Tag Archives: DHS S&T

LMI Employees Receive DHS ‘Building Partnerships Award’ With National Urban Security Tech Lab Teammates

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a government-industry team that includes Kris Dooley, Abby Hooper and Steve Vargas of LMI the Building Partnerships Award. The LMI acquisition and financial management professionals are part of a group that worked with the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory within the DHS science and technology directorate’s office of national …

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DHS, CBP to Hold Industry Day for Small UAS & Airport Passenger Processing Startups

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an industry day on July 29 to foster partnerships between the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and startup firms and investors in the fields of small unmanned aircraft systems and airport passenger processing. DHS said Tuesday the event aims to inform organizations and professionals on research and development opportunities under …

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DHS Selects Raytheon BBN, Yale University, ICSI for Privacy Protection Tech R&D Contracts

A Raytheon subsidiary, the International Computer Science Institute and Yale University have received separate contracts from the Department of Homeland Security to develop technologies that will work to protect privacy and personally identifying information. The three contracts have a total value of $3.66 million and seek to secure online  information in the public and private …

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International Computer Science Institute Receives DHS S&T Grant For Privacy Protection Tech Development

The International Computer Science Institute has received $664,378 in funds from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to develop privacy intrusion detection technology for use on mobile devices. DHS said Wednesday the Berkeley, California-based research organization secured the award through a broad agency announcement of DHS S&T’s cybersecurity division. The award is …

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Adventium Enterprises Awarded Contract for DHS Medical Device Security Contract

Minnesota-based Adventium Enterprises will work to upgrade the security of medical devices under a $2.2 million contract as part of the Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate’s Intrinsically Secure, Open, and Safe Control of Essential LayErS project. DHS said Tuesday the project aims to protect medical devices from cyber threats. “Many medical …

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Johns Hopkins University APL Unveils Location-Specific Emergency Alert Tech

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has conceptualized a new smartphone-based emergency alert technology that works to provide location-specific notifications to users. The lab said Wednesday the Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting concept utilizes geolocation technologies to boost the alerts’ accuracy of delivery. “ASLAT uses the location awareness of wireless devices — their internal …

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DHS Awards Galois, Waverley Labs DDoS Defense Program Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded $2.33 million in contracts to Galois and Waverley Labs for support of the science and technology directorate’s cybersecurity research and development program on distributed denial of service attacks. DHS said Friday the $1.7 million “DDoS Defense for a Company of Peers” contract with Oregon-based Galois covers the …

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IBM Lands Mobile Tech Security R&D Contract From DHS S&T

IBM‘s Thomas J. Watson Research Center has received a $1.3 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate for research and development work on mobile technology security. DHS said Tuesday the award aims to utilize mobile security management tools to secure mobile devices for federal government use. IBM …

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Innovation-Focused Nonprofit to Help DHS Equip First Responders With Wearable Tech

The Center for Innovative Technology has launched a new accelerator program with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to equip first responders with the latest innovations in wearable technology. CIT said Wednesday the “EMERGE! Accelerating Wearable Tech for First Responders” program aims to adapt commercial wearable technology from startup companies to …

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