Plenary Session 10 - Reflections on Nearly 20 years of DHS History and the Way Ahead
The Homeland Security Act of 2002 was signed into law on November 25, 2002 formally creating the Department of Homeland Security and in effect establishing the American homeland security enterprise. Many changes have been made since then including restructuring the organization and event creating an entirely new federal agency in CISA. Since its inception, DHS has been at the center of unique federal relationship with stakeholders - partnerships. What will the next few years hold for DHS and its partners? How does the current Secretary envision strengthening existing partnerships and building new ones?