Hackers related to Russia gained access to the control rooms of U.S. electric utilities in 2016 and 2017, and were able to compromise the grid the point where they could have interrupted power flows and caused blackouts.

Russian Hackers May Have Caused US Electricity Blackouts (Video)

By Jason Murdock, NEWSWEEK Hackers working for a state-sponsored cyber-espionage unit with alleged links to Russia could have caused electricity blackouts in the U.S. last year after gaining access to some utility...
DeTect, Inc. HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting System

DeTect HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Sys Meets FAA Requirements

In response to the Dark Sky initiative to reduce light pollution and customer demand, DeTect developed the HARRIER Aircraft Detection Lighting Systems (ADLS) in 2008 for automatic obstruction lighting activation for...
Shaping the future of AI, creating a safer and Better Tomorrow

AnyVision Secures $28M Series A to Lead the Global AI Industry (Videos)

AnyVision, a world leader in the design and development of artificial intelligence and computer vision technology, has secured $28 million in Series A financing led by Bosch, the German multinational technology...
Fusion of Face Recognition Algorithms (FOFRA) Prize Challenge

IARPA Prize Challenge Seeks AI Face Recognition Solution

Can you leverage the data outputs of multiple face recognition algorithms to improve overall accuracy? There is a large literature on biometric fusion intended to improve accuracy via fusion of multiple modalities...
Unmonitored manhole/vault covers pose significant vulnerability access points to sensitive governmental areas & critical infrastructure locations for physical attack, frequently missed in perimeter protection strategies, as evidenced for example, by the Metcalf attack (Image courtesy of Cleveland Electric Labs)

FiberStrike Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

When dignitaries or high-profile individuals visit cities, municipal crews often weld manholes shut in vulnerable locations to ensure safety, costing tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars each time they must...
Failing to reauthorize CFATS for the long-term could be costly. The persistent terrorist threat that gave rise to the program continues today, and the consequences of a successful attack could be devastating to our economy and our people.

Chem Facility Anti-Terror Standards: Good for Business & Nat’l Security

Guest Editorial by Bob Kolasky, Acting Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection in the National Protection and Programs Directorate Illinois is home to more than 160 high-risk chemical facilities. Last year, one of these facilities...
Recognize staff, students, and visitors in real time to help enhance school safety with Secure, Accurate facial Recognition (SAFR) using existing IP-based cameras and readily available hardware

SAFR Face Recognition Free to K-12 Schools in US & Canada (Video)

RealNetworks, is offering free and immediate availability of SAFR™ for K-12, an AI and machine learning based facial recognition solution to help enhance safety in over 100,000 K-12 schools in the United States and Canada. At...
The focus of the Program is the upgrade, test and integration of NATO's command and control (C2) systems and underlying communication network to enable effective information exchanges between various NATO and national missile defense systems.

Industry Giants Join to Provide NATO Alliance with Battlespace Intel System

The increasing threat posed by the proliferation of ballistic missiles in the vicinity of the south-east border of the Alliance has been, and remains a driver in NATO’s development and deployment...
April Marie Tinsley was abducted and found murdered in early April 1988. Law enforcement authorities have arrested John D. Miller, 59, in the murder.

DNA Leads to Murder Suspect of 8 yo Girl in 1988 Indiana (Multi-Video)

By Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star Thirty years after the murder of 8-year-old April Tinsley, police arrested a man in connection to her death on the same day the cold case was to be examined during...
Metis Secure produces notification beacons, emergency communications, and alerting management systems that help you respond much more quickly and effectively in an emergency.

Desktop Alert New In-Building & Outdoor School Notification Beacons

Desktop Alert, a Proud Sponsor the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, will be introducing Metis Secure Solutions, a leading manufacturer of IP-based in-building and outdoor Notification Beacon™ solutions at Campus Safety Conference...