Peter D. Yachmetz

Special Event Security: Protecting Soft Targets Against Terrorism

Guest editorial by Peter D. Yachmetz The terror threat facing today’s law enforcement and individuals charged with special event security is more sophisticated than in previous generations. Today’s terrorists can operate alone and/or in...
President Donald J. Trump (Image courtesy of the White House)

POTUS Makes Hard-Line Demands for Any ‘DACA’ Deal (Multi-Video)

By Jeff Mason, Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to...

Global Elite Group Aviation Security & Mgt Program in ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Global Elite Group, is delighted to announce that the company's Aviation Security & Management Program has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. Global Elite Group provides security services...
APERIO Systems’ patent-pending Data Forgery Protection™ technology is the first cybersecurity solution that detects artificial manipulations of industrial process data, enabling operators to take real-time corrective action without service disruption to ICS. (Image courtesy of APERIO Systems)

APERIO Systems Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

APERIO Systems, a company that provides the last line of defense for protecting industrial control systems and increasing resilience against cyberattacks, has been nominated in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Facewatch Crime-Fighting App Leads to More Than 100 Arrests

Facewatch Solution Helps Businesses Fight Crime (Learn More, Videos)

UK-based security tech firm Facewatch has developed a crime prevention system to alert businesses in Brazil when known criminals enter their premises. London-based Facewatch, working with Staff Security Brazil, uses facial recognition to match known...
Offering a scalable, code-free, agentless approach, Forum Systems’ Forum Sentry API Security Gateway integrates security with identity processing for cost-effective identity and information assurance.

Forum Sentry API Security Gateway in ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Video)

Identity is the most essential component of modern business enablement. Today’s organizations depend on cloud technology, mobility, web portals and third-party integrations, and demand dynamic and agile access management capabilities for...
When it Comes to Cyberattacks, Half Protected is Half Not (Image courtesy of Centrify)

Centrify to Showcase Identity Services Platform at GITEX Tech Week 2017

Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, and a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is participating in GITEX Technology Week 2017,...
HID PIV (Personal Identity Verification) is a comprehensive solution to meet your identity and access needs, leveraging the same government-strength security solution that has already been deployed to more than seven million people across the world.

HID Global Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, is pleased to announce that the HID PIV (Personal Identity Verification) has been nominated to compete in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards...
Ross Technology Architectural Security Windows and Doors, Industry Leader in Advanced Physical Security Solutions for High-Risk Facilities

Ross Technology in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards (Videos)

Ross Technology Architectural Security Windows and Doors, have been nominated to compete in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards program. While we live in a world of complex security threats, it’s reassuring to know...
It is essential that we consider what happens if the “bad guy” breaches our “secure” perimeter at any level – then what?

Adding ‘Fire and Fury’ to Perimeter Security, by Doug Haines

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions With all the hype on electronic security technologies; i.e., biometrics, intelligent video analytics and the like we’ve become dependent on technology to...