Extreme electromagnetic incidents caused by an intentional electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack or a naturally occurring geomagnetic disturbance (GMD, also referred to as "space weather") could damage significant portions of the Nation's critical infrastructure, including the electrical grid, communications equipment, water and wastewater systems, and transportation modes.
This fact sheet lists the DHS Office of Infrastructure Protection (IP) suite of security preparation and preparedness resources and programs available to CFATS-covered facilities that may enhance facility security awareness and profile.
Four small technology firms were awarded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to create solutions that will automate analysis of mobile technology firmware at scale and identify vulnerabilities and prepositioned cyber-threats.
Blockchain is unquestionably the hottest technology being developed today in the private and government sectors.
Cyber threats to government networks and other critical infrastructure are one of our Nation’s most pressing security challenges. Consequences from attacks threaten the safety and security of the homeland, our economic competitiveness, and our way of life. With the majority of critical infrastructure owned and operated by the private sector, securing cyberspace is only possible through close collaboration, what we described as a “Collective Defense” model of shared responsibility.
This Leadership Tabletop Exercise Cybersecurity Overview and Resource Guide provides members of the academic community with a summary of the format and structure of the pilot LTTX event, hosted by the North Dakota University System, as a model for initiating critical conversations with campus leadership on their roles in preparedness for, response to, and recovery from campus emergencies.
DHS S&Ttoday announced the seventh technology commercialization through S&T’s Transition to Practice (TTP) Program since the start of the current fiscal year.
While at RSA S&T will demonstrate 13 mature transition-ready technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.