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DHS, Netherlands-Based Partners to Invest in Cybersecurity Research Projects

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate and its partner agencies from the Netherlands will invest up to $2.6 million in collaborative cybersecurity research projects. DHS S&T will collaborate with the Netherlands’ organization for scientific research and national cyber security center in efforts increase research and development collaboration between cybersecurity researchers from both …

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DHS to Introduce 8 New Cyber Tech at Demo Day in Washington; Robert Griffin Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate will demonstrate eight new cybersecurity technologies built under S&T’s Transition to Practice program at a ‘Demonstration Day’ event in Washington, D.C. DHS said Thursday that researchers at federally funded laboratories and academic research centers developed the technologies which will be offered to clients …

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DHS S&T, Partners Develop New Support Tool for Impostor Detection Training

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, Customs and Border Protection agency and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center have created a new tool that will support impostor detection training efforts. DHS said Thursday that the alliance has developed the Eye-dentify system, a new component for the ScreenADAPT visual search training platform, …

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DHS to Help Develop AUV Platform for Coast Guard’s Under-Ice Data Collection Efforts

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has partnered with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and DHS’ Arctic Domain Awareness Center to build an autonomous underwater vehicle to help the U.S. Coast Guard gather under-ice data. DHS said Friday that WHOI-developed sensor packages and search algorithms that will be integrated onto the Tethys long-range AUV platform …

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DHS S&T Inaugurates New Explosive Detection System Testing Facility; Robert Griffin Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has opened a facility at DHS’ Transportation Security Laboratory in New Jersey for testing and evaluation of explosives detection systems. DHS said Wednesday the new T&E building, located at the William J. Hughes Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center, includes space for specialized explosive storage and handling …

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DHS S&T Develops Training System to Aid TSA Airport Screening

The Office for Public Safety Research within the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has built a training system designed to help Transportation Security Administration personnel conduct airport screening tasks. DHS said Wednesday the ScreenADAPT X-ray image analysis training system uses visual search research and eye-tracking technology to assess TSA officers’ visual …

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DHS S&T Directorate Unveils New Bluetooth Access Control Capacity for Virtual Mobile Infrastructure

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has created and commercialized a new Bluetooth access control capacity for virtual mobile infrastructure on mobile devices. DHS said Wednesday the VMI platform offers no data-at-rest capacity on mobile devices which will help provide secure access to applications and enterprise data that …

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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 Issues ‘Other Transaction’ Solicitation for Financial Sector Cybersecurity Tools

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology branch has published an “other transaction” solicitation for the development of cybersecurity tools for U.S. financial systems as part of DHS’ Silicon Valley Innovation Program. DHS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Nov. 21 it seeks Financial Services Cyber Security Active Defense ideas and technologies in the areas of …

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