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S&T is “SHAKING” Up Disaster Preparedness

Under the guise of a fictional 7.7 magnitude earthquake, S&T deployed teams and technologies to several Shaken Fury exercise locations in the region to improve response and recovery capacities and assist state and local organizations with the...
11-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rallying the Tech that Secures Our Infrastructure and Citizens

DHS S&T is working with industry to help the systems, whether at airports, government facilities, border checkpoints, or public spaces like arenas, to work faster and smarter.
4-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Awards $200K to San Diego's Planck Aerosystems Inc. for Final Testing of Small Unmanned Aircraft System

DHS S&T awarded Planck Aerosystems, Inc. of San Diego, California, $200,000 to begin testing its autonomous small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) in operational settings.
29-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T Study Recommends Federal Agencies Integrate EMM & APP Vetting Solutions for Maximum Security

A new study released today by DHS S&T describes a continuous approach to mobile app vetting that integrates the capabilities of enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions with app vetting tools to improve the security of mobile devices.
28-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DHS S&T, St. Louis Launch Smart Cities Tech Pilot

DHS S&T is leading the effort to bring smart cities standards to the nation’s public safety community. Today, DHS S&T is launching a smart cities technology integration pilot in St. Louis, Missouri, in collaboration with both the city and the Open...
28-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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S&T Joins with International Partners to Establish Latest Emergency Response Best Practices

S&T, in coordination with the governments of Canada and the UK, organized a trilateral exercise aimed at testing the robustness of SAGE under a hypothetical scenario focused around a national-level response to an infectious pathogen.
28-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Snapshot: First Responder Resource Group Tackles Key Responder Issues

FRRG is an all-volunteer working group that includes 150 members of state, local, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies, fire departments, emergency medical services, emergency management and other disciplines. Its mission is to help S&T...
20-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Snapshot: S&T and Canadian counterparts evaluate AUDREY’s capabilities in a paramedic use case

S&T and DRDC CSS conducted an experiment with S&T’s AUDREY, a human-like reasoning system, to determine if AUDREY can perform data fusion, and provide tailored situational awareness information to the paramedic.
15-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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“Virtual Internet” Tests Software Solutions for Real World Problems

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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