CBP One™ is a mobile application that serves as a single portal to a variety of CBP services. Through a series of guided questions, the app will direct each user to the appropriate travel or trade services based on their needs. (Courtesy of CBP)

CBP One™ Platform Nominated in 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), whose Office of Field Operations (OFO) was recognized for Excellence in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, is pleased to announce its CBP One™ mobile application...
The real-time detection of concealed threats is critical for protecting public transportation, sports arenas, and other open, difficult-to-secure environments. New sensing technologies, such as standoff active-RF imaging with the HIVE algorithmic framework, can help security personnel screen customers and bags quickly without affecting the flow of traffic. (Courtesy of DHS S&T)

S&T Office of Mission Capabilities & Support Competes in 2022 ‘ASTORS’

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, which has been Recognized in AST's Annual 'ASTORS' Awards Program for Five Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the HIVE...
“Sanibel is destruction,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a news conference Thursday afternoon, adding the area was hit with a “biblical storm surge.” “It washed away roads, it washed away structures that were not new and could withstand that,” he said, adding that while many people evacuated, some people had been brought off the island safely. (Courtesy of Lee County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

Rescue Efforts Underway in Wake of Ian’s ‘Biblical’ Storm (Multi-Video)

September 29, 2022 – In Breaking News – CNN At least three sections of the Sanibel Causeway were washed away by storm surge from Hurricane Ian, according to video from CNN affiliates WBBH and WPLG,...
U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Chair of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Subcommittee Chair Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation that would reauthorize the Coast Guard for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023 on September 8, 2022.  (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard by PAC Tom Sperduto, and Wikipedia)

Cybersecurity is Front and Center in Coast Guard Reauthorization Bill

September 12, 2022 – In Breaking News – FCW A new bill to reauthorize the Coast Guard service through fiscal year 2023 would task the military branch with developing Artificial Intelligence and...
TSA Administrator David Pekoske

2021 ‘ASTORS’ Government Innovator Confirmed by Senate for Second Term

President Joe Biden nominated David Pekoske in May  for a second term as the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Seventh Administrator, and the U.S. Senate voted to confirm him on Thursday of...
PureTech Systems, with a Record Six 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Wins, delivers the best open-integration, fully automated Perimeter Intrusion Detection System for protecting borders, infrastructure, and facilities.

PureActiv Best-in-Class Border & Infra-structure Returns in 2022 ‘ASTORS

PureTech Systems, the Winner of Six 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards, is pleased to announce its PureActiv autonomous Intrusion Detection and Video Surveillance Solutions for Critical Infrastructure Perimeter, Maritime, and Border...
New SHIELD-Cyber is a Multi-Domain Defense System, offering an enhanced multilayered solution to address today’s complex drone threats from both RF control and RF silent waypoint navigation. (Courtesy of D-Fend Solutions)

D-Fend Solutions and Liteye Systems Integrate C-UAS in New SHIELD-Cyber

D-Fend Solutions, a leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, and a 2021 'ASTORS' Award for Best Persistent Aerial Monitoring Solution,  has announced a system integration between EnforceAir and Liteye...
The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) is slated to receive $1,357,020 in federal funding for two projects to help bolster safety and security at Port Canaveral. Shown here, Cory Dibble, the Canaveral Port Authority Director of Public Safety & Security monitors Port security cameras (Courtesy of CPA)

Port Canaveral Security Upgrades to Receive $1.9M in Federal Funding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded $1,941,285 in federal grant funding for several projects at Port Canaveral, under the Port...
Dr. Ray Bassiouni, President & CEO of Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems)

ATI Releases Next-Generation of Mass Notification Systems (MNS)

Guest Editorial by Dr. Ray Bassiouni, President, and CEO of ATI Systems Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), a world leader in providing Mass Notification Systems (MNS), Emergency Communication Systems (ECS), and Military...
Did you know that 99% of the world's ladder trucks cannot reach above the 7th floor? Make sure you have plans in case of an emergency so you can get out safe! HRES can help!

High Rise Escape ‘Guardian’ Returns to 2022 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Videos)

High Rise Escape Systems (HRES), a recognized Winner in the Annual 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program for Five Consecutive Years, is pleased to announce the company’s Guardian Self Evacuation & Rescue...