“The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), the R&D arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has been working with other DHS divisions to help them to introduce blockchain to their programs.”
“Blockchain’s potential to render public services more transparent, as well as automate paper-based systems, was identified by the S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). Many of the applications involve the issue of entitlements, attestations and certifications. S&T initially ran a successful pilot with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and is extending that work to other agencies.” Read the full article here.
Source: U.S. Homeland Security elaborates on its blockchain plans – July 12, 2019. Ledger Insights.