Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
CISA begins work on national network of cyber technical institutes
The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute, a DHS Center of Excellence, was given $2 million to come up with a plan.
DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups
The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
DHS S&T develops calculator for estimating coronavirus decay in the air
The new tool can be used by federal, state and local health officials to make decisions minimizing person-to-person transmission.
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.