Category: HSDL Newsletters

Winter 2014 Newsletter

In this issue: human trafficking, cyber theft, fentanyl Human Trafficking – DHS’ Blue Campaign The Blue Campaign was created to unify DHS’ efforts to combat human trafficking, an issue that touches many aspects of homeland security. Federal agencies including U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...

Fall 2013 Newsletter

In this issue: cyber crime, cyber infrastructure protection, cyber policy, prescription drug abuse, insider threats New and Expanded Featured Topics As the scope of homeland security expands and more information becomes available, the HSDL staff identifies and assembles Featured Topics, collections of what they consider to be the best and...

Summer 2013 Newsletter

In this issue: climate change, IED use by domestic terrorists, QHSR Climate Change and Homeland Security Higher temperatures, widespread droughts, an increase of severe storm events- these weather based changes impact homeland security in many ways including resource allocation, response planning, energy, infrastructure and transportation protection and emergency management. U.S....

Spring 2013 Newsletter

In this issue: electronic surveillance, sequestration, librarian of the year Newest Featured Topic: Electronic Surveillance Featured Topics are compilations of HSDL materials relating to current and emerging homeland security issues. The HSDL content team selects and organizes the information into collections for a topical overview and easy reference. The HSDL’s...

Fall 2012 Newsletter

In this issue: Hurricane Sandy, domestic terrorism, Learning from Hurricane Sandy A hurricane of unprecedented power wreaks havoc on the East Coast, combines with a full moon to amplify the storm surge, and follows with a strong Nor’easter to blow in a windy deep freeze to areas with no power,...

Summer 2012 Newsletter

In this issue: summer Olympics, heat waves and wildfires, windstorms The Olympic Games Protecting 30,000+ athletes and people associated with the Games, 200+ visiting dignitaries, an unknown number of visitors and more than 7.8 million residents of the London urban area during the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London will...

Spring 2012 Newsletter

New Featured Topic: Mass Gatherings A stadium collapses. A flash mob turns violent. A terrorist attack occurs. Both planned and spontaneous mass gatherings pose unique sets of challenges to public safety, security and health professionals. Discover the many aspects of preparing for and managing mass gatherings in the newest HSDL...

Fall 2011 Newsletter

In this issue we unveil our new Research Tools feature to help you find what you need, invite you to enter our Essay Contest, ask your opinion, share some items of interest and more. New HSDL Feature: Research Tools The HSDL is always looking for ways to make your research...

Summer 2011 Newsletter

Ten years have passed since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 occurred on our nation’s soil, forever changing Americans and our idea of security. The Homeland Security Digital Library was established to serve as a repository and research tool of the Center for Homeland Defense and Security to provide our users...

Spring 2011 Newsletter

Spring 2011 has been an intense homeland security season. From terrorism to tornados, earthquakes to a nuclear crisis, it has been a time of catastrophic emergencies and fast breaking situations needing immediate response. The Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL) is your source for information 24/7, securing our nation through the...