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PODCAST: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Trains Next Generation of Cyber Security LeadersMay 2013

Executive Order -- Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity

Feb. 2013

Presidential Policy Directive – Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

Feb. 2013

The Cyber Security Division (CSD) of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate(S&T) received a National Cybersecurity Innovation Award at the Sans Institute’s Second Annual National Cybersecurity Innovation Conference for the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) project

Oct. 2011
Cyber Security HOST Project Receives Open Source for America Award Oct. 2011
President Barack Obama Declares October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Oct. 2011

CSD Mobile Device Forensics Topic (topic number H-SB011.2-003) in DHS S&T SBIR 11.2 Solicitation

April 2011

Douglas Maughan Receives 2011 Tibbetts Award

Feb. 2011
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 11-02  Jan. 2011

DHS’s Douglas Maughan interviewed in SC Magazine cover feature article

Jan. 2011

Obama Administration officials released a Memorandum of Understanding to speed commercialization of cybersecurity research innovations that support our Nation’s critical infrastructure

Dec. 2010

Industry Day session held on November 17, 2010 regarding Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA), Cyber Security Division (CSD)

Nov. 2010

Paper explaining the CSD-funded research project was named “best paper” of the Homeland Security Track at the tenth annual IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security in Waltham, MA.

Nov. 2010
DHS S&T Sponsors The Security Innovation Network (SINET) Showcase and Workshop Oct. 2010
DHS S&T technology detects bots for Comcast customers Oct. 2010
Howard Schmidt, Cybersecurity Coordinator, touts private sector collaborations Sept. 2010

Comcast is the first major Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the United States to start the process of migrating customers to DNS servers that use Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)

Oct. 2010

Start-up builds products around Suricata, the open source IDS/IPS software championed by the non-profit group Open Information Security Foundation (OISF)

Sept. 2010

Recent efforts to characterize problems and priorities for federal R&D in cybersecurity, including DHS S&T Roadmap for Cybersecurity Research, described in Computer article

Sept. 2010

DHS to expand cybersecurity program for researchers

Sept. 2010

Major milestone reached in the deployment of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) on the Internet, when the root zone was fully signed

July 2010

Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine Suricata Released 

July 2010

DHS awards $11.7 million for cyber research (Federal Computer Week)

August 2008

Secure 64 Develops First Automated DNSSEC Signing Application to Help Secure the Internet Worldwide

July 2008

United States Government Selects Secure64 for Initiative to Secure Internet Infrastructure 

May 2008
Research Organization Fights Techno-Terrorists (Signal Magazine)Feb. 2007
Researchers crafting intelligent, scaleable WLAN defense ( 2006

Homeland Security Funds Advanced Cyber-Security Projects (Information Week)

Nov. 2005

DHS to help defend networks against the newest threats (Government Computer News)

Dec. 2005

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Last Published Date: October 17, 2014
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