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Michael Madsen, Publisher of American Security Today, Welcomes the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winners to the 'ASTORS' Awards Luncheon at ISC East in New York City at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East

The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Sponsored by ATI Systems, Sharp Electronics, Automatic Systems America and Robotic Assistance Devices! American Security Today’s 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East was an overwhelming success, with...
BP's Air and Marine Operations mission is to serve and protect the American people. (Image courtesy of CBP)

CBP AMO Plan Flyover at NASCAR’s Championship Weekend (Multi-Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrews based at the Miami Air and Marine Branch will perform a flyover during NASCAR's championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway in...
Once consumers realize the optimal security capabilities of multimodal biometric solutions compared to alternatives, attitudes toward biometrics will significantly improve, and widespread adoption will follow, paving the way for safer and more secure travel and passage for US citizens, according to Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity

A Future with Biometrics for Travel (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial By Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity Biometrics has proven to be an effective method for access control and identity management. While government entities usually trail behind when it comes to adopting...
DHS S&T’s Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division (EXD) Surface Transportation Explosives Threat Detection (STETD) Program, is one of four DHS S&T Programs recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for their Innovative Training and Education Programs, Outstanding Product Development Achievements and Exciting New Technologies to address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.

Mass Transit Security: Soft Target, Hard Problem (Learn More, Video)

Maintaining security on the nation’s surface transportation systems takes significant resources and manpower, both which tend to be in short supply. For example, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is one of...
Atlanta CBP officers at ATL airport shares counterfeit awareness tip with travelers

CBP Delivers Counterfeit Awareness to ATL Airport Travelers (Learn More)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers and import specialists enjoyed presenting a counterfeit product outreach with travelers at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) on Thursday. A large...
Arktis Radiation Detectors develops and manufactures next generation systems that detect and categorize radioactive and nuclear materials, contaminated cargo and other illicit materials.

Arktis Named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE Contract for Homeland Security

Arktis Detection Systems a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP)...

L3 ClearScan First to Pass New EU C3 Carryon Baggage Certification

L3 Technologies' ClearScan automated explosives detection system (EDS) for carry-on baggage is the first to pass the new European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC-EU) C3 Standard under ECAC’s testing program. This standard enables passengers...
An artist rendering of the future Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5 named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Miguel Keith. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

Next Navy Expeditionary Sea Base Named for Vietnam USMC MOH

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5, will be named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal...
The Oculus at the World Trade Center Ground Zero (Image courtesy of Donald Bansleben)

Chemical Detection Sensors to Secure NYC Oculus Transport Hub (Videos)

In the heart of New York City, a new magnificent architectural wonder in white, the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, also known as the Oculus, attracts tens of thousands of commuters and...
Guided Missle Destroyers can Engage Targets On, Above and Below the Ocean (Image courtesy of Ingalls Shipbuilding)

DDG Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers – Defending the Fleet (Multi-Video)

DDG 51 destroyers provide multi-mission capabilities, operating independently or as part of carrier strike groups, surface action groups, amphibious ready groups and replenishment groups. Aegis guided missile destroyers are multi-mission surface combatants,...