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News articles highlighting the DHS S&T Cyber Security Division.

2015 News Articles

Lab Licenses Tool to Improve Government Computer Network Security  July 2015

Cyber tech transfers from lab to industry  July 2015

DHS S&T licenses third cybersecurity innovation for commercialization  July 2015

LLNL Licenses Tool to Improve Government Computer Network Security  July 2015

DHS cyber tech hits the enterprise market. The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate has licensed a new cybersecurity program for commercialization  July 2015

A 'Powerful' Cyber Tool Created by Government Now On the Market  July 2015

DHS Licenses New Cyber Tool to Cambridge Global Advisors; Mike Pozmantier Comments  July 2015

Improving Cybersecurity! DHS S&T transitions third cybersecurity technology  July 2015

Third Cybersecurity Technology Transitioned to Commercial Market by DHS S&T  July 2015

DHS, ORNL License Cyber Tool to R&K Cyber Solutions for Commercial Use  February 2015

DHS licenses malware forensics February 2015

R&K Cyber Solutions approved to use DHS-developed commercial cyber tech  February 2015

New Malware Cybersecurity Technology Licensed by DHS S&T  February 2015

Cyber attackers and defenders prepare for 2015  January 2015

2014 News Articles

S&T Announces First Success of Technology Transition Program  September 2014

Moving cybersecurity technologies from the lab to the real world more expeditiously  September 2014

DHS Says First Successful Technology Transfer Made Through Transition to Practice Program  September 2014

DHS Transition to Practice Program Aided by Sandia Cyber Testing, Lab Says  September 2014

Sandia cyber-testing contributes to DHS Transition to Practice  September 2014

DHS S&T Announces First Success Of Technology Transition Within The Transition To Practice Program  September 2014

DC tests ID management for first responders  September 2014

DHS-Funded SWAMP Program Offers Veracode Cloud-Based Security Service to Better Protect U.S. Critical Infrastructure  September 2014

Homeland Security SWAMP Program Takes Aim at Software Bugs   August 2014

Government needs the private sector to improve cybersecurity  August 2014

DHS Helps Developers Build More Secure Applications  July 2014

The SWAMP: A Key Resource in Improving Software Assurance Activities  July 2014

Put Your Code in the SWAMP: DHS Sponsors Online Open Source Code Testing  July 2014

Cybersecurity SWAMP: Improving software assurance activities  July 2014

DHS-Funded 'SWAMP' Helps Scour Code For Bugs  July 2014

Homeland Security gets into software security July 2014

DHS S&T antes up $95M for cyber research, development  June 2014

2013 News Articles

Open Source Can Help Commercialize Cybersecurity Research  November 2013

DHS S&T directorate will show off new cyber technologies in DC on Oct. 9 September 2013

Homeland Security Takes on Tech's 'Valley of Death'  August 2013

US Labs Unlock Secure Tech for Silicon Valley  August 2013

DHS pitches cyber projects to Silicon Valley, eyes commercialization  August 2013
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Security test researcher funded by US Department of Homeland Security  August 2013

Wall Street goes to war with hackers in Quantum Dawn 2 simulation  August 2013

Special Section: breaking news from SINET's Innovation Summit  August 2013

Helping federal cyber researchers to avoid the 'Valley of Death'  July 2013

Under The Radar  June 2013

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

Executive Order -- Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity  February 2013

Presidential Policy Directive – Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience  February 2013

2011 News Articles

Cyber Security HOST Project Receives Open Source for America Award  October 2011

President Barack Obama Declares October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month  October 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   February 2011

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 11-02 January 2011

DHS’s Douglas Maughan interviewed in SC Magazine cover feature article  January 2011

2010 News Articles

Obama Administration officials released a Memorandum of Understanding to speed commercialization of cybersecurity research innovations that support our Nation’s critical infrastructure  December 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)  November 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.  November 2010

DHS S&T Sponsors The Security Innovation Network (SINET) Showcase and Workshop  November 2010

DHS S&T technology detects bots for Comcast customers  October 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) October 2010

Howard Schmidt, Cybersecurity Coordinator, touts private sector collaborations September 2010

Start-up builds products around Suricata, the open source IDS/IPS software championed by the non-profit group Open Information Security Foundation (OISF)  September 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  September 2010

DHS to expand cybersecurity program for researchers September 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

2008 News Articles

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

2007 News Articles

Research Organization Fights Techno-Terrorists (Signal Magazine)  February 2007

2006 News Articles

Researchers crafting intelligent, scalable WLAN defense (  December 2006

2005 News Articles

Homeland Security Funds Advanced Cyber-Security Projects (Information Week)  November 2005

DHS to help defend networks against the newest threats (Government Computer News)  December 2005

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