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Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)

American Security Today is pleased to announce that Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will be speaking to ‘ASTORS’ Winners, Finalists, and Attendees at the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

Former NYPD and LAPD Commissioner Bill Bratton with Mike Madsen, AST Publisher (at IACP)
Former NYPD and LAPD Commissioner Bill Bratton with Mike Madsen, AST Publisher (at IACP)

Commissioner Bratton is one of the world’s most respected and trusted experts on risk and security issues, and is widely sought by both national and international news outlets, law enforcement agencies, industry leading Fortune 500 companies and public safety agencies for his insight and vast expertise relating to crime, public safety, counterterrorism, risk mitigation, crisis management, and first responders interoperability (i.e., federal, state and local law enforcement, fire, EMS, health, hospitalsin the event of a critical incident or emergency.

(Combating Homegrown Terrorism – The most significant defense we have is intelligence, says Bill Bratton, Teno Risk executive chairman and former NYPD commissioner, talking about the new and challenging tactics now used by terrorists as well as how governments and companies can help protect the public amid growing extremism threats. Courtesy of CNBC Make It. and YouTube. Posted on Aug 18, 2017.)

As Executive Chairman of Teneo Risk, Commission Bratton regularly counsels clients on risk identification, prevention, and response, with an emphasis on six key areas which includes: cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, counterterrorism, health advisory, internal threat mitigation, and crisis management.

Over the course of his 46-year career in law enforcement, he instituted progressive change and achieved dramatic decreases in crime while leading six police departments, which includes seven years as Chief of Police for LAPD, and two consecutive terms as Police Commissioner of the City of New York, driving down crime, improving public safety, and working to strengthen community relations while in each post.

Furthermore, Commissioner Bratton is the only person to lead the police agencies of America’s two largest cities.

(Sometimes leadership actually means falling in line, says two-time New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. Courtesy of CNBC Make It. and YouTube. Posted on Jul 17, 2018.)

Critically acclaimed author, widely in-demand commentator, and Fortune 500 company consultant, Police Commissioner Bratton’s almost 50 year distinguished career, will be featured in-depth in an upcoming AST Monthly Magazine – So be on the lookout to learn more about the impact his extraordinary leadership has had on revitalizing public safety, developing an internationally acclaimed command accountability system in use by police departments nationwide, dramatically increasing law enforcement morale, and achieving some of the largest crime declines in some of America’s largest U.S. cities.

Early Bird Nominations Now Open for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Entries

Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO, of Attivo Networks, was recognized for the company's groundbreaking cyber technology innovations in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program with record Seven Award Recognitions and a coveted 2018 'Extraordinary Leadership Award.'
Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer and CMO, Attivo Networks, was recognized for the company’s groundbreaking cyber technology innovations in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program with record Seven Award Recognitions plus a coveted 2018 ‘Extraordinary Leadership Award.’

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

Enter Early to Maximize Media Coverage of your Products and Services at Kickoff, and Get the Recognition Your Organization Deserves!

Why the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?

Please see our 2019 List of Categories which include a broad spectrum of opportunities for your organization to compete – and whether you represent a Homeland Physical Security Vendor, a Technology Security Vendor, or a Federal, State or Municipal Agency, we urge you to take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to Compete and Distinguish Your Achievements from your competitors.

David Enderle, President of Automatic Systems America, accepting a coveted 2018 'ASTORS' Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East.
David Enderle, VP of Sales at Automatic Systems, accepting a desirable 2018 ‘Extraordinary Leadership Award at ISC East for the company’s 50-year history of designing and manufacturing innovative pedestrian, vehicle and passenger entry control solutions.

American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Acknowledge the Most Distinguished Vendors of Physical, IT, Cyber, Port of Entry Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Perimeter Protection, Communications as well as Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies in Acknowledgment of Their Outstanding Efforts to: ‘Keep our Nation Safe – One City at a Time’

Register to Enter the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Today at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.

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Comprehensive List of Categories Include:

Access Control/ Identification Personal/Protective Equipment Law Enforcement Counter Terrorism
Perimeter Barrier/ Deterrent System Interagency Interdiction Operation Cloud Computing/Storage Solution
Facial/IRIS Recognition Body Worn Video Product Cyber Security
Video Surveillance/VMS Mobile Technology Anti-Malware
Audio Analytics Disaster Preparedness ID Management
Thermal/Infrared Camera Mass Notification System Fire & Safety
Metal/Weapon Detection Rescue Operations Critical Infrastructure
License Plate Recognition Detection Products And Many Others!

