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Electric Guard Dog a New Competitor in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Electric Guard Dog, a security fence company dedicated to providing reliable solar powered electric fences & perimeter security, is pleased to announce the company's Solar Powered Electric Fence, has been nominated to...

Lenel BlueDiamond Mobile Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

LenelS2, a leading provider in advanced security systems and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the company's BlueDiamond Mobile has been...
Ameristar Perimeter Security's Sentinel Wedge Barrier, is one of 9 newly newly added Safety Act Certified Products, for a total of 11 Ameristar SAFETY Act Certified products to date.

Ameristar Achieves SAFETY Act for All Active/Passive Barriers & Bollards

Ameristar Perimeter Security, Five-Time Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a returning competitor in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is pleased to announce that the U.S....
A 1999 composite sketch handout of the suspected kidnapper (at left), and Timothy David Nelson’s mugshot (at right). (Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Police.)

Fingerprint Tech Helps Solve 1999 Kidnap/Rape of 10 Yr Old (Videos)

By the FBI After the abduction and sexual assault of a young girl in the small community of Cairnbrook, Pennsylvania, law enforcement searched tirelessly for the perpetrator as the community feared for...

Ameristar Returns to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

Maintaining a secure perimeter is the first line of defense against potential threats. Towards that end, Ameristar Perimeter Security, who walked away with an extraordinary Five Award Wins in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’...
IrisAccess® is the world’s leading deployed iris recognition platform and in thousands of locations authenticating the identities of millions of persons world-wide.

Iris ID Increasing Interoperability with LEAF Access Cards & DESFire EV2

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, and a competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program, are now integrating its award-winning IrisAcess® biometric...
Greater demands for safety and security in both public and commercial sectors are driving the biometrics deployments in the Asia-Pacific region. The market is growing, and growth will come from government, financial services, retail, healthcare, industrial/manufacturing, and enterprise sectors according to Frost & Sullivan’s new Asia-Pacific Biometrics Market, Forecast to 2015. (Courtesy of Frost & Sullivan)

Tighter Border Security Increases Public Growth Opps for Biometrics

Governments across Asia-Pacific (APAC) are heavily investing in biometrics for national identification projects, such as ePassports and national identification cards. This growing use of biometrics by the public sector, and the installation of cameras for...
Preparation makes all the difference in both preventing these attacks and responding to them.

American Society of Safety Pros Aims to Reduce Risk of Workplace Violence

Violence in workplaces across the United States is a growing problem, with shootings too often reported at manufacturing plants, shopping centers, schools, night clubs, churches and many other places. No industry or...

AST Travels to Italy to Check Out Security in the Eternal City of Rome

As American Security Today's Editorial Director, I am excited to travel to Italy: Rome & Pompeii on August 27-31, and I am just dying to get on the plane!  Among us will be...
Gallagher Security Health Check (SHC) is a free tool designed to help you identify and understand vulnerabilities that could exist within your Gallagher security system.

‘ASTORS’ New Competitor Gallagher Wins a Product of the Year Award

Gallagher, a global technology manufacturer and new competitor to the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced its Security Health Check auditing tool has won a New Product of the...