track production changes and controller upgrades in real-time, discover/maintain accurate OT inventory, and provide a rich audit trail for forensics. (Courtesy of Indegy)

Indegy Industrial Cyber Security Firm Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Industrial control system (ICS) networks including SCADA systems are vulnerable to cyber threats on several fronts. First, operational technology (OT) networks that control the critical infrastructure in industrial operations lack basic security...