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Our daily life, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace.
The SAFECOM Nationwide Survey (SNS) is a nationwide data collection effort to obtain actionable and critical data that drives our nation’s emergency communication policies, programs, and funding. SAFECOM will leverage the collected data to identify gaps and inform development of the program’s strategic priorities; and will assist the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security (CISA) Emergency Communications division to execute the Nationwide Communication Baseline Assessment (NCBA). The materials below provides information about the SNS.
Technology is a critical tool for improving interoperability that should meet the needs of practitioners on the front lines and should address regional needs, existing infrastructure, cost verses benefits, and sustainability. The resources below provide cybersecurity examples of the technology currently used in the public safety environment.
The following are CFTT reports for write-protected drives (organized by publication date). The DHS Science and Technology Directorate funded these reports.
This S&T study recommends federal agencies adopt a continuous approach to standards-based mobile app vetting by integrating vetting tools with EMM and exploring nontraditional approaches, such as app threat intelligence. These approaches would improve overall federal system mobile device and enterprise security while also enabling employees to use apps to conduct business and accomplish their organization’s mission.
FPDI defends the safety and security of the food system by conducting research to protect against vulnerabilities in the food supply chain, from farm to table, and to reduce the potential catastrophic attacks on public health and the economy.
The following are CFTT reports for Windows registry forensic tools (organized by publication date).
MSC enhances Maritime Domain Awareness and develops strategies to support Marine Transportation System resilience and educational programs for current and aspiring homeland security practitioners.
CAOE develops and applies advanced analytical tools and technologies to enhance planning and real-time decision-making in homeland security operations.
The following are CFTT reports for string search tools (organized by publication date).
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) Cyber Risk Economics (CYRIE) program supports research, development, and operationalization of technical and knowledge solutions that improve value-based decision making by those who own, operate, protect, and regulate the nation’s vital data assets and critical infrastructures. The objective of this research strategy and the CYRIE program is to close the gap between research and practice by apprising the research community of real-world cyber risk economics challenges, and, ultimately, to inform evidence-based policy and actions by industry and government.