The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has made a number of strides since its inception. Review the Operational and Support Components of the DHS and examine the DHS Organizational Chart [PDF]. Read the article, DHS Record of Progress and Vision for the Future, which discusses the success of the DHS in 2017.
Write a 2–4 page paper in which you:
- Explain how the DHS has changed from its inception in 2001 to what it has become today.
- Choose one the Operational and Support Components and discuss its importance to the mission and goal of the Department of Homeland Security.
- Describe three characteristics of homeland security that you feel the United States needs to address in the immediate future and why.
- Explain the role cyber terrorism could play in future attacks against the United States and its allies.