The U.S. Coast Guard announced the service's sixth national security cutter, Munro, will be commissioned April 1, 2017, at the Smith Cove Terminal in Seattle.
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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate has announced the Next-Generation Incident Command System, an information sharing tool for first responders, is now available worldwide.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate will host two industry days to provide additional insights to the mobile and cellular industry and researchers about the Mobile Threats and Defenses request for information (RFI).
Cloud computing, mobile devices and apps and automation are some of the top technologies that will affect the future of homeland security, according to a panel of technology officers at the 2016 AFCEA Homeland Security Conference.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking wearable computers to monitor the canines used to protect U.S. borders. The department also seeks a Global Travel Assessment system and Internet of Things security solutions, officials told the 2016 AFCEA Homeland Security Conference audience.
Anyone walking into the Air and Marine Operations Center may at first be impressed with the numerous workstations, the big screens and live video flowing in from cameras mounted on planes and data flowing from a variety of sensors in the United States and elsewhere. But first impressions can be deceiving.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) started a pilot program last week at the airport in Atlanta to collect biometrics on passengers leaving the country, marking the first time the United States has collected such information. A CBP official said the government released a request for information last night and hopes to release a request for proposals next year.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may sometimes seem like a confused teenager, but it is growing and maturing and striving to make the country stronger, reports Russell Deyo, the DHS undersecretary for management, at the 2016 AFCEA Homeland Security Conference.
AFCEA International's annual Homeland Security Conference takes place June 21 and 22 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., with small business interests well represented during the event.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a partnership with the NASA Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation to develop new technology solutions through publicly crowdsourced prize competitions.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate announced today implementation of a new technology to streamline and improve secure information sharing between the DHS and its partners.
New U.S. Coast Guard guidance allows electronic charts and publications.
Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, today announced the leaders of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). Director Tonya Ugoretz will lead the center, with Maurice Bland as deputy and Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Research Director Thomas Donahue as part of the team.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Small Business Innovation Research program for fiscal year 2016.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate announced its first Innovation Other Transaction Solicitation aimed at nontraditional performers such as technology startups to offer solutions to some of the toughest threats facing DHS and the homeland security mission.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology tests law enforcement experts against nonexpert humans and computers.
The Department of Homeland Security added two cities to its Domestic Nuclear Detection Office’s Securing the Cities program, an effort to increase the nation’s capabilities to detect and protect against radiological and nuclear threats. Officials on Monday announced the addition of Houston and Chicago to the program.
At a time when the U.S. critical infrastructure is at its most vulnerable point, the Department of Homeland Security is moving away from cooperation and coordination with the private sector.
The Department of Homeland Security has endured growing pains as a result of its rapid creation, but it also can chalk up significant accomplishments.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate today announced the winners of S&T’s first innovation prize competition: The Vreeland Institute Inc., Copake, New York., and Certa Cito LLC, Rochester, New York.