In order to accomplish its primary function or reason for being, every organization must protect personnel and critical assets from all hazards, both natural and man-made. This can be an extremely delicate balancing act in risk management for those in leadership positions without the benefit of a quantitative method for risk assessment and vulnerability assessment and analysis.

Are You IGNORING Your SECURITY HEART ATTACK SIGNS?

The All-hazards Approach to Conducting Audits of Supporting Energy Systems By Doug Haines A couple of months ago, you enjoyed the title, Hey Boss, it’s Time for your Security Colonoscopy. This is the second...
IrisAccess® is the world’s leading deployed iris recognition platform and in thousands of locations authenticating the identities of millions of persons world-wide.

Iris ID Increasing Interoperability with LEAF Access Cards & DESFire EV2

Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition technology, a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winner, and a competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards Program, are now integrating its award-winning IrisAcess® biometric...
Stop Crimes Before They Happen With GTL Fusion Criminal Intelligence Services – Anticipate and prevent criminal activity with analyzed data

How GTL Helps Correctional Facilities Solve Crimes & Stop Illicit Activity

The corrections landscape is constantly evolving, especially in terms of the intelligence required to keep inmates, staff, and the public safe. GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology, and a Platinum Award...
Michael Sagues, 50, has been charged with burglary after police say he broke into his neighbor’s home and installed a camera in their bathroom and took images of them undressing. (Courtesy of the Austin Police Department)

Man Accused of Installing Hidden Camera in Neighbor’s Bath (Video)

According to an arrest affidavit, a work crew doing a remodel of a woman's bathroom in Austin, Texas, found a hidden camera the homeowner didn't know was there. Police responded to a...

Armor Express Wins Coveted Busch Ballistic Helmet Contract from DEA

Armor Express, a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance protective solutions for the Domestic and Federal Law Enforcement markets, Department of Defense and First Responders, and a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award...
A South Plainfield man was arrested and charged with possession of a destructive device for an unlawful purpose after authorities canceled Monday’s Labor Day Parade and other related activities there. (Courtesy of YouTube)

Labor Day Parade Canceled After Explosive Devices Found (Multi-Video)

September 2, 2019 – In Breaking News – USA TODAY, Bridgewater Courier News A man has been arrested and charged with possessing explosive devices, an incident that resulted in the cancellation of the...
Greater demands for safety and security in both public and commercial sectors are driving the biometrics deployments in the Asia-Pacific region. The market is growing, and growth will come from government, financial services, retail, healthcare, industrial/manufacturing, and enterprise sectors according to Frost & Sullivan’s new Asia-Pacific Biometrics Market, Forecast to 2015. (Courtesy of Frost & Sullivan)

Tighter Border Security Increases Public Growth Opps for Biometrics

Governments across Asia-Pacific (APAC) are heavily investing in biometrics for national identification projects, such as ePassports and national identification cards. This growing use of biometrics by the public sector, and the installation of cameras for...
At GSX 2019, Hanwha Techwin America, is unveiling its latest multi-sensor cameras which feature motorized varifocal lenses for precise control of focal length, angle of view and zoom for each direction.

Hanwha Techwin to Introduce New Multi-Directional Cameras at GSX

Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, a Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, and a competitor in the 2019 'ASTORS' Awards, will unveil...
Preparation makes all the difference in both preventing these attacks and responding to them.

American Society of Safety Pros Aims to Reduce Risk of Workplace Violence

Violence in workplaces across the United States is a growing problem, with shootings too often reported at manufacturing plants, shopping centers, schools, night clubs, churches and many other places. No industry or...

AST Travels to Italy to Check Out Security in the Eternal City of Rome

As American Security Today's Editorial Director, I am excited to travel to Italy: Rome & Pompeii on August 27-31, and I am just dying to get on the plane!  Among us will be...