Through a series of press releases, commentary, images and publications, the Homeland Security Enterprise Forum provides insights into its work and current debates on homeland security policy.
The Jacksonville Killer Wanted Everyone to Know His Message of Hate writes HSEG Member Juliette Kayyem
Much is already known about the gunman who killed three Black customers at a Dollar General shop in Jacksonville, Florida, yesterday. He was in possession of an AR-15-style weapon and a handgun; he left manifestos about his hatred toward African Americans; he was wearing a tactical-style uniform, as if going to war. There are still questions about how he acquired the guns, his mental state, and whether he had accomplices. But the basic storyline is written. He made it easy. He wanted us to know.
HSEG Member Sarah Sewall on China’s BeiDou, GPS and great power competition
China’s BeiDou GNSS is newer, has more features, is more accurate, and has more satellites in the skies of more nations than the venerable U.S. GPS, according to Sarah Sewall, Executive Vice President for Strategic Issues at IQT.
HSEG Member Peter Bergen on What Putin must be dreading
CNN- Russian President Vladimir Putin made a speech Saturday condemning the mutiny by the Wagner group, comparing the uprising to the events sparked by Russia’s 1917 revolution. Putin claimed that the Russians were stabbed “in the back” by nameless enemies towards the end of World War I, which is why the Russians lost that war and that in turn led to “a civil war” in Russia, he said.
Ex-Intelligence Official and HSEG Member William Evanina Says Chinese Factory Will '100%' Bring Spies to US
Former intelligence official Bill Evanina told Congress Wednesday that a Chinese company trying to build a battery factory in Michigan will "100 percent" bring spies to the United States.
HSEG Member William Evanina on Ensuring U.S. Leadership in the Critical and Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century Hearing
Commanding Heights: Ensuring U.S. Leadership in the Critical and Emerging Technologies of the 21st Century
How to fix the US government's classified information problem with HSEG Co-Chair Jane Harman
Maintaining secrecy can be invigorating, whether you're a child with hidden treasures or a CIA agent safeguarding classified information.
HSEG Member Juliette Kayyem has a new book out that encourages preparedness
Former Homeland Security official and author Juliette Kayyem has a new book out that encourages preparedness. The Devil Never Sleeps makes the case that disasters are going to happen
HSEG Member Stewart Baker and Max Schrems Debate the Privacy Framework
Max Schrezms is the lawyer and activist behind the first and second (and, probably soon, a third) legal challenge to the adequacy of US law to protect European personal data.
Task Force Chaired by HSEG Member Secretary Jeh Johnson To Review Legal Strategies for Maintaining Diversity in Wake of U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Affirmative Action
The New York State Bar Association has launched a task force to recommend how colleges and businesses can maintain diversity in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.
HSEG Member Jessica Stern Discusses the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism for the Cyril Foster Lecture Series at Oxford
On Tuesday, May 16, 2023, Jessica Stern, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, presented the 2023 Cyril Foster Lecture: “Nuclear Terrorism: What is the Threat?
Organized retail crime is growing as a real threat
Giant Foods, a supermarket chain with 165 stores in the Mid-Atlantic is taking new measures to prevent retail crime
HSEG Co-Chair Jane Harman on Major Dam Destroyed in Ukraine
Jane Harman, Chair of the Commission on the National Defense Strategy, discusses US Secretary of State Antony Blinken poised to travel to Beijing in the upcoming weeks, and gives her remarks on the destruction of a major dam in Ukraine.
HSEG Member Suzanne Spaulding on the Need to Move Swiftly in Nominating New National Cyber Director
The Office of the National Cyber Director successfully led the development of the new National Cybersecurity Strategy. Now
HSEG Member Juliette Kayyem say leadership lessons of Marathon bombing response underscore value of preparedness, political unity, transparency — touch of kindness
Deval Patrick, then governor of Massachusetts, was driving home to Milton when his younger daughter, who was watching the Marathon just a few blocks from the finish line,
HSEG Co-Chair Secretary Michael Chertoff, who endorsed Supreme Court’s leak investigation, warns judges to stay vigilant
The former Homeland Security secretary who rubber-stamped the Supreme Court’s unsuccessful abortion leak investigation warned other federal judges Thursday to guard against similar breaches.
HSEG Co-Chair Jane Harman on America's security status
Ever since she was a teenager, Jane Harman knew she wanted to go into politics. In high school, she went to see John F. Kennedy speak at the Democratic convention, where he said the famous line, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
HSEG Member William Evanina on Judiciary Committee Hearing on "Intellectual Property and Strategic Competition with China: Part I"
The Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet hearing on “Intellectual Property and Strategic Competition with China: Part I.”
HSEG Member Juan Zarate and Deputy Secretary of the Department of Treasury in Conversation
As the one-year mark of the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo discusses the U.S. coalition’s sanctions strategy, its effectiveness, and the challenges that remain.
Mayor names HSEG Member Erroll Southers to L.A. police commission
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass on Tuesday named USC’s Erroll Southers to the city’s Board of Police Commissioners.
Homeland Security expert and HSEG Member Juliette Kayyem to receive Pinnacle Award
With a flip of her slippers, Juliette Kayyem puts on pumps and goes to work. Somehow, the world-renowned expert on homeland security juggles the lives of three kids and analyzing worldwide disasters, mostly from her Cambridge home.
DHS Unveils HSEG Member Secretary Jeh Johnson Official Portrait
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas today hosted the Official Portrait Unveiling Ceremony in honor of former Secretary Jeh Charles Johnson.
HSEG Member Jeh Johnson and HSEG Co-Chair Michael Chertoff on "Face the Nation,"
"And we want to continue that conversation about some of the national security risks, including gun violence. We're going to do that now with two former homeland security chiefs. I
HSEG Member Errol Southers talks to NPR about power grid security in the U.S.
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Errol Southers, professor of national and homeland security at the University of Southern California about power grid security in the U.S.
Covid is making us ungovernable
Brian Michael Jenkins, HSEG Member and Senior Adviser to the President of RAND writes how pandemics have fueled social divisions
Opinion: Putin’s dream is headed toward an inglorious end
Putin’s dream is headed toward an inglorious end, writes Peter Bergen, HSEG Member and CNN's National Security Analyst