Three startups developing technologies with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) successfully transitioned their products to DHS and the Homeland Security Enterprise in 2018.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) cybersecurity research and development (R&D) program develops innovative solutions to meet a broad array of cybersecurity challenges across the U.S. government, international partners, academia and the private sector.
In support of solution identification and development, the Office of Science and Engineering provides technical functions and services to S&T programs and projects led by the Office of Mission and Capability Support.
DHS S&T's Automated Driver and Responder Alert System aims to drastically reduce the number of first responders killed or severely injured when they are struck by vehicles that fail to slow down or avoid incident scenes.
DHS S&T has awarded Intafel Corp. of Cambridge, Massachusetts $167,870 to develop a virtual machine capability to protect the operations of financial services.
DHS S&T has awarded Sunnyvale, California-based Kiana Analytics, Inc. $167,686 to develop technology to enhance the CBP counting and measuring capabilities at ports of entry.
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.
On May 3, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) hosted the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Officials Governance Guide Working Group in preparation for updating the Emergency Communications Governance Guide for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Officials (the Governance Guide). During the meeting, working group members began the process of conducting an in-depth review and revision process of the 2015 guide.
SoSOA is being designed to be a virtual desktop environment for collaborative operational analyses that enables complex, timely, mission-focused decisions across DHS and the Homeland Security Enterprise. SoSOA supports decision makers by combining the right data, tools, and training to enhance analytic capabilities DHS-wide.
Today, the Integrated Maritime Domain Enterprise - Coastal Surveillance System (IMDE-CSS) has evolved well beyond the initial information-gathering requirement into an information-sharing capability.