To counter violent extremism (CVE) the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working with a broad range of partners to gain a better understanding of the behaviors, tactics, and other indicators that could point to potential terrorist activity within the United States, and the best ways to mitigate or prevent that activity.
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The Global Maritime Operational Threat Response Coordination Center supports the inter-agency response to maritime threats involving U.S. interests worldwide.
The field of nuclear forensics involves examining materials recovered from radiological or nuclear events of an illicit or hostile nature. Nuclear forensics collects, analyzes, and evaluates intact and exploded radiological or nuclear materials, devices and debris, as well as the immediate effects created by a nuclear detonation.
The SAFE Port Act of 2006 directs the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) to develop technical capability standards and recommended standard operating procedures for nuclear and radiation detection equipment. In collaboration with the National Institute of Science and Technology, DNDO provides leadership in the development of national standards relating to nuclear detection technologies.
Technology alone will not prevent an act of nuclear terrorism, and success in the nuclear security mission requires more than the deployment of new technologies and equipment. It also requires the integration of programs, organizations, training, exercises and operational support across many layers of jurisdiction, including international, federal, state, local, tribal and territorial.