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DHS S&T"s Homemade Explosive Characterization Program: Keeping Americans Safe


DHS S&T's Homemade Explosives (HME) Characterization Program provides mission critical data collection, measurement of physical properties of threat materials, risk mitigation and modeling, and support for first responders against the terrorist...
20-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

S&T Helps First Responders Mitigate Potential Jamming


DHS S&T hosted a week-long 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) at Idaho National Lab (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho where nearly 100 federal, state, and local public safety and private organizations gathered to test tactics and...
14-Nov-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

S&T Reveals a Determined Cyber-Posture for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

S&T supports its wide range of research and development projects by providing researchers, businesses and organizations in the cybersecurity community multiple pathways to partnership.
13-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

DHS S&T has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems.
13-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Announces Biometric Technology Rallies

DHS S&T is initiating a series of Biometric Technology Rallies to support industry innovation and advance technologies that support DHS and Homeland Security Enterprise operations.
8-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

DHS S&T partners with NFL, MLB and NBA For Increased Security

Three major sporting leagues: NFL, MLB, and NBA, have played a key role in significantly upgrading and strengthening security at stadiums and arenas throughout the country with the help of the DHS S&T SAFETY Act.
2-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Turnout Ensemble Aims to Reduce Firefighter Cancer Risk

A new suite of personal protective equipment (PPE) may provide additional protection for firefighters from exposure to carcinogenic vapors and particulate matter at incident sites.
1-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S.-Canada to Test Cross-Border Communication for Disaster Response

Emergency management officials and first responder agencies on both sides of the border between the United States and Canada will work together for an experiment in disaster response.
1-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EDT 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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