Homeland Security Technology

Homeland Security Technology

Innovation Increase: How Technology Can Create Open, Decentralized, and Trackable Data Sharing

By Erica Hupka – Executive Summary – Research universities need to share information, whether through teaching or disseminating key innovations to society. However, universities should not share all research with everyone.[1] If universities fail to protect sensitive data, it could […]

Innovation Increase: How Technology Can Create Open, Decentralized, and Trackable Data Sharing

Efficiency v. Security: Information Technology Consolidations – Resilience, Complexity, and Monoculture

By Jennifer Ricker – Executive Summary – Governments, like other organizations dealing with budgetary pressures, typically search for ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness. One common way of cutting costs and increasing efficiency is to consolidate information technology (IT) systems.

Efficiency v. Security: Information Technology Consolidations – Resilience, Complexity, and Monoculture

Law Enforcement’s Dilemma: Fighting 21st Century Encrypted Communications With 20th Century Legislation

By Robyn Owen – Executive Summary – An investigative tool often exploited by law enforcement to further investigations is analyzing target communications. These communications may be derived from telephone devices or various electronic means, and in some cases the investigations

Law Enforcement’s Dilemma: Fighting 21st Century Encrypted Communications With 20th Century Legislation

A DHS Skunkworks Project: Defining & Addressing Homeland Security Grand Challenges

By Calvin Bowman – Executive Summary – This thesis analyzes the current and future capacity of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) to define and address homeland security grand challenges. The method of analysis is

A DHS Skunkworks Project: Defining & Addressing Homeland Security Grand Challenges

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