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DHS Science & Technology retooled after budget slashed

On this week's episode of Agency of the Month, Dr. Dan Gerstein, deputy under secretary at DHS' Science and Technology Directorate, joins Federal News Radio to discuss how he's working with a drastically smaller budget.

Tags: DHS , Dan Gerstein , budget , Agency of the Month , technology

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 10:58am EST

Room for improvement found at DHS S&T

A House committee preparing an authorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security finds there's room for improvement at the agency's Science and Technology Directorate. Lawmakers want a more cohesive strategy to drive the agency's research and development arm and improve how it works with the private sector to meet the mission needs of DHS constituent agencies.

Tags: management , technology , Department of Homeland Security , Tara O'Toole , Dan Lungren , Yvette Clarke , Max Cacas

Thursday - 03/04/2010, 08:11am EST

DHS works to block underground threats

DHS is releasing gases and fluorescent particles into Boston's subway tunnels today to study how toxic chemicals and lethal biological agents could spread through the nation's oldest subway system in a terrorist attack. Details from program manager, Teresa Lustig

Tags: Federal Drive , technology , security , management , DHS , Teresa Lustig , Suzanne Kubota , subway , critical infrastructure

Friday - 08/20/2010, 09:40am EDT

More funding slated for DHS Science & Technology

Legislation authorizes critical management functions and programs within S&T, including the Securing the Cities program and authorizing the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL). Rep. Yvette Clarke explains.

Tags: mngt , DHS , Yvette Clarke , technology , first responders , interoperability , cybersecurity

Monday - 04/26/2010, 10:45am EDT