Partnership


Featured Article: Interagency: Nice to Talk About… Hard to Do



Featured Article: Interagency: Nice to Talk About… Hard to Do
Featured article: Interagency: Nice to Talk About… Hard to Do by David Eaton and Gus Otto The interagency concept is not a new paradigm, nor can it be considered the panacea to every problem set. Recent articles in the Simons Center’s InterAgency Journal explain well the considerable challenges present within… Read More

Blue Campaign gains new partners



Blue Campaign gains new partners
Earlier this week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new partners for their Blue Campaign – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and UPS. “There is an undeniable powerhouse in a public-private partnership,” said Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Russell C. Deyo. “We rely on close partnerships with… Read More

DHS partnership to combat human trafficking



DHS partnership to combat human trafficking
Last week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new partnership between their Blue Campaign and the Virginia Office of the Attorney General to raise awareness about human trafficking. Blue Campaign Chair Maria Odom, said “The Blue Campaign is honored to work alongside the Virginia Office of the Attorney… Read More

DoD, private sector partner in tech innovation



DoD, private sector partner in tech innovation
On March 2, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The RSA Conference was part of Secretary Carter’s West Coast trip to discuss technology and cybersecurity with the nation’s top innovative industries. At the conference, Carter engaged in a “fireside chat” with moderator Ted… Read More

Report aims to prevent homegrown violent extremism



Report aims to prevent homegrown violent extremism
The Sanford School of Public Policy’s Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security at Duke University recently published a report on the U.S. strategy to prevent homegrown violent extremism through community policing. The report focuses on how policing agencies can work with Muslim Americans and other communities to enhance public… Read More

CyberCon speakers focus on cybersecurity, defense



CyberCon speakers focus on cybersecurity, defense
Last month, leaders from the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Homeland Security (DHS) spoke at CyberCon 2015, a cybersecurity forum for dialogue on strategy and innovation to secure federal and defense networks. The forum included speakers and panelists representing various U.S. government agencies, and focused on cybersecurity and defense. Keynote… Read More

IAP 17W (November 2015) Countering Cyber Extremism



IAP 17W (November 2015) Countering Cyber Extremism
by Megan Penn, Joshua K. Miller and Jan Schwarzenberg Violent extremist organizations have increased their online presence using the Internet to establish an online brand, communicate with members, and radicalize sympathizers. The regular use of online media, forums, and communications has altered the way that governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and… Read More

DHS expands Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program



DHS expands Enhanced Cybersecurity Services program
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to expand on its Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program. The ECS program was launched in 2011, and involves cybersecurity organizations from across the federal government. The ECS, which was expanded in 2013, is a voluntary information sharing program that shares sensitive and classified… Read More