Just like we invest in our roads and bridges, we must invest in our UAV airspace and treat it like any other piece of infrastructure that must be monitored and maintained.

Learn Why Digitizing the Airspace is Vital to Safely Advancing Air Mobility

Guest Editorial by Adam Robertson, Fortem Technologies founder and CTO Some people say I have my head in the clouds. They're right, and I'm in good company. Advances in UAV technology have made...
The Dedrone system provides important data on drone activity in monitored airspace as the basis for an effective airspace security concept.

Dedrone & Swisscom Partner Up to Protect Against Dangerous Drones

Dedrone, a market leader in airspace security, and New Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Airport/Aviation Security Solution in the AST 2021 Homeland Security Awards Program, has joined forces with European telecommunications...
Teledyne FLIR

Teledyne FLIR Wins $15M Contract for AR to Display Chem-Bio Threats

Teledyne FLIR, the New Multi-Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner in the AST 2021 Homeland Security Awards Program for Best Chemical/Biological/Radiation/ Nuclear/Explosive (CBRNE) Detection Solution, has won a development contract worth up to $15.7 million with...
Evolv Express™, powered by the Evolv Cortex AI Software Platform, delivers the frictionless high-speed smart firearm and bomb detection system that screens over 3600 people per hour (60 people per minute) and gets smarter over time.

How to Create Gun-Free Spaces in America

When it comes to gun violence, Americans are living in an era of unprecedented anxiety. What if we had full confidence that our workplace, school, university, grocery store, place of worship, stadium,...
TeknoScan’s advanced sampling and analyzing technologies rapidly and reliably detect and identify organic compounds such as explosives, drugs and other target substances.

Trace Chemical Detection for Sniffing Drugs & Weapons in School Lockers

Guest Editorial Dr. Sabatino Nacson, CTO of Teknoscan Teknoscan, in collaboration with a local security agency and a Buffalo, New York high school conducted a trial to sniff school lockers for illegal...
In the event of a radiological or nuclear incident, emergency response agencies and HAZMAT teams could utilize this new technology to set up community reception centers to screen members of the public for potential exposure to radioactive contaminants before entering a main screening area, safeguarding both civilians and emergency responders.

DHS NUSTL Honored for Radiological Remote Alarm to Aid Responders

Two inventors from a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) laboratory’s National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL), which was recognized in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program,...
Unknown or unexpected contact with a synthetic opioid such as fentanyl or a related compound presents a safety hazard for first responders if they are not prepared with the proper protective equipment (PPE). Reliable detection is one way the DHS S&T is working to protect the nation’s first responders as they deal with the crisis on the front lines, and standards play a key role in ensuring the integrity of such vital detection equipment.

Protecting First Responders with New Fentanyl Detection Standards

The opioid crisis in the United States began in the late 1990s as a result of extensive overuse of physician-prescribed medications. This full-on epidemic is still raging today and has since evolved...
John Julias, Biosecurity Program Manager at Draper exclusively outlines for American Security Today (AST), the growing importance of biothreat detection for professionals who work in port security, law enforcement and military security.

Biothreat Dangers for Port Security, Law Enforcement and Military

Major infectious diseases, like COVID-19, often go undetected until they spread. Spotting the problem in a community isn’t easy, in part because infectious disease detection, which is the foundation for surveillance...

IPVideo Corp ViewScan Selected as Finalist in 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Awards

IPVideo Corporation, a leading manufacturer of audio/video recording, passive weapons detection systems and IoT sensor technology, and a Double Platinum Award Winner in the 2020 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is...
D-Fend Solutions’ offering empowers border security agencies to retrieve drone payloads being carried by rogue drones, which is important when drones are carrying drugs and/or explosives. The system also identifies and tracks the location of the drones’ take-off positions and remote-control operators.

D-Fend Solutions Expands Counter-Drone Takeover Technologies

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, recently named an Award Finalist in the 2021 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is officially releasing the new software version...