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Homeland Security Enterprise

The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as part of a determined national effort to safeguard the United States against terrorism. The Department became the third-largest federal department, bringing together 22 different federal agencies, each with a defined role in this effort. Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, with integrated, results-based operations.

Last Published Date: February 25, 2019

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Nov 13

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.

Nov 2

Below is a statement from Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kevin K. McAleenan on President Trump’s selection of Chad Wolf, Acting Undersecretary for Policy, to serve as the next Acting Secretary of DHS.

Oct 17

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) and Chief Intelligence Officer, David J. Glawe, provided the keynote address at the Orange County Corporate Security Symposium (CSS) on Oct. 15, 2019 in Orange County, Calif. The symposium was hosted by Allergan and facilitated by I&A in partnership with the FBI and the Orange County Intelligence Assessment Center. Under Secretary Glawe discussed the Department’s Intelligence Enterprise in response to the dynamic threat environment and the importance to increase support to the private sector. The event drew over 300 federal, state, local, and private sector partners. Topics discussed included cyber threats, intellectual property threats, local government resources available to the private sector, insider threats and active shooters, and security considerations for soft targets.

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