DHS S&T posted the annual release of the LRBAA, an open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to propose novel ideas that address DHS Components' highest priority operational needs.
S&T Screening at Speed Program announced funding to develop a passenger self-screening concept design and prototype to streamline TSA PreCheck® operations.
DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced two new Security Directives and additional guidance for voluntary measures to strengthen cybersecurity across the transportation sector in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to surface transportation systems and associated infrastructure. These actions are among several steps DHS is taking to increase the cybersecurity of U.S. critical infrastructure.
S&T’s Screening at Speed Program partners with government, academia, and industry to increase security effectiveness at the airport to reduce screening wait times and improve the passenger experience.
The DHS SBIR Program awarded nearly $2 million in funding to two small businesses to develop an advanced, affordable, and compact handheld passenger screening device to help secure aviation against evolving threats.
DHS S&T has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of the Republic of Korea (MOLIT), which authorizes the two countries to conduct a field demonstration of S&T-funded technology in civil aviation security.
DHS S&T transitioned technology to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that is representative of S&T’s deep body of work in cataloging, detecting and thwarting explosive threats.