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DHS to Showcase Cybersecurity Tech Platforms at RSA 2017 Conference

The Department of Homeland Security plans to demonstrate cybersecurity platforms at the RSA 2017 conference that will be held from Feb. 14 to 16 in San Francisco, California. DHS said Monday its science and technology directorate will showcase 12 government-funded technologies that are ready for pilot deployment and commercialization. The security platforms include AS-Rank, …

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DHS’ Dan Cotter: Smart City, Public Safety Tech Should Incorporate Geospatial Data

Dan Cotter, director of the first responders group within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, has said public sector agencies should incorporate geospatial data in smart city and emergency response technologies. DHS said Tuesday Cotter joined a panel discussion on how geospatial data can support smart city initiatives on Sept. 28 …

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DHS S&T Seeks on Behavior Profiling Software to Aid Search & Rescue Missions

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate is developing a software that will work to aid first responders in search and rescue operations. DHS said Thursday S&T’s first responders group has collaborated with search and rescue research company dbS Productions to build the FIND software that will help locate lost individuals through behavioral pattern …

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Federal News Radio: Roopangi Kadakia Named VA CISO

Roopangi Kadakia — program executive for security operations, web services and information management at NASA — has been appointed as chief information security officer of the  Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes LaVerne Council, VA assistant secretary for information and technology, told department employees in an email that Kadakia …

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DHS, Partners Conduct Emergency Response Tests Along US-Canada Border

The Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate has collaborated with Canadian organizations to test emergency response technologies and protocols along the Michigan and Ontario border. DHS said Tuesday the fourth leg of the Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiments at the Blue Water Bridge crossing will work to test cross-border broadband and wireless networks, electrocardiogram …

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