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As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC) is the nation’s only federal study, analysis and knowledge management center for assessing the threat and hazard(s) associated with an accidental or intentional large-scale chemical event or chemical terrorism event in the United States.
This report was developed to provide a current look at 5G technological trends, specifically those that will most significantly impact DHS customer components’ missions.
To assess impacts of 5G on the public safety community, OIC-TC tasked the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHU APL) to employ a deep dive approach to investigate specific 5G technologies which will enable information sharing at the incident area “edge” network.
Interactive synopsis and Interactive mobile synopsis for Enhancing Rescue Hoist Glove Operational Field Assessment
ISSI/CSSI Conformance Testing Requirements CAB (DEC 2020)
The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act directs the Department of Homeland Security “to develop metrics … to measure the effectiveness of security between ports of entry, at ports of entry, in the maritime environment and to measure the effectiveness of the aviation assets and operations of Air and Marine Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.” This report meets this direction by providing the most comprehensive, rigorous set of border security metrics ever produced by the Department, along with a thorough discussion of the strengths and limitations of the Department’s available methodological approaches.
The Shaken Fury After Action Report details S&T’s participation and contribution to this exercise as well as the findings of these activities.
DHS S&T, Office of National Laboratories (ONL) manages the Department’s use of its research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) laboratories and the Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories’ infrastructure, technical expertise and capabilities. ONL’s work brings significant value and impact to the homeland security mission space.
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.