Don’t see a Direct Hit for your Product, Agency or Organization?

Submit your category recommendation for consideration to Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at: mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com.

Good luck on becoming a Winner of the 2019 American Security Today’s Homeland Security Awards Program!

(Learn More about the Annual ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program from Mike Madsen, Publisher, during an impromptu interview following the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Ceremony at ISC East, on November 14th, 2018. Courtesy of AST and YouTube.)

2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon

AST focuses on New and Evolving Security Threats at All Levels of Homeland Security and Public Safety for personnel who are on the front lines of protecting our communities, cities and nation.
AST focuses on New and Evolving Security Threats at All Levels of Homeland Security and Public Safety for personnel who are on the front lines of protecting our communities, cities and nation.

The highlight of the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program will be the Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East at the Javits Convention Center on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

AST focuses on New and Evolving Security Threats at All Levels of Homeland Security and Public Safety for personnel who are on the front lines of protecting our communities, cities and nation.

AST reaches both the private and public experts, essential to meeting today’s growing security challenges.

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For Sponsorship Opportunities and More Information on the AST 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, please contact Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at: mmadsen@americansecuritytoday.com or call 732.233.8119 (mobile) or 646-450-6027 (office).

Congratulations to the 2018 AST Homeland Security Awards Winners!

Chuck Bloomquist, Chief Technical Advisor, (left to right) Barry Oberholzer, Chief Executive Officer, and Jaromy Pittario, Chief Operating Officer of Royal Holdings Technologies accepting one of eight record-breaking 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards for the company’s SWORD Smartphone Security Scanning Devices.
Chuck Bloomquist, Chief Technical Advisor, (left to right) Barry Oberholzer, Chief Executive Officer, and Jaromy Pittario, Chief Operating Officer of Royal Holdings Technologies accepting one of eight record-breaking 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards for the company’s SWORD Smartphone Security Scanning Devices.

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!

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Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, State and Local Governments, and International Industry-Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included:

Dr. Ray Bassiouni, president and CEO of ATI Systems, accepting a Platinum ‘Leadership & Innovation in Homeland Security’ - ‘ASTORS’ award for ATI's Commitment to reliable emergency warning siren systems and mass notification systems used by cities, universities, ports, critical infrastructure facilities and military bases around the world.
Dr. Ray Bassiouni, president and CEO of ATI Systems, accepting a Platinum ‘Leadership & Innovation in Homeland Security’ – ‘ASTORS’ award for ATI’s Commitment to reliable emergency warning siren systems and mass notification systems used by cities, universities, ports, critical infrastructure facilities and military bases around the world.
  • The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Department of Justice
  • The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Viasat, Attivo Networks, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, FLIR Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by ATI SystemsAttivo NetworksAutomatic SystemsDesktop Alert, and Royal Holdings Technologies.

AST Champions Edition – The Best of 2018

See the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Champions Edition – ‘Best Products of 2018 ‘ Year in Review’ for in-depth coverage of the outstanding products and services of firms receiving American Security Today’s 2018‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.’

Enter Early to Maximize Media Coverage of your Products and Services at Kickoff, and Get the Recognition Your Organization Deserves!

And be sure to Register Early for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East 2019 to ensure your place at this limited- space event!

Why American Security Today?

American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 75,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.

The old traditional security marketplace has been covered by a host of security publications that have changed little over many years.

American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that provides our readers with solutions to their challenges.

Our Editorial staff provides a full plate of topics for our AST monthly digital editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts.

‘PROTECTING OUR NATION, ONE CITY AT A TIME’

Harness the Power of the Web – with our 100% Mobile Friendly Publications
Harness the Power of the Web – with our 100% Mobile Friendly Publications

The editorial calendar and AST’s high drawing website features 23 different Technology and Marketing Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities and Emergency Response among others.

Howard Ryan, Founder & CEO of Desktop Alert, and Owner of Metis Secure Solutions, accepting two 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards for their industry-leading ‘Less Than One Minute’ network-centric emergency mass notification solutions.
Howard Ryan, Founder & CEO of Desktop Alert, and Owner of Metis Secure Solutions, accepting two 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards for their industry-leading ‘Less Than One Minute’ network-centric emergency mass notification solutions.

These sectors are part of the new integration, where these major applications communicate with one another in a variety of solutions to protect our cities and critical infrastructure.

AST has Expanded readership into vital Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other Potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – enticing targets for extremist or lone wolf attacks due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

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AST Names 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Winners at the Javits Center in NYC