De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial designer and printer of passports, delivering national and international identity tokens and software solutions for governments in a world that is increasingly focused on the importance of a legal and secure identity for every individual.

HID Global to Acquire De La Rue’s Citizen Identity Business

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue. Through its...

TiniFiber® Micro Armor Fiber Cable Wins Gold in ‘ASTORS’ Best Aviation

TiniFiber®, a revolutionary manufacturer of a micro armored fiber optic cabling solution that exceeds the needs of the tightest congested airport pathways,  is the recipient of a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award from...
On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Hurricane Irma ranked among the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded. The ninth named storm, fourth hurricane, second major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 season, Irma caused widespread and catastrophic damage throughout its long lifetime, particularly in the northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Keys. (Image courtesy of NOAA)

Hurricane Season: The Importance of Alert Templates in Critical Events

The 2019 hurricane season is set to be slightly above average in activity, according to hurricane research scientists at Colorado State University. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) predicts that we could...

Iris ID & Telaeris Launch Mobile Identity Authentication Solution

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, are now offering its award-winning multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform with gateless access control,...
The American Access Control Systems (AACS) Series 400 makes security easy. Designed to easily replace existing swing doors without additional construction, the AACS Series 400 is a fully customizable, ADA compliant security portal solution.

Award Winning Mantraps & Security Portals for High Security Facilities

Mantraps or security portals have been in military facilities, mental hospitals, tech data centers and similar facilities for decades in one form or another. The older mantraps consisted of a small enclosure...
Replace badging as an access point identification method by leveraging facial recognition, 3D sensing and artificial intelligence to enable highly secure and frictionless entry into physical locations.

Alcatraz AI’s Facial Authentication Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Alcatraz AI is pleased to announce their facial recognition platform has been nominated to compete in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program from AST. Alcatraz AI (artificial intelligence) uses 3D sensing...
The camera-agnostic PlateSmart ARES turns virtually any surveillance camera into an ALPR reader. But its object recognition technology captures data from everything it sees, such as vehicle make, state jurisdiction and the background environment. For more actionable intelligence than ever before.

It’s Gold for PlateSmart with Milestone & Platinum in the ‘ASTORS’

PlateSmart, a Platinum Award Winner for Three Consecutive Years in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, recently enhanced their relationship with Milestone Systems video management software (VMS), by earning designation...
Follow along the twists and turns in a walking tour of the Edgar Experimental Mine with Dr. Timothy Chung, program manager for the DARPA Subterranean Challenge. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube)

DARPA ID’s Teams in 1st Scored SubT Challenge Featured in 2018 ‘ASTORS’

REVOLUTIONIZE HOW WE OPERATE IN THE UNDERGROUND DOMAIN Complex underground settings present significant challenges for military and civilian first responders. The hazards vary drastically across domains that can degrade or change over time...
Ashiqul Alam is accused of wanting to procure firearms and explosives for a terrorist attack in either Times Square or Washington, D.C., in “order to kill a senior government official.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Feds Thwart Times Square Terror Plot with NYC Man’s Arrest (Multi-Video)

Ashiqul Alam, 22, underwent eye surgery to improve his vision,  nervous that if his eyeglasses fell off his face during the terror strike, it could lead to media outlets to dub...
The TSA told the Examiner that illegal migrants are allowed to fly using the Notice To Appear document they are given by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) when they apply for asylum, which stipulates that the person must attend a court hearing for their claim, which can take as long as three or five years to schedule. The USCIS, however, indicated to the Examiner that its documents do not permit individuals to travel on airplanes. (Courtesy of TSA)

TSA Allows Newly-Arrived Illegals to Fly WITHOUT Proper ID (Multi-Video)

June 7, 2019 – In Breaking News – Washington Examiner The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who have been...