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The Debate Over Drone Use in U.S. Military and Intelligence Operations

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as “drones,” as a military weapon in order to target and kill specific individuals deemed to present a military or terrorism threat, is viewed as controversial by some people.

Can We Cope with the Large Scale Hacking Phenomenon?

Cyber-attacks and hackers are becoming more common in news headlines, including a recent attack on the IRS. What does that mean for our future?

CTU’s Angela Cincis First to Graduate with National Guard Scholarship

CTU’s first Master of Science in Homeland Security National Guard Scholarship recipient, First Lieutenant Angela Cincis, graduates with her degree and is excited about what the future holds, personally and professionally.

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center: America’s New Agency for Analyzing Cybersecurity Threats

The Obama Administration recently announced the creation of a new intelligence coordinating agency to deal with cybersecurity threat intelligence.

Why Terrorists Are Hacking the American Military's Social Media Accounts

Hackers claiming affiliation with Islamic State, the terrorist and guerrilla organization that controls large swaths of Syria and Iraq, were able to take control of the social media accounts of the US military command responsible for the Middle East and Central Asia.

Coping with the Threat of Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies

The recent NATO Advanced Workshop dealt with a wide range of issues of concern regarding nuclear weapons, radiological weapons and nuclear and radiological safety.

The North Korean Cyberattack on Sony: Is this Cyberwar?

In the wake of the cyber-attack from North Korea, Sony announced that it would not be releasing the film on the scheduled release date and major US movie theater chains declined to screen the film.

Stay Smart with Social Media

Social media is a great way to connect with others, but you may be putting yourself at risk by sharing too much.

Under Investigation: What the FBI Really Is Today

To understand the FBI, one must understand an organization that is able to support a huge task with a relatively small number of agents spread throughout the world. 

A Great Support Network for Success

Dennis Baker feels the friends he’s making at CTU are invaluable to helping him transition from a military career to civilian life.

The Constitutional Right to Privacy – What it Means for Security

Every democratic society has grappled with the dilemma of giving its citizens as much security as possible while also providing them with as much personal privacy as possible. 

Message from University President, Andrew Hurst

CTU has a longstanding commitment to fostering a learning environment that emphasizes tolerance and respect.

First Master of Homeland Security Graduate Shares His Take on the Program

Student William Prichard is among the first to graduate from the Master of Homeland Security program at CTU. He’s an experienced professional who has spent years dedicated to saving lives.

A Case for National Standards for the Death Penalty

The standards for the death penalty are not uniform across all states. CTU Program Director for Criminal Justice Rich Holloway argues his case for why he feels they should be.

How Homeland Security Careers are Increasingly Cyber-Centric

Homeland security involves many agencies across many disciplines, but it’s cybersecurity that’s poised to explode with job opportunities in the coming years.