U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary Reginald Brothers addresses S&T’s fiscal year 2017 budget request and how research and development improves the operational capabilities of DHS Components and the first responder community.
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Posted by Doug Maughan, Director, Cyber Security Division, DHS Science & Technology Directorate
The attempted attack on Northwest Flight 253 is a powerful illustration that terrorists will go to great lengths to try to defeat the security measures that have been put in place since Sept. 11, 2001.
When President-elect Obama nominated me to become our country’s third Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, I was warned that the vast Department was too cumbersome to lead; that the 225,000-strong workforce was too big to manage; that
On Monday, I returned from a trip to Germany in which I met with my homeland security counterparts from six European Union countries. This regular meeting – called the “G6 plus 1” (I’m the “plus 1”) – is an important part of our security cooperation. Threats like terrorism, the spread of infectious diseases, and natural disasters know no borders, which makes global partnership an integral part of American security.