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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...
Once consumers realize the optimal security capabilities of multimodal biometric solutions compared to alternatives, attitudes toward biometrics will significantly improve, and widespread adoption will follow, paving the way for safer and more secure travel and passage for US citizens, according to Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity

A Future with Biometrics for Travel (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial By Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity Biometrics has proven to be an effective method for access control and identity management. While government entities usually trail behind when it comes to adopting...
DHS S&T’s Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division (EXD) Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program, is one of four DHS S&T Programs recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

Mass Transit Security: Soft Target, Hard Problem (Learn More, Video)

Maintaining security on the nation’s surface transportation systems takes significant resources and manpower, both which tend to be in short supply. For example, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one of...
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Use Turnstiles to Reduce Active Shooter Risks (Learn More, Videos)

Guest Editorial by Mike McGovern, Regional Sales Manager, Automatic Systems Active Shooter Incident Planning and Risk Abatement are among the most discussed topics lately in the news and in our security professional circles – largely...
ROSA P features improved search & discovery by using revised metadata, along with the promise of reliable, long-term access to this content utilizing unique Digital Object Identifiers to ensure that each item will always have a distinct & unchanging means of finding it.

DOT NTL Launches Digital Library for Transportation Research ROSA P

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Library (NTL) in the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has launched ROSA P (Repository and Open Science Access Portal), a new public repository for NTL’s...
The robots serve as force multipliers and remove security personnel from potentially dangerous situations, reducing liability. The combination of human personnel with robotic technologies creates a strong value proposition that results in new levels of security and streamlined operations.

RAD Deploys First Security Guard Robot (Learn More, See in Action)

Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), a Proud Sponsor of the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has deployed its first security guard robot at the headquarters of Romeo Power Technology in Vernon,...
The 18 high capacity point-to-point mmWave links from Siklu deliver interference-free connectivity for 40 newly installed HD IP CCTV cameras from Hikvision to provide fibre-like performance, low latency and real-time HD quality that is now enabling not only recognition but also identification.

Achieve Interference-Free Surveillance Networks with Siklu mmWave Radios

Siklu’s multi-gigabit millimetre wave wireless system provides interference free and fibre-like connectivity to 40 high definition surveillance cameras Siklu, the global market leader in millimetre wave solutions, and a Finalist in the 2017...
More than 50 concrete barriers will be built along the lower Manhattan bike path to add an additional layer of protection after Tuesday’s attack, which killed eight and injured over a dozen.

Concrete Barriers Installed at Bike Paths after Terror Attack (Multi-Video)

By Metro US Two days after Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented truck down the Hudson River Park Bikeway and killed eight people and wounded 12 others, the state and local Departments of Transportation began...
Accurint® for Law Enforcement is a cutting-edge investigative technology that can expedite the identification of people and their assets, addresses, relatives and business associates by providing instant access to a comprehensive database of public records that would ordinarily take days to collect.

LexisNexis Accurint Phone Search to Locate Hard-to-Find Persons

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is making it easier for law enforcement and government agencies to locate hard-to-find individuals using phone numbers by enhancing its LexisNexis Accurint® Real-Time Phones Search technology. The new LexisNexis Accurint...
The UAS Integration Pilot Program is an opportunity for state, local, and tribal governments to partner with private sector entities, such as UAS operators or manufacturers, to accelerate safe UAS integration.

UAS Integration Pilot Program – 19 Days for States to Participate!

UPDATE: A memo has been released from Elaine Chao’s office announcing new details about the FAA’s pilot program to allow state and local governments to control their own drone regulations. The new...