The CUBIC fastrack gateless gateline system will use facial recognition and bluetooth smartphone connections to validate passengers. (Image courtesy of designboom)

CUBIC Testing Face Recognition for Subway (Learn More, Video)

San Diego-based technology and transportation company Cubic Transportation Systems has began trialling a face recognition based payment system. CUBIC is testing a “fastrack gateless gateline” concept that would allow commuters to skip lengthy lines at the...
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...
During a typical tour stop, professionals from GTL will demonstrate a range of services, including inmate calling and messaging, inmate tablets and applications, visitation management, investigative and intelligence solutions, cashless payment services, and an industry-leading jail management system.

GTL Launches 2nd Mobile Briefing Center for Customer Site Briefings

GTL, a competitor in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is debuting their second Technology in Motion motor coach, expanding an already successful nationwide bus tour. “In April of this year, GTL launched Technology in Motion as...
Raging Northern California Wine country firestorm is one of the most destructive in California history

Wildfires Devastating N CA Wine Country (Learn More, Multi-Video)

By Thomas Fuller and Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Fast-moving wildfires raged across several counties in Northern California on Monday, killing at least one person, forcing the evacuation of up...
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...
The JLTV Utility vehicle on display is equipped with the Boeing Maneuver Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) Launcher including a M3P .50 cal machine gun, M299 launcher with four Longbow Hellfire missiles, sensor suite, and a communications suite including a Thales VRC-111.

Oshkosh JLTV with Next-Gen Weapon Integration at AUSA 2017 (Video)

Oshkosh Defense to showcase two variants of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation lethality and networking capabilities at the AUSA Conference 2017. The vehicles will be on display...
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...
The Stingray UUV Interceptor System consists of a net that is rapidly deployable in front of a hostile UUV or other underwater threat (swimmer, self-propelled mine, etc.) to keep ports, harbors and high value assets, safe from underwater threats.

Maritime Arresting Technologies Competes in ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Maritime Arresting Technologies is pleased to announce that the company's Stingray Unmanned Underwater Vessel (UUV) Interceptor Net has been nominated to compete in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program. Maritime Arresting Technologies was recognized...