DHS grant funding provides support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

$1.6B Available in DHS Homeland Security Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has announced $1.6 billion for eight Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) preparedness grant programs to provide critical funding to help state and local officials prepare...
From negligent or disgruntled employees to hostile nation-state actors, the costs and consequences of insider threats can be staggering, the proliferation of insider threats is a complex and persistent challenge for all national security stakeholders. For nearly 40 years, SIMS Software has been fully invested in the national security mission, and their flagship product, SIMS, is the most trusted industrial security management solution on the market.

SIMS Software Named a Premier Sponsor in the 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

SIMS Software, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, which is widely recognized as the industry leader in security information management systems for the government and defense...
The TSI-3000 Mobile Analyzer developed by 2018 'ASTORS' Award Winner Teknoscan Systems, Inc. allows for large numbers of people to be effectively and quickly screened for COVID-19 with no need for expensive, consumable reagents. (Courtesy of Teknoscan)

TeknoScan COVID Detect Breathalyzer Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a contagious disease caused by a virus,  emerged in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and has since spread worldwide, leading to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 can be severe and...

AST Extends 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Early Entry Discount – by Popular Demand

In response to the unprecedented requests of New and Returning Clients, American Security Today (AST) has decided to extend our early entry deadline for our 2022 AST Homeland Security Awards Program...
Volkan Gogebakan, 31, was flown from El Paso to Turkey on a commercial flight. Upon arrival on Friday at the Istanbul Airport, Gogebakan was turned over to Turkish officials. (Courtesy of ICE)

ICE El Paso Removes Turkey National with Ties to Terrorism from US Soil

On Thursday, April 21st, 2022 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), which was recognized in the 2020 'ASTORS' Awards Program for 'Excellence in Homeland Security', removed...
The Vector Iridium Data Link (VIDL) is an exciting new product that provides secure, available and reliable two-way voice and data to customers who may find themselves in places that have no cellular coverage … anywhere in the world

Parraid’s Vector Iridium Data Link to Compete in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

Parraid, a leading-edge technology innovator that develops next-generation aerospace and ground tactical applications for secure communications, is pleased to announce its Vector Iridium Data Link (VIDL). has been Nominated to Compete...

Fighting the Threat We Cannot See

Guest Editorial by John Kenneweg, VP of Government, 908 Devices a 2021 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best CBRNE Detection Solution What world leaders need to consider when war escalates and how to prepare As...
Newest Competitor in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program, Patriot One Technologies proudly announces the company's SmartGateway™ Solution has been selected by Oak View Group to protect Austin’s New Venue, Moody Center

New ‘ASTORS’ Competitor Patriot One to Protect Austin’s New Moody Center

Patriot One Technologies, a New Multi-Award Competitor in the 2022 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has been selected by the Oak View Group for their newest Multi-Sensor Gateway, SmartGateway™ solution to protect...
Through an agreement with Shallow Creek Kennels, MSA expands its capabilities to address the rising active shooter threat, with the introduction of Firearms Detection Canines to provide clients with an incredibly effective, versatile, and dynamic solution to aid in the deterrence and detection of concealed firearms. (Courtesy of MSA Security)

Allied Universal’s MSA Security Launches Firearms Detection Canines

MSA Security®, an Allied Universal® Company Recognized with Multiple Awards in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has executed an exclusive new agreement with Shallow Creek Kennels, a privately owned...
Genasys Emergency Management and Zonehaven Evacuation Solutions are Helping to Protect More than 10 Million U.S. Residents

Genasys Wins Critical Comm & Evac SaaS Contracts Across Six U.S. States

Genasys Inc., a global leader in critical communications systems and solutions that help protect and keep people safe, and a Double Award Winner in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program,...