Homeland Security

Homeland security is an American umbrella term referring to the national effort to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce the vulnerability of the U.S. to terrorism, and minimize the damage from attacks that do occur.The term arose following a reorganization of many U.S. government agencies in 2003 to form the United States Department of Homeland Security after the September 11 attacks, and may be used to refer to the actions of that department, the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, or the United States House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security.Homeland defense (HD) is the protection of U.S.
Posts about Homeland Security
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    … October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness…

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  • When the Lights Go Out – Black Sky Power Outage Mass Event – Preparedness

    …) and Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of Homeland Security today, August 23, 2017, joined with government agencies, utilities, emergency responders and other stakeholders around the world in a first-ever transnational exercise to test responses to a large-scale power outage event. Today’s Pennsylvania involvement in EARTH EX 2017 is part of a continuing…

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