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GAO: TSA Should Share Security Tech Demo Results With Mass Transit Operators

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Transportation Security Administration create a system to share with mass transit operators the results of TSA's tests on technology platforms designed to secure surface transportation operations.

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DHS S&T, Industry Collaborate to Improve Tech at Public Spaces

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate collaborates with technology vendors to increase the speed and scalability of security platforms used at government facilities, border checkpoints, airports and other public areas.

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DHS S&T Holds Emergency Response Exercise with Canada, U.K.

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate collaborated with the governments of Canada and the U.K. to conduct a trilateral exercise to develop best practices in emergency response efforts. The exercise simulated a hypothetical scenario that involved an infectious pathogen to identify and address gaps in first response and information sharing cpabilities, DHS said Tuesday.

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DHS S&T, First Responder Resource Group Discuss Public Safety Initiatives in Annual Meeting

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate met with the First Responder Resource Group to discuss public safety gaps, priorities and potential projects. FRRG reviewed initiatives under the directorate's Silicon Valley Innovation Program, Small Business Innovation Research effort and Next Generation First Responder Apex Program, DHS said Tuesday.

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DHS S&T, Israel Gov’t Form Cargo Security Program Partnership

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate has partnered with the Israel government's Ministry of Public Security to carry out an initiative that seeks to address concerns in maritime and border cargo security. The Low Cost Disposable Electronic Seals Pilot program aims to create technologies that will work to protect cargo shipments from tampering attempts and optimize supply chain security processes, DHS said Tuesday

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DHS S&T Holds Meeting with 5 Research and Development Council, Int’l Partners

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate met with New York City's 5 Research and Development Council to review research, development, test and evaluation initiatives in public safety and security.  5RD Council members also visited DHS S&T's National Urban Security Technology Laboratory and were lectured on the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act, the agency said Thursday

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DHS S&T to Test Speech Analytic Platforms

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate has launched a program to assess speech analytic technologies. Facilitated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Open Speech Analytic Technologies Evaluation Series will enable the directorate to evaluate voice-based communications and analytics services through various datasets, DHS said Tuesday.

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