November 20 - 22, 2019|Washington, D.C.

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Homeland Security Week 2018 Event Guide

The 13th Annual Homeland Security Week is proud to announce that it is returning this October 22-24, 2018 in Washington, D.C.. Bringing together top homeland security leaders from government, industry and academia alike we will explore current challenges and future requirements necessary for gove ...

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Justify Your Trip

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Homeland Security Week this October in Washington D.C. and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

2018 Registration Form

Registration for the Homeland Security Week 2018 is easier than ever. Just download this registration form and send it to with the subject line HSW Registration.

Fast Track Packet

Your one stop for everything you will need prior to this year's Homeland Security Week!Current Attendee ListBoss LetterRegistration Form 

2018 Homeland Security Week Post Show Report

Homeland Security Week 2018 was our best Homeland event yet! Check out the most unforgettable moments from the week in the Post Show Report. Included in the report is a list of our top speakers, attending companies, top benefits of attending, sights of HSW18 and what our attendees had to...

Past Attendee Snapshot

Find out who attended last year's Homeland Security Week to get a preview of who you can expect to meet and learn from in 2018 this October 22-24 in Washington, D.C.!

Homeland Security Week Testimonials

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Attendee ROI Toolkit: Homeland Security Week 2018

Accelerate the approval process with our Attendee ROI Toolkit! This one-stop-shop for building your business case to attend includes:Benefits of AttendingDear Boss LetterRegistration formExpense worksheet Speaker highlightsand more tools & resources to ensure you'll be able to join us October 22-24, 2018 in College Park Marriott, Hyattsville, MD

Exclusive Content

5 Best Practices for Integration of Intelligence Analysts

We spoke with Deputy Assistant Director at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Donald Freese, Information and Technology Branch. Mr. Freese touches on where he sees the future of intelligence analytics within the next 2-5 years.

Homeland Security 2018 Community Report

This exclusive report includes survey results of those in the Homeland Security Industry. We found out what their priorities are, if any active RFI or RFPs are out, the biggest challenge in combating the threat to homeland security, if the acquisition of new technologies will be an important part of...

The 5 Pillars of the DHS's Cybersecurity Strategy

On May 16, 2018 the Department of Homeland Security released a new strategy to provide the Department with a framework to execute their cybersecurity responsibilities during the next five years. This approach is designed to help them keep pace with the evolving cyber risk landscape by reducing vulnerabilities and building...

Intelligence Analytics eBook: How DHS & the DOD are Leveraging Intelligence Analytics to Protect the Homeland

How is the US Government, from the military to DHS to law enforcement agencies, leveraging intelligent analytics to strengthen national security? Find out in our comprehensive e-book that covers key intelligence analytics budget priorities for the year ahead as well as 3+ case studies on how streamlining analytics and integrating...

Exclusive Interview with the U.S. General Services Administration

The Homeland Security Team sat down with three of our distinguished 2017 speakers, Daniel Kenny, Director of 18F’s, Agency Partnerships team Technology Transformation Service, Rebecca Refoy-Sidibe, Product Lead Technology Transformation Service and Mark Hopson, Innovation Specialist, to get their insights on the future of Homeland Security.

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Prospectus

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus to explore the target audience and the various sponsorship opportunities available at the conference. Alternatively, feel free to send your request to to receive your copy via email.


The Future of Biometric Technology

In this interview we sat down with Paul Hunter the Chief of Biometrics Strategy at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He explores the current and future use of biometric technology at USCIS. He mentions that “Voice holds a lot of promise in the digital...

Exclusive Interview with Lee Bowes, USCIS (DHS)

In this extensive interview Mr. Lee Bowes gives us some of the major challenges facing biometrics at U.S. Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS), his person-centric focused strategy, improvements in the collection, storage and dissemination of biometric data and how mobile biometrics can play a huge part for USCIS.

FBI and CIA Viewpoints on Current and Future Cyber Threats

We recently spoke with FBI Section Chief, Trent Teyema, who oversees all aspects of operation readiness for the FBI’s Cyber Division, and most recently served as the Special Agent in Charge of Counterintelligence and Cyber for the Los Angeles Field Office. As well as Sherrill L. Nicely started her tenure...

Homeland Security Week Exclusive Interview with Emily Keplar

The Homeland Security Team sat down with one of our distinguished 2017 speakers, Emily Keplar, DHS Intelligence Functional Manager Collection & Reporting Chair of DHS ISR Working Group, to get her insights on the future of Homeland Security.


Novetta Entity Analytics

Novetta Entity Analytics combines data from multiple sources and produces advanced 360-degree views of real-world entities and their relationships to other records and entities.  This white paper provides technical readers with a walkthrough of the processes Novetta Entity Analytics uses to combine data from multiple sources and rapidly resolve and...

