DHS S&T developed a comprehensive and publicly available literature review and ontology dashboard to organize TVTP 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.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) investments have spurred growth in literature addressing terrorism prevention. S&T has delivered dozens of research products, fact sheets, evaluations, and capabilities to practitioners and the general public. This page will provide a full listing of all S&T terrorism prevention publications as they become available.
The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) terrorism prevention mission by conducting applied research and evaluation, transitioning new capabilities, and integrating scientifically derived knowledge into homeland security policies and activities to improve prevention approaches to violent extremism.
This reference aid describes the messaging themes and official English-language media products the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS) and al-Qa‘ida use to radicalize and recruit individuals and the growing importance of encrypted mobile messaging applications in these efforts.
Written testimony of DHS Deputy Secretary Mayorkas for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Protecting America from the Threat of ISIS”
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas highlights priorities and key actions of the Department of Homeland Security to address terrorist threats to the U.S., particularly following the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s November 2015 and March 2016 terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels.
Written testimony of DHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy for a House Committee on Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee hearing titled “ISIS and the Threat from Foreign Fighters”
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism Policy Tom Warrick addresses DHS’ efforts to protect the nation from the threats posed by terrorists operating out of Syria and Iraq.
Written testimony of CBP and I&A for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security hearing titled “One Flight Away: Examination of the Threat posed by ISIS Terrorists with Western Passports”
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.