Learning Materials from the NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security



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 →

Nuclear Weapons Briefings

Video. Nadav Morag. This series consists of two background briefings that deal with nuclear weapons and with the Iranian nuclear program.  Briefing 1 provides background information on nuclear weapons and their potential impact.  Briefing 2 provides background information on Iran’s… Continue Reading →

Thesis Series: A Unifying Strategy for the Deployment of Preventative Radiological Nuclear Detection Capabilities

Interview — video. David Brown. The domestic effort to interdict illicit radiological and nuclear material is designed largely around law enforcement agencies across the country deploying a Preventative Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) capability in a coordinated and collaborative manner. Currently… 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 →

Agenda: Presentations at the 2010 Homeland Security Education Summit

The Annual HD/HS Education Summit was held in Feb. 24-25, 2010 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C When the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) sponsored its first Homeland Security Education Summit, discussions hinged on how to establish education programs… Continue Reading →

Self-Study Course: Technology for Homeland Security: Inspection and Detection Technologies

Course — website/web application. Richard Bergin. Recent advances in inspection and detection technologies provide us with low cost, portable, real-time remote sensing capabilities. These advances hold great promise for significant improvements in our ability to protect against and respond to… Continue Reading →

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