Media Advisory: CISA, S&T to Present New R&D Funding Project

Media Advisory: CISA, S&T to Present New R&D Funding Project

For Immediate Release:DHS S&T Press Office at (202) 254-2385CISA Press Office at (703) 235-2010

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will present a new research and development (R&D) funding project focused on mobile network infrastructure during an Industry Day event on May 16 in Washington, D.C.

CISA leads the national effort to defend critical infrastructure against the threats of today, while working with partners across all levels of government and in the private sector to secure against the evolving risks of tomorrow. S&T works to identify and develop technology that brings game-changing impacts to cybersecurity end-users across the U.S. government, private sector and international partners.

Senior CISA and S&T leaders will discuss the importance of securing mobile network infrastructure for government communications and answer attendee questions about the new R&D project. Those leaders are:

Mary McGinley, S&T Division Director, Physical and Cyber Security
Vincent Sritapan, S&T Portfolio Manager
Dusty Lang, S&T Industry Partnerships
Sarah Ellis Peed, CISA National Risk Management Center Senior Advisor
Robert Dew, CISA Emergency Communications Division, Senior Technologist Advisor
John Merrill, S&T Division Director, First Responders & Detection

Following are the specifics for the Industry Day event:

May 16, 201912 p.m.-5 p.m. EDTThe Department of Homeland Security’s CISA and S&T will host an Industry Day event at which they will present a new mobile network infrastructure R&D funding project and answer questions from parties interested in submitting project proposals.

Washington Marriott at Metro CenterJunior Ballroom775 12th Street, NWWashington, D.C. 20005

For more information and to register for the event, go to the Secure and Resilient Mobile Network Infrastructure Industry Day registration website.


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