Tag Archives: DHS S&T

DHS Awards 5 Govt Mobile App Security Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security‘ science and technology directorate has awarded $8.6 million in contracts to five research and development projects that aim to help increase the security of mobile applications for the federal government. Recipients of the grants are Apcerto, Lookout, United Technologies Corp.‘s research center, Qualcomm and a Red Hat–Kryptowire team, …

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Metronome-MobileIron Team Secures DHS SBIR Grant to Develop Mobile Security Tech

A MobileIron–Metronome Software team has received a $749,930 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to develop technology for first responders to secure mobile device-based sensor systems. Both companies will work to create a security overlay designed to comply with security and data provenance requirements under the Next Generation …

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Carnegie Mellon University Secures DHS Grant for Cyber Data & Analysis Platform Devt

Carnegie Mellon University has secured a $206,062 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to build data and analysis platforms that can help cybersecurity researchers understand and mitigate cyber attacks. DHS said Monday the grant was awarded through the department’s Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-Risk & Trust project …

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Veramine to Help DHS Boost Cyber Defense for Financial Services

Veramine has received a $200,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate research and develop tools to strengthen the cyber defense systems of financial institutions. DHS said Thursday the project falls under the Silicon Valley Innovation Program and aims to integrate moving-target defense, cyber-intrusion deception, isolation and …

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DHS Taps Kiana Analytics to Update CBP Passenger Screening Tech

Kiana Analytics has been awarded a $179,800 contract by the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to update the passenger screening technology of the Customs and Border Protection agency. DHS said Tuesday the company will use its real-time location and analytics platforms to help CBP process more than a million travelers that arrive in the …

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DHS S&T Opens Tech Testing Opportunity for GPS Equipment Manufacturers

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has issued a request for information participation for global positioning system equipment manufacturers to offer an opportunity for product testing against jamming and spoofing threats. DHS said Monday it will host a GPS Testing for Critical Infrastructure event April 17-April 21 at the …

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DHS S&T Seeks New Jamming Mitigation Tools, Methods; Sridhar Kowdley Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate seeks partners from academia, industry and federally funded research-and-development centers that can provide anti-jamming technology systems that are ready for testing and evaluation. DHS said Tuesday it will hold the 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise at Idaho National Laboratory from July …

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DHS, Property Drone Consortium to Study UAS Applications for Public Safety Missions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Property Drone Consortium in an effort to advance understanding on unmanned aerial system applications for public safety missions. PDC said Tuesday the agreement will utilize the knowledge and resources of PDC, the DHS S&T First Responders Group and the …

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DHS Taps JGW International, Reamda to Develop EOD Robot Operator Control Unit

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $422,330 contract to JGW International to produce a universal operator control unit for four explosive ordnance disposal robotic platforms. DHS’ science and technology directorate will collaborate with JGW International and its  partner Reamda to create a system that will work to help bomb technicians operate multiple robotic platforms using a …

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DHS Seeks Wearable First Responder Tech From Startup Companies

The Department of Homeland Security currently explores startup-developed wearable technologies that work to support first responders through a business accelerator program of the DHS science and technology directorate. DHS said it seeks startup companies that can provide body-worn electronics, advanced sensors and gear-embedded voice and data communication technologies as part of the EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology accelerator …

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