The CDC recently announced that fully vaccinated travelers with an FDA-authorized vaccine can travel safely within the U.S., but CDC guidelines still require individuals to wear a face mask, socially distance, and wash their hands or use hand sanitizer. (Courtesy of TSA)

Are You Flying soon? Here Are the New TSA Rules You Need to Know

Although official advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends delaying travel where possible (unless you're fully vaccinated), and in accordance with state and local recommendations - Domestic...
PureActiv™ is an automated outdoor surveillance system that addresses critical security threats to safeguard lives, facilities, and other high-value assets.

PureTech Nominated for Six ‘ASTORS’ Awards for Award-Winning PureActiv

PureTech Systems, a Multiple-Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce it's PureActiv Product line has been selected for Six Nominations in the 2021 'ASTORS'...
The use of facial biometrics provides travelers with a secure, touchless travel experience and continues the fulfillment of a longstanding Congressional mandate to biometrically record the entry and exit of non-U.S. citizens. (Courtesy of CBP)

CBP Facial Biometrics Detect Impostors Seeking Illegal Entry to US

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), whose Exit/Entry Program was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Excellence in Homeland Security, has reported that officers thwarted attempts by...
“The threat of terrorism, both domestic and international, is on the rise, and we are focused on developing those next-generation technologies that will provide the necessary level of sophistication to thwart these modern threats,” says Bill Frain, CEO of Liberty Defense.

Liberty Defense Wins $1M Grant from BIRD Foundation and DHS S&T

Liberty Defense, a leading concealed weapons detection company recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Israel-US Binational...
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...
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,...
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...

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...
With the increasing strain on public services in response to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the professional firefighters, EMTs and emergency service professionals that make up High Rise Escape Systems, believe it is irresponsible to believe emergency services will be obtainable, timely and equipped to provide rescue from multi-story buildings, Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers or other critical infrastructure environments.

Access to Emergency Self-Evacuation is Critical for Multi-Story Buildings

First responder deaths related to COVID-19 are up this year, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reports 22* confirmed on-duty firefighter deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it the leading cause of...