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  • DHS' S&T Directorate Selects Four Firms for Device Firmware Security Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 Mobile & IoT Device Firmware […] More

  • In-Q-Tel, Red Balloon Forge Embedded Security Tech Devt Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    In-Q-Tel, Red Balloon Forge Embedded Security Tech Devt Partnership

    In-Q-Tel has established a strategic partnership with Red Balloon Security to help the New York City-based cybersecurity firm further develop a security platform for embedded devices. Red Balloon's Symbiote Defense technology is compatible with firmware stacks, operating systems and hardware and works to provide embedded devices with endpoint security, IQT said Wednesday. Ang Cui, CEO and founder of […] More

  • Red Balloon Security Creates Firmware Defense Tech Under DHS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Red Balloon Security Creates Firmware Defense Tech Under DHS Contract

    Red Balloon Security has developed a special firmware defense technology designed to boost the resiliency of building controllers and automation systems against potential cyberattacks as part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate. The company said Wednesday it worked with the Plum Island Animal Disease Center to develop the […] More

  • Small Business Red Balloon Security to Update Cybersecurity Tool for DHS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Small Business Red Balloon Security to Update Cybersecurity Tool for DHS

    The Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate has awarded Red Balloon Security a $746,756 Small Business Innovation Research contract to update its Symbiote Defense intrusion detection system for the agency. DHS said Thursday the New York-based company will inject four new features to the system as part of the Hybrid Prediction for Embedded Malware project under the two-year SBIR […] More

  • DHS Awards Tech R&D Contracts to 12 Small Businesses - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Awards Tech R&D Contracts to 12 Small Businesses

    The Department of Homeland Security has issued 13 contracts with a combined value of $9.7 million to 12 small businesses for the second phase of DHS’ Small Business Innovation Research program. DHS said Tuesday each contract is worth up to $750,000 and covers the development of a prototype based on technologies demonstrated during the first phase of the SBIR program, which […] More

  • DHS Taps 13 Small Firms to Develop Cybersecurity Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Taps 13 Small Firms to Develop Cybersecurity Platforms

    Thirteen small businesses have received $1.3 million in total preliminary funds from the Department of Homeland Security to develop cybersecurity tools and related methods across four research topics. DHS' science and technology directorate made the awards through the Small Business Innovation Research program, the department said Friday. Celerity Government Solutions, Digital Bazaar, Narf Industries and Respect […] More

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