Chapter 1- 2, 4: Introduction to Homeland Security/ Historical Context/
OrganizationWhat does the homeland consist of? Where are the funds for homeland security?
Local, municipal, state, federal; Most of the funds are Federal, most of the work is
Chapter 5- Intelligence & CounterterrorismList source of intelligence:
Open source intelligence, human intelligence, signals intelligence, geospatial intelligence,
measurement and signature intelligence
What is the purpose of Security Screening Programs?
Chapter 6- Borders/Immigration
What is immigration? Why immigrate?
Immigration is the act of entering and settling permanently in another country
Main historical reasons for immigrating: availability in the workforce, economic
opportunity, standard of liv
What was the PATRIOT Act?
Expanded the scope of National Security Letters and the scope of 215/FISA warrants
What 5 directorates make up DHS?
Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection, Science and Technology, Border and
Transportation Security, E
Chapter 10- Mitigation & Response
What is the role of the CDC in preparedness and response?
The CDC: (1) provides information and training to local offices of public health who are likely to
be the first to encounter victims of these weapons if a CBR atta
Chapter 8 - Cyber security
What is ARMOR stand for?
Assistant randomized monitoring over routes
Who handled disasters before the 1950s?
Local and state governments
What office does Kennedy establish? Why is it significant?
The Office of Emergency Prepared
Chapter 7-Transportation/Aviation- April 15, 2013
Why are transportation networks secured by the federal government?
Because of their interstate naturethe vast majority of these networks cross state lines
Describe security for different transit systems.
Chapter 3- Hazards
What is a hazard?
A hazard is a source of danger that may or may not lead to an emergency or disaster
three categoriesnatural, technological, and terrorist
What are the 4 steps in the Emergency Management cycle?
Directorate of border and transportation security
Active shooter situation plans
Chief law enforcement officer is attorney general
Definition of homegrown violent extremist and what motivates them
o A person who has lived or operated primarily in the US