Active shooter awareness on the campaign trail

HSFA on the Active Shooter Awareness Campaign Trail in Washington DC… HSFA hosted a town hall meeting, focusing on active shooter awareness and preparedness, Friday, November 17, 2017, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Thurgood Marshall Center in Washington. Keynote speaker Anthony Melé, President, AMI GLOBAL SECURITY, LLC, shared a Read More …

Increased Vigilance Key to Cyber, Infrastructure Security

By Oz Sultan By way of a little background. If you can think back to Target data breach of 2013 and their subsequent $18.5M settlement with 47 states — one of the key takeaways was that Target’s systems were compromised by a spearphishing attack. Defined, “Spear phishing is a phishing method that targets specific individuals or Read More …

Social Media As A Vital Engagement Platform For Government Outreach

by Matt Anthes Co-founder and CEO at SociallyMined, overseeing launch of Advocacy 2.0, a hybrid public relations-digital advocacy tool. Social media has evolved into the preferred method to reach and engage with the masses, culminating in exponential amplification. Individuals, businesses and celebrities have harnessed its power, yet the government has been Read More …

Crystal Glacier Takes Major Sponsorship Role in the Homeland Security Foundation of America’s Aware 2017 Public Safety Campaign

Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA) President Eric Brown announced today that Crystal Glacier Water, Inc. will contribute $36,000 to become the principal sponsor of this year’s annual public safety campaign, Aware 2017, to help raise awareness about what citizens can do to save lives and property during an active Read More …

Forms

Board Resolution Template v1.0 Use this form to create a new resolution for the board of directors. Service Member Datasheet Board members, staff and volunteers, use this form to update your Service Member Profile. New volunteers must also submit a Volunteer Registration Card (see below). Volunteer Registration Card New volunteers Read More …

Terror attack: Active Shooter kills 50 in Orlando and injures 50+, Mayor requesting state of emergency for the state of Florida

My heart goes out to the victims of this senseless attack.  HSFA officials have been working tirelessly to gather resources to build active shooter training facilities with public access.  We have spoken with members of the community and for years have encouraged businesses, security companies and schools to participate in Read More …

The Homeland Security Foundation of America Launches Veteran Engaged Technology Program

Today, the Homeland Security Foundation of America (HSFA) announced a new program to help veterans transition from military service to the civilian workforce.  The organization’s Veteran Engaged Technology (VET) program offers a certification track for veterans (or their spouses) with technology skills to receive civilian workforce integration training, access to Read More …