On June 12, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin K. McAleenan and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar wrote a joint letter to Congress urging the immediate passage of emergency supplemental funding, citing the current crisis at our southern border:
DHS S&T’s Centers of Excellence (COE) Summit is set and focused on Homeland Security Challenges: Evolving Threats & Dynamic Solutions. This event is a special opportunity for COE researchers to connect and network with DHS components, federal, state, and local stakeholders, as well as industry partners to present current and emerging solutions to threats and challenges faced by DHS. Attendees can visit the Innovation Showcase, where COE and vendor partners showcase research breakthroughs, new products and tools to assist operational decision-makers and dynamic solutions to secure our Homeland.
Every day, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) actively works to protect the American people from a range of threats, threats that many nations around the world also face.
More than 220 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners tested first responder technology integration in a December exercise at the Port of Houston.
DHS, industry partners and 13 local Houston-area public safety agencies will integrate existing first responder technology with DHS-developed and commercial technology during a HAZMAT scenario.
DHS S&T developed a comprehensive and publicly available literature review and ontology dashboard to organize CVE literature. This new capability streamlines the ability for end users and practitioners to access peer-reviewed and methodologically sound research products to develop an evidence base in the field of terrorism prevention for what works, what doesn't, and why.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) investments have spurred growth in literature addressing terrorism prevention. S&T has delivered dozens of research products, fact sheets, evaluations, and capabilities to practitioners and the general public. This page will provide a full listing of all S&T terrorism prevention publications as they become available.
S&T is fortunate to have so many incredibly talented people who put their skills to work on cutting-edge projects, and I’m eager to see what we accomplish together in 2018.
Explosives trace detection experts from industry, academia, and government laboratories will gather in Washington, D.C., on October 24 and 25, 2017, for an Industry Day to discuss advances in trace detection technologies.
The piping plover population, an endangered species, increased this year, thanks to the hard work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).