We deal with the wide range of homeland security issues: terrorism, critical infrastructure, emergency response and management, policy, strategy, disasters, pandemics, public health, safety, preparedness and education.
In the latest edition of "Just a Minute for Homeland Security" (a weekly public radio commentary produced by the Integrative Center for Homeland Security at Texas A&M University and KAMU 90.9 FM), Dr. Dave McIntyre says:
The funny thing about technology, is that sometimes when we use it to control a problem, the technology ends up controlling us. Technology is not mean or wicked - it is just logical.
Over two years, he became the target of collection agents for 20 delinquent accounts, was linked to a string of felonies he did not commit, and lost wages to a garnishment order that paid child support to a Chicago woman he had never met.
In this week's edition of "Just a Minute for Homeland Security," our weekly public radio program, ICHS Director Dr. Dave McIntyre reports:
"Quick acting administrators all over the U.S. have begun to put school communications systems in place in the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech. But whether the emergency is a gunman, or a tornado, or a fire, people at the scene are often gripped by indecision."
Dr. McIntyre offers a solution: Check, Decide, Act, Tell ... CDAT!