The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) helps the nation prepare for and respond to critical incidents, such as active shooters and terrorist attacks, by improving capabilities during all stages of response. The Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis (FOVEA) tool helps first responders quickly analyze video to identify potential suspects by allowing users to tag a person to a left-behind item and reconstruct that individual’s path across multiple camera views.

DHS S&T Forensic Video Exploitation & Analysis Tool Competes in ‘ASTORS’

An action movie opens to a scene on the metro platform where a bag has been left unattended, raising suspicion in the metro’s security control room. Video cameras zero in and, through...
David Pekoske, TSA Administrator, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary, and 26th Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, is a recognized expert in crisis management, strategic planning, innovation and aviation, surface transportation and maritime security, and has been twice awarded the Homeland Security Distinguished Service Medal.

TSA Administer Pekoske to Join 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Luncheon in NYC

American Security Today is pleased to announce Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administer, David Pekoske, will join the organization as a featured speaker at the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Presentation Luncheon,...
Use of facial recognition technology has benefited Americans in countless but underpublicized ways – helping law enforcement find missing children, fight human trafficking, find dangerous criminals and bring sexual predators to justice. At the same time, the technology allows individuals to quickly and conveniently prove their identity to enter a venue, board a plane, perform online transactions and seamlessly access personalized experiences. (Courtesy of SIA)

Security Industry Association (SIA) Opposes US Biometric Legislation

The Security Industry Association (SIA) – a leading trade association representing security solutions providers stands in strong opposition to the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act, originally introduced in 2020 and...
Evolv Technology is the world’s leading provider of AI touchless security screening systems to enhance safety without sacrificing the visitor, student and employee experience.

Evolv Added to Motorola Solutions to Alert Security of Hidden Weapons

Motorola Solutions has added Concealed Weapon Detection (CWD) to its video security and analytics portfolio, through an agreement with the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner for Best Weapons Detection Solution...
The Dedrone system provides important data on drone activity in monitored airspace as the basis for an effective airspace security concept.

Drones Booming Post-COVID; Accelerating Airspace Security Needs

Dedrone®, a market leader in smart airspace security, and Nominated Competitor in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has surpassed 1,000 counter-drone sensors sold, and continues to rapidly expand the...

Travel 2021: Staying Safe on the Road

Guest Editorial By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life We’re in a transitional period when it comes to travel. On the one hand, the virus is still out there, and the CDC is...
Evolv Technology is the world’s leading provider of AI touchless security screening systems to enhance safety without sacrificing the visitor, student and employee experience.

‘ASTORS’ Award Winner Evolv Wins U.S. Air Force Award Contract

Evolv Technology, the 2020 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Weapons Detection Solution, has been awarded a contract with the U. S. Air Force to identify opportunities to strengthen national safety...
What does a job in security offer you? Above all, it is rewarding. Additionally, a career at Allied Universal offers flexible scheduling, career growth opportunities, stability, award-winning training, great perks and benefits, and reward and referral programs.

Allied Universal Seeks 35K Career Professionals, Offers Hiring Bonuses

Allied Universal, a leading global security and facility services company, and Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is seeking to hire more than 35,000 security...
Going dramatically beyond other available solutions with truly innovative capabilities integrated into one platform, the Mission Secure Platform is the first integrated cyber-protection platform for complete visibility, segmentation, protection, and patented signal-integrity monitoring.

Mission Secure is Newest Competitor in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

Mission Secure, an industry leader in Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity, is pleased to announce the company's program has been nominated to compete in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program. The Mission...
Learn how TSA agents can benefit by the use of two-way radio accessories to effectively handle situations and communicate easier.

How Communication Can Help TSA Agents

Guest Editorial by Taylor Thomas, Marketing Specialist at Waveband Communications and First Source Wireless TSA is the Transportation Security Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This administration was...