DHS grant funding provides support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

$1.6B Available in DHS Homeland Security Preparedness Grants

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas has announced $1.6 billion for eight Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) preparedness grant programs to provide critical funding to help state and local officials prepare...

AST Extends 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Early Entry Discount – by Popular Demand

In response to the unprecedented requests of New and Returning Clients, American Security Today (AST) has decided to extend our early entry deadline for our 2022 AST Homeland Security Awards Program...

Fighting the Threat We Cannot See

Guest Editorial by John Kenneweg, VP of Government, 908 Devices a 2021 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best CBRNE Detection Solution What world leaders need to consider when war escalates and how to prepare As...
Through an agreement with Shallow Creek Kennels, MSA expands its capabilities to address the rising active shooter threat, with the introduction of Firearms Detection Canines to provide clients with an incredibly effective, versatile, and dynamic solution to aid in the deterrence and detection of concealed firearms. (Courtesy of MSA Security)

Allied Universal’s MSA Security Launches Firearms Detection Canines

MSA Security®, an Allied Universal® Company Recognized with Multiple Awards in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has executed an exclusive new agreement with Shallow Creek Kennels, a privately owned...
For a limited time, all active duty Future Sailors who leave for boot camp before June 30 are guaranteed at least a $25K bonus regardless of job. Some will qualify for multiple bonuses for up to $50K. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy and Facebook)

U.S. Navy Offering $25,000 Enlistment Bonus to ALL New Enlistees (Videos)

The United States Navy Recruiting Command just announced they are offering an enlistment bonus of $25,000 to anyone who enlists in the U.S. Navy Active Duty. The Navy is the only U.S....
The Transportation Security Administration will roll out new, futuristic scanners at airport checkpoints capable of detecting prohibited items and maybe even speeding up the screening process. (Courtesy of the TSA)

TSA Getting Futuristic Scanners to Help Get Through Security Faster

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which was recognized with a Platinum Award in the 2021 'ASTORS' Awards Program for 'Excellence in National Security for Traveler Security Management,' has awarded two orders...
teledyne flir

Teledyne FLIR for Strong Perimeter Security Products at ISC West 2022

Perimeter security experts Teledyne FLIR, the 2021 Platinum 'ASTORS' Award Winner for Best Chemical/Biological/Radiation/ Nuclear/Explosive (CBRNE) Detection Solution, debutted its new flagship security lineup for perimeter protection at ISC West 2022. Security personnel...
From viruses to wildfire smoke the AirBubbl is the only portable air purifier independently tested and verified to be 99%+ effective at removing airborne human coronavirus, as well as other pathogens, dangerous particles, traffic pollution, and gas pollutants. (Courtesy of AirLabs)

AirLabs Clean Air Tech Nominated for 2022 Nobel Peace Prize (See Video)

AirLabs, an organization that supplies both air quality monitoring and air filtration systems for businesses, government organizations, and consumers, has announced the company is honored to have been nominated for the...
BioWatch hosts regular training exercises across jurisdictions to equip public and private sector partners with the guidance, tools, and expertise to develop response plans to address worst-case scenarios.

DHS CWMD and Seattle Conduct a Bio-Threat Preparedness Exercise

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD), along with Seattle area emergency managers, public health officials, laboratory officials, and first responders participated in a virtual...
Kathryn Coulter Mitchell, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for the Science and Technology Directorate

How and Why to Partner with DHS S&T in 2022 (Multi-Video)

By Kathryn Coulter Mitchell, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for the Science and Technology Directorate The start of a new year is a perfect opportunity to reflect on...