Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
USCIS pursuing broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies
Existing agreements are often old and fail to account for agencies' need to repurpose and reuse the data.
Customs and Border Protection spends $202M on vehicle screening tech
The new low-energy systems will be deployed at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps
The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.
Pandemic has TSA developing tech that detects threats while reducing physical contact
TSA is also considering how to integrate UV sanitation systems with X-ray and CT systems.
Senate infrastructure bill includes $20M for cyber response and recovery
The bill would also fund the national cyber director's office at $21 million, give CISA an additional $35 million.
DHS awards four EIS task orders worth $306M to AT&T
The task orders cover networking services supporting DHS headquarters, ICE, CISA and the Science and Technology Directorate.