Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
DHS developing tech to better secure email on government-issued mobile devices
The cloud-based, root-of-trust software is integrated into BlueRISC's private email application to separate business from personal assets.
CBP successfully tested an ‘interoperable’ blockchain system for protecting intellectual property
The platform uses encrypted keys to securely transmit personally identifiable information and trade secrets on U.S. imports during transactions.
DHS announces winners of opioid detection challenge
The winning technologies use X-ray and radio frequency detection to find illicit substances in packages in the mail.
DHS is looking into using blockchain to track raw material imports
The proof of concept will aim to help DHS get more visibility into the import process of timber, diamonds and more.
Blockchain interoperability draws attention of DHS science and technology unit
The agency thinks the company Danube Tech has a good idea for technology that may be useful for preventing forgery of travel documents, among other things.
Secret Service testing counter-drone tech at U.N. General Assembly
The agency said in a report that any personally identifiable information its systems capture is incidental and won't be stored.