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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 →

Thesis Series: Twituational Awareness Using Crowdsourced #Disaster Epidemiology: Three Cases of Twituational Awareness

Interview — video. Dan Cain. Public health and other agencies need situational awareness to respond effectively to dangerous situations. Traditional means of obtaining this information requires significant time and personnel. Research demonstrates that social media may be a useful tool… 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 →

CTRL+ALT+DELETE: Understanding the Need to Interrupt the Jihadi Internet

Interview — video. William Sweeney. The Internet and Web 2.0 technologies have significantly reduced the need for face-to face human contact historically associated with terrorist recruitment, instead allowing direct and dynamic contact between operatives and susceptible recruits separated by thousands… Continue Reading →

The Vulnerability of Social Networking Media and the Insider Threat: New Eyes for Bad Guys

Interview — video. John Lenkart. Social networking media introduces a new set of vulnerabilities to protecting an organization’s sensitive information. Adversaries are actively targeting U.S. industry to acquire trade secrets to undercut U.S. business in the marketplace. Of primary concern… Continue Reading →

Report from the Ogma Workshop: Exploring the Policy and Strategy Implications of Web 2.0 on the Practice of Homeland Security

Report — text. Michael Byrne. On June 30 and July 1, 2009 in Monterey, CA, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Emergency Communications (OEC), and Office for Interoperability and… Continue Reading →

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