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Media Advisory: DHS S&T to Hold Industry Day with New R&D Opportunities for Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Protections

Media Advisory: DHS S&T to Hold Industry Day with New R&D Opportunities for Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Protections

Release Date: 
December 1, 2016

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

WASHINGTONThe Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) will host an industry day to connect technology startups and investors to new opportunities for research and development of cybersecurity active defenses for the nation’s financial services sector critical infrastructure.

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 the SVIP program and its unique Innovation Other Transaction Solicitations funding mechanism to participating organizations and professionals. It also will enable tech professionals from Silicon Valley and other innovation hubs around the country to engage with members of DHS S&T and familiarize themselves with the technological needs of DHS and operators of the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Monday, December 5

9:00 AM - 12:45 PM PST  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) will host an industry day to connect technology startups and investors to new opportunities for research and development of cybersecurity active defenses for the nation’s financial services sector critical infrastructure.

SRI International
333 Ravenswood Avenue
International Building
Menlo Park, California

Visit https://regonline.com/DHS-SVIP-FSSIndustryDay for details and to register for this Industry Day.

 

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