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Online Chat: Ask the DHS Cyber R&D Expert

Dr. Doug Maughan, cybersecurity division director at the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, joins Federal News Radio at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10, for a free online chat to discuss the agency's upcoming research and development showcase and S&T's focus for 2015.

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 11:00am EST

Doug Maughan, Director of Cybersecurity Division, DHS

First, the Department of Homeland Security had the Car Wash. Now, it has the SWAMP - the latest effort to improve the quality and reliability of apps running on government networks. In part 2 of his interview with Doug Maughan, director of the Cybersecurity Division in DHS' Science and Technology Directorate, Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller asked Maughan how SWAMP is improving software assurance.

Monday - 11/03/2014, 02:56pm EST
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DHS S&T chief plans for more relevant research, better employee morale

Dr. Reginald Brothers, the new Homeland Security Department undersecretary for science and technology, wants to revamp DHS' S&T portfolio by making its research projects more relevant to end users, building more connective tissue between headquarters and DHS components and rebuilding workforce morale.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 04:11am EDT
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DHS Science and Technology seeks help to find its ‘North Star'

Reggie Brothers, the undersecretary for Science and Technology at the Homeland Security Department, is crowdsourcing ideas across four broad goals to determine where research and development is heading over the next decade. He will use the results of the crowdsourcing effort to influence S&T's strategic plan.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:24am EDT
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DHS S&T antes up $95M for cyber research, development

The Science and Technology Directorate issued a Broad Agency Announcement and four specific solicitations to get industry, academia and others thinking about how to improve cybersecurity. Over the next nine months, the agency will review white papers, proposals and make awards, with expectations of the development of commercial or open source projects in the next year or two.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 04:02am EDT
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DHS S&T director O'Toole leaving

Tara O'Toole, the undersecretary of science and technology at the Homeland Security Department, announced she will step down after more than four years leading research and development efforts at the agency.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 05:55pm EDT

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.

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 10:58am EST
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Service to America Medals - 2011 Finalists

This year, 34 federal employees were named finalists in eight categories for their public service work.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 10:41am EDT

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

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

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