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Media Advisory: DHS S&T SVIP to Host November 14 Homeland Security Day

Media Advisory: DHS S&T SVIP to Host November 14 Homeland Security Day

Release Date: 
November 10, 2016

For Immediate Release
DHS Science & Technology Press Office
Contact: John Verrico, (202) 254-2385

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) and S&T’s Cyber Security Division (CSD) will cohost a Homeland Security Day in Boston on November 14 to introduce technology startups and investors to the cybersecurity challenges threatening the financial services sector.

DHS S&T SVIP offers funding for early-stage startups with commercial technologies that are adaptable and capable to protect the homeland. This event will provide information about SVIP and allow tech professionals to interact with members of DHS S&T and cybersecurity experts from the financial services sector during which they can familiarize themselves with the needs of the financial industry. CSD’s Next Generation Cyber Infrastructure Apex Program is working to develop and deploy cutting-edge technologies and tools the financial services sector can use to defend against cyber threats. CSD is part of the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Monday, November 14
8:00 AM -12:15 PM EDT        DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) and Cyber Security Division will
                                               cohost a Homeland Security Day for technology startups and investors to discuss the cybersecurity needs of the nation’s
                                               financial service sector’s critical infrastructure.
                                               Courtyard Boston Downtown
                                               275 Tremont Street
                                               Boston

Visit www.regonline.com/DHS-SVIP-FSS for details and to register for this event.

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