DHS S&T has awarded $198,642 to Transmute Industries, Inc. based in Austin, TX to develop a proof-of-concept application for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to support increased transparency, automation and security in processing the importation of raw materials such as steel, timber and diamonds raw goods entering the United States.
DHS S&T has awarded $182,700 to Toronto-based Mavennet Systems, Inc. to adapt its oil and gas industry blockchain security technology for Custom Border Protection (CBP) to track cross-border oil imports.
DHS S&T has awarded $143,478 to Danube Tech GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria, to develop blockchain security technology.
As an emerging tech trend, S&T has been tracking Blockchain’s birth, development and progress for years because of the potential for building resilience into digital transaction systems.
DHS S&T is seeking innovative solutions from startups to enhance anti-forgery and counterfeiting capabilities for digital documentation through a new solicitation, “Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses,” under S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP).
The DHS S&T Silicon Valley Innovation Program will host a DHS Industry Day on December 11th in Menlo Park, California, to describe its operations and new solicitation: Preventing Forgery and Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses.
DHS S&T has awarded $192,380 to Factom, Inc., a start-up based in Austin, Texas, to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure Internet of Things (IoT) data.
Blockchain is unquestionably the hottest technology being developed today in the private and government sectors.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cybersecurity Division Director Douglas Maughan addresses how DHS is exploring the use of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in research and development.