iTAK Now Available on App Store

Public safety agencies can now benefit from the Team Awareness Kit (TAK) to help save more lives. Originally developed by the Department of Defense (DoD), and subsequently funded and piloted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the iOS iTAK app, now available on the Apple App Store, is a geospatial mapping tool that first responders can use to see each other’s locations, and communicate and coordinate better. The Android version of the TAK application, ATAK, has supported hurricane relief, firefighting, national security events and daily public safety operations.

DHS S&T Launches Series 3 of Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched the third installment of the Virtual Whole-of-Government R&D Showcase. This unique four-part series highlights how S&T and its partners across government are mobilizing research and development (R&D) teams to reduce risks from natural and human-induced disasters; accelerating breakthrough discoveries; and helping the nation prepare against future threats and unknowns.

DHS S&T Brings Next-Generation Incident Command System

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is joining forces with the non-profit Beacon NGO to advance open source software capabilities for public safety. Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), Beacon NGO will analyze open source code for S&T’s Next-Generation Incident Command System (NICS) and deliver it to a larger emergency response community.

DHS S&T Calls for Submissions to Biometric Tech Rally

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) invites biometric technology developers to apply to participate in the 2021 Biometric Technology Rally. Started in 2018, the Biometric Technology Rally challenges industry to deliver fast, accurate, and easy-to-use biometric recognition capabilities to improve security and user facilitation at checkpoint processing.

Australian Security Awards 2018

The security industry will unite on 18 October 2018 to promote excellence and innovation within the sector and celebrate the success of 2018 #SecurityAwards winners and finalists at a prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner. The Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence have been an initiative of the Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) for 23 […]

International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHSS)

Join the largest exclusive gathering of healthcare security and safety leaders at the IAHSS 50th Annual Conference & Exhibition (AC&E) in Chicago. Build your professional network by sharing experiences, ideas, strategies and solutions with peers and industry partners. Discover how colleagues and experts are tackling industry challenges and addressing emerging trends during the general sessions […]

Omnitron Launches Enterprise And Industrial PoE Fiber Switches

Omnitron Systems introduced its managed and unmanaged RuggedNet™ industrial PoE fiber switches and OmniConverter™ enterprise PoE fiber switches that enable fiber optic distance extension to PoE and PoE+ powered devices. Both the RuggedNet and OmniConverter PoE fiber switches feature four or eight 10/100/1000 RJ-45 ports capable of delivering 15.4W PoE or 30W PoE+ to all ports, and one or two fiber Gigabit ports.

Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon

The Phoenix Chapter of ASIS International was chartered in 1958 and has been serving the Arizona Security community for 57 years.  Our annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Luncheon (LEAL) is an opportunity to recognize the efforts put forth on a daily basis by the men and women of law enforcement throughout the state.  The chapter extends […]