Today the United States Senate confirmed Chad F. Wolf to become the Under Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (PLCY) with a bipartisan vote of 54-41. President Donald J. Trump nominated Wolf to the position in February 2019. Under Secretary Wolf has served at the Department in various senior leadership positions since its inception and he brings more than 20 years of experience in the government and private sector to the position.
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.
ZADD develops innovative solutions and fosters collaborations to protect the Nation’s agriculture and public health sectors against high-consequence foreign animal, emerging, and zoonotic disease threats.
FPDI defends the safety and security of the food system by conducting research to protect against vulnerabilities in the food supply chain, from farm to table, and to reduce the potential catastrophic attacks on public health and the economy.
From natural disasters to deliberate attacks by hostile entities, critical infrastructure systems face a myriad of challenges. CIRI’s interdisciplinary team delivers tools, technologies, and solutions to the businesses and public entities that own and operate critical systems.
CINA develops strategies and solutions to enhance criminal network analysis, forensics, and investigative processes for on-the-ground use by agents and officers to counteract transnational crime.
BTI’s mission is to enhance the Nation’s ability to secure its borders, facilitate legitimate trade and travel, and ensure the integrity of the immigration system.
The following individual files are Information Technology (IT) Policy documents for the Department of Homeland Security.
Strategy, Plans, Analysis & Risk (SPAR) provides the Department with an integrated and DHS-wide capability for strategy development, strategic planning, long-term assessment, and decision analysis, including statistical and economic analysis and risk assessment and modeling.