Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate

DHS seeks to automate video surveillance on ‘soft targets’ like transit systems, schools

by • 2 months ago

The broad solicitation risks blanket surveillance, with AI monitoring every previously unwatched camera feed at sites deemed soft targets, per an ACLU expert.

USCIS pursuing broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies

by • 7 months ago

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 8 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 10 months ago

The bill would also fund the national cyber director's office at $21 million, give CISA an additional $35 million.