S&T has established the PANTHR program to strengthen customer engagement within the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE) by aligning chemical and biological hazard awareness and characterization activities to provide timely, accurate, and defensible decision support tools and knowledge to stakeholders.
At the mid-point of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, S&T is launching our latest Impact Series case study, one that highlights many of precautions and actions we are taking to strengthen our nation’s cyber capabilities.
On July 9, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan joined Secret Service Director James Murray and the National Threat Assessment Center’s (NTAC) Chief Dr. Lina Alathari for the release of its annual report on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces (MAPS). The report examines 27 targeted attacks that occurred in public spaces during 2018.
START advances science-based knowledge about the causes and consequences of terrorism, and the effectiveness and consequences of responses to terrorism.
CREATE’s mission is to improve the Nation’s security through the development of advanced models and tools for the evaluation of the risks, costs, and consequences of terrorism and to guide economically viable investments in homeland security.
DHS S&T has awarded $1.5 million to Zeteo Tech to develop and test a new sensor technology prototype that combines trigger and detector functions and will enable real-time detection of aerosolized biological threat agents including bacteria, viruses, and toxins.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses DHS’ crucial missions and how DHS is implementing a policy of “relentless resilience” to confront worldwide threats.
On October 9, Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered keynote remarks at the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exhibition.
To keep the nation ahead of emerging threats, the DHS S&T takes on rigorous explosives threat detection research through its various dedicated labs and projects.
Biothreats — harmful pathogens that are either naturally or deliberately released — pose a risk to national security and public health, and identifying new detection methods is a top priority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).