HLS 3306: Homeland Security Technology


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.


  1. Define current technologies used in homeland security and domestic response operations.
  2. Analyze personal protective equipment (PPE) employed by first responders.
  3. Analyze detection equipment employed by first responders.
  4. Evaluate domestic drone use by first responders.
  5. Discuss the future of homeland security technologies.
  6. Assess terrorist technological threats to homeland security.
  7. Explain terrorist use of technology in modern attacks.
  8. Examine the implications of future technology use by terrorists.




Homeland security technologies for the 21st century

Publisher: Praeger (2017)
Author: Baggett, R. K., Foster, C. S., & Simpkins, B. K. (Eds.).
ISBN: 9781440833533
Price: $52.65

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