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Netherlands-U.S. Cybersecurity R&D Partnership is Thriving

S&T has established active partnerships with cybersecurity organizations in 13 countries—including the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Israel—and an international body—the European Union.
25-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards VTO Inc. $928K for Drone Forensics R&D

To increase law enforcement capabilities to identify, collect and analyze evidentiary data from consumer and professional drones, DHS S&T has awarded a $928,541 research-and-development contract to VTO Inc. of Broomfield, Colorado.
24-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $749K to Evernym for Decentralized Key Management Research and Development

DHS S&T has awarded Salt Lake City-based startup Evernym a $749,000 Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) award to develop an easy-to-use, decentralized mechanism for managing public and private keys needed for the secure and scalable deployment...
21-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Flood Forecasting Easier, Faster

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Floods and tornadoes are the deadliest disasters in the world. In the United States alone, approximately 80 lives are lost every year due to flood related incidents. In addition to the loss of lives, the nation loses billions of dollars in property...
20-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Web-Based Tools to Help Food Companies Protect the Food Supply

Our economy, livelihood and wellbeing depend on food and its supply chains. Supply chains may break if a natural disaster destroys a crop in its primary production region, or if someone tampers with food to cause harm or raise profits. In such cases...
19-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NBAF Think and Do Challenge Winner Develops Forward Looking Training Program

In May 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) broke ground on the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) main laboratory space in Manhattan, Kansas. Scheduled to open in 2023, NBAF will...
13-Jul-2017 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $220K to University of Tulsa for Cybersecurity Research

DHS S&T awarded $220,209 to the University of Tulsa to study data production and usage by cybersecurity researchers, information that will help quantify the value of data-sharing and improve sharing incentives to address the interdependency of...
7-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

S&T Develops Five New Powerful Tools to Combat Foreign Animal Diseases

DHS S&T scientists recently filed five patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and provided the funding for research performed by collaborating federal scientists to file five additional patent applications to combat Foreign...
7-Jul-2017 11:05 AM 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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