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DHS S&T Announces New Research Internship

The DHS program will cultivate diverse and highly skilled candidates that are workforce ready students. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) created the competition for graduate and undergraduate students across the United States to participate in the 2023 Homeland Security Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research (HS-POWER) internship program. … Continued

National Intelligence University Opens 2023 Application Season

NIU offers Homeland Security educational programs including the Certificate of Intelligence Studies. The National Intelligence University (NIU) is now accepting applications for the full-time, part-time, and certificate programs that begin in the fall of 2023. NIU has a many programs available to students such as the Certificate of Intelligence Studies as well as regional and … Continued

DHS Family Reunification Task Force: Successful Reunification of More Than 600 Children With Their Families

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the Family Reunification Task Force’s ongoing progress: “Today is the second anniversary of the Family Reunification Task Force that President Biden established soon after he assumed office. Thanks to the tireless work of public servants across the federal government and the … Continued

DHS Cloud Security Best Practices: GAO Report Released

GAO finds all Agencies and Departments have room to improve implementing all of their cloud security practices. Cloud computing provides agencies with potential opportunities to obtain IT services more efficiently; however, if not effectively implemented, it also poses cybersecurity risks. To facilitate the adoption and use of cloud services, the Office of Management and Budget … Continued

DHS – Marshall University Launch Partnership For Job Placement

A new partnership between the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Marshall University is aiming to put students into jobs at the state level. “How great is it to say that they’re going to have the Department of Homeland Security on their resume? It’s a wonderful opportunity,” said Rodney Sanders with the Office of … Continued

Michigan School Leads with DHS Cadet Career Simulator

Michigan’s Kent Intermediate School District leads the nation with helping to teach students about careers in Homeland Security with their week-long Homeland Security Investigations Cadet Academy. Students got a firsthand look at what that organization does and study actual cases. Started in 2018, the Cadet Academy was developed through a partnership with the Tech Center’s criminal … Continued

Event: Defending The Homeland Science and Tech Panel Forum

The acceleration of technology development in the modern era has presented a myriad of new challenges that have transformed fundamental elements of the Department of Homeland Security’s mission. A panel of experts at GovCon Wire’s Defending the Homeland: Science & Technology Forum said that DHS has embraced its own evolution and prioritized a risk-based approach to adopt … Continued

DHS National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin

WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the continued heightened threat environment across the United States. This is the eighth NTAS Bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since January 2021 and it replaces the current Bulletin that was set to … Continued