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Foreign Cyber Threats to the United States (annotated)

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On January 5, 2017, The Honorable James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, delivered a Joint Statement for the Record to the Senate Armed Services Committee on foreign cyber threats to the U.S. The Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School… Continue Reading →

San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake Plan

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Video. CHDS has supported FEMA and Cal OES in the development of a video outlining the recently-released 2016 Bay Area Earthquake Plan. This short film is a visual introduction to the updated San Francisco Bay Area Catastrophic Earthquake Plan, which… Continue Reading →

Lessons from the Aviation Industry – Mindfulness and a New Framework for Emergency Response

Video presentation at the 2016 APEX workshop (Alumni Professional Exchange). Ryan Fields-Spack Homeland Security professionals can lose focus in the grips of an emergency response in some cases endangering themselves and others. Ryan Fields, Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, Aurora,… Continue Reading →

The Role of Media in Homeland Security: Separating the Signal From the Noise

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Video presentation at the 2016 APEX workshop (Alumni Professional Exchange). Austin Buetner. A shifting audience and tightening budgets continue to apply pressure to conventional print news publications, presenting new challenges and affecting how news is sourced, and which types of… Continue Reading →

Tribal Nation Integration into National Preparedness

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Video presentation at the 2016 APEX workshop (Alumni Professional Exchange). CHDS alumni Dr. Donald Reed: Deputy Chief, Civil Support Branch, U.S. Northern Command and Margaret Muhr: Regional Tribal Government Liaison, Department of Commerce, along with Steve Golubic: Consultant, tribal advocate,… Continue Reading →

Annotated Worldwide Threat Assessment 2016

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The Worldwide Threat Assessment has been presented to Congress annually by the Director of National Intelligence; and before that office was created, it was presented by the CIA Director in his position as the Director of Central Intelligence. This annual… Continue Reading →

The Radicalization Puzzle

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Lecture/presentation – video. Mohammad Hafez This 20 minute lecture, by Dr. Mohammad Hafez of the Naval Postgraduate School examines the driving factors behind the process of radicalization, turning seemingly ordinary men and women into potential terrorists. The lecture is based… Continue Reading →

Introduction to Terrorism Typology, Targets and Organizations

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Lecture/presentation — flash. Nadav Morag. According to Dr. Nadav Morag, “as with any other phenomenon, researchers and policy analysts who attempt to study terrorism are faced with the problem of defining the nature and boundaries of the phenomenon in question.”… Continue Reading →

Annotated Worldwide Threat Assessment 2015

The Worldwide Threat Assessment has been presented to Congress annually by the Director of National Intelligence; and before that office was created, it was presented by the CIA Director in his position as the Director of Central Intelligence. This annual… Continue Reading →

Water Security: Driver of Future Homeland and National Security Priorities

Lecture/presentation — video. James Tindall, Edward Moran, and Andrew Campbell. In January 2015 water became the #1 security, economic, and social risk globally — the primary driver that allows economic sustainability and fostering of countries, cultures, and politics. It is complexly… Continue Reading →

Enterprise Gamification

Lecture/presentation — video. Mario Herger. In this hour-long lecture, gamification guru, speaker and author Mario Herger offers his analysis of the art and science of engagement. Gamification is a method of enhancing experiences with game-thinking in order to engage a… Continue Reading →

Finding Bin Laden: Lessons for a New American Way of Intelligence

Lecture/presentation — video. Erik Dahl. In this presentation, CHDS faculty member Erik Dahl discusses the lessons learned from the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden. Although the raid on bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad has been widely discussed, less is… Continue Reading →

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