Academic Insights

  • Disaster mitigation tactics are evolving

    Whether it’s hurricanes on the east coast or wildfires and earthquakes out west, emergency disaster mitigation (EDM) tactics and strategies in the U.S. are being put to the test in a variety of ways.

  • Authenticity poses new challenges for intelligence community

    The pace of technological change has impacted the lives of populations everywhere in one way or another. From communications devices, to cars, even home appliances are connected to the internet. But, perhaps the most critical…

  • Staying relevant in an increasingly cyber world

    As the cyber industry expands, there’s an influx of unique job titles: cybersecurity analyst, cybersecurity manager, even cyber warrior. But, working in the field of cybersecurity doesn’t always mean holding a position with a trendy tech name.

  • How to teach Homeland Security in the 21st Century

    In the national and homeland security sectors, there are numerous resources and theory. But when it comes down to actually protecting the country in an ever-changing threat environment, how do professionals prepare for future risks?

  • Keeping cyber safe during an important month

    The cyber world is always changing rapidly and finding which way is up can be difficult at times.

    That’s why there are people like Ahmed Naumaan, Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at American Military University to think about the best ways to networks secure.

  • To offset personal bias, intelligence expert says those in the IC community should lean on diversity

    Bias is one thing everyone has, diversity in the intelligence community and careful self-examination can help people leave behind bias and becoming superb intelligence employees , said Erik Kleinsmith, associate vice president for strategic relations, intelligence, national and homeland security and cyber for American Military University.

  • Training and education are needed most to make important policy decisions in disasters

    Natural disasters are a part of life, but the increase in fires and hurricanes are putting a larger emphasis on training and education for emergency managers.

  • The future of the intelligence community is in critical thinking and integrity, former White House advisor says

    “One of the critical characteristics, and this is universal, is the idea of finding young people that have a high degree of integrity,” said Chris Costa, director of the International Spy Museum and former special assistant for the president and senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council said during the discussion Building a Career in Today’s Intelligence Community.