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S&T's Exhibiting at Black Hat USA 2018

S&T's Exhibitng at Black Hat 2018, August 8-9 in Booth 1336. Securing your cyber future, one R&D technology at a time. See transition-ready tech available for pilots, licensing and commercialization. Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas. DHS S&T Logo.  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Cyber Security 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.  While at Black Hat, S&T will demonstrate 10 mature transition-ready technologies ready for pilot deployments and commercialization into the marketplace.

If you are at Black Hat visit S&T's booth 1336, located in the Business Hall. 

Exhibit Information

Dates: August 8-9, 2018
Booth 1336| Mandalay Bay Convention Center | Las Vegas

Expo Hours

Wednesday, August 8, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 .m.

Technology Demonstrations

  • CPAD—Cyber-Physical Attack Detection
  • FIRMSCAN—Firmware Scanning Security Analysis
  • Mobile Endpoint Security (MES)—Secure Mobile Devices from Threats, Vulnerabilities and Data Leakage
  • Persistent Implant Finder—Analyzing Firmware for Supply Chain Malware
  • SecureCAST—Secure Call Authentication, Spoofing, and Telephony Denial of Service
  • SilentAlarm—Identifying and Mitigating Malicious Behaviors in Your Network
  • Spoofer—Measuring Network Security Hygiene
  • SWAMP—The Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP), an easy testing and security software tool
  • Veramine Windows Agent—Deception-driven Attacker Detection on Enterprise Endpoints
  • WindowsSCOPE GRIT—A Graph Theoretical Malware Prediction Engine

Briefing Sessions

Session 1: Securing Our Future with S&T

August 9 | 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom D

Innovative cybersecurity technologies are needed to enhance the security and resilience of the nation’s current and future networks and systems.  Through partnerships with industry, academia and government DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is developing next-generation cybersecurity and information assurance technologies to tackle today's and future cybersecurity challenges.  S&T’s cybersecurity portfolio encompasses a broad array of cybersecurity topics such as cyber-physical system security, mobile security and software assurance.

During this session, S&T's Cyber Security R&D  Director Douglas Maughan will present partnership opportunities, including funding opportunities, the DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program and ways you can do business with DHS S&T.

Session 2: Combating Threats: S&T is Building a Resilient Cyber Ecosystem

August 9 | 12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Mandalay Bay Ballroom D

Threats to the cybersecurity ecosystem are rapid and complex. The DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) mission is to ensure our nations systems and networks are secure and resilient from attacks, but to do this it requires a proactive and collaborative approach. 

During this session hear from three S&T program managers who will present success stories for achieving resilience in the cybersecurity ecosystem against threats in the mobile security, cyber-physical system and internet threat landscape

The participating program managers and their research areas are:

  • Ann Cox, application of network measurement
  • Christos Papadopoulos, cyber-physical system security
  • Vincent Sritapan, mobile security

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Whether you’re at the conference or in your office, you can stay up to date on S&T's activities at Black Hat when you follow it on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook using the hashtag #BHUSA.

Last Updated: 01/12/2023
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