Law Enforcement, First Responders & relevant Security Professionals are encouraged to take advantage of use these resources to protect their schools, safeguard the lives of their students, faculty, and staff, and facilitate the recovery process following this type of incident.

New DHS: K-12 Guide for Preventing & Protecting Against Gun Violence

Active shooter incidents escalate quickly and evolve rapidly. While many conclude after a few short minutes, others stretch on for hours. To address these incidents, the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National...
The AgilFence suite of state-of-the-art perimeter protection systems provide a gamut of intelligent protection and surveillance solutions that will help safeguard key installations and assets, and protect human lives. 

ST Engineering Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program (Video)

ST Engineering Electronics Ltd. (STEE), a global technology, defense and engineering group specializing in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors, is pleased to announce that AgilFence has been nominated to compete...
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Protective Service

DHS Federal Protective Service in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Protective Service is pleased to announce the Modified Infrastructure Survey Tool (MIST), has been nominated to compete in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. If you...
ShotSpotter newly compiled data tracking gunfire in and around public K-12 school communities within ShotSpotter coverage areas during 2017, revealed more than 4,800 gunfire incidents occurred during school hours within a one-half mile radius of public K-12 schools.

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

Gun violence today is a massive problem for many of our most vibrant urban communities. There are more than 13,000 gun-related homicides a year in the US with 10 times more people...
SCOT™ is a standalone remote, portable, self-sufficient security observation tower designed to expand an organization’s security reach instantly. RAD’s unique Power System allows SCOT™ to be quickly placed virtually anywhere for short- or long-term deployments with zero investment/planning in any supporting infrastructure. SCOT is equipped with the latest AI technologies - allowing it to deliver guarding services at a fraction of the cost than any human or automated solution on the market.

RAD SCOT Recognized by BUILDINGS for Money Savings Award (See Video)

Robotic Assistance Devices' latest cloud-based artificial intelligence-powered security solution the Security Control and Observation Tower (SCOT™), a competitor in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has been chosen by BUILDINGS Magazine...
Newest addition to company’s fiber optic perimeter intrusion detection line broadens range of applicability. FiberPatrol’s advanced fiber optic technology detects and locates intrusion attempts along fences and walls, with different models available depending on detection requirements.

New Senstar FiberPatrol Fence-Mounted Intrusion Detect Solution

Senstar Corporation, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is introducing FiberPatrol FP1150, the newest addition to its fiber optic perimeter intrusion detection line. The dual-channel FP1150 accurately detects and locates intrusion attempts for up...
Leading Camera Company Adds New Contera Cameras, VMS, Web Services, & Recorders for a Complete Solution for Traditional and Cloud-Based Video Surveillance

Contera Total Solution Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, and the Platinum Award Winner for Best IP Video Surveillance Solution in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce the Contera® Total...
Combining two key security functions in one cutting-edge product, the Senstar LM100 Hybrid Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Intelligent Lighting System acts as a powerful deterrent against intruders, detecting and illuminating them at the fence line while alerting a security management system (SMS).

Senstar ‘2 in 1’ Intelligent Lighting & Detect System Wins Major Contract

The Senstar LM100 hybrid perimeter intrusion detection and intelligent lighting system, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has been selected to protect the 28,000 ft (5.3 mi) perimeter of a $1.5 billion...
With all the focus on facility security, a paradigm shift towards identifying and mitigating the vulnerabilities of our home’s utility infrastructures - which are both easily accessible and easily terminated - is long overdue.

How Secure is Your Home’s Critical Infrastructure?

Guest editorial by Dave Minyard, Telecommunications Manager at United States Department of Defense With all the focus on security of facilities, very little has been done to bring a paradigm shift on residential infrastructure...
This article is intended to provide readers, with the “rest of the story”, describing the risk management process for DOD facilities to complement an earlier piece on guidelines for federal buildings and the accompanying training classes.

What Do You Know About Risk Mgmt Process in DOD Facilities?

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions In last month’s edition of American Security Today the lead article was about guidelines for federal buildings and the accompanying training classes, outlined...