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New Report for Emerg Responders on Toxic Risk of Chlorine Releases

A report on test releases of liquefied compressed chlorine was published on Sept. 30 by Utah Valley University (UVU). Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multi-agency chlorine release experiments were conducted in...

Are Your Employees Prepared for an Active Shooter Situation?

By John Arendes, VP and GM, Global Compliance Solutions, Skillsoft Today, tragic events in the news are far too commonplace. In recent years, the United States has witnessed shootings in schools, shopping...
After reviewing the handling of a crisis at a chemical plant near Houston last August, federal investigators determined the chemical industry needs to work much harder at preparing for severe weather events, especially in areas prone to extreme flooding from tropical storms and hurricanes. (Courtesy of CSB)

TX Chemical Plant Failed to Take Precautions Despite Warnings (Video)

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final investigation report into the August 31, 2017, fire at the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas. In the days leading up to the incident, an unprecedented amount...
DARPA, the Pentagon's research agency, has launched the new Atmospheric Water Extraction (AWE) program to deliver drinking water to troops in dry, arid environments by extracting it from the air. AWE will strive to develop technology for both the individual soldier, as well as for a company of roughly 150 troops. (Courtesy of the U.S. Marine Corps and Staff Sgt. Daniel Wetzel.)

Drinking Water for Deployed Troops, on Demand and from Air

Providing potable drinking water to deployed troops operating in low resource or contested environments is no simple undertaking. Logistics teams face great risk delivering water and often incur what would otherwise be...

AST Launches 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program (See Details)

AST is pleased to announce that Entry Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, the most Comprehensive Homeland Security Awards Program in the Industry. As the Nation...
After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. (Courtesy of FEMA)

Houston ER Physician Call to Action: Have Emergency Kits Ready (Videos)

Hurricane experts believe the City of New Orleans, Louisiana dodged a bullet when Tropical Storm Barry failed to develop into a major hurricane as predicted, but a Houston, Texas, emergency room...
90% of ‘ASTORS’ Award Winners return to compete in the Annual ‘ASTORS‘ Homeland Security Awards Program, and 100% of ‘ASTORS’ Sponsors returned year to year to reap the benefits of their participation in the industry’s largest and most comprehensive Annual Awards Program.

Award Sponsors, the Jewels of the ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

American Security Today (AST) is pleased to announce it's Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards program has had 100% returning sponsors for Three, Four and Five years, such as ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic...
It won’t help to tell her not to go to parties, not to drink alcohol. If there is one rule you can offer, it’s probably 'pay attention to your gut.'

Sexual Assault Tips for Students & Parents of College Bound Daughters

August 9, 2021 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY It’s the call every parent dreads. It usually begins with “Mom, there’s something I need to tell you.” What follows is an often...

Usher & Symmetry to Deliver Smartphone Access Control (Video)

AMAG Technology, a security solution provider specializing in access control, video management, policy-based identity solutions and visitor management, and MicroStrategy, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced a...

See Genetec’s New Product Lineup for ISC West 2017 (Video & More)

Genetec, a leading provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions will unveil the latest version of Security Center, as well as a new retail intelligence application targeted to retail...