The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) helps the nation prepare for and respond to critical incidents, such as active shooters and terrorist attacks, by improving capabilities during all stages of response. The Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis (FOVEA) tool helps first responders quickly analyze video to identify potential suspects by allowing users to tag a person to a left-behind item and reconstruct that individual’s path across multiple camera views.

DHS S&T Forensic Video Exploitation & Analysis Tool Competes in ‘ASTORS’

An action movie opens to a scene on the metro platform where a bag has been left unattended, raising suspicion in the metro’s security control room. Video cameras zero in and, through...

The Critical Importance of Fire Safety in Hospitals

Guest OpEd by Zack Zarrilli, retired firefighter/paramedic and founder of SureFire CPR A whiff of smoke, a door handle that’s warm to the touch, or a distant alarm––signs of a fire in...

AST New 100% Mobile Friendly Magazine Now Live (Multi-Video)

American Security Today is pleased to announce their newest 100% mobile-friendly Digital Magazine is ready for viewing, and includes the following featured articles: Why CAMERAS MAY NOT BE ENOUGH (4 Things to...

New Mega Style Las Vegas Resort Deploys Aeroturn Turnstiles

Aeroturn LLC, a leading 100% 'Made in The USA' turnstile manufacturer, and the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Gold Award Winner for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control Solution, has joined forces with Bombard Electric LLC and...
Don’t let the little pest become a big problem. Here’s how to protect yourself and – should one happen to hop aboard your body – how to properly remove them (hint: ditch your momma’s “hot-match” technique).

2021’s Troublesome Tick Season: 8 Pro Tips to Properly Protect Yourself

Guest Editorial by Jeff Weinstein, a paramedic and a Medical Operations Supervisor for Global Rescue Wet year. Mild winter. Early spring. This combo creates ideal conditions for an engorged tick season in...
the AXIS W100 easy-to-use, lightweight and robust  body worn camera that lets you store and manage video your way. It plugs right into your own Axis system or another system of your choice.

AXIS W100 Body Worn Camera Competes in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Axis Communications, a Triple 2020 'ASTORS' Award Winner, is pleased to announce the AXIS W100 is one of three products nominated to compete in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Launched...
This new acquisition extends Quantum's surveillance portfolio, market expertise, ecosystem solutions, and analytics applications, to include Pivot3’s software-based intelligence which simplifies your physical security environment. 

Quantum Acquires ‘ASTORS’ Champ Pivot3 Surveillance Portfolio & Assets

Quantum Corporation, who was recognized in the 2017 and 2016 'ASTORS' Awards Programs for the company's StorNext File System and Xcellis System respectively, has entered into an agreement to acquire the...
WVAACS, now with Temperature Screening that denies entry if the user’s body is above safe levels, has the right portal solutions to address high-risk government and military facility needs.

WVAACS Takes Platinum ‘ASTORS’ for Best Pedestrian Entrance Control

In these challenging times have you thought about what would happen if you could no longer purchase supplies required to keep your entrance control points operating because they are manufactured in Europe? This...
The State Department’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program previously offered a $5 million reward for info on North Korean state-sponsored hackers and a $10 million reward for information on any state-sponsored hackers meddling in US elections.

$10M for Info on State-Sponsored Attacks on US Critical Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice (RFJ) program is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who,...
The New OnSolve Control Center Unifies and Integrates the Entire Critical Event Management Lifecycle to Optimize Response and Outcomes

New OnSolve Control Center: A Central Hub to Manage Uncertainty

OnSolve, a Double Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and a leading critical event management provider for enterprises, small-to-medium sized organizations, and government entities, has launched the...