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National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism

On his first full day in office, President Biden directed his national security team to lead a 100-day comprehensive review of U.S. government efforts to address domestic terrorism, which has evolved into the most urgent…

Enhanced Rescue Hoist Glove Available for Responders

Washington, DC – An enhanced rescue hoist glove will soon be available for first responders. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) collaborated with Higher Dimension Materials, Inc. (HDM) and North Carolina State University…

Breakthrough Army Technology is a Game Changer for Deepfake Detection

ADELPHI, Md. – Army researchers developed a deepfake detection method that will allow for the creation of state-of-the-art Soldier technology to support mission-essential tasks such as adversarial threat detection and recognition. This work specifically focuses on…

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 Department of Defense (DoD) has a robust system in place to respond to our…

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…