Personnel provide command and control information at an Air and Space Operations Center, AOC WS (U.S. Air Force photo, Master Sgt. Eric Petosky)

Raytheon Hiring to Upgrade USAF Air & Space Operations Centers

The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command has awarded Raytheon a contract with an initial value of up to $375 million over six years to sustain and modernize the Air and Space Operations...

NICE Inform Elite Delivers Incident Intelligence to Emerg Comm Centers

NICE, a Platinum Award Winner in the 2016 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, introduces NICE Inform Elite, the eighth generation of its industry-leading multimedia incident information management solution for emergency communications centers. The NICE...

4 Things Mission & Industry Partners Need to Know About DISA (Video)

DISA Executive Deputy Director Tony Montemarano continued his annual tradition of presenting a DISA familiarization workshop proceeding the official opening of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association's Defensive Cyber Operations...

Lunarline Unveils NIST 800-171 Compliance Quick Start Program

Lunarline recently announced the NIST 800-171 Quick Start Compliance Program to help Department of Defense (DoD) contractors scale the NIST learning curve, safeguard DoD data and keep their Defense contracts. "DoD set an aggressive December 2017 deadline...

Arecont Vision Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Video)

Arecont Vision‘s SurroundVideo Omni G3 Adjustable View Multi-Sensor Camera, has been nominated in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Competition. The SurroundVideo Omni G3 is the latest addition to Arecont’s ground-breaking multi-sensor, multi-megapixel SurroundVideo® omnidirectional camera series,...

RAD Becomes Leader in Robotic Security Guards with New Merger

Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), the north American master distributor for SMP Robotics and a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards, has announced its acquisition by On the Move Systems....

Shooter Detection Systems in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

The Active Shooter Problem and the Gunshot Detection Solution One of the key findings from the comprehensive FBI study examining some of the most high-profile active shooter incidents from 2000-2013 was that...

FLIR to Unveil 2nd- Gen SkyWatch Mobile Surveil Tower at IACP (Video)

FLIR Systems, Four-Time Winner of the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, including Top Honors for the Best Investigation/ Surveillance/ Detection Product, and a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards, is unveiling their Next-Generation FLIR SkyWatch™ Mobile...
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US/Canada Comm Interoperability Demo’d Among First Responders

When disaster strikes, we rush to our phones to call friends and family near the affected area to ensure they are safe, or we take to social media for the same...
One piece of security infrastructure that is sometimes overlooked is application whitelisting, which adds a valuable security layer to prevent increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.

Layered Security Cyber Infrastructure Can Deter Government Breaches

By Heman Mehta, Director of Product Management, Faronics Corporation The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach of 21.5 million plus records was perhaps the most notorious hack of government agencies, but it...