Tag Archives: SVIP

Factom to Test Blockchain-Based Data Security Tech Under DHS Program

Factom has received a Department of Homeland Security grant worth $192,380 to start beta testing of a blockchain technology designed to secure data in connected devices. DHS said Friday the Austin, Texas-based company will evaluate a combination of blockchain and critical infrastructure sensor technologies in an outside location with minimal connectivity under the final …

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DHS Moves Ionic’s Video Surveillance Data Security Tool to Pilot Deployment Phase

Ionic Security has completed the testing phase of a video surveillance data security tool developed through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Silicon Valley Innovation Program. DHS said Monday the company Data Trust Platform works to protect feeds against targeted attacks without requiring the use of additional encryption, proxies and new technology. The platform is designed …

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TSA Solicits Screening Tech from Startups Via DHS’ S&T Directorate

The Transportation Security Administration has partnered with the Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate to request potential detection and screening technologies from startups, which will have the opportunity to receive up to $800,000 in non-dilutive funds. The TSA’s Object Recognition and Adaptive Algorithms in Passenger Property Screening solicitation through S&T’s Silicon …

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DHS’ S&T Directorate, TSA to Discuss Partnership Opportunities at Joint Industry Day

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate and Transportation Security Administration plan to host a joint event on May 4 in Menlo Park, California. DHS said Friday the Homeland Security Industry Day aims to inform technology startups of the department’s current operational requirements and identify opportunities for collaboration …

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DHS Taps Heilig Defense for Finance Sector Cybersecurity Grant

Heilig Defense has received a $67,152 grant from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to help strengthen the cybersecurity of financial institutions with a company-built technology. DHS said Tuesday the company will further develop its Memory Sentry platform designed to guard applications against memory-safety bugs. Eric Harder, program manager for DHS S&T’s Next …

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DHS S&T Awards Contract to NexiTech for Finance Sector Cybersecurity

The Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate has awarded a $194,000 contract under the Financial Services Cyber Security Active Defense program to NexiTech for the company’s cybersecurity technology. FSCSAD is part of S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program other transaction solicitation authority, which funds nontraditional companies to develop products that address threats against homeland security …

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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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Planck Aerosystems, Asymmetric Technologies to Develop Small UAS Platforms for CBP

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Planck Aerosystems and Asymmetric Technologies separate contracts worth up to $352,000 combined to develop small unmanned aerial systems and related platforms in support of the Customs and Border Protection’s operations. CBP said Thursday San Diego-based Planck Aerosystems will build a truck-based small aerial drone designed to …

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