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DHS S&T Selects Georgia Tech Group to Improve Info Sharing & Safeguarding for Public Safety Comms

DHS S&T awarded a $704,000 research-and-development (R&D) contract to Atlanta-based Georgia Tech Applied Research Center (GTARC) to address a crucial gap in the trustmark framework for the public safety community’s information sharing and...
21-Jan-2020 6:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards Minority Serving Institutions $373K to Advance Summer Research Team Projects

DHS S&T announced that eight faculty members from MSI across the United States were recently selected to receive funding awards totaling $373,000 to continue their 2019 SRT Program for Minority Serving Institutions research projects at several DHS...
21-Jan-2020 6:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $750K to Maryland Company for Cybersecurity of Emergency Communicators

DHS S&T awarded $750,000 to SecuLore Solutions, an Odenton, Md.-based cybersecurity company, to improve and increase the resiliency of the nation’s emergency communications infrastructure, including Next Generation 911 (NG911) technologies.
17-Jan-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Leads Smart City Tech Integration Pilot for St. Louis

DHS S&T conducted its final integration of smart city technologies this week in St. Louis, Missouri in collaboration with the city, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and the T-REX Innovation Center (T-REX).
17-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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S&T-Funded SABER Helps Communities Get Back to Business During and After Disasters

Available both on the web and via a mobile app, SABER provides users with a means to upload and share real-time business status information with other organizations, particularly government aid entities such as FEMA, during an emergency or crisis.
15-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS Awards $197K for Digital Credentials That Work Offline

DHS S&T has awarded $197,020.95 Phase 1 funding to Stranger Labs, Inc. based in Cambridge, MA, to develop a digital credential solution that mitigates compromising the usability and convenience of paper-based credentials by making digital...
14-Jan-2020 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Announce Awards for Advanced Technologies in Homeland Security

The Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation today announced three awards for collaborative projects totaling $2.3 million to develop advanced technologies for the homeland security mission.
13-Jan-2020 7:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Measuring Disaster Resilience and Response Capabilities with ResponderCQ

DHS S&T funded the development of guidance and tools to help communities measure their “Capability Quotient (CQ),” which is the readiness to respond to risk and to respond to disruptions of any kind.
8-Jan-2020 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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The mission of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is to strengthen America’s security and resiliency by providing knowledge products and innovative technology solutions for the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE).


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