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1. Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 2: Methodology and Interview Results
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7934
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 3/3/2014
Authors: Susanne M Furman, Mary Frances Theofanos, Sam Chapman
Abstract: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires general human systems integration (HSI) criteria for the design and development of human-machine interfaces for the technology, systems, equipment, and facilities employed by its user population. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913370

2. Ambulance Design Survey 2011: A Summary Report
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 1/15/2014
Authors: Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Deogratias Kibira, Allison Barnard Feeney, Jennifer Lyn Marshall
Abstract: Current ambulance designs are ergonomically inefficient and often times unsafe for practical treatment response to medical emergencies. Thus, the patient compartment of a moving ambulance is a hazardous working environment. As a consequence, emerg ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911659

3. Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 1: Project Introduction and Existing Standards
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7889
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 8/13/2013
Author: Mary Frances Theofanos
Abstract: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires general human systems integration (HSI) criteria for the design and development of human-machine interfaces for their technology, systems, equipment, and facilities. The goal of DHS Science and T ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912431

4. Recommendations for Improving Consistency in the Radiation Fields used During Testing of Radiation Detection Instruments for Homeland Security Applications
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 118.014
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 5/28/2013
Authors: Matthew Merril Mille, Bruce R Norman, Leticia S Pibida
Abstract: Several measurements and calculations were performed to illustrate the differences that can be observed in the determination of exposure rate or ambient dose equivalent rate used for testing radiation detection systems against consensus standard. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913253

5. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security
Report Number: 800-82r1
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: This document provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913905

6. Validation Testing of Standard Requirements for Backpack-type Radiation Detectors
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1789
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 3/18/2013
Authors: Leticia S Pibida, Bruce R Norman
Abstract: Two gross count and one radionuclide identification backpack-type radiation detectors (BRDs) were used to validate radiological test requirements listed in the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), Technical Capability Standard (TCS) for BRDs ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913250

7. Usability of PIV Smartcards for Logical Access
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7867rev2012
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 8/31/2012
Authors: Mary Frances Theofanos, Emile L Morse, Hannah Wald, Yee-Yin Choong, Celeste Paul, Aiping L Zhang
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911843

8. Usability of PIV Smartcards for Logical Access
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7867
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 6/28/2012
Authors: Emile L Morse, Mary Frances Theofanos, Yee-Yin Choong, Celeste Paul, Aiping L Zhang, Hannah Wald
Abstract: This paper presents the findings of a PIV usability pilot study conducted at NIST during the summer of 2010. The study focused on factors that affected users' perceptions and adoption of PIV smartcards. Based on observation of the study participants, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910773

9. Enhancing Performance and Safety in Ambulances Through Improved Design Standards
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1741
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 5/18/2012
Authors: Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Mehdi Dadfarnia
Abstract: This paper describes how modeling and simulation can play a major role in developing standards recommendations for patient compartment layout of automotive ambulances in the United States to improve performance and safety. Acquiring necessary informa ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911259

10. Measurements for the Development of Simulated Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 117.008r2012
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 4/3/2012
Author: Leticia S Pibida
Abstract: Nineteen different commercially available samples containing naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) (i.e., natural uranium, thorium, radium and potassium) were investigated, including zircon sand, cat litter, roofing tiles, ice melt and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910608



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