Intelligence and Analysis
Equipping the Homeland Security Enterprise with the intelligence and information needed to keep the Homeland safe, secure, and resilient.
Fusion Center Assessments
Each Fusion Center Assessment evaluates fusion centers' adherence to selected performance measures, ensuring functional consistency across the National Network.
Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course One-Pager
The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (TERC) is a three-day course that will teach participants how to apply Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) best practices to assist in preventing acts of targeted violence, such as, but not limited to, terrorism, school shootings, or mass attacks in public spaces, by identifying those threats or observable behaviors that may indicate the potential for violence.
The TERC teaches students to utilize a four-step BTAM model to identify, investigate, assess, and manage individuals who display threats or observable behaviors that may concern others.
Basic Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course One-Pager
The Basic Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (B-TERC) is a one-day training that teaches participants how to help assist in preventing acts of targeted violence, such as, but not limited to, terrorism, school shootings, or mass attacks in public spaces by identifying those threats or observable behaviors that may indicate the potential for violence.
Participants are equipped with the tools to identify and report threats or observable behaviors that may concern others, as well as recognize intervention strategies to move individuals off of a pathway to violence.
Master Trainer Certification Roadmap
The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) certifies individuals as Master Trainers in the instruction of Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) techniques and best practices.
To obtain certification as a Master Trainer, candidates must successfully complete each component of the Roadmap below.
Master Trainer Program One-Pager
This instructor program prepares F/SLTT partners to train local communities and empower partners to mitigate threats and prevent acts of targeted violence.
Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview One-Pager
The Threat Evaluation and Reporting Overview (TERO) is a three-hour introductory training focusing on a behavioral approach to violence prevention.
The TERO raises awareness about the risk factors, triggers and stressors, and warning behaviors that could impact a person's decision to commit an act of targeted violence.
Further, it outlines the mitigating factors that could help prevent acts of targeted violence, while emphasizing the importance of community involvement in seeking help for individuals, and respecting their constitutional rights, privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties.
Your Agency Needs a BTAM Master Trainer!
Certified Master Trainers get access to key training and program resources that assist your organization in building BTAM processes and utilizing BTAM to prevent targeted violence and terrorism.
CSS One Pager
Corporate Security Symposia (CSS) One Pager
Department of Homeland Security Fusion Center Engagement and Information Sharing Strategy for 2022–2026
The Department's Fusion Center Engagement and Information Sharing Strategy document outlines a multi-year commitment to supporting our law enforcement and homeland security partners in states and cities nationwide, and describes how DHS enables information sharing vital to fusion centers’ missions and our national security.
Memo Expanding the Scope of the DHS Insider Threat Program
December 2016 memo signed by the Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis and Undersecretary of Management expanding the scope of the DHS Insider Threat Program beyond the protection of classified information to include threats posed by all DHS employees.