Within the homeland security enterprise, space-based systems play a critical role in securing the homeland as DHS components and partners rely heavily on space systems to provide information and communications necessary for mission success. The DHS Space Policy guides component efforts internally and across the homeland security enterprise.
The Resilient PNT Reference Architecture continues where the Conformance Framework left off by describing a concrete application of resilience concepts for a holistic approach to next-generation resilient PNT. It provides example implementations of resilience techniques as well as reference designs of architecture instances that align with the resilience levels within the Resilient PNT Conformance Framework.
Critical Infrastructure (CI) consists of the physical and cyber systems and assets that are so vital to the United States that their incapacity or destruction would have a debilitating impact on our physical or economic security or public health or safety. The nation's CI provides the essential services that underpin American society.
The Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience Research (CISRR) Program manages the broad range of related activities conducted throughout S&T to address critical infrastructure community needs with a whole-of-government approach.
S&T recently partnered with one of its COEs to host a Hackathon that focused on addressing current critical infrastructure risks and related threats.
The costs of manmade and natural disasters continue to rise on an annual basis in the United States. DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)’s Community Resilience Testbeds research and development efforts will pursue new technologies designed to streamline and optimize Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster resilience investments in insurance, mitigation, and recovery operations.
Joint Statement of Intent Between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Israel National Cyber Directorate
Building on the long-standing relationship between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD), DHS Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Robert Silvers met Director General of the INCD Gaby Portnoy in Israel at the Cybertech Global Conference and jointly decided to expand cooperation in the areas of cybersecurity and emerging technology.
The President has designated the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the lead Federal agency to coordinate domestic preparedness and response efforts related to the current Russia-Ukraine crisis. While there are no specific threats to the homeland at this time, DHS is taking appropriate steps to ensure Federal efforts are coordinated should the need arise.