S&T Project Helps Secure First Responder Apps From Cyberattacks

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A pilot project funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) resulted in the successful remediation of potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in mobile applications (apps) used by the nation’s public-safety professionals, supporting the creation of an on-going mobile app-testing program.

In emergency and disaster situations, mobile devices and apps enable public-safety professionals to receive and share critical information in real-time, which enhances the delivery of life-saving services.     mobile devices and apps enable public-safety