WWII paved the way for the proverb “Brains over Brawn”, to define war strategies for nations worldwide, beginning with the cryptic-cracking Turing Machine. The scenario today is the manifestation of the same avant-garde, in a much advanced fashion. Today we have algorithms like ‘identity maps’ that decrypt complex functions of simple text messages that can help drive counter attacks before the attack!
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) perform reconnaissance operations and transmit the data visually, using thermal imaging in real-time back to the DHS boardroom where strategic security decisions are built over refined actionable insights. The Department of Homeland Security is strategically subduing organized crime and terrorism by tapping the right intelligence sources, with precision and stealth as their main weapons.
The technology market for the DHS helps the organization perform a Strength-Weakness-Opportunity-Threat (SWOT) analysis on its infrastructure, strategically secure its assets, launch surgical strikes on crime organizations and radical terrorist groups, and ultimately become preemptive and proactive in securing lives. Connected emergency response systems ensure that the DHS is informed of breaches of peace, regardless of jurisdictional apertures.
In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs and analysts, along with Government CIO Outlook's editorial board reviewed and shortlisted the top companies, who deliver cutting edge technology to the DHS mission. In this edition of Government CIO Outlook, we present to you “10 Most Promising Homeland Security Solution Providers 2017”, featuring the companies that spearhead the Department of Homeland Security’s technology market.