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DHS to Transition NSF-Funded Analytics Tool Into Commercial Market

The Department of Homeland Security will transition a National Science Foundation-funded analytics and exploit detection tool into the commercial market. DHS said Tuesday the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-built ZeroPoint tool is the eighth cybersecurity technology product to transition as part of the cyber security division’s Transition to Practice program. …

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DHS S&T Conducts First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise

The Department of Homeland Security held the First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise at the White Sand Missile Range in New Mexico in an effort to combat electronic jamming of first responders’ radio communications systems. DHS said Wednesday its agency’s science and technology directorate sought to prevent communication interference through the use of jamming prevention, detection and …

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Report Outlines Priority Tech Areas for DHS’ Integrated Product Teams

The Department of Homeland Security has published a report that outlines 24 focus areas of  technology research-and-development initiatives by DHS’ integrated product teams in fiscal year 2016. DHS said Monday it categorized the IPTs’ technical focus areas into aviation security, biological threats, border security, cybersecurity and counterterrorism. “Threats to our homeland are …

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DHS Deploys User Verification Tool by Johns Hopkins APL-Queralt Team for Data Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to deploy a new system designed to help DHS facilitate data sharing and collaboration with other federal agencies and organizations through the Homeland Security Information Network. DHS’ science and technology directorate provided funds to help Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory and cloud-based …

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DHS Awards Data Privacy Development Research Contract to Yale

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology unit has chosen Yale University to develop technology for use in data privacy research studies under a $1.7 million contract. DHS said Monday the “PriFi Networking for Tracking-Resistant Mobile Computing” contract is part of its data privacy program that aims to develop new privacy-enhancing …

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DHS Picks UCSD, USC for New DDOS Defense Contracts; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has awarded $3.1 million in contracts to the University of California San Diego and University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute to develop defense tools against distributed-denial-of-service attacks. UCSD will work to develop platforms and processes to advance the use of source address …

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DHS Awards DDoS-Focused Cyber Research Contracts to Universities of Delaware, Houston

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has selected the University of Delaware and University of Houston to conduct cybersecurity research focused on distributed-denial-of-service attacks under contracts worth $4.5 million combined. DHS said Thursday the $1.9 million “Ensuring Energy and Power Safety in Data Centers” contract with the University of Delaware …

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DHS, McCarthy Mortensen JV Begin Final Construction Phase of National Bio, Agro-Defense Facility; Reginald Brothers Comments

McCarthy Mortensen NBAF A Joint Venture has kicked off the final phase of construction for a national bio and agro-defense facility in Manhattan, Kansas, under an $835 million contract with the Department of Homeland Security. The McCarthy and Mortensen team is building the 87,000-square-foot central utility plant that will contain boilers, chillers, emergency …

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DHS Announces Long-Term Science and Technology Directorate Goals; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled new goals for the science and technology directorate in a move that Undersecretary Reginald Brothers says aims to schedule DHS’ research and development resources. DHS said Wednesday the department gathered suggestions from stakeholders in government, academia and the private sector to finalize the long-term goals. “As the primary research …

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