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Snapshot: S&T’s Rapid DNA Technology Identified Victims of California Wildfire

Snapshot: S&T’s Rapid DNA Technology Identified Victims of California Wildfire The hours and days following a mass casualty event can be fraught with uncertainty and pain as families and loved ones wait for news on missing family members. Amid the chaos and devastation, medical examiners often provide closure as they identify victims in the aftermath, but their ability to do this quickly can vary depending on the size, scope, and type of disaster. Such challenges […]

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Daily Digest Bulletin

FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Newsletter: CERT, Children & Disasters, and Preparedness News 04/23/2019 In This Issue: Ready Tips CERT & Communities Children & Disasters Financial Preparedness Important Dates Ready Tips Financial Preparedness Just like knowing alerts or building a supply kit, financial wellness is also an important part of emergency preparedness. However, about 4 in 10 Americans said they would not have enough money to cover a $400 emergency expense. National Financial Capability Month […]

Acting Secretary McAleenan Announces Establishment of DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention

  Private Sector Update Created and distributed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Private Sector Office private.sector@dhs.gov | 202-282-8484   U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs   Acting Secretary McAleenan Announces Establishment of DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention WASHINGTON – On April 19, 2019 Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan released the following statement on the establishment of the new DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism […]

Acting Secretary McAleenan Statement on Sri Lanka Attacks

  Private Sector Update Created and distributed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Private Sector Office private.sector@dhs.gov | 202-282-8484 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs April 22, 2019 Acting Secretary McAleenan Statement on Sri Lanka Attacks WASHINGTON – Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan released the following statement in response to the reported terror attacks in Sri Lanka: “On behalf of the men and women of DHS, I want to […]

News Release: DHS Seeks Proposals to Secure Mobile Network Infrastructure for Government Communications

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Science and Technology   For Immediate Release: DHS S&T Press Office at (202) 254-2385 CISA Press Office at (703) 235-2010 WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) are seeking development of new standards to improve the security and resilience of critical mobile communications networks through a new Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Solicitation 70RSAT19RB00000001 published today on FedBizOpps.gov. The BAA […]

News Release: DHS Seeks Proposals to Secure Mobile Network Infrastructure for Government Communications

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Science and Technology   News Release: DHS Seeks Proposals to Secure Mobile Network Infrastructure for Government Communications 04/22/2019 11:39 AM EDT For Immediate Release:DHS S&T Press Office at (202) 254-2385CISA Press Office at (703) 235-2010 WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) are seeking development of new standards to improve the security and resilience of critical mobile communications networks […]

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Daily Digest Bulletin

Updates to the NFIP Technical Bulletins 04/19/2019 NFIP Technical Bulletins Since 1993, the FEMA Technical Bulletins have provided guidance for complying with the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) floodplain management requirements for reducing flood losses. It has been nearly 10 years since the most recent Technical Bulletin was published, and FEMA is in the process of updating them. FEMA is planning to release the updated Technical Bulletins throughout 2019 and 2020. In the past two […]

Now Live: NICE Framework Mapping Tool and Workforce Reports!

Now Live: NICE Framework Mapping Tool and Workforce Reports! The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is excited to announce new products on the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) website – the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework Mapping Tool and a set of CISA-sponsored reports about critical challenges facing the nation’s cybersecurity workforce.   The Mapping Tool helps managers and human capital professionals determine which NICE Framework Work […]

Announcing the New Innovate S&T Video Series

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Science and Technology   Announcing the New Innovate S&T Video Series 12/12/2017 09:32 AM EST A couple weeks ago, I talked about the importance of public-private partnerships and how our partners are to helping S&T address challenges across critical infrastructure sectors. I want to expand on this to cover areas we are looking for more partners in industry, academia, and government who can help us identify solutions to evolving homeland […]

Critical Infrastructure Emergency Services

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Science and Technology   Critical Infrastructure Emergency Services 11/15/2017 07:55 AM EST November is Critical Infrastructure Month, and each week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is highlighting our work in a specific sector.  There are 16 sectors within the United States that have been designated as “Critical Infrastructure” due to their extreme significance to daily life. Their disruption or destruction would represent a severe […]

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