Homeland Defense & Security

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Feature Article: S&T Leading the Way in Adapting to Climate Change and Building Community Resilience

According to the United States Global Change Research Program, more frequent and intense extreme weather, and climate-related events, as well as changes in average climate conditions, are expected to continue to damage infrastructure, ecosystems, and social…

CISA and FBI Launch Operation Flashpoint to Raise Awareness About How to Prevent Bomb Making

CLINTON, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a new pilot program today called “Operation Flashpoint” to build awareness in…

Nuclear Posture Review, National Defense Strategy (NDS) Will Be Thoroughly Integrated

“The Nuclear Posture Review, or NPR, will come on the coattails of the NDS and will be fully nested within it,” said Colin H. Kahl, the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, on Wednesday during a…

Webinars

Defense Support to Civil Authorities – A NEXTGEN Perspective

The Great 2020 Pandemic shed light on a myriad of issues regarding the need for effective leadership and disaster management. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has a robust system in place to respond to…

DoD’s Role on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

Created through a 1975 executive order, the CFIUS is an interagency committee chaired by the U.S. Department of the Treasury that reviews certain foreign acquisitions, mergers, or takeovers of U.S. businesses to determine the effect…

The Tyranny of Distance in Homeland Defense: Weapons of Mass Destruction Response in the Pacific Territories

The United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) covers nearly half of the Earth’s surface, stretching from the western border of India to the West Coast of the United States and from Antarctica to the North Pole….

Events

2021 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Winter Meeting and Technology Expo

The 2021 ANS Winter Meeting is an informative, educational, and networking event for attendees from every facet of nuclear science and technology. The Technology Expo will provide a glimpse into the applications of new technology…

Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo

The American Nuclear Society’s Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo will provide more focus on the current challenges facing the U.S. nuclear industry and practical approaches the industry needs to survive and thrive in…

64th Annual Biosafety and Biosecurity Conference

Three full days of intensive professional development courses to educate and inspire. Three full days of state-of-the-art keynotes, papers, and panels highlighting best practices and hands-on skills crucial for today’s biosafety and biosecurity professionals. Exhibits…