Texas DIR New Services Now Available to State Agencies, Cities, Counties, Special Districts and Higher Education Institutions

Texas DIR Selects AT&T for Cybersecurity (Multi-Video)

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has awarded AT&T with a contract to offer managed security services statewide. The services include security monitoring and device management, risk and compliance testing, and...
Patrice Caine, Thales chairman and chief executive officer

Thales Acquires Chip Giant Gemalto, in $5.6B All-Cash Deal (Learn More)

By Greg Otto, cyberscoop French technology giant Thales SA will acquire digital security company Gemalto after outbidding a rival French company whose bid was rejected. Thales will acquire Gemalto — the world’s largest manufacturer of...

S&T Project Helps Secure First Responder Apps From Cyberattacks

A pilot project funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) resulted in the successful remediation of potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in mobile applications (apps) used by the nation’s...
The Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program™ and its subsidiary MegaLab™ test, certification, and integration facility, adds advanced network technology provider Allied Telesis to its membership.

Allied Telesis Joins Arecont Vision Technology Partner Program

Arecont Vision®, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Platinum Award Winner for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution, and the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has welcomed Allied Telesis, Inc. to the Arecont Vision Technology Partner...
Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...
Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office

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...
The smartphone’s ability to disseminate and receive important information in real-time holds the potential to change the way law enforcement or investigative services work going forward.

It’s Time to Make Mobile Tech Work for First Responders (Multi-Video)

By Larry Rose and Martin Gillespie, Salient CRGT Recent tragedies have highlighted the growing need to provide first responders, law enforcement officers, and federal officers, who protect the lives of citizens daily,...
“Every cutter, boat or aircraft these days has not only embedded navigation and command and control and communications systems, but even for example, on a Coast Guard cutter, the whole machinery and equipment that operates the main propulsion depends on networked technology that we must harden and protect from cyberspace threats,” Lunday told the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

USCG Cyber Command ‘As Important as Cutters & Aircraft’ (Multi-Video)

By David Thornton, Federal News Radio The U.S. Coast Guard has a split-identity – it’s a military service, but it falls under the purview of the Homeland Security Department, not the Defense...
Autopsy—an open-source, digital forensics platform used by law enforcement agencies worldwide to determine how a digital device was used in a crime and recover evidence—is being enhanced with the addition of several new capabilities requested by law enforcement.

S&T Enhancing the Autopsy Digital Forensics Tool

Nearly every crime committed today involves digital media, such as computers and cell phones. In most cases, these devices contain vital evidence, including call logs, location information, text and email messages,...
Mirai malware

Guilty Pleas in Computer Crime Cases Involving Massive DDoS Attacks (Videos)

The Justice Department have announced today the guilty pleas in three high-profile cybercrime cases.  In the District of Alaska, defendants pleaded guilty to creating and operating two botnets, which targeted “Internet of...