DHS S&T is making it easier for researchers and innovators to work with us. We’ve made it a priority to engage with our partners using more modern business practices, and the newly-streamlined Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement is a result.
Science and Technology
More than 1,000 anti-terrorism technologies have now been approved for coverage under the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act.
ICAM is a framework of policies built into an organization’s IT infrastructure that allows system owners to have assurance that the right person is accessing the right information at the right time for the right reason.
The Social Media Analytics and Reporting Toolkit (SMART) is an interactive web-accessible system that provides users with aggregated social media data (e.g., Twitter and Instagram) for analysis and visualization. SMART has been deployed to multiple real-time events to augment emergency responder situational awareness, helping scientists, engineers and first responders collaborate directly with each other.
DHS S&T has awarded $192,380 to Factom, Inc., a start-up based in Austin, Texas, to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure Internet of Things (IoT) data.
The Public Safety Communications (PSC) Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Working Group (WG) performed an assessment of available policy, procurement, grant, and other solicitation sources for ICAM procurement language across the Federal and State marketplace. This document provides guidance to the Public Safety Community (Community) to enhance existing infrastructure to include ICAM principles.
The Public Safety Communications (PSC) Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Working Group (WG) set out to create an Executive Primer for Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) principles for the Public Safety Community (Community). This document provides the educational background of ICAM for all levels of any organization (Executive Leadership, Project Managers and Solution Architects).
With so much going on at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), it can be easy to focus on the details and lose sight of how our work supports big picture issues.
Small businesses in the research and development domain will have the opportunity to engage with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program representatives beginning June 18th, as part of the second of four legs of a National Road Tour sponsored by the Small Business Administration.
The Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) Common Appendices includes definitions, acronyms, and normative references of commonly used ICAM terms. This document familiarizes readers with frequently used terms in ICAM which are used in other accompanying documents like the ICAM Executive Primer and Acquisition Guidance.