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DHS directorate hungry for ideas

The door is wide open at the Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate as it looks for the best short-term solutions and long-term ideas for security, the directorate’s top official told Congress today. The directorate is seeking the best ideas for using technology to protect the United States and is making it easier for companies to pitch them, said Charles McQueary, the undersecretary for science and technology, testifying before the Cybersecurity, Science, and Research and Development Subcommittee of the House Select Committee on Homeland Security. “If you know something specifically, contact us,” McQueary said. “We are anxious to hear about as many things as we can. I personally am trying to get out and hear as many things as I can.” Full Story

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