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Written testimony of S&T for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security hearing titled “Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act: Examining Remaining Challenges”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Homeland Security Advance Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) Explosives Division Director Steven Wallen addresses S&T’s approach to research and development and how S&T’s partnerships with the Transportation Security Administration, the private sector, and universities are leading to new explosives detection and mitigation solutions.

Written testimony of S&T Under Secretary for a House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology hearing titled “A Review of Progress by the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS ) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers addresses how S&T has evolved to more effectively and efficiently achieve its mission to deliver effective and innovative insight, methods, and solutions for the critical needs of the Homeland Security Enterprise.


In January 2011, the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cyber Security Division (CSD) announced a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 11-02 seeking proposals in fourteen (14) technical topic areas (TTA) aimed at improving security in bot


The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is charged with providing response support and defense against cyberattacks for the Federal Civil Executive Branch (.gov) and information sharing and collaboration with state and local


DATE: March 3 – 4, 2009

LOCATION: Walter E. Washington Convention Center , Washington, DC


In order to ensure the effective deployment and operational use of new cybersecurity innovations, the “valley of death” chasm must be bridged by technology transition through cooperative efforts and investments by both research and acquisition com

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CSD Projects

CSD has several projects focused on cybersecurity research and development that result in deployable security solutions.


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