Challenges in Infrastructure Funding

From the HSx Homeland Security collection.  This module provides a roadmap to understanding trends that have led to underfunding of infrastructure maintenance, potential impacts to the nation’s critical infrastructure systems, and current and emerging approaches...

Asymmetric Population Growth

From the HSx Homeland Security collection. This module provides a roadmap to understanding the relationship between population growth (or reduction) in countries, environmental impact of development, changing religious demographics, urbanization, demographic dividend, dependency ratio, and...

Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative

The Critical Infrastructure Higher Education Initiative (CI HEI) was a highly successful five year partnership between the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS) at George Mason University and  the U.S. Department of...

AI and Machine Learning

From the HSx Homeland Security collection. This module provides a roadmap to understanding the relationship between advancements and increasing utilization of artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, and machine learning, and the impact this will have on...

Aging and Failing Infrastructure

From the HSx Homeland Security collection. This module provides a roadmap to understanding trends that lead to infrastructure failure, and potential impacts to the nation’s critical infrastructure systems. open in new window Resource List These...

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Featured Topics in Terrorism

The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) has updated its Featured Topics in Terrorism to include: Domestic (U.S.) Terrorism Global Terrorism Active Shooters Lone Wolf Terrorism Suicide Bombers HSDL Featured Topics are a curated collection of...

Cyber Pearl Harbor

Video Series – James Wirtz The notion that the United States is vulnerable to a strategic surprise cyber attack is often characterized as a “Cyber Pearl Harbor,” and is a mainstay of current strategic...