Tag: UAV

Preventing Contraband, Securing Airspace: Why Prisons Need Counter-Drone Procedures

It was a brisk but otherwise unremarkable October afternoon in 1973. The inmates passed the time with a football match on the grounds of Dublin’s maximum-security Mountjoy prison. But suddenly, the jeers of the spectators were drowned out by the deafening roar of a descending helicopter. Within a matter of moments, three convicted Provisional IRA […]

Now & Next: Drone Market Is Taking Off

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, have soared in popularity over the past few years. With nearly 1 million commercial and recreational drones currently registered in the U.S., the futuristic flying machines now represent both major opportunities and potential dangers for security operations. Thus, the security industry continues to develop UAS and counter-UAS […]

How Authorities Are Tackling Security for Super Bowl LVI

Before Super Bowl LVI kicks off on Sunday, Feb. 13, a massive coalition of federal, state, and local officials is hard at work to help ensure the safety and security of employees, players, and fans during the big game. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas recently traveled to SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, […]

Security Pros Talk Top Trends at ISC East Tradeshow

Did you miss the recent ISC East tradeshow in New York City? If so, fear not—we’ve got you covered! Our team at Total Security Advisor walked the showroom floor, shook many sanitized hands, took notes, checked out the newest tech, and picked the brains of attendees about top industry trends. The main takeaway? The security […]

Shooting down a drone

Blaster-Like Device Will (Safely) Shoot Down a Drone

In a relatively short period time, drones have evolved from an interesting tech hobby into a growing nuisance and further into a legitimately serious security concern. A new device that looks like a weapon out of science fiction uses electromagnetic signals to quickly and safely knock drones out of the sky.