Learning Materials from the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security


Cyber security

The National Intelligence Management Council

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Video interview – Viewpoints. Anthony Vassalo In this viewpoints, Anthony Vassalo, Chair of the National Intelligence Management Council (NIMC), discusses how the Council supports the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in organizing and prioritizing issues for the 17… Continue Reading →

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 →

IS4010: Technology in Homeland Security

Syllabus — text. Richard Bergin, John Rollins and Tom Housel. Government agencies in today’s Information Age are more dependent than ever on technology and information sharing. This course provides individuals involved in homeland security a broad overview of homeland security… Continue Reading →

Cyber-commander Hackathon: team projects

The term hackathon is traditionally used in the context of events for coders who look for data solutions in compressed time horizons. Nevertheless,  it can also be used to define more general “focused innovation efforts.” For this challenge, students in the… Continue Reading →

Challenges and Gains in Cybersecurity

Video – interview.  Antonio Scurlock. Cybersecurity is now at the forefront of Homeland Security threats. Antonio Scurlock, (Senior Cybersecurity Strategist Enhance Shared Situational Awareness (ESSA) Portfolio Lead Office of Strategy, Policy, & Plans National Protection and Programs Directorate) talks about… Continue Reading →

Countering the Cyber-Attack, a case-study

Interview — video. Keith Squires. A cyber-criminal organization electronically diverts funds, a hacking group uses their prowess to try to influence politics, these are examples of the evolving world of cyber crime. Keith Squires, Commissioner of Public Safety and Homeland… Continue Reading →

Agenda: Presentations at the 2014 Homeland Security Education Summit

The 2014 Annual HD/HS Education Summit was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on October 09-10 2014 at the Marriott Colorado Springs. The theme of the 2014 event was: Rethinking Infrastructure Protection: Innovative Approaches for Education and Research Presentations included the following…. Continue Reading →

Addressing the Cyber-security and Cyber-terrorism Threats

  Interview — video. Robi Sen. While cyber terrorism is a relatively new threat in the world of national defense, the security issues we face are not necessarily new as a genre. In this segment, Chief Science Officer Robi Sen… Continue Reading →

Featured Topics in the Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) has identified and featured a selection of resources associated with primary topics in homeland security or topics particularly relevant to current issues in policy, strategy and organizational management. Topic List: Border Security Climate Change… Continue Reading →

Agenda: Presentations at the 2013 Homeland Security Education Summit

The Annual HD/HS Education Summit was held in Burlington, Massachusetts on September 26-28 2013. The theme of the 2013 event was: Developing an Adaptive Homeland Security Environment Presentations included the following.  University and Agency Partnership Initiative (UAPI) participants can login to… Continue Reading →

Technologies of Homeland Security

Presentation slides — text. George Lane. These files are available to participants of the University and Agency Partnership Initiative (UAPI).  Login required. 1. Introductions and course overview 2. Agrosecurity policy and technologies 3. Site-specific vulnerability analyses Download: 4. Cyber… Continue Reading →

Cyberspace: The Next Frontier

Lecture/presentation — video. Ted Lewis. This presentation by CHDS Executive Director, Ted Lewis, was made at the 2012 Center for Homeland Defense and Security APEX Continuing Education Workshop held February 22-23, 2012 at the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and… Continue Reading →

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