Novetta Cyber Analytics

Novetta Cyber Analytics is an advanced network-traffic analytics solution that empowers analysts with comprehensive, near real-time cyber security visibility and awareness, filling a critical gap in today’s enterprise cyber security toolset. With queries that take only seconds ‒– even at Petabyte network traffic scale ‒– the solution enables analysts to...


Mission Solutions for Homeland Security

Joe Cloyd is the Technical Fellow & Director, Network Solutions OU at Northrop Grumman Technology Services. He discusses securing wireless communications for first responders, ensuring reliability and survivability of products in austere environments, and utilizing custom flexibility solutions to meet changing plans and mission sets.

Nuclear Terrorism Impacts and Zoned Approach to Response

Josh Dozor is the Director, Planning Division, Response Directorate at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He discusses understanding the full severity of nuclear terrorism threats, deep dive into DHS plans and policy for responding to an incident, and developing cross departmental relationship to ensure effective response.

Requirements for Biometrics and Technical Support to Homeland Security Investigations

SA Rodger L. Werner, Unit Chief, ISIM, ICE-HSI gives an overview of current Homeland Security Investigations, facial/iris/voice biometrics requirements, and multi-sensor data fusion.

“Finding The Needle In The Haystack”

Gain New Methods For Effectively Sorting Through Large Amounts Of Video DataAdvancing capabilities to process, exploit and disseminate data to deliver actionable intelligenceReal time analysis, filtering data as it is collected to enhance operationsIntegrating data with open architecture and flexible systemsDr. Terry Adams, Program Manager Intelligence Advanced Research, Projects Activity...


Working With Images and Videos at Scale: Solutions for Law Enforcement

If you would like to learn about how Cloudera can provide Solutions for law enforcement when working with images and videos at scale, take a look at this whitepaper today!

Global Homeland Security Surveillance Camera Market 2017-2021

The sample report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global homeland security surveillance camera market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the retail sales of haircare products to individual consumers and salons.

New Content!

FY19 Department of Homeland Security Budget Infographic: Where is the Money Going?

This infographic highlights key components of the President’s 2019 Budget requests of $47.5 billion in net discretionary budget authority for DHS, a $3.4 billion increase from 2018 annualized CR level. Find out:Key DHS strategic priorities and areas of investment for FY19How the money is allocated between CBP, FEMA, ICE, TSA,...

Enhancing the Resilience of Federal Cybersecurity: The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program At-A-Glance

The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program was designed to provide DHS, along with Federal Agencies with capabilities and tools to identify cybersecurity risks on an ongoing basis, prioritize these risks based on potential impacts, and enable cybersecurity personnel to mitigate the most significant problems first. In this short article,...

The Top 5 DHS Priorities for 2019

Securing the Homeland in the Age of Catastrophic Terrorism, Cyberwarfare and Extreme Weather EventsThe President’s 2019 Budget requests $47.5 billion in net discretionary budget authority for the Department of Homeland Security. As in years past, the 2019 budget continues to focus on strengthening the security of our Nation through increased...

Featured Content

2018 Critical Facets to Homeland Security - Vol 3

In advance of our 2018 Homeland Security Week,  we’ve made it our mission to keep you informed one the latest innovations in Directed Energy, Intelligence Analytics, Critical Infrastructure, Robotics, Cyber Security, Global ID Management and more to help you keep your eye on the big picture view of Homeland Security.

HSW - Cyber Security Agenda-at-a-Glance

We created a customized Cyber Security Agenda for you! Explore our hand-picked sessions we think you would find most beneficial!

HSW Border Security Agenda-at-a-Glance

We have created a quick Homeland Security Week Border Security Agenda-at-a-glance so you can see all of the sessions that we have created to cover this timely and important topic. 

Exclusive Interview with DHS and District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency

A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE OF HOMELAND SECURITYAhead of the upcoming Homeland Security Week this October 22-24, 2018 in College Park Marriott, Hyattsville, MD, we spoke with two of our speakers to hear about their most current challenges and solutions, which includes:* Expanding responsibilities into non-traditional areas of practice* Attacks...

2018 Homeland Security Briefings

We worked closely with our partners at Homeland Security Newswire to bring you the most up-to-date news on what is happening in the world of Homeland Security.  Covering topics from AI, Securing power grids, remote sensing data to identify nuclear threats and more, this briefing will bring you the information...

Best Practices in Maintaining Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems

Covers Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) best practices developed by STS over the past five (5) years to maintain Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) systems in an austere environment

Best Practices In Enterprise Asset Management: HSW 2018 Whitepaper

Written By Douglas Morgan and Bob Caviness, this report covers EAM best practices developed by STS International over the past five (5) years in order to maintain Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems (NIIS) at a high operational availability rate with reduced costs.