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Homeland Security

Digital solutions for a secure homeland

Our commitment reflects the DHS mission of safeguarding the American people, our homeland, and our values.

Partnering to meet the mission

As a trusted partner with a deep understanding and commitment to supporting the mission of DHS, Maximus delivers. Learn how our culture of innovation addresses national security concerns and how we engage with our customers for mission success.

AI/ML in DHS agencies

Artificial intelligence and machine learning – we use it every day in the commercial world, even if we don’t realize it. Its use in federal agencies is modest, and that’s poised to change. On the Government Huddle podcast, hear James Bench describe where the government is using it and where the opportunities are for enhancing mission capability.

Taking advantage of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has shown great promise in federal agencies. The technology’s ability to process data gives employees a tremendous level of efficiency, but it’s still in the early stages. In Meritalk, Vice President James Bench describes examples of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the federal government, and where the opportunities are to expand their use.


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Trusted by our customers to advance national security missions

Digital transformation customized for the mission

Securing the homeland means border protection, law enforcement support, aviation safety, and commerce enablement. Central to all these functions are high-performance computer networks, which continue to improve through digital transformation. Maximus’s solutions include:

  • A cloud or hybrid cloud foundation that takes advantage of continuous innovation and creates opportunities for improvements across the enterprise
  • Agile development, including DevSecOps, for agencies that must have custom software for a specific mission
  • Cybersecurity to defend the nation’s essential functions against constantly evolving threats
  • Identity management, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analysis technologies combine with improved processes to meet modern demands of a government agency responsible for securing the homeland
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Full-spectrum cybersecurity to prevent disruption

Federal agencies depend on our teams to detect and mitigate cyber threats. Our solutions include:

  • Automation that ensures devices, applications and data have the necessary level of protection
  • Integration of data sets that accelerates evaluation, data sharing and escalation processes
  • Monitoring and data analysis using artificial intelligence technology that detects threats, supports forensic investigations
  • A zero-trust approach that safeguards the integrity of the enterprise against future threats
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Driving mission modernization and application development through cybersecurity innovation

We are at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation and precision for critical DHS domains and federal civilian programs. Our cybersecurity services enable mission resilience by offering deep cyber expertise, advanced analytics for actionable intelligence, continuous monitoring, and secure cloud services. Maximus has proven past performance in real-time threat analysis, security operations center (SOC) development/support, and an unparalleled understanding of federal and homeland security standards. We empower our homeland security partners to prevent, detect, defeat and recover from attacks more quickly and confidently.

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Ensuring mission security through best-in-class transformation services

Our teams advance the DHS mission with a client-centered digital transformation and innovation approach. Providing interoperable data and insights in a climate of rising data volume and variety is critical to maintaining our national security. From problem-solving to proactively reimagining workflows and approaches, our experience in data science, analytics, and AI/ML supports the Department of Homeland Security with the ability to make better command decisions.

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Leveraging data science and advanced analytics to drive mission insights

We pride ourselves on knowing the unique requirements of our clients and understanding the mission impact on the people they serve. Using agile processes, analytics, and cloud techniques, we help our partners accelerate organizational IT Modernization from the enterprise to the tactical edge. By connecting human and data insights with technology, our inside-out/outside-in approach advances agencies' dynamic end-user requirements and provides visualization experiences that shorten decision times while increasing accuracy.

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