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The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis Center Fact Sheet

    CINA researchers develop cutting-edge tools and technologies, provide innovative solutions and strategies, and more helping agents thwart criminal activity.

  • Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute Fact Sheet

    From natural disasters to deliberate attacks by hostile entities, critical infrastructure systems face a myriad of challenges. The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute's (CIRI) interdisciplinary team delivers knowledge, tools, technologies, and solutions to the businesses and public entities that own and operate critical systems. CIRI’s research and technology transition outputs are used by those owners and operators to enhance the security and resilience of our nation’s critical infrastructure. CIRI’s education and workforce development initiatives are preparing the nation’s
    workforce for the challenges of today and tomorrow.

  • Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense Fact Sheet

    CBTS researches and develops solutions, protocols, and capabilities to support DHS operations that detect, assess, and respond to known and unknown biological threats and hazards that could adversely impact the nation’s people, agriculture, and economy. Learning from and developing partnerships with stakeholders are the keys to successful projects. Typical projects focus on 1) improving data collection, applications and management; 2) assessing risk to extend our frontiers; 3) identifying novel tools and methods; 4) and advancing workforce development opportunities.

  • Maritime Security Center Fact Sheet

    The Maritime Security Center (MSC) enhances Maritime Domain Awareness through the development of sensing technologies that can detect, track and classify threats on or below the water’s surface. MSC contributes to homeland security operational capabilities by conducting technology development, modeling and simulation for marine transportation resilience, and innovative workforce development programs.

  • Masters of Business Administration - Security Technology Transition Fact Sheet

    The Masters of Business Administration - Security Technology Transition (MBA STT) program is building a cross-DHS collaborative workforce with the skillsets needed to develop, acquire, and implement operationally relevant technologies, understand and manage the process of transition, and reduce the barriers to technology transition that research has revealed impede critical technological or operational improvements.

  • National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center Fact Sheet

    The National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education (NCITE) Center provides access to innovation, technology and education for counterterrorism professionals working with the homeland security enterprise (HSE). The center supports the HSE counterterrorism missions and professionals with user-inspired projects that are necessary to prevent terrorism and improve security. Providing access to innovation, technology, and education, NCITE additionally, identifies mentors, and evaluates products from the academic community to help support the research that makes a difference to the HSE and can be applied to operations.

  • Arctic Domain Awareness Center Fact Sheet

    The Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) designs and produces technology solutions, innovative products, and educational programs to improve situational awareness and crisis response capabilities related to emerging maritime challenges posed by the dynamic Arctic environment. The center conducts relevant research and product development that benefits arctic operations, with emphasis on mission areas of high consequence: vessel intrusion, threats to navigation, humanitarian assistance, and disaster response.

  • Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency Fact Sheet

    The Center for Accelerating Operational Efficiency (CAOE) develops and applies advanced analytical tools and technologies to enhance planning, information sharing and real-time decision-making in homeland security operations. The Center also develops educational programs to meet current and future workforce needs across the homeland security enterprise in visual and data analytics, operations research and systems analysis, economic analysis, and risk science.

  • Coastal Resilience Center Fact Sheet

    The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) conducts research and education to enhance the resilience of the nation’s people, infrastructure, economies, and the natural environment, to the impacts of coastal hazards such as floods and hurricanes. This includes developing new tools and methods to help communities mitigate, recover from, and adapt to natural hazard risks, including the effects of future trends. CRC also develops educational programs to meet current and future workforce needs across the homeland security enterprise in coastal and computational engineering, computer science and engineering, social science, coastal infrastructure, disaster science, and natural hazards resilience.

  • Soft-Target Engineering to Neutralize the Threat Reality Fact Sheet

    The Soft-Target Engineering to Neutralize the Threat Reality (SENTRY) is a nationwide consortium led by Northeastern University, which develops strategies and innovative solutions to secure environments that are easily accessible to large numbers of people—such as crowded spaces and transportation systems—from targeted attacks that inflict grave injury to human life and property. These environments often have limited security or protective measures, making them vulnerable to attack, which requires the development of next-generation tools and methodologies.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022