DHS S&T along with the Dutch Partners Awarded with 2.5M US Dollars for the Support Collaborative Cybersecurity Research and Development

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and its partners in the Netherlands together declared today an aggregate of $2.5 million in community oriented cybersecurity innovative work (R&D) crosswise over five U.S-Dutch research groups.

“S&T is eager to work together with our Dutch accomplices on these digital resistance ventures,” said William N. Bryan, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology. “The capacities created by the joint research groups will profit the two nations today and into what’s to come. We trust this is the first of many joint endeavors with our universal accomplices.”

The five research groups will work together to create answers for Distributed Denial of Defense Security (DDoSD) and Industrial Controls Systems Security. Expanding upon past research endeavors led among S&T and The Netherlands, the primary joint worldwide BAA call was distributed in May 2017. DHS S&T gave financing of $1.25 million and the Dutch accomplices—Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and the nation’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), some portion of the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security — gave the proportional sum in euros.

“Prior cooperative research has demonstrated increased the value of proceed U.S.- Dutch cybersecurity look into,” said NCSC Cybersecurity Research Manager Raymond Doijen. NWO Cybersecurity Research Manager Jan Piet Barthel included that the two nations will profit by the trading of encounters, perspectives and information.

S&T’s cybersecurity mission is to improve the security and flexibility of the country’s basic data foundation and the web by creating and conveying new advancements, instruments and strategies to safeguard against cyberattacks. S&T directs and underpins innovation advances and leads and organizes R&D among the R&D people group, which incorporates DHS clients, government offices, the private area and universal accomplices.