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DHS’ S&T Directorate Selects Four Firms for Device Firmware Security Research

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has awarded Small Business Innovation Research contracts to four companies for the exploration of automated vulnerability analysis in the firmware of Internet-of-Things and mobile devices. The companies will perform initial research through six months under the first phase of the Automated & Scalable Analysis of …

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Kryptowire-Qualcomm Team Gets DHS Contract to Demo Mobile Security Framework

Kryptowire and Qualcomm‘s cybersecurity business have received a $1.8 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to demonstrate a framework that seeks to validate and protect third-party mobile applications and services. The team will test Qualcomm’s Mission-Critical-Grade Security Layer framework that employs the Snapdragon Mobile Security Platform with Kryptowire’s military-grade application …

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DHS Selects Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute to Study Cyber Threats in Mobile Devices

The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute has received a $640,000 contract from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to conduct research work on prepositioned cyber threats in mobile devices. CIRI, a DHS S&T Center of Excellence, will establish a framework for mobile device operating systems that can help automatically determine …

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Red Hat-Kryptowire Team to Support DHS’ Mobile App Security Project; Paul Smith Comments

A Red Hat–Kryptowire team has received a contract from the Department of Homeland Security to develop methods to automate compliance of mobile applications with government security and privacy standards. Both companies aim to create a framework for security and privacy compliance automation in the mobile app life cycle as part of the Mobile …

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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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Kryptowire’s Mobile Security Tech Added to GSA IT Schedule

Kryptowire has secured a position on the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 contracting vehicle to offer a tool the company designed to help agencies secure third-party applications in federally approved mobile devices. The company built its technology as part of a cybersecurity research and development program run by the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, …

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DHS Selects 8 Firms, Universities for Mobile Security Tech R&D Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded six companies and two universities contracts worth $10.4 million combined to help DHS secure federally approved mobile devices. DHS said Thursday the eight awardees will explore tools and methods for mobile device instrumentation, transactional security, device layer protection and security management through …

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Kryptowire to Commercialize DHS-Funded Mobile Security Tech

A mobile security archiving technology developed by George Mason University and funded by the Department of Homeland Security will reach the commercial market through an agreement with Kryptowire, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Michael Hardy writes that the product’s commercial release is an extension of a George Mason research project, which originally received a $250,000 …

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