Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP)

DHS seeks automated SBOM tools for enhanced supply chain visibility


Contractors have called for the software bill of materials to become a universal standard for secure development compliance.

DHS seeks to automate video surveillance on ‘soft targets’ like transit systems, schools


The broad solicitation risks blanket surveillance, with AI monitoring every previously unwatched camera feed at sites deemed soft targets, per an ACLU expert.

DHS seeks wearable health tech for staff


The Department of Homeland Security is looking for technology that could flag health concerns ahead of time.

Agencies may want to establish a national strategy for contact-tracing apps


The absence of a national exposure notification app led 26 states, territories and Washington, D.C. to seek out their own.

DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups


The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases


The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.