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The Department of Homeland Security’s 2020 Homeland Threat Assessment is a first-of-its-kind report synthesizing threat assessments across DHS including intelligence and operational components.
Rescue hoist gloves protect emergency responders’ hands during specialized helicopter hoist rescue operations. Read the results of two prototype fingerless glove designs, developed by DHS S&T, and tested by the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory.
DHS S&T hosted the NGFR – Birmingham Shaken Fury Operational Experimentation (OpEx) on August 21-22, 2019, at Legion Field Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama, in partnership with regional public safety agencies and technology providers.
Section 803 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2002 requires the DHS Privacy Office to report quarterly on the following activities: number and types of privacy reviews of Department actions undertaken; type of advice provided and the response given to such advice; and number and nature of privacy complaints received by DHS for alleged violations, along with a summary of the disposition of such complaints.
S&T is using every tool at its disposal to join the fight; this report highlights ongoing Directorate-wide response efforts, including technology deployments, international collaboration, scientific breakthroughs, and support for America’s frontline workers.
DHS S&T hosted the NGFR – Harris County Operational Experimentation (OpEx) December 4-5, 2018, at the Port of Houston in Houston, Texas, in partnership with regional public safety agencies and technology providers.
Read the latest results and feedback on the usability of NERFHERDER for first responders.
Assessing whether mobile apps are compliant with a NIAP Protection Profile (PP) has traditionally been a long and costly process. By automating that process, S&T and NIAP offer agencies the ability to quickly, affordably, and reliably determine if their apps meet NIAP’s stringent security requirements.
S&T has identified programmable multicookers with a sous vide function, or equivalent setting, as a suitable means to treat FFRs with moist heat at home.
TAK is a cloud-native server application that facilitates exchange of situational awareness data.