Counter Terrorism Actions taken directly against terrorist networks and indirectly to influence and render global and regional environments inhospitable to terrorist networks.
Countering Violent Extremism Reducing the number of terrorist group supporters through non-coercive means.
Crime-Terror-Insurgency Nexus The convergence of crime, terrorism and insurgency and its threat to security.
Criminal Intelligence Information gathered or collated, analyzed, recorded/reported and disseminated by law enforcement agencies concerning types of crime, identified criminals and known or suspected criminal groups
Physical, cyber systems and related assets, vital to a nation such that their incapacity or destruction would have a debilitating impact on their physical, economic, security, public health, and/or safety. Banking sector, public transportation, energy grids, telecommunications, are all examples of critical infrastructure.
Cyber Security The collective processes and mechanisms by which sensitive and valuable information and services are protected from publication, tampering or collapse by unauthorized activities or untrustworthy individuals and unplanned events.This field covers all the processes and mechanisms by which computer-based equipment, information and services are protected from unintended or unauthorized access, change or destruction. Computer security also includes protection from unplanned events and natural disasters. This field includes practitioners from the whole-of-government who work in diplomacy, strategy and policy development, legal, law enforcement, intelligence and military professionals working in the cyber domain
Cybercrime Criminal activity or a crime that involves the Internet, a computer system, or computer technology. E.g. identity theft, phishing, hacking, spamming, etc.
Data Information (as measurements or statistics) used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation.
Defense Resources Management A financial management function which includes providing advice and guidance to the commander, developing command resource requirements, identifying sources of funding, determining cost, acquiring funds, distributing and controlling funds, tracking costs and obligations, cost capturing and reimbursement procedures, providing accounting support, and establishing a management internal control process.
Support provided by US Federal military forces, Department of Defense civilians, Department of Defense contract personnel, Department of Defense component assets, and National Guard forces (when the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the governors of the affected states, elects and requests to use those forces in Title 32, United States Code, status) in response to requests for assistance from civil authorities for domestic emergencies, law enforcement support, and other domestic activities, or from qualifying entities for special events. (DODD 3025.18)
Disaster Management & Response Measures taken before, during, or after hostile action or natural or manmade disasters to reduce the probability of damage, minimize its effects, and initiate recovery.
How the United States fosters political, economic, and social pluralism; the geographic, religious, and social diversity of American life; progress in applying American ideals to ethnic minorities and women, including how they address gender-based violence. How American Families live and work in cities, towns and rural areas; how Americans function in communities, worship, work together in organizations, participate in and support cultural and historical events; the role of volunteerism in American life.
E-Learning Facilitation Facilitation is a process that trainers, team builders, meeting leaders, managers, and communicators use to add content, process, and structure to meet the needs of an individual, group or team. E-learning facilitation is provided by a person, called a facilitator, who leads others virtually to obtain knowledge and information, work collaboratively, and accomplish their objectives.
E-Learning Instructional Design The philosophy, methodology, and approach used to deliver information in a virtual format. Just as with the instructional design definition, it is the entire process of analysis of learning needs and goals and the development of a virtual delivery system to meet those needs. It includes development of instructional materials and activities; and tryout and evaluation of all instruction and learner activities.
Economics has a direct impact on the security and stability of nations. Articles in this category may cover a nation's economy and how it impacts stability within the country or global economics and