Norwich University Applied Research Institutes (NUARI) has been awarded $5.9 million by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to expand its Distributed Environment for Critical Infrastructure Decision-Making Exercises (DECIDE) cyber-training platform. […]

The government has been trying to apply artificial intelligence to combat the opioid crisis, with projects like real-time mapping of the signs of illegal drug use, and prescription monitoring programs to identify high rates of opioid prescriptions and incidents of “doctor shopping” for the drugs.






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The Department of Homeland Security announced last month that it will offer $800,000 in grants to startups and small businesses for blockchain counterfeiting solutions through its Science and Technology Directorate’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program.






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The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General said in an unclassified summary report dated Sept. 28 that it has given the agency’s Science and Technology Directorate a total of nine recommendations that it believes would strengthen S&T’s management of insider threat risks






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced on Monday a new organizational structure that reorganizes the directorate into four primary offices and places an emphasis on improving S&T’s speed.






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Members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee quizzed the Trump administration’s nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) about agency reorganization, cybersecurity, and acquisition issues during a generally supportive nomination hearing today.






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today that it awarded DataRobot $200,000 to begin testing a prototype of a machine learning platform for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Global Travel Assessment System.






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Ninety percent of disasters involve some form of flooding, according to the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate. In order to better prepare for these disasters, S&T’s First Responders Group is creating a National Flood Decision Support Toolbox.






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The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate announced Monday the Next-Generation Incident Command System. NICS is a Web-based platform that can be accessed on mobile devices; it allows for communication between first responders at an incident and remote experts.






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