Pat-down procedures are used by TSA screeners to determine if prohibited items or other threats to transportation security are concealed on the person, however, in the post-COVID aviation environment, airports and airlines are embracing “contactless” travel procedures, including airport temperature checks and self-service biometrics.

Why is TSA Doing Pat Downs at U.S. Aviation Checkpoints During COVID?

By Mitchell Brown, former U.S. TSA Federal Security Director After months in which most Americans simply stopped flying due to COVID-19, there are encouraging signs that US air travel is recovering. Americans are...
The new award-winning features of the HALO IOT Smart Sensor include air quality monitoring, BACnet (a communication protocol for Building Automation and Control networks that leverage the ASHRAE, ANSI, and ISO 16484-5 standard protocol) integration and cleaning chemical signature verification.

HALO Unveils New Features to Aid in Safe Return to Work and School

IPVideo Corporation, a 2019 'ASTORS' Multiple Award Winner, is proud to announce the HALO IOT 2.2 Smart Sensor, now includes sound alert incident management incorporates alerts for spoken key words, advanced gunshot...
Available in 30cm (12in) or 46cm (18in), the lightweight, small-footprint terminals couple high transmit and receive performance and reliability, enabling a wide range of communication opportunities for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), military mission aircraft, rotary-wing platforms and business jets.

COMSAT Expands Hardware Footprint with Orbit Multi-Purpose Terminals

COMSAT, a global satellite connectivity solutions provider is further expanding its international terminal, hardware and service footprint following with a new distribution agreement with global provider of airborne and maritime satellite...
System Operators Being Trained on Liteye’s Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Systems

Liteye Unveils New SIGNUM Threat Detection & Targeting System

Liteye Systems, a world leader in Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS), and a Double Platinum Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has formed a new Field Operations division to provide...
Evolv Express™, powered by the Evolv Cortex AI Software Platform, delivers the frictionless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.

Evolv Technology Returns to Compete in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Evolv Technology, a leader in free-flow smart threat detection, and a recognized Winner in the 2019 and 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce that Evolv Express™, has been nominated...
Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Joseph Rivera, a search and rescue swimmer looking out of a US Navy MH-60 Seahawk, helped conduct the search and rescue relief operations. (Courtesy of 15th MEU by Lance Cpl. Mackenzie Binion and Twitter)

Missing Marines, Sailor Presumed Dead: Search Ends (Multi-Video)

After an extensive 40-hour search the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) I Marine Expeditionary force, and the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) have concluded their search and rescue operation for...
Detect and localize radiation sources generated by manmade devices such as nuclear weapons, improvised nuclear devices (INDs) or radiological dispersal devices (RDDs) with the Thermo Scientific™ RadEye™ PRD for border guards, customs agents, special forces and counter terrorism teams to outfit them with high-performance detection for any scenario.

Improved & Redesigned Wearable RAD Detectors for First Responders

For first responders across the nation, particularly those in the fields of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE), the ability to quickly assess a scene to determine if harmful elements,...
Allied Universal’s security team provided crucial intelligence to the U.S. Marshals, which led to the successful capture of Gerald Fitzgerald Hunter, 54, who was #1 on the Most Wanted of the DEA’s St. Louis Strike Force’s West Central Region, for his role in the illegal trafficking of Fentanyl. (Courtesy of the DEA)

Allied Universal Aids US Marshals in Capture of Most Wanted DEA Fugitive

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America which was recognized in the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for the last Two Consecutive Years, is in receipt of...
Seeking affordable and easy to use security management tools for an ad hoc event? The new LowCam® VI100 under vehicle inspection system from Advanced Detection, is the first-ever, battery-powered UVIS – is not only portable, but is the most affordable, all-inclusive UVIS on the market. LowCam VI100 provides well-defined, ultra-high definition, and side-to-side daylight views, wirelessly displayed on a tablet with 15X zoom capabilities. Operates without cables or cords.

First No Strings Attached Battery Powered Under Vehicle Inspection System

For all those in charge of ad hoc event security, there’s something powerful in store for you, small in price that delivers huge peace of mind. Event security personnel have a lot...
With the very real possibility of explosive attacks in public spaces like public squares or stadiums, the U.S. needs to be prepared by having security measures in place to stop them and effective medical response for attacks that do occur.

DHS S&T Tool Prepares State & Local Leaders for Explosive Attacks (Video)

Explosive weapons have become a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction.   Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause more extensive damage, explosives are still be...