How Can I Use the HSDL?

Search over 250,000 librarian-selected resources related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management.

Save your search criteria and we will automatically email you a list of any matching resources added in the last week.

The HSDL librarians are homeland security experts. Ask for their guidance on brief, factual, mission-related inquiries. 

2024
2024 Total Solar Eclipse
Total solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse fascinated millions of viewers on April 8, 2024, as they gazed upon a historic event that only occurs approximately every 20 years in the contiguous U.S. Although the majority of the country experienced a partial solar eclipse, other areas in the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas,…
More about the event

Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse
The MV Dali is underneath the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge. Cranes and shipping containers are also present.

At approximately 1:30am Eastern Daylight Time, the cargo ship Dali reportedly lost power before crashing into a support tower of Baltimore, Maryland’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, a segment of Interstate 695 that spans over the Patapsco shipping channel into the harbor. The crash caused the bridge to collapse in several places. …
More about the event

Change Healthcare Cyberattack
Stethoscope and lock on keyboard

As a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, Change Healthcare is one of the largest prescription medication processors and claims to complete 15 billion healthcare transactions each year through its revenue and payment management systems. On February 21, 2024, a cyberattack on Change Healthcare threw healthcare industry operations into arrest as healthcare…
More about the event

People’s Republic of China (PRC) State-Sponsored Volt Typhoon Identified by CISA as Cyber Threat Actor
Blue World Map on Computer Screen

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) on February 7, 2024 to alert critical infrastructure organizations about impending cyber attacks from Chinese state-sponsored cyber groups, most notably Volt Typhoon. These groups have infiltrated the IT environments of several organizations focused on communications, energy, transportation, water,…
More about the event

Scroll to Top