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Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

Countering Violent Extremism

Under this program, the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) conducts evidence-based research to improve the effectiveness of public safety and violence prevention efforts implemented by government agencies and NGOs. 

Physical Security and Critical Infrastructure Resilience

S&T invests in research and development technologies, methods, and procedures to enhance the physical security of the nation’s critical infrastructure, which includes our air travel system, mass transportation systems, and soft targets such as mass public gatherings. 

Domestic Violent Extremism Poses Heightened Threat in 2021

The ODNI assessment was drafted by the National Counterterrorism Center, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and DHS, and includes contributions from the Central Intelligence Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency. All agencies involved are mindful of the duty to respect privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties and to act within the authorities granted to them as they seek to put together as complete an intelligence and analytic picture as is possible. 

Pittsburgh Hosts 4th Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention

On Sept. 11, the DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP), joined by Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and Tech Against Terrorism, convened the 4th Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention in Pittsburgh, Pa., to discuss innovative and inclusive ways of building the capacity of credible, local, non-government voices to challenge terrorism and violence.


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