Smart factories face a multitude of security challenges, especially if they are adopting new technologies to be used in combination with legacy hardware. Additionally, in an age of such heightened cybersecurity risk, organizations need to not only protect themselves from current perceived threats but future-proof their systems to allow for evolving measures to be taken as new threat profiles emerge.

What Are Some of the Security Challenges in Smart Manufacturing?

The internet of things (IoT) has brought about a colossal change in the extent to which technological connectivity features in our everyday lives. Furthermore, the industrial internet of things (IIoT) has...
Command Centre v8.70 includes new VMS integrations, updates to their Morpho Wave solution to utilize secure access credentials, and enhancements for rest API, intercoms, and SALTO electronic locks. (Courtesy of Gallagher)

Gallagher Introduces ‘Tech Talk’ – a New Security in Focus Podcast Series

Gallagher, a world leader in security solutions, and a Double Gold Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, recently Nominated in the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards, has launched a new...

Integrating AI-Based Gun Detection with UGV Mobile Cameras for USAF

ZeroEyes, creators of an A.I.-based gun detection video analytics platform has received a Direct-to-Phase II SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant from the U.S. Air Force AFWERX, a Technology Directorate of the Air...
The 2021 'ASTORS' Award Winning MX908 mass spectrometry device will be used in the Army’s mixed-reality headset technology to provide chemical identification information.

908 Devices’ MX908 Selected by U.S. Army for Augmented Reality Training

908 Devices, a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spectrometer devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, who took home a Gold in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has...
According to court documents, on June 27, HSI responded to the scene of a human smuggling event involving a tractor trailer and 64 individuals suspected of entering the United States illegally. (Courtesy of YouTube)

2 Men Indicted for 53 Migrants found Dead in Human Trafficking Incident

A federal grand jury in San Antonio, Texas returned an indictment on July 20 on two men charged in the fatal tractor-trailer incident that occurred on June 27, resulting in the...
What used to be a laborious manual process involving ink-and-card fingerprinting after a trip across town is now as simple as placing a citizen’s finger on a mobile fingerprint reader connected to a smartphone as soon as they are detained. With HID RAPID ID, Officers tap an app to capture and send the prints from their phone for a cross-check against state and FBI databases. (Courtesy of HID Global)

HID RAPID ID Certified to Serve FL Law Enforcement (See in Action)

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions recognized with Triple 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards, which was recently Nominated in the 2022 'ASTORS' Awards Program, has received its RAPID...
The Quantum VS-HCI Series is purpose-built for supporting video management systems (VMS), video storage and video analytics plus enabling the consolidation of other related applications such as access control onto an integrated server and storage platform called hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI).

Quantum Selected as On-Premises Infrastructure Provider for GSO 2025

Quantum Corporation, a 2021 'ASTORS' Award Winner in the AST Annual Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its status as a sponsor and on-premises infrastructure provider at the upcoming...
cymulate

Cymulate XPSM Nominated to Compete in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Cymulate, a market leader in Extended Security Posture Management, Recognized in the 2021 and 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce Cymulate’s Extended Security Posture Management (XPSM) Platform,...
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IL Red Flag Laws: How the HP Parade Shooter Fell through the Cracks

July 6, 2022 – In Breaking News – ABC 7 Chicago So many questions are being raised about Illinois’ red flag laws following the deadly Highland Park Fourth of July parade shooting.  Are...
NEC NSS

NEC National Security Systems New 2022 ‘ASTORS’ PLATINUM SPONSOR

American Security Today’s Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards, the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce our New Platinum Sponsor, NEC National Security Systems (NSS), a foreign-ownership-mitigated, wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation of...