In response to New York State implementing the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act (Green Light Law), Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf announced New York residents will no longer be eligible to apply for or renew their enrollment in certain Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP) like Global Entry. The law prohibits the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) from sharing information with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), preventing DHS from fully vetting New York residents.
Newly updated with optional scenarios and expanded question sets, the ISAT is a web-based self-assessment tool that helps public safety agencies understand their current information sharing capabilities and gaps.
Blog post on Texas Broadband Applications and Information Sharing
WASHINGTON- On July 24, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hosted the eighth Meeting of Ministers and Security Secretaries of the Central American Northern Triangle and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary.
In an emergency, it is vital that first responders are able to communicate and share information, regardless of the agency they represent. Yet, interoperability and information integration remain a challenge when it comes to real-time, multi-agency coordination.
To address this challenge, the Center for Visualization and Data Analytics (CVADA) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Center of Excellence, developed the Mobile Computing Application Platform (MCAP) in partnership with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center.
This provides descriptions for the Shaken Fury USAR technology showcase vendors.
CISA has developed The Internet of Things: Impact on Public Safety Communications white paper to enhance the community’s understanding of how to successfully harness IoT in the public safety context.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation. This effort includes partnering with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise, which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario near Memphis, Tennessee.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and its vision of a prepared and resilient nation. DHS S&T will partner with key stakeholders for FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 exercise which simulates the response and recovery to a 7.7 magnitude earthquake scenario. The Shaken Fury exercise will take place May 29 to June 7, 2019 near Memphis, Tennessee.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher Krebs addresses DHS’ progress in reducing and mitigating risks to the Nation’s election infrastructure.