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Some North Atlantic Treaty Organization member countries will adopt the Next-Generation Incident Command System, the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate announced. […]

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NanoSonic and Shelby Specialty Gloves are working to make their firefighter gloves more affordable and more widely known. In 2011, NanoSonic responded to a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate solicitation for improved firefighter gloves and worked with Shelby Gloves to design and market the product.






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A new tool called the Electronic Recovery and Access to Data Prepaid Card Reader allows police officers to check the balance of cards, including credit and debit cards, gift cards, hotel key cards, library cards, and Metro cards. The device will be useful because criminals rarely travel with stacks of paper money anymore.






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The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s First Responders Group is creating software designed to help search-and-rescue groups. In a partnership with dbS Productions, FRG developed FIND to track lost individuals, some of whom may be children or people with disabilities.






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cyber

Members of the public can now use Department of Homeland Security data in order to develop solutions to cyber threats. The Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust (IMPACT) is an online library offering infrastructure and event data.






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