1 dead in accident involving train carrying GOP members of Congress (Image courtesy of YouTube)

Train Carrying GOP Congress Members Hits Garbage Truck, 1 Dead

By Daniella Silva and Tom Costello, NBC News A chartered train carrying Republican lawmakers to a retreat collided with a trash truck in Virginia Wednesday morning and left at least one person...
The S5 Robotic Guard from Robotic Assistance Devices is a fully autonomous unmanned ground vehicle that incorporates advanced intelligence to augment traditional patrolling services by detecting outdoor activity, including humans and vehicles.

Enhancing Perimeter Security with Award Winning Robots (See in Action)

By Steve Reinharz, President and CEO, Robotic Assistance Devices One of the most important steps in keeping an organization's data, physical assets and personnel safe is securing the perimeter of a facility...
New AST Magazine is Jam Packed with 74 Pages of In-Depth Coverage on Cutting-Edge Physical & IT Technologies from the Industry’s Leading Organizations for Homeland Security and Public Safety personnel who are on the front lines of protecting our communities, cities and nation.

New AST Magazine: Super Bowl to Spectre, Everything You Need to Know

American Security Today is pleased to announce our January 2018 Magazine is now live! This Month's Feature Articles Include:  Kiernan Group Holdings (KGH) Changing the World Cost Effective Security Wide Access Control...
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Alabamans Can Now Download eID App for Secure Tax Filing (See Video)

After a successful 2017 pilot program, IDEMIA (formerly OT-Morpho) and the Alabama Department of Revenue have announced the full-scale deployment of the electronic ID app (Alabama eID) to protect residents against state...

ShotSpotter & Verizon to Expand Gunshot Detect thru Street Lights

ShotSpotter has entered into an agreement with Verizon to bring the ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection solution to cities by leveraging Verizon's Light Sensory Network, an IoT platform deployed on street lights. Verizon’s Light...
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Veteran Phoenix PD Officer Endorses American Security Today

American Security Today is delighted to share with our readers an endorsement for AST received from Darren Burch, a veteran of the Phoenix Police Department with over a hundred commendations, who...
Multimodal Biometric Technology Deployed in the Emirates Airline Terminals, Streamlining Security in the World’s Busiest International Passenger Airport, Without Compromising Protection

Princeton Identity Access500e Iris Readers Installed at Dubai Airport

Princeton Identity has announced the deployment of its Access500e™  identity management kiosk module within the Dubai International Airport (DXB). The Princeton Identity solution identifies DXB travelers within one to two seconds, reducing time...
connect:ID is an innovative international conference and a free global exhibition that together focus on all aspects of identity technologies and the opportunities for their management in both the physical and digital worlds.

connect:ID Enters into New Strategic Partnerships with Leading Orgs

Science Media Partners (SMP) and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), organizers of connect:ID 2018, have announced a series of new strategic partnerships with world-leading associations from across the identity...
BallisticSearch compares cartridge cases in minutes to eliminate comparison backlogs, compare and connect more cases, and identify more suspects

FBI-CJIS Expert Joins Vigilant Solutions as Director of IT Security

Vigilant Solutions, a global intelligence and image analytics company serving law enforcement agencies, and 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, has appointed retired Virginia State Police Assistant Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)...

Allied Universal Takes Part in Capitol Hill Briefing on Employing Seniors

Allied Universal, Triple Recipient of 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards, along with Program Partners - Battery Park City Authorities, Denver Water, and the State of Tennessee for State Government Security Programs...