Homeland Security Division
Mission & Purpose
- To provide legal and ethical forums for the exchange of information, ideas and recommendations between industry and government on homeland security issues
- To promote a vigorous, robust and collaborative government-industry homeland security team
- To advocate for best-in-class, high technology equipment, systems, training and support for America's first responder community
The Homeland Security Division incorporates the six critical mission areas identified in the National Strategy for Homeland Security: Intelligence and Warning, Border and Transportation Security, Domestic Counterterrorism, Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Key Assets, Defending Against Catastrophic Threats, and Emergency Preparedness.
The Homeland Security Division focuses on the protection and security of the assets, information, facilities, and resources of the government, military, and private sector organizations which comprise the technological, military, and industrial infrastructure of the United States. We provide input and advice to a wide range of agencies and departments of Federal, state, and local governments, and to commercial, industrial, and academic institutions.
- Security and protection philosophies, concepts, practices and procedures;
- Current and emerging technologies, and technology transfer;
- Assessments and analyses of threats, vulnerabilities and risk;
- Development of countermeasures and products;
- System design and development methodologies;
- System implementation considerations and evaluations;
- Policy and regulatory issues;
- Education, training and awareness;
- Standardization, education and certifications;
- Risk management processes in the changing threat environment.
Activities to Accomplish Mission
- Provide periodic forums such as breakfasts, meetings, working groups, and symposia for open, constructive dialogue and networking between industry and government;
- Educate members and others interested in homeland security issues through special projects, meetings and seminars;
- Establish and maintain lines of communication with agencies and departments of federal, state and local government on homeland security issues of interest to industry;
- Prepare studies, reports, assessments and analyses on key homeland security issues;
- Cooperate and collaborates with other associations, organizations and NDIA divisions to facilitate the effectiveness of activities undertaken.
America Secure Award 2012 - Information to Come!
The NDIA Homeland Security Division annually presents its highest award, the America Secure Award, to a deserving individual or organization in recognition of their contributions to making the United States a more secure and prosperous nation.
Download/Print/View the nomination information to view past recipients, selection criteria, and nominating procedure.
Follow the NDIA Homeland Security Division on Twitter! @NDIA_Homeland
News & Information
- State of America's Homeland Security Address
Thu, 27 Jan 2011 06:00:00 -0600
- Download/Print/View pictures of the Division's America Secure Award Luncheon, on February 8th, 2011, in honor of Virginia Task Force 1, International Urban Search & Rescue Team, Fairfax Fire & Recue Academy.
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher's Testimony on "Securing our Borders - Operational Control and the Path Forward"
Tue, 15 Feb 2011 06:00:00 -0600
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher testified about operational initiatives to secure America’s borders before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security.
- Download/Print/View the proceedings by Dr. Douglas Maughan, Cyber Security Division Director, Homeland Security, Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA), Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Thu, 17 Feb 2011, Homeland Security/Cyber Division Executive Breakfast
2013 Homeland Security Symposium
Mr. Bradley Schreiber
Applied Science Center for Homeland Security
Phone: (202) 683-2005
Mr. Paul Kendall
2013 Conference Chair
Mr. Lawrence Studdiford
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Phone: (571) 218-1473
2011 America Secure Award Nominations Committee Chair
Hon. Nancy Harvey Steorts
Nancy Steorts & Associates
Phone: (703) 790-5116
Outreach and Public Relations Chair
Ms. Sandra Baer
Phone: (240) 876-8191
Dr. John H. Bridges, III
The National Graduate School of Quality Management
Phone: (800) 838-2580
International Intelligence Advisor
Mr. Hugh McLeod
Phone: + (44) 20 7856 9450
Liaison to U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)
Mr. Steve Pranger
Phone: (202) 761-5876
Liaison to DHS NPPD and NDIA Cyber Security Division
Ms. Kelly Woods-Vaughn
InfraGard National Members Alliance
Phone: (202) 467-8202
Liaison to DHS S&T
Mr. Waseem Naqvi
Phone: (508) 490-3635
Liaison to DHS TSA
Mr. Tom Meyers
BayFirst Solutions, LLC
Phone: (202) 567-2180
Liaison to DHS FEMA
Mr. Timothy Starkey
Phone: (240) 338-4774
Liaison to DHS USSS
Ms. Eileen Parise
Phone: (202) 285-9253
Liaison to USCG
Mr. Jerry Woolever
CACI International, Inc.
Phone: (703) 460-1551
Liaison to CBP
Mr. Gregory Davis
Phone: (301) 577-9339
Lead for Cyber Security
Ms. Nicole Dean
Phone: (703) 284-4294
National Defense Industrial Assocation
Mrs. Christy Mason, CMP
Phone: (703) 247-2586
Ms. Laura Yuska
Phone: (703) 247-2596