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NSF and Homeland Security
Related Websites and Other Resources

Protecting the Homeland
http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/homeland/
The White House focus on news and policies -- policies to strengthen the security of our Nation's infrastructure and our borders.

Fighting a Global War on Terror http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/nationalsecurity/
The White House focus on news and policies -- commitment to fighting the war on terrorism.

America Responds to Terrorism
http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Usgresponse.shtml
A compilation of resources and information for citizens about protecting our nation from terrorism.

Understanding Ground Zero
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=100471
NSF Media Briefing featuring six of the nation's top rapid-response researchers who reported on their experiences at Ground Zero, highlighted the concerns facing disaster researchers, and shared their results.

Disasters: Preparing for the Worst
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/disasters/index_low.jsp?id=preparing
NSF Special Report on how scientists are working to anticipate and minimize the worst effects of disasters.

Disasters and Hazard Mitigation: Living More Safely on a Restless Planet
http://www.nsf.gov/about/history/nsf0050/mitigation/mitigation.htm
A chapter about NSF research on understanding the causes and effects of disasters and making the world safer -- from "America's Investment in the Future," a book highlighting achievements and benefits resulting from NSF's investments in science and engineering over the years.

DETER: A Laboratory for Security Research
http://www.isi.edu/deter/index.html
In conjunction with DHS, NSF is funding the Cyber Defense Technology Experimental Research network (DETER) -- a system of nearly 1,000 computers used by researchers in the search of better security solutions.

 

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