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DHS S&T Awards $4.8 Million to Center for Innovative Technology to Enhance Smart Cities

DHS S&T announced today a $4.8 million contract award to the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) of Herndon, Virginia, to apply cutting-edge Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to first responders and the commercial marketplace.
18-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $640K to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute for Supply Chain Cyber-Threats Research

DHS S&T today announced a $640,000 award to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) for research into prepositioned cyber-threats in mobile devices that originate in the supply chain.
14-Sep-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Storm Surge Prediction Tool Helps Emergency Managers Prepare

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ADCIRC, combined with meteorological forecasts like rain, atmospheric pressure and wind forecasts, predicts flooding threats, allowing decision makers to make better decisions about response efforts, before severe weather occurs.
14-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T and the Pentagon are Changing K-9 Bomb Detection

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DHS S&T partnered with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency to assist in developing a training initiative to add person-borne improvised explosive device detection capabilities to their canine teams.
13-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Attention Small Business Owners! Let’s Chat!

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If you are a small business, women-owned small business, disadvantage small business we want to work with you. Join us September 28 at 1 p.m. on our Facebook page for a Facebook Live Tech Talk.
7-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $8.6 Million for Five Mobile Application Security R&D Projects

DHS S&T has awarded funding to five research and development (R&D) projects that will enhance the secure use of mobile applications (apps) for the federal government.
6-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T’s PIADC is helping bring back the Piping Plover

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The piping plover population, an endangered species, increased this year, thanks to the hard work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Department of Homeland Security
6-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS grants $5.6M in scientific leadership awards to Minority Serving Institutions

DHS S&T awarded $5.6 million in Scientific Leadership Award grants to five Minority Serving Institutions to develop course content and engage students and faculty in research relevant to the nation’s complex homeland security challenges
1-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

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Developed by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD), the DETER testbed, described as the “Internet in a box” or a “virtual Internet,” provides a safe and secure option...
21-Oct-2014 2:40 PM EDT

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