Courtesy of ICE and Twitter

Drug Trafficking Networks Recruiting Smugglers on Facebook, Social Media

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), which has been nominated in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), have identified an increased...

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...
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...
Jose Mardoqueo Ortiz Morales is the fourth ex-Guatemalan soldier deported by U.S. authorities since 2010, as soldiers in a special army unit accused of participating in the killing of more than 200 people in the village of Las Dos Erres in 1982. (Courtesy of ICE)

ICE Removes Guatemalan in Conn-ection with 1982 Dos Erres Massacre

A man was wanted in his native country for his role in the killing of hundreds of innocent civilians in Dos Erres, Guatemala, in 1982, was turned over by U.S. Immigration...
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...
At border crossings along the California/Mexico border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seen an increase in the number of non-citizens attempting to enter the U.S. despite their not having any legal status needed to do so. (Courtesy of CBP)

MS-13 & Violent Gang Members Exploit Migrant Wave to Cross into US

May 1, 2021 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Members of MS-13 and other gangs are slipping across the southern border, hidden in the waves of thousands of Mexican and...
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...