DHS S&T today announced that a network flow analysis technology that will help strengthen cybersecurity has transitioned to the marketplace through its participation in S&T’s Transition to Practice (TTP) program.
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh $206,062 to develop data and analysis platforms that cybersecurity researchers can use to understand and counter cyberattacks.
DHS Science and Technology Directorate awarded $200,000 to Veramine, Inc. of Bothell, Washington, to harden the cyber-defenses of financial institutions.
US-CERT has received multiple reports of Petya ransomware infections in many countries around the world. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users' access to the infected machine until a ransom is paid to unlock it. Individuals and organizations are discouraged from paying the ransom, as this does not guarantee that access will be restored. Using unpatched and unsupported software may increase the risk of spreading ransomware and other cybersecurity threats.
The 2017 TTP cohort is comprised of a diverse range of innovative cybersecurity technologies that will help strengthen the cyber defenses of critical networks in the public and private sectors.
The DHS S&T TTP program will introduce its 2017 cohort of eight new technologies during a Demonstration Day event May 16 at the J.W. Marriott hotel in Washington, D.C.
The curtain will rise on the federal government’s largest cybersecurity research and development (R&D) showcase in mid-July.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted a report to Congress that details current and emerging threats to the Federal government’s use of mobile devices and recommends security improvements within the mobile device ecosystem.
Eminent cybersecurity expert Dr. Edward Amoroso will be a keynote speaker for the 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop on July 11-13, 2017 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
I have determined that election infrastructure in this country should be designated as a subsector of the existing Government Facilities critical infrastructure sector. Given the vital role elections play in this country, it is clear that certain systems and assets of election infrastructure meet the definition of critical infrastructure, in fact and in law.