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Eighty-nine firefighters (56 volunteer, 23 career and 10 wildland agency) died while on duty in 2016.

Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016, Report Released

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report, "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2016," identifies and analyzes all on-duty U.S. firefighter fatalities that occurred last year increase understanding of their causes...
SurroundVideo Omni G3

Update Your SurroundVideo Multi-Sensor Cameras Free of Charge

Arecont Vision, the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution, has announced a new SV2 Multi-Sensor Sustaining Release Upgrade for it's SURROUNDVIDEO G5 PANORAMIC  & SURROUNDVIDEO OMNI...
The safety train consists of a dedicated locomotive, two boxcars converted into classrooms, four types of railroad tank cars used in transporting all types of chemicals, and two specially equipped flat cars with a variety of tank-car valves and fittings

Safety Train Educates 3,241 First Responders on its 2017 Tour (Video)

In 2017, Norfolk Southern provided training to 3,241 first responders across its network on the company's safety train, a rolling learning lab that helps communities prepare for and safely respond to potential...
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DHS Grants Provide Funding for Security Projects (Learn More, Video)

Guest Editorial by Emily Sullivan, PSP In Fiscal Year 2017, the Department of Homeland Security offered more than one billion dollars to states and territories to prevent, secure against, respond to, and...

New ‘Airport Sense’ Taps Into Existing Infrastructure for Operational Insights

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and 2017 Gold ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Video Data Storage Solution, is introducing Genetec Airport Sense™, as part of the Genetec Airport...
LRAD 360XT Mobile Mass Notification System

LRAD Chosen for $1.5M in Mass Notification Systems for Oil & Gas

LRAD Corporation, the world’s leading provider of acoustic hailing devices and advanced mass notification systems (MNS), and Two-Time Platinum ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Long Range Acoustic Hailing System, has received a follow-on order for LRAD...
Team ODINN takes the prize at Zoohackathon!

DOS Announces Zoohackathon 2017 Global Winner (Learn More, Videos)

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs is pleased to announce the Zoohackathon 2017 global winner, London's Team ODINN. What is Zoohackathon? The Zoohackathon is a...
ICE HSI released a memo detailing what it believes to be DJI’s main targets

Homeland Security Claims DJI Drones are Spying for Chinese Gov’t (Video)

By Mallory Locklear, engadget A memo from the Los Angeles office of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau (ICE) has been making the rounds and it states some pretty bold claims about drone-maker DJI. The...
Michael Madsen, AST Publisher, Cliff Quiroga, Vice President for Sharp Robotics Business Development and the team’s Director of Marketing, Alice DiSanto

Sharp Electronics: Two-Time ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner

On November 15th, 2017, American Security Today (AST) hosted their 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center. The Sharp INTELLOS Automated...

Security Center Adds Privacy, Access Control & Smart-Data Analytics

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and the Gold ‘ASTORS’ Award Winner for Best Video Data Storage Solution in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has...