In anticipation of a busy summer travel season this year, the TSA wants to fill more than 6,000 airport security screening officers positions by summer 2021.

TSA Prepares for ‘Return to Travel’ with Airport Security Hiring (Videos)

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is launching recruitment and hiring efforts nationwide in anticipation of a busy summer travel season this year. After the COVID-19 pandemic significantly reduced air travel, the TSA...
A U.S. Army reservist captures GPS coordinates in Afghanistan’s Noorgul district. (Courtesy of Tech. Sgt. Christopher Marasky and the U.S. Air Force)

Free S&T Suite Helps Protect Critical Infrastructure from GPS Spoofing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which was Recognized with Three Platinum 'Excellence in Homeland Security' and One 'Excellence in Public Safety' Awards in the 2020...
FLIRs New High-Performance identiFINDER-R440 Detectors and Advanced Algorithms Identify Radioactive Threats Faster and from Farther Away

FLIR Launches Upgraded FLIR identiFINDER R440 (See in Action)

FLIR Systems, who was recently recognized a Winner in their Fifth Consecutive ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, has launched the upgraded FLIR identiFINDER® R440, the next-generation of its field-trusted premium handheld radiation detection system. The...
Long Line Helicopter Rescues (Courtesy of YouTube)

Hanging by a Thread-Risks & Rewards of Long Line Helicopter Rescues

Guest OpEd by Ed Viesturs  The Mount Everest spring climbing season is looming and experts, like Alan Arnette, are predicting record crowds – made up from a mix of mountaineering skill levels...

LiteEye SHIELD Launched: New Next-Generation of Counter UAS Defense

Liteye Systems, a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Critical Infrastructure Protection Solution and Best Intrusion Detection & Prevention Solution, has launched the new Liteye SHIELD,...
CARD is a centralized location of chemical information for threat materials that can be used simultaneously from multiple locations, as a tool for assisting federal law enforcement with interdiction, prosecution, and reduction of drug proliferation.

DHS S&T Chemical Security Analysis Center Awarded 2020 ‘ASTORS’

Imagine that in the course of an investigation, law enforcement officers suspect the presence of a clandestine laboratory processing illicit drugs. Upon the execution of a search warrant, these officers discover a...
Dedrone is the First to enable their customers to leverage both U.S. and E.U. government-provided drone remote identification standards, commonly known as Remote ID, to identify drones.

Dedrone Named First Competitor in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Drones are becoming more and more prevalent, with productive drone being increasingly used for everything from delivering medical supplies to hard-to-reach places, to insurance agents surveying roof damage. The recent regulations in...
The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB) reminding all people traveling on commercial vessels to wear a mask in accordance with a recent White House executive order and requirements of ‘ASTORS’ Award Recognized CDC. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

U.S. Coast Guard Enforcing Maritime ‘Wear a Mask’ Orders

In response to the new Executive Order (13998) issued by the President, Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel that requires masks be worn on all “public maritime vessels, including...

BriefCam Experts Share their 2021 Video Analytics Predictions & Trends

BriefCam, the industry’s leading provider of Video Content Analytics and VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solutions, and the 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Video Analytics, weighs in on the video analytics industry...
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 25 pounds of meth on Christmas.

Christmas Meth Smuggling Attempt Foiled by Border Patrol Canine

A brazen attempt to smuggle 25 pounds of methamphetamine through the Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 78 near Blythe, California, on Christmas Day was foiled by a U.S. Customs and Border...