As an African swine fever outbreak has moved rapidly through China and threatens to spread through new European countries, a Kansas State University researcher has studied possible routes for disease transmission and introduction, including primarily through shared feed.
Megan Niederwerder, a... Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is diving headfirst into the world of artificial intelligence, with a new program designed to make them more effective partners with human operators.
The program is called Science of Artificial Intelligence and Learning for Open-world... Read More »
A bill was released in the U.S. House of Representatives
that would codify the creation of Cyber Incident Response Teams within the
Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
These cyber response teams would protect the nation’s
information technology networks and critical infrastructure and... Read More »
Sens. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) are imploring the Department of Transportation (DOT) to enforce their travel safety law, which they maintain is not currently being applied as required.
The Saracini Aviation Act requires the installation of a secondary cockpit barrier between the... Read More »
Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) reintroduced Wednesday a measure designed to counter China’s political influence operations in the United States and worldwide.
The Countering the Chinese Government and Communist Party’s Political Influence Operations Act would... Read More »
Through the newly introduced Keep Americans Safe Act, U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) seek to ban the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer or even possession of gun magazines that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
These high-capacity magazines have come under fire... Read More »
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee advanced three bills this week designed to bolster federal efforts to prevent cyberattacks and increase federal government transparency online.
One of the three bills that were passed in committee is the DHS Cyber Hunt and Incident... Read More »
An Orlando, Fla.-based firm has secured a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) contract to begin prototype testing of canine wearable technology.
The $199,540 agreement with HaloLights, LLC is part of DHS S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP),... Read More »
Reps. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) and Nita Lowey (D-NY) recently introduced a measure designed to provide Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening workforce employees the same worker rights and protections afforded to other federal workers.
The Rights for Transportation Security... Read More »
Department of Defense (DOD) officials have released a summary outlining the agency's intent to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) into the future.
Critical elements of Harnessing AI to Advance Our Security and Prosperity include accelerating the delivery and adoption of AI; establishing a... Read More »
A collection of international researchers recently developed a mathematical framework to estimate the global value of investing in bacterial infection antibiotics.
Specifically, the research pertains to Staphylococcus aureus infections, a drug-resistant infection that could potentially fuel... Read More »
New York State conducted counterterrorism exercises at 1,000 locations throughout the state in 2018.
The exercises were run by the state’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services' Office of Counter Terrorism where experts from state and local agencies went undercover as customers... Read More »
Extreme weather events, a CBRN incident, cyberthreats and infectious diseases having pandemic potential all put Americans on notice for 21st century health security hazards, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) says in its newly developed National Health Security Strategy... Read More »
The Navy has awarded a $184 million firm-fixed-price modification contract to Lockheed Martin for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems.
“We are honored to continue to provide this critical fleet defense capability that our warfighters... Read More »
As a means of assessing new first responder technology solutions, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is hosting an initiative that evaluates innovations.
S&T officials said the agency had released a Request for Information (RFI) for... Read More »