The annual NGI study is based on a subset of 88 U.S. cities using ShotSpotter technology during 2018 and 62 of those cities comparing use year-over-year during the same time period from 2017 to 2018.

ShotSpotter Detects Over 140K US Gunfire Incidents in 2019

ShotSpotter, a leader in solutions that help law enforcement officials identify, locate and deter gun violence, and the Gold Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, report that, amongst...

Automatic Systems Vehicle Gates Achieve ETL Certification to UL 325

  Automatic Systems, Premier Sponsor and Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the companies BLG7X vehicle products are now listed to UL325 Standards...
Having a solution that prioritizes physical security of individuals at the expense of their privacy is no longer an option. If doing both is not mandated by your jurisdiction, it soon will be. Getting ahead of enforced legislation while you have ample time to investigate options is the best position to be in. (Courtesy of Senstar Corp,)

How To – Balancing Privacy with Physical Security

By '2019' ASTORS Homeland Security Platinum Award Winner for Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution, Senstar Corporation Privacy laws continue to change. On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect. Similar...

Radar-Based Autonomous Interceptor to Track and Stop Dangerous Drones

Drone sales have exploded in the past few years, filling the air with millions of new aircraft. Simple modifications to these drones by criminals and terrorists have left people, privacy and...

An Rx for Preparedness Against Active Threats at Healthcare Facilities

Active Threats At Healthcare Facilities "It's been happening almost anywhere, but nobody was waiting for this. Who would have thought it would happen in a hospital?"  Witness of the June 2017 Bronx-Lebanon Hospital...
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Meet HID Signo: Open, Connected Access Control, Redesigned (Videos)

Say hello to Signo, the signature line of access control readers from HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, and a Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security...
IP Multi-Tenant Video Intercom A sophisticated, yet simple way to connect a variety of mixed-use building, the IXG Series is a complete network-based communication solution with unlimited possibilities for any multi-tenant security application.

Aiphone Unveils IXG Multi-Tenant Video Intercom with Mobile App

Aiphone's new IXG Series IP-based video intercom is a comprehensive solution providing multi-tenant and mixed-use building managers with reliable network communication and entry security along, along with the added convenience of...
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Hanwha to Unveil New PoE Extender Cameras at ISC West

Hanwha Techwin America, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, and a Winner in the last Two Consecutive 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Programs, will demonstrate new Power over...
The OFFSET program hosts its third field experiment in Camp Shelby, Miss. (Courtesy of DARPAtv and YouTube.)

DARPA Robotic Swarm Exercise Conducts Urban Raid Demo (Video)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research branch, DARPA, which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is working to train robots for war. In December, in...

Heathrow Airport Gets 5km-Range Holographic Drone Detection

Illegal drone flights are a growing problem for airports, critical infrastructure facilities and secure locations around the world. To improve security against these threats London Heathrow Airport recently deployed a holographic radar...