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New SAFETY Act Best Practices Guide to Commercial Building Security Now Available

A new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) for commercial office buildings.
17-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T Awards $11.6M to Defend Against Network/Internet Disruptions

Five research organizations were awarded separate contracts totaling $11,511,565 to develop new methods to identify and attribute Network/Internet-scale Disruptive Events (NIDEs), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology...
14-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Datacasting for Instant Situational Awareness

DHS S&T saw a requirement to provide responders with a secure, readily accessible way to allow both the picture and the words to help responders make better decisions in a crisis. Together, S&T and partners developed the solution: S&T’s...
14-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS Awards $119K to Locuslabs, Inc. for Intelligent Wayfinding Technology

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today that LocusLabs, Inc. of Oakland, California has received $119,100 to develop wayfinding technology as part of the Silicon Valley Innovation Program...
10-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS Awards Over $167K to Sunnyvale Ca., Startup Kiana Analytics to Develop Port of Entry Technology

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded Sunnyvale, California-based Kiana Analytics, Inc. $167,686 to develop technology to enhance the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) counting and...
7-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T and NIST Projects in Support of NYPD Explosive Trace Detection

High volume and fast throughput screening at public venues and urban environments high in pollutants and background substances can impede detection capabilities of explosives trace detectors. The Department of Homeland Security Science and...
5-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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DHS and Coast Guard Launch $255K Ready for Rescue Challenge to Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

DHS S&T, in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC), launched the U.S. Coast Guard Ready for Rescue Challenge, a $255,000 prize competition that seeks boater safety solutions that will help make it easier to...
5-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $3.5M to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate has awarded a total of nearly $3.5 million in funding to three new R&D projects designed to improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for checked baggage systems.
30-Aug-2018 4:35 PM 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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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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