Ionic Security Joins DHS Internet of Things System Security Initiative

cybersecurityIonic Security has received $119,000 in funds from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to help develop new approaches for DHS to secure and monitor Internet of Things systems and carry out detection functions.

DHS said Tuesday that the company’s team plans to apply a new distributed data protection model to address challenges the department faces in authentication, detection and confidentiality across IoT devices.

Ionic Security will focus its efforts on how to maintain the integrity of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems, industrial control infrastructure and components within the DHS network.

The department issued the funds under its Silicon Valley Innovation Program Other Transaction Solicitation initiative that seeks to help the DHS and the homeland security mission with their challenges through collaborations with “non-traditional” performers.

You may also be interested in...


Carahsoft Adds ClearInfo Digitization Products to NASA SEWP V Contract

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to market end-to-end digitization tools developed by ClearInfo to federal government clients through the Reston, Virginia-based company's reseller partners and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract.

GA-ASI MQ-9 with ASW Pod

General Atomics Demos Anti-Submarine Sonobuoy Tech for Navy’s MQ-9 UAS

A General Atomics affiliate has demonstrated the use of A-size sonobuoys to remotely process acoustic and bathythermal data when deployed from an unmanned aircraft system to support U.S. Navy's anti-submarine warfare operations.

Corner Alliance

Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.