Scott Tousley, DHS Science and Technology
Scott Tousley is the Deputy Director of the Cyber Security Division for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency at Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology (DHS S&T).
His responsibilities include organizational liaison, IPT management and support, and project leadership for educational/operational efforts such as the Computer Security Incident Response (CSIRT) project. He also supports several initiatives in critical infrastructure protection and cyber-physical systems.
Tousley served 20 years as an Army officer in the Corps of Engineers, many of these years in interagency technology programs. He lead the Watch/Warning program in the Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of the National Infrastructure Protection Center, part of the Clinton Administration’s early engagement with national cyber security challenges. He also previously managed the operations security team for a large internet service provider, was the principal with a technology start-up company in the private sector, and was program manager at the DHS National Cybersecurity Division. He has served nine years with DHS, principally with S&T but also with the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and supporting Customs and Borders Protection.
Recent mentions of DHS:
Cincinnati Enquirer — The Cincinnati area will get new help in its opioid fight through a pilot partnership with U.S. Homeland Security’s Science and Technology division that could yield a nationwide response to the epidemic.
The United States Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center (USCG RDC) in conjunction with the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking new concepts for a solution that helps make people lost in the water easier to find and rescue. The best concepts will be effective, affordable, and hold the potential for wide adoption by recreational mariners and boaters.
Are you ready to support emergency responder’s and city planners with accelerating tech development and building a culture of cross-sector preparedness? Venture Smarter, DHS S&T and FEMA are proposing to do just that, but we need your support! Vote to send our panel, Mobilizing Cross-Sector Innovation to Save Lives, to South by Southwest (SXSW) 2019.
With increased amounts of data to improve decision-making, communities have new tools to plan and respond to natural disasters, like hurricanes. The Department of Homeland Security and Congressional Smart Cities Caucus want to work with you to develop and integrate cutting-edge technologies to build resilience capacity for your hometown.
The Mitigation Framework Leadership Group (MitFLG) has developed a draft concept with potential indicators and measures of community resilience that may be considered by a variety of users when evaluating how to improve communities’ ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
Biothreats are hard to immediately identify, but with new technologies and data sources, such as the wealth of open data generated by “smarter” cities, emergency managers may be able to detect and respond to an emerging problem more quickly.
At the Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit leaders engaged in a panel discussion and open Q&A focused on assessing and mitigating risks ranging from cyber-physical security to environmental impact.
Technology consulting company Venture Smarter is working with the Department of Homeland Security and a group of venture capital firms to find promising ideas that could ultimately receive billions of dollars in support.
Those applying to Venture Smarter‘s 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge now have an extra incentive to participate: a $50 million prize pot for project financing and funding, with up to $3 billion available “for the right projects,” which the group unveiled Thursday at the Smart Cincy Summit.
Venture Smarter and RSCI reveal new collaborators and financing partners for the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge to give communities of all sizes access to public and private support
CINCINNATI, Ohio — April 26, 2018 — Working in concert with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Congressional Smart Cities Caucus and private investment firms, Cincinnati-based Venture Smarter is transforming the smart cities conversation into action.