The FBI findings from the tragic Pensacola navy base shooting last December illustrate that the enduring threat from terrorist organizations continues. Foreign terrorist organizations remain a core priority of DHS’s counterterrorism efforts.
Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan announced the new DHS Strategic Framework for Combating Terrorism and Targeted Violence at the Brookings Institution, during an event cohosted by the Heritage Foundation.
DHS S&T OSAI in partnership with the National Institute of Building Sciences developed a set of best practices and a new online tool, Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS), for building owners to evaluate their operations end-to-end before applying for SAFETY Act protections.
The Five Country Research and Development (5RD) Terrorism Prevention Meeting was hosted by the United Kingdom Home Office’s Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT), in London, UK, September 10-13, 2018.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) developed a comprehensive and publicly available literature review and ontology dashboard to organize CVE literature. This new capability streamlines the ability for end users and practitioners to access peer-reviewed and methodologically sound research products to develop an evidence base in the field of terrorism prevention for what works, what doesn’t, and why.
In furtherance of its mission to conduct evidence-based research to inform policy recommendations, operational requirements, and public safety needs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has developed a countering violent extremism (CVE) framework (the Framework).
La Secretaria Interina de Seguridad Nacional Elaine Duke ha sido informada sobre la situación en Barcelona, España y está al tanto de cualquier desarrollo. DHS se ha mantenido en comunicación con las autoridades españolas y el Departamento está preparado para apoyar a nuestros aliados según responden y se recuperan de este horroroso ataque.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has been briefed on the situation in Barcelona, Spain and is being kept apprised of developments. DHS has reached out to Spanish authorities, and the Department is standing by to support our allies as they respond to and recover from this horrendous attack. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and those affected.
CTTEC was developed to support federal, state and local agencies in the northeast by combining DoD ARDEC and DHS S&T explosives capabilities to support tactical and technical requirements as defined by the regional stakeholder team.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations acting Assistant Commissioner John Wagner, CBP Office of Intelligence and Investigative Liaison acting Assistant Commissioner Troy Miller, and Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Deputy Under Secretary for Analysis Jenny Lasley address CBP’s security measures to protect the United States from the threat of terrorists and terrorist weapons, including threats connected with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.