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Homeland Security Technology

The VACCINE Center and American Military University are proud to present a quarterly webinar series, which launched in July 2015.

VACCINE (Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments) is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. The webinars are in coordination with the framework of The National Conversation on Homeland Security Technology that was recently created by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T).

Each webinar will focus on a specific structured dialogue topic related to homeland security technology in an effort to get people talking about problems, challenges, and solutions to keep our country safe.

Next Webinar

Coming soon - check back for details.

Previous Webinars

Technology and Forensics: The Future of Law Enforcement

Harnessing the Power of TEVUS Webinar: Assessing lone-wolf drone terror threats with the Terrorism and Extremist Violence in the United States (TEVUS) Portal

Social Media and It’s Many Uses: From Information Collection to Humanitarian and Disaster Assistance, and More

Unlocking the Power of Resilient Communities: How Veterans Help HRD Practitioners Optimize their Workforce

Maritime Smuggling: How Technology Can Disrupt the Network

Visual Analytics: A Case for Ethical Decision Making

Decision-Making and Counter Terrorism: How the Visual Analytics of Data Can Help Save Lives

Presenters Have Included:

Edward J. Delp

Dr. Edward J. Delp

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

Joe DiRenzo, III

Dr. Joe DiRenzo, III

Professor of Intelligence Studies, American Military University

Abish Malik

Dr. Abish Malik

Research Scientist, Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability Environments Center (VACCINE)

Charles M. Russo

Charles M. Russo

Intelligence Analyst & Certified Adjunct Faculty Member, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Adjunct Instructor, School of Security & Global Studies, American Military University

Dennis Thom

Dr. Dennis Thom

Institute for Visualization & Interactive Systems, University of Stuttgart

James H. Hess

Dr. James H. Hess

Faculty Director & Associate Professor, School of Security & Global Studies, American Military University

Alex Endert

Dr. Alex Endert

Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Chuck Russo

Dr. Chuck Russo

Program Director, School of Security and Global Studies, American Military University


American Military University is the #1 provider of education to the U.S. military* and a quality online provider of higher education to adult learners working in the areas of national and homeland security, and public safety. AMU offers respected online degrees and certificates in high-demand sectors of cybersecurity, homeland security, national security studies, and beyond. American Military University is part of the accredited American Public University System.

Established in July of 2009 in partnership with Purdue University, VACCINE is the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Center of Excellence in Visual and Data Analytics. Its mission continues to focus on creating methods, tools, and applications to analyze and manage vast amounts of information for all mission areas of homeland security in the most efficient manner.

*As reported by Military Times, Jul/Aug. 2015