Homeland Security

Author: Daniel Bertoni (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781422307793
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Homeland Security

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
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Homeland Security

Author: Charles P. Nemeth
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466510919
Size: 26.62 MB
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Homeland security is a massive enterprise that gets larger by the moment. What was once mostly a TSA/aviation concern has evolved into a multidimensional operation covering a broad array of disciplines. These include critical infrastructure protection, border security, transportation security, intelligence and counterterrorism, emergency management, immigration and naturalization, and public health. Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Second Edition provides students and practitioners alike with the latest developments on the makeup, organization, and strategic mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This new edition is fully updated with new laws, regulations, and strategies that reflect changes and developments over the last several years. The book offers unique insights into the various roles of multi-jurisdictional agencies and stakeholders at all levels of government—including law enforcement, the military, the intelligence community, emergency managers, and the private sector. Coverage includes: The history of security threats in the American experience, the events leading up to 9/11, and the formation and evolution of the DHS The legal basis and foundation for the DHS The nature of risk and threat Training and preparatory exercises for homeland security professionals How states and localities can work compatibly with federal policy makers Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in both the pre- and post-9/11 and post-Katrina world The agencies and entities entrusted with intelligence analysis Issues surrounding border security, immigration, and U.S. citizenship Homeland security practice in the airline, maritime, and mass transit industries—including national, regional, and local rail systems The interplay between public health and homeland security Each chapter contains extensive pedagogy, including learning objectives, informative sidebars, chapter summaries, end-of-chapter questions, web links, and references to aid in comprehension and retention. Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Second Edition is the only book to provide an objective, balanced perspective on each of the core components that comprise the DHS’s mission and the priorities and challenges that federal and state government agencies continue to face.

Homeland Security

Author: Jane Bullock
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0128045108
Size: 42.22 MB
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Homeland Security: The Essentials, Second Edition concisely outlines the risks facing the US today and the structures we have put in place to deal with them. The authors expertly delineate the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. From cyberwarfare, to devastating tornadoes, to car bombs, all hazards currently fall within the purview of the Department of Homeland Security, yet the federal role must be closely aligned with the work of partners in the private sector. The book lays a solid foundation for the study of present and future threats to our communities and to national security, also challenging readers to imagine more effective ways to manage these risks. Highlights and expands on key content from the bestselling book Introduction to Homeland Security Concisely delineates the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters Provides coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing Explains the border security, immigration, and intelligence functions in detail Analyzes the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for critical infrastructure protection Explores the emergence of social media as a tool for reporting on homeland security issues

Homeland Security

Author: Paul M. Maniscalco
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763757853
Size: 67.62 MB
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Homeland Security: Principles and Practice of Terrorism Response is the definitive resource on all aspects of homeland security, including incident management, threat assessment, planning for and response to terrorism and other forms of violence, the federal response plan, and weapons of mass effect. Ideal as a textbook for college-level homeland security courses or as a training text for first responders and government officials, Homeland Security: Principles and Practices of Terrorism Response explains key concepts of national security and applies them to real-world operations.

Homeland Security

Author: Jane A. Bullock
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 012415803X
Size: 48.79 MB
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Homeland Security: The Essentials sets a new standard for security textbooks, concisely outlining the risks facing the US today and the structures we have put in place to deal with them. The authors expertly delineate the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. From cyber warfare to devastating tornados to car bombs, all hazards currently fall within the purview of the Department of Homeland Security. Yet the federal role must be closely aligned with the work of partners in the private sector, and the authors examine the challenges involved in these collaborative efforts. Homeland Security: The Essentials lays a solid foundation for the study of present and future threats to our communities and to national security, and challenges readers to imagine more effective ways to manage these risks. As with Bullock's other textbooks, the text contains ample full-color illustrations, but in a streamlined and affordable paperback format. Highlights and expands on key content from the bestselling textbook Introduction to Homeland Security, 4th Edition. Concisely delineates the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. Instructor materials include Learning Library modules to support writing, critical thinking, and research skills. Instructor websites offer valuable material for expanding the curriculum, including an Instructor's Guide, test banks, PPT Lecture Slides, and Interactive Video.

Homeland Security

Author: William O. Jenkins, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9781422302651
Size: 52.40 MB
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The Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) is the primary fed. entity responsible for ensuring that first responders (FR) have the capabilities needed to provide a coord., comprehen. response to any large-scale crisis. DHS was instructed to develop a nat. all-hazards approach -- preparing all sectors of society for any emergency event incl. terrorist attacks & natural or accidental disasters. This report addresses these questions: What has DHS done to provide policies & strategies that promote the dev't. of the all-hazards emergency mgmt. capabilities (EMC) of FR? How do FR EMC for terrorist attacks differ to capabilities needed for natural or accidental disasters? What emphasis has DHS placed on funding to state & local FR to enhance all-hazards EMC? Illus.