NCCoE, together with several technology vendors, have developed cybersecurity guidance that demonstrates how federal agencies can use standards-based, commercially available cybersecurity technologies to establish multi-factor authentication that meets today's PIV standards for information systems and websites accessed by mobile devices that lack PIV Card readers. (Courtesy of HID Global, 2017 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Integrated Security Management Solutions.)

NIST Releases New Cybersecurity Practice Guide for Mobile Devices

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is excited to announce the latest draft of Special Publication 1800-12: Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials in now available. This latest draft incorporates comments on...
Saros is FLIR’s next-generation outdoor security product line that combines multiple traditional perimeter protection technologies into a unified solution to give security pros an affordable surveillance solution to utilize for large commercial deployment.

FLIR Saros Next-Gen Outdoor Security Line in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Award Program

FLIR Systems, Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, is pleased to announce the new Saros™ line of security cameras, has been nominated to compete in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program. Saros is...
Unlike traditional biometric authentication technology, Hitachi's public type biometric authentication infrastructure (PBI) does not need to preserve biological information itself such as finger vein and can complete authentication using public key converted to data difficult to decode.

Hitachi Links Finger Vein to Blockchain for Retail Payments

Hitachi and KDDI Corporation are trialling a new blockchain system which enables payments to made using a finger vein scanner, with data stored on the purpose-built blockchain. In this experiment, KDDI and two...
At HHS ASPR, we are continually working with states and communities to be ready to respond to and recover from the next disaster, whether it’s a natural disaster, technological disaster, act of terrorism, or biological incident.

#IAmHHS: Helping US Communities Recover after a Disaster (Multi-Video)

By Joshua Barnes, HHS Acting Disaster Recovery Director, ASPR After the response to a disaster comes recovery. As head of disaster recovery for HHS, Josh Barnes addresses the needs communities face after a...
The new benchmark for intelligent video management systems (VMS) Symphony is a software platform that allows you to control your entire video surveillance system from one central location. Connect and configure cameras, monitor open spaces, implement video analytics, or use centralized cloud management tools for multi-site management.

Senstar Symphony Receives Lenel Factory Certification (See Video)

Senstar Corporation, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, announced that Senstar Symphony (formerly Aimetis Symphony) has received Lenel factory certification and joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). Senstar Symphony interfaces with the...
Forgot your license? No problem now that Louisiana leads nation with this new app. Envoc, through a partnership with the State of Louisiana, is the developer behind this innovative technology.

Louisiana Launches First Digital Driver’s License: LA Wallet (Video)

Creating and legally enforcing a digital driver's license is a challenge no state has been able to overcome, until now. Gov. John Bel Edwards has announced that Louisiana’s new digital driver’s license...
Siklu’s mmWave wireless fiber solutions help deliver 120 Mbps speeds for $50 a month with no data caps

Siklu Chosen to Deliver Affordable 5G Internet to Homes & Businesses

C Spire, a leading 5G technology service provider, is partnering with Siklu, the Platinum Award Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Wireless Broadband Solution, to use multi-gigabit wireless technology...
The Emergency Automatic Gunshot Lockdown (EAGL) System is a fully automated active shooter response system designed to respond immediately to an active shooter threat.

EAGL Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Learn More, Multi-Video)

EAGL Technology, is pleased to announce that the Emergency Automatic Gunshot and Lockdown (EAGL) System, has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. The EAGL System provides Rapid...
An increasing number of criminals in Massachusetts are taking action to damage their fingers to order to conceal their identities from law enforcement.

Erasing the Evidence: Massachusetts Sees Spike in Fingerprint Alterations

By Hillary Chabot, The Boston Herald and GOPUSA The number of criminals trying to hide their identities by burning, hacking and mutilating their fingerprints is skyrocketing in the Bay State — and...
Whether you need to inspect electrical panels, find the source of HVAC failures, or discover hidden water damage, FLIR ONE Pro cameras offer the measurement tools and outstanding thermal resolution you need to help you finish the job fast.

FLIR Lower-Cost Thermal Imaging Camera for Smartphones & Tablets

FLIR Systems, a Two-Time Winner in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winner, and a strong competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Awards, has launched the FLIR ONE® Pro LT, a new lower price point thermal...