Homeland Security


Homeland Security Private Security
Private security refers to the provision of security services to private individuals and organizations. These services may include the protection of people, property, and assets, as well as the provision of security consulting, risk assessment, and training services. Private security is a rapidly growing industry, with increasing demand for its services in a range of...
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Homeland Security Order of Sword and Shield
The Order of the Sword and Shield is the first and only academic and professional honor society dedicated exclusively to homeland security, intelligence, emergency management, cyber and information security, and all protective security disciplines.
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KY Intelligence Symposium Homeland Security
On Friday, October 14, 2022, the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS) and the Kentucky Intelligence Fusion Center (KIFC) hosted the first Kentucky Intelligence Symposium. The symposium sought to allow young and emerging professionals to participate in a discussion with public servants on both the state and federal level, providing students, professionals, and public servants...
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David Hodnett Emergency Management Homeland Security
Eastern Kentucky University online homeland security student, David Hodnett, interned with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Emergency Management Office (CMEMO) during the 2022-23 school year. Typically, thoughts and images of flooding, mud slides, hurricanes, and wildfires come to mind when thinking of emergency management. While emergency managers play a large part in leading the response and recovery...
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Mashell Carmack Homeland Security Graduate
Mashell Rena Carmack is a recent graduate from EKU Online’s homeland security bachelor’s degree program. Mashell is a Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) information coordinator for The Miami County Emergency Management Agency in Ohio. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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Jeff Benton Homeland Security Graduate
Jeffrey Benton grew up in Estill County, Kentucky less than 20 miles from Eastern Kentucky University’s campus. After graduating from high school, Benton joined the Air Force and began a 20-year military career, which took him all over the world.
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homeland security student success
Dr. Chad Foster is an associate professor and coordinator of the homeland security program at Eastern Kentucky University. In these roles, he enjoys working with students who have an interest in the homeland security and emergency management disciplines. Prior to joining EKU, Foster served as a federal emergency management agency contractor with responsibilities for implementing...
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homeland security misinformation
Most people have probably noticed someone on social media promoting a false or misleading post, headline or theory. Although sometimes an individual does this with malicious intent, it is often that an individual promotes false or misleading information due to their inability to identify what is true on the Internet and what is not. This...
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Ryan Baggett
Homeland security encompasses more than just border patrol and counterterrorism—disaster response, cybersecurity, and law enforcement all fit under the discipline. Whether you want to serve your local community or the nation at large, EKU’s homeland security degree offers numerous opportunities at every level of government — local, state, and federal, as well as private companies...
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homeland security christopher hogan
Christopher Hogan is a student in EKU Online’s homeland security bachelor’s degree program. Christopher is a communications manager at Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey. He recently shared his thoughts about his EKU Online experience.
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