Reports

National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, 2020-2025

The National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB), 2020-2025, presents coordinated, strategic actions that the United States Government will take in the next five years to improve the health and wellbeing of all Americans by changing the course of antibiotic resistance.  This Plan continues to prioritize infection prevention and control to slow the spread of resistant infections and reduce the need for antibiotic use.

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Department of Homeland Security 2020 Homeland Threat Assessment

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2020 Homeland Threat Assessment is a first-of-its-kind report synthesizing threat assessments across DHS including intelligence and operational components. This report is a whole-of-department effort with input from operational components throughout the DHS, such as the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Coast Guard, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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Emergency Services Ergonomics and Wellness

This handbook provides corrective measures that will help to increase the safety of emergency responders, reduce the costs of worker's compensation claims, maximize the longevity of emergency service careers, and assist with sending personnel into healthy retirements.

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Why Law Enforcement Needs to Take a Science-Based Approach to Training and Education

The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training and its Partner Advisory Committee have released a new science-based learning digital report to serve as a reference point for chiefs, sheriffs, mayors, risk managers, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) directors, training academy directors, and all those who have an investment in police training and education. This digital report is designed to increase the quality and sustainability of training and education in law enforcement agencies.

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Governance Preparedness: Initial Lessons From COVID-19 Initial Lessons From COVID-19

In a new report commissioned by the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, Georgetown University global health experts say the success of any effort to redress pandemic preparedness failures demonstrated by COVID-19 requires a re-centering of governance that would include greater accountability, transparency, equity, participation, and the rule of law.

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COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

This supplement to the 2019 Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place provides COVID-19 related questions to key principles and critical considerations. The questions can assist emergency management planners as they assess the impacts and constraints resulting from COVID-19 and review, revise, and implement evacuation or shelter-in-place plans.

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Future of DHS Project: Key Findings and Recommendations

The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security convened the Future of DHS Project to inform the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership team in January 2021 on the direction of DHS’s mission and how to address the challenges faced by the department. These are the key findings and recommendations.

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Cyber Essentials Toolkit-Chapter 3

The Cyber Essentials Toolkit is a set of modules designed to break down the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Cyber Essentials into bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership to work toward full implementation of each Cyber Essential. This chapter emphasizes protecting the information and applications on a network.

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Cyber Essentials Toolkit-Chapter 2

The Cyber Essentials Toolkit is a set of modules designed to break down the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Cyber Essentials into bite-sized actions for IT and C-suite leadership to work toward full implementation of each Cyber Essential. This chapter emphasizes the importance of the organization as a whole in cybersecurity, requiring a shift toward a culture of cyber readiness and greater cyber awareness among staff by providing cyber education, training, and other resources.

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Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus

This document provides the U.S. government’s guidance to airports and airlines for implementing measures to mitigate the public health risks associated with COVID-19, prepare for an increase in travel volume, and ensure that aviation safety and security are not compromised. It is intended to address public health concerns and support U.S. air carriers and airports as they make decisions and implement changes to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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