HLS 3306: Homeland Security Technology

Description

Contrasts various homeland security technology options with emphasis on prevention, protection, mitigation, interdiction/intervention, inspection, detection, and response technologies as they relate to domestic homeland security and first responders operations. Examines terrorists’ use of technology and how the evolution of technology has changed terrorist attacks.

Objectives

  1. Examine criminal and terrorist threats that have led to the development of prevention, protection, mitigation, interdiction/intervention, inspection, detection, and response technologies for use in homeland security and domestic response operations.
  2. Analyze personal protective equipment (PPE) and detection equipment technologies employed by first responders as they relate to CBRNE, cyber threats, natural disasters, and law enforcement/counterterrorism operations.
  3. Evaluate the applications and implications of domestic drone use across all domestic HLS/first responder realms.
  4. Analyze the research and development of future homeland security technologies.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Introduction to homeland security: Principles of all-hazards risk management (Rev: 4)

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann (2012)
Author: Bullock, J., Haddow, G., & Coppola, D.
ISBN: 9780124158023
Price: $77.95

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the CSU Bookstore at bookstore@columbiasouthern.edu