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Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.
The Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act) is a risk management program for the private sector in the event of an act of terrorism.
Designation of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chief Privacy Officer as the DHS Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer, signed on July 17, 2019. The DHS Chief FOIA Officer is responsible for ensuring agency-wide efficient and appropriate FOIA compliance, monitoring implementation, and offering training.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Technology Clearinghouse is congressionally-mandated, and part of a program to encourage and support innovative technology solutions to enhance homeland security.
In light of recent attacks against synagogues, churches, temples and mosques, the Secretary of Homeland Security has tasked the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) stand up a subcommittee that is focused on the security of faith-based organizations across the country.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed construction, operation and maintenance of a 2-Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Array for the FLETC facility located in Cheltenham, Maryland.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) offers postsecondary institutional grants, internships and summer research experiences to build a diverse, highly capable, technical workforce for the homeland security enterprise.
OUP enables Department of Homeland Security (DHS) components and their partners to bring innovation to operations by tapping the expertise of the Nation’s colleges and universities.
The DHS Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 articulates the Department’s missions and goals, the strategies we employ to achieve each goal, and long-term performance measures that we use to evaluate our progress.
Marcello is a customizable, Web-based tool that integrates oceanic and atmospheric forecasting, plume modeling, and real-time information updates that can help decision-makers and emergency responders prepare for, respond to, and recover from events. The tool overlays multiple datasets, model outputs, and information sources in a single, user-friendly interface.
CVADA creates enduring technologies to analyze large quantities of information in support of real-time decision making across the homeland security enterprise.