Fire Onboard: Safety Tips for Boaters in Your Community (Multi-Video)

By the U.S. Fire Administration Fires that occur on boats or in marinas can spread quickly and present unique response challenges due to hazardous conditions and limited access. As a member of...

Coronavirus on the High Seas: USCG Maritime Regulatory Update

March 26, 2020 – In Breaking News – The National Law Review All vessels calling on US ports are now required to report crew and passenger illnesses to the Captain of the...

COVID-19 on the High Seas: Why the U.S. Can’t Touch Cruise Lines

March 11, 2020 – In Breaking News – POLITICO The nightmare of coronavirus outbreaks on cruise ships has revealed an industry that's skirted oversight for years and used powerful allies in Washington...

COVID-19? Screen with AI-Base, Non-Contact Thermal Imaging for ‘Feevr’

As the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic is causing concern internationally, Barry Oberholzer, CEO of X.Labs, and Multiple-Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is aware that many his...

DHS Calls for Submissions to Third Annual Biometric Rally (Multi-Video)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), which has been recognized for Fourth Consecutive Year the in Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is calling for submissions to...
The Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle (CUSV), built by the defense conglomerate Textron Systems, is a 40-foot remotely-operated launch with long endurance and range. (Courtesy of the U..S. Navy and YouTube)

U.S. Navy Tests Unmanned Patrol Boat for Port Security (Multi-Video)

February 13, 2020 – In Breaking News – The Maritime Executive The U.S. Navy recently tested its longest-serving unmanned vessel as a platform for port security missions in Norfolk, Virginia, the home...
Ocean gliders are one of the Navy's many tools for collecting data on the internal structure of the ocean for assimilation into ocean models. Gliders surface periodically to transmit data via satellite and are capable of collecting numerous types of data, including currents, temperature, salinity, pressure, and optics. (Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)

Smart Sea Glider Teams to Improve US Navy’s Ocean Predictions

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Scientists from the Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of slow-moving ocean gliders, and the glider data gathered, to improve the Navy's ability to predict ocean...
HEXWAVE from Liberty Defense, uses a form of low power radar energy that creates 3D images in real-time to detect weapons through clothing and hand-held baggage (backpacks, handbags, etc.).

DrawDown Detection Seeks to Add Liberty Defense to Portfolio

DrawDown Detection has entered into a letter of intent with Liberty Defense, a leading concealed weapons detection company, and the Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for...

US Raising the Bar for Global Security with New Travel Restrictions

President Donald J. Trump has signed a proclamation, which places new, tailored visa restrictions on six countries that failed to meet a series of security criteria, demonstrating that they could be...
To report suspected human trafficking, the importation of goods produced with forced labor, or child sexual exploitation to federal law enforcement, call: 1-866-347-2423. To get help from the National Human Trafficking Hotline: 1-888-373-7888 Or text HELP or INFO to 233733 (BEFREE). To get help with child sexual exploitation from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or report.cybertip.org. To report suspected forced labor trade violations, submit information at: eallegations.cbp.gov/Home/allegation. Any tip reported is welcome. Provide the information to allow professionals to decide if action can be taken. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security)

DHS Issues Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking & Other Heinous Crimes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is committed to upholding the law and preventing illicit activity from harming American interests. As part of the homeland security mission, DHS enforces trade, travel,...