DHS Science and Technology Directorate

  • New app aims to help first responder vehicles find best navigation routes

    First responder vehicle issues has lead DHS Science and Technology Directorate to develop an app. Kimberly Jones-Holt joined the show to discuss.

  • OMB’s Morrison, DHS’s Maughan heading to new roles in government

    FEMA’s Adrian Gardner retires after 30 years and GSA’s Dan Twomey is leaving next week after spending the last four years in government as an industry expert.

  • Increasing threats against mobile devices force HHS, others to rethink protections

    The Department of Health and Human Services now requires executives traveling anywhere overseas to take a loaner device and connect through a secure tunnel.

  • David Alexander: DHS office’s technology enables earlier flood warnings

    The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate is working on technologies to enable earlier flood warnings than is now possible.

  • DHS S&T cyber division hitting its stride with research transition, start-up projects

    The Homeland Security Department Science and Technology Directorate’s cybersecurity division is in a more comfortable place now with many of its top research and development priorities. It’s transitioned more than 75 major projects to practice and is finding a solid footing in the Silicon Valley start-up space.

  • Innovations in cybersecurity at DHS

    Megan Mahle, business operations manger for the cybersecurity division of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, joins host Derrick Dortch to discuss the mission of the organization. October 21, 2016

  • DHS R&D leaders: It’s not just the tech, it’s the systems

    Leaders of R&D components of DHS detailed technological projects and innovation processes at a Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee budgetary hearing.

  • What’s different about doing business with DHS S&T in 2016

    The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate is requiring that all researchers use its Software Assurance Marketplace to test an application before submitting it to the department. DHS S&T is also piloting a new contracting model for its work with Silicon Valley startups.

  • Michael Pozmantier: New tool out of DHS pipeline is ready for business

    A new piece of cybersecurity technology is out from the Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate. The Network Mapping System tells users what’s connected to their networks so they know how to protect them best. It’s the third technology out of the S&T Directorate’s Transition to Practice program. DHS is licensing the system to Cambridge Global Advisors in Arlington. Michael Pozmantier is in the Transition to Practice office at the DHS Science and Technology Directorate. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose how the system works.