Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Blog

Policy advisor presents at a meeting of executives.
January 17, 2024
What does it mean to work as a policy advisor? Find out more about the job description and duties, as well as the standard policy advisor salary range.
Two emergency planners analyze risk data in a lab filled with large computer screens.
January 12, 2024
Emergency management principles are used to create protocols that keep people safe during disasters. Discover how they help emergency managers save lives.
A security threat analyst studies maps of critical infrastructure.
January 9, 2024
Performing a homeland security threat assessment helps identify and prioritize threats to national security. Learn what goes into a threat assessment.
A cybersecurity expert works with code on a row of monitors.
December 6, 2023
What AI challenges and opportunities are transforming national security? Discover the benefits and risks of AI and how they can impact security efforts.
A financial crimes investigator sits at an office desk in front of an open laptop and looks at a piece of paper.
September 28, 2023
Financial crimes like fraud cost the U.S. billions each year. Learn how financial crimes investigators work with law enforcement to prevent these crimes.
A cybersecurity professional types on a keyboard at a desk in front of several monitors.
September 21, 2023
Who is responsible for the investigative and analytical work following a successful cyberattack? Learn more about the role of a cybercrime investigator.
Business continuity planners sit at a table examining papers.
September 13, 2023
Planning for business continuity and disaster recovery helps companies navigate emergencies. Explore what it is and how business continuity managers assist.
A group of officials and medical staff hold a meeting at a conference table.
August 10, 2023
What does it take to become a public health specialist? Discover why public health is important and the responsibilities of public health specialists.
A police captain speaks to the press outside a home with yellow police tape across the entrance.
May 23, 2023
Police captains play a vital role in their departments and in the communities they serve. Learn more about the role and responsibilities of a police captain.
A family of four discusses an emergency plan in their living room, with the contents of an emergency kit laid out on the coffee table.
May 2, 2023
How can people and businesses prepare for spring weather hazards? Explore tips and resources that can help ready homes and businesses for extreme weather.