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DHS Publishes Free Resources to Protect Critical Infrastructure from GPS Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has published a Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver Whitelist Development Guide and a new release of the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Integrity Library to protect against the spoofing, or deceiving, of GPS devices through false signals.

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DHS Homeland Security Startup Studio 21: Converge, Aug. 26

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) will host the inaugural Homeland Security Startup Studio 21: Converge, a start-up pitch and showcase event on Thursday, August 26 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. ET. S&T’s Homeland Security Startup Studio (HSSS) brings together entrepreneurs, mentors and inventors to form companies that accelerate and deliver commercial applications of

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Kenautics Gets Funding for Maritime Object Tracking Tech

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) has awarded $157,801 in Phase One funding to Kenautics Inc. of Encinitas, California, to provide a more reliable system for marking objects in water, under SVIP’s Maritime Object Tracking Technology (MOTT) solicitation. The MOTT solicitation supports United States Coast Guard (USCG) missions by seeking more reliable tracking systems for accurately marking

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Ocean Aero to Work with DHS S&T

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Ocean Aero Inc., designer and builder of environmentally powered autonomous, underwater and surface vehicles (AUSVs), announced a multimillion-dollar agreement to deliver a variety of its AUSV models to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for a groundbreaking research, evaluation and testing program. Ocean Aero will be delivering a mix of its Navigator and Discovery models and working

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DHS Centers of Excellence Chosen for Summer Research, July Competition

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today the selection of nine teams from different Minority Serving Institutions across the United States to participate in the 2019 Summer Research Team (SRT) program. The DHS SRT program, administered by S&T’s Office of University Programs, is a summer internship that provides quality research experiences to early

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U.S. Homeland Security Department to Speed Science & Tech Development

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) launched a new approach to its research and development (R&D) mission, with a new organizational structure to improve its ability to rapidly transition technology capabilities into operations and quickly respond to emerging threats. Another critical element of the new S&T structure is to more rapidly transfer capabilities to

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