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S&T is kicking off Cybersecurity Awareness Month by highlighting some of the ways we’re strengthening the nation’s (and first responders’) cyber infrastructure and offering some tips for how you can "See Yourself in Cyber."
To better prepare for natural disasters, the S&T-funded Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is reaching out across communities especially vulnerable to natural hazards.
DHS S&T announced a new interactive training tool for handlers and trainers of explosive detection canines to upgrade their capabilities to Person-Borne Explosives Detection.
S&T continues to fulfill its mission to arm responders with cutting-edge technologies, tools, and information to allow them do their jobs safely and effectively.
DHS released a report of operational approaches to protect the National Public Warning System from an electromagnetic pulse (EMP).
S&T joins the research and development community, intergovernmental partners and the general public in commemorating National Preparedness Month—an annual reminder of how important it is for all of us to be ready for disasters and emergencies.
Though today we commemorate National Dog Day, in many American households every day goes to the dogs. We treasure our four-legged friends. They offer unconditional love and affection. They’re great listeners, they don’t hold grudges, and they’re endlessly loyal. But there’s actually even more to celebrate about our canine companions because they’re also vital tools for national security.
Over the course of a week in late July, staff from NUSTL and across S&T collaborated with several federal, state and local agencies for the 2022 Urban Operational Experimentation (OpEx).
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to Volt Athletics, Inc. to further develop its Artificial Intelligence powered software system, “Volt,” that will help the DHS workforce improve its overall health and wellness, especially for personnel who operate in high-stress and dangerous conditions.
Every August, from the 19th through the 25th, the United States observes National Aviation Week, which serves as a celebration of our nation’s long aviation history dating back to 1793 with the launch of a hot air balloon in Philadelphia, and notably, with George Washington in attendance.
DHS S&T released an RFI seeking capabilities for scientific support for the S&T Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Defense (FAV-D) Program, including laboratory and vivarium space, IT infrastructure, as well as subject matter expertise.
On July 25 and 26, our Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) located in Atlantic City, New Jersey, raised the 9/11 commemorative flag at their building and let it wave proudly for all to see.
The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) collaborated for four years with top scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to ensure first responders and USCG personnel are properly equipped and trained to respond to a variety of biohazard emergencies.
S&T actively fosters the next generation of homeland security professionals through workforce development initiatives. These programs are incredibly beneficial for both the participating students and the overall security of our nation, and this win-win situation is epitomized by the Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research (HS-POWER) Program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and its National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) hosted Urban OpEx 2022, an Operational Experimentation (OpEx) where first responders evaluated new and emerging technology solutions in realistic, urban settings throughout the New York Metropolitan area during the week of July 18 - 22.
Fabric woven to harness solar power recently completed weaving trials. The fabric will ultimately be used to design high-functioning gear that can keep responders’ tech charged and ready.
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to Sentinel Occupational Safety (Sentinel), to develop safety monitoring technology for DHS personnel.
DHS S&T announced a Phase 1 Other Transaction award to Kenzen, Inc., to develop wearable technology that helps prevent heat-related injuries for DHS personnel who work in extreme weather conditions.
S&T recently field tested a respirator designed to protect wildland firefighters from the smoke, ash, and toxic gases they face as they fight fires.
DHS S&T announced that its Chemical Security Analysis Center opened a new experimental Chemical Security Laboratory in partnership with DEVCOM CBC at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
DHS announced the winners of the Cooling Solutions Challenge prize competition who were awarded funding for their innovative and creative ideas that sought climate-friendly cooling solutions to protect people in extreme heat conditions.