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U.S. Secret Service

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The Secretary of The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) oversees the third largest Cabinet Department and leads our nation's efforts to secure our country from terrorism to natural disasters.

The U.S. Secret Service

U.S. Secret Service (USSS)

When you think of the Secret Service, the agents who protect the President probably come to mind first. But did you know the Secret Service was originally formed (way back in 1865) to stop criminals from counterfeiting money and other goods?

Fact Sheet: DHS is Taking on COVID-19 Related Fraud

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been working nonstop to protect the American people from criminals who are attempting to exploit fear for financial gain.

DHS Jobs

DHS is made up of 14 different components, each with a special job to do.

DHS/USSS/PIA-025 United States Secret Service Special Operations Division Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems in support of United Nations General Assembly

The United States Secret Service’s (USSS or Secret Service) Special Operations Division (SOD) is conducting a pilot, in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), to test and evaluate technologies used to detect, identify, and mitigate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that may pose a potential threat to “covered facilities” and assets at the September 2019 United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). These protective technologies are referred to as Counter-UAS (C-UAS) systems. This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) discusses measures taken to mitigate privacy risks and the impact to protect personally identifiable information (PII) during the deployment of C-UAS technologies in an urban setting under operational circumstances.

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