Government organizations are adopting new service delivery models, resulting in the ‘modernization of government’ which is taking place during increasingly sophisticated cyber threats and a dramatic expansion of the government’s cyber defense operations. With this changing landscape, there is an urgent need to upgrade network security architectures to provide cyber defenders with the enhanced capabilities needed for assigned missions, according to Michael Wood, CMO at Versa.

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) Helps Modernize Government IT 

Guest OpEd by Mike Wood, CMO, Versa Networks Government organizations, like many large enterprises, are experiencing significant changes in how users expect and need to access information and services.   Government organizations are adopting...

AST Proudly Presents the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Winners

American Security Today’s 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards program is in its Fifth Year and continues to recognize the Outstanding Innovations of top firms and agencies in the Homeland Security and Public...
Compared to traditional FPGA-based simulators, software-defined solutions such as BroadSim, powered by the advanced Skydel Simulation Engine, are inherently more flexible, scalable and cost-effective.

Orolia Offers First Software-Defined GNSS Simulator with MNSA

Orolia Defense & Security, a Multiple Platinum Award Winner in the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program nominated to compete in 2020, is pleased to announce the company has been granted security...
Analysts warn police officers and emergency services personnel remain key targets for terrorists, who may either seek to lure public safety officers into ambushes, or stage ambush attacks without significant advanced planning.

Counterterrorism Experts Warn Police to be on Alert for Ambush Attacks

January 15, 2020 – In Breaking News – CNN Federal counterterrorism officials are warning police departments across the country to maintain a heightened state of awareness for the potential for ambush-style attacks...

Port Authority of NY, NJ Approves Budget for Physical & Cyber Upgrades

The Port Authority Board of Commissioners has approved a 2020 budget of $3.4 billion for operating expenses and $3.6 billion for capital spending. The Port Authority operates Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport,...
The GTL VisitMe video visitation solution allows federal, state, county, municipal, and private facilities to transition traditional in-person visitation service offerings to a more secure on-premise or remote alternative, which decreases the need for inmate movement, reduces the opportunity for contraband distribution and makes facilities safer and more efficient.

Madison County Detention Center Implements GTL Services

GTL, a leader in transformative corrections technology, that was recognized with a Platinum Award Win for in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, has been selected by the Madison County Detention...
TiniFiber Micro Armored products and fiber infrastructure, is a high-quality, diverse, future resistant, optical fiber backbone system that provides the foundation of almost all of the networks that make airports function.

Airport Case Study: Innovations for the Future (Multi-Video)

By Steven J. Stark A key component of the technology advancement is the need for miles of optical fiber cables and the pathways that the fiber takes to get to where it...
“Like any investment product, rates of return can never be guaranteed and if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”

FBI Seeking Victims in Bitconnect Coin $2.5B Investigation (Multi-Video)

The FBI is seeking potential victims who invested in the cryptocurrency Bitconnect coin (BCC), which was first released through an initial coin offering orchestrated by Bitconnect in November 2016. For a majority...
Milwaukee Officer Matthew Rittner, 35, was fatally shot & killed Wed serving a search warrant in an investigation into illegal gun & drug sales. Rittner, who was a US Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Iraq, was married with a young son. (Courtesy of MPD and Twitter)

Hero Down: Milwaukee Mourns 3rd Officer Killed in 8 Months (Videos)

February 6, 2019 – In Breaking News – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Milwaukee Police Department is in mourning for the third time in less than a year after an officer was shot...
The Trump administration is overhauling the asylum process. Migrants will now have to wait in Mexico for their immigration court date in the U.S. Pictured here, Tijuana, Mexico on Nov 25, 2018. (Courtesy of YouTube)

DHS Implements New Migrant Protection Protocols at Southern Border (Learn More, Multi-Video)

“We have implemented an unprecedented action that will address the urgent humanitarian and security crisis at the Southern border,” explained Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen in an announcement released...