Events, News and Video

  • New York just had its deadliest terror attack since 9/11

     Brian Nusssbaum, a former intelligence analyst and an assistant professor at the University at Albany, spoke to Mic about how effective counterterrorism efforts are against the methodology used on the deadly NYC attack.

  • Secure Future

    CEHC is preparing its students for the future by requiring a 100 hours of training for those in the major prior to graduation.  

  • Hurricane Relief

     Two students from UAlbany's College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity were offered an experiential learning experience when they gave direct support to Hurricane Harvey relief.

  • Smart cities are making the places we live more vulnerable to attacks

    The emergence of "smart cities" make our day to day tasks more efficient, however if security measures aren't prosed it can create an unsafe environment reliant on the digital world.

  • What does the Las Vegas shooting mean for concert security?

    With the recent Las Vegas shooting, Eric Stern (CEHC Professor) talks about concert security measures for both the performers and the audience.

  • Excelsior Challenge ensures New York State’s first responders remain ready

    The New York Excelsior Challenge is an event of exercises designed to help first responders gauge and sharpen their response capabilities. CEHC students were some of the participants that served as support to the Instructional team, and as role players, to enhance the realism of scenarios.
  • 2017-2018 Cybersecurity Policy Fellows

    Welcome the 2017-2018 cohort of New America Cybersecurity Fellows. Brian Nussbaum, Assistant Professor for CEHC, was held over from the 2016 -2017 cohort.

  • US government ramps up emergency response as Puerto Rico faces humanitarian, economic crises

    Puerto Rico is battling a potentially catastrophic humanitarian, agricultural and economic crises as the island reels from its worst hurricane impact in nearly a century.

  • Women and Crisis Leadership: A Panel Discussion

    Samantha Phillips, Director of National Center for Security & Preparedness, will join a panel of nationally recognized public safety professionals. This panel will explore the roles women play in crisis leadership and discuss challenges, insights, and lessons learned throughout their respective careers.

    DATE AND TIME Thu, October 5, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

    LOCATION Ronald Tutor Campus Center, The Forum University of Southern California 3607 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles, CA 90089

  • Trump Uses Border Security Funding As Condition Of Potential DACA Deal

    President Trump has said that any deal to protect DACA recipients must include more funding for border protection. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Brandon Behlendorf, CEHC professor, about how such funding might be used.
  • UAlbany wide receiver Brad Harris has "Secret" plan

    University at Albany wide receiver Brad Harris is on course to receive his CEHC graduate certificate in May. He has always had a dream of getting a career in law enforcement and is interested the Secret Service Uniformed Division.
  • Responding To Hurricane Harvey

    Dr. Eric Stern, a professor at the University at Albany College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity, talks about how social media has taken on a new role in disaster areas.
  • Capitol Pressroom Interview with Robert P. Griffn

    Capitol Pressroom met with Robert Griffin, dean of the University at Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity and discussed the work the school is doing and the needs of the 21st century workforce.
  • Why there is an 'enormous appetite' for this major at UAlbany

    The number of declared majors in the nation's first college of emergency preparedness, homeland security and cybersecurity is 10 times higher than the University at Albany expected.
  • Next Generation Emergency Management

    Terry Hastings, instructor of CEHC 344 (emergency management) tells us how it is up to the current generation to use their experience and insight to help mentor and further educate the next generation on the practical application of emergency management.

  • Unpacking and Exploring the Relationship between Crisis Management and Social Media in the Era of ‘Smart Devices’

    Eric Stern, Faculty Professor for CEHC, talks about the rise of social media and the broad diffusion of ‘smart devices’ in contemporary society have profound implications for crisis management.
  • Security experts warn lawmakers of election hacking risks

    Over 100 security experts - including CEHC Faculty Brian Nussbaum - sign a letter pushing for common sense election security measures.

  • ITS Announces Cyber Security Champion Award Winners

    Our very own Homeland Security Adjunct Instructor, Jaime Daley, was recognized for her tireless efforts to elevate and advance the value of cyber threat analysis and shared intelligence to the benefit of the York State and government agencies

  • Sheriff sees drones as lifesaving tool

    Inspector Lee Bormann demonstrates the use of drones and their infrared camera in different applications as the Albany County Sheriff's Office launches their drone program for emergency responses. Emily Barrett, Director of Experiential Learning and External Partnerships, represented CEHC by attending this event.