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Jeanette Manfra: DHS to Update Automated Cyber Threat Indicator Sharing Platform

The Department of Homeland Security wants to update an automated technology platform DHS personnel use to share threat information with other federal agencies, infrastructure operators and companies, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS’ National Protection and Programs Directorate, said at a US Telecom-hosted cybersecurity …

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DHS, MIT Researchers Test Crowd Security Threat Detection System

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory to evaluate an imaging technology designed to unobtrusively detect potential threat items in a crowd. MIT Lincoln Laboratory researchers helped facilitate a three-day developmental test and evaluation of a millimeter wave imager …

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Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Bill Clears House

The House voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would mandate the Department of Homeland Security to provide lawmakers more information on DHS’ policies and procedures for disclosing cyber vulnerabilities to industry, The Hill reported Tuesday. House members approved the Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Act nearly two months after the Trump administration issued a …

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Report: DHS Transitioned 10 Cyber Tech Concepts to Marketplace in FY2017

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate commercialized, spun off and released 10 cybersecurity technologies to the marketplace in fiscal year 2017 through its Transition to Practice program. DHS said Thursday it attributes the program’s progress to S&T’s growing capacity to determine and streamline the maturation of cybersecurity …

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DHS, FAA, Army Collaborate to Develop Aircraft Explosive Vulnerability Testing Tool

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has collaborated with the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Army to create a simulator technology designed to test explosive vulnerabilities in aircraft. The Aircraft Explosive Testing Simulator is designed for repeated explosive tests and built through S&T’s Commercial Aircraft Vulnerability and Mitigation program, DHS said …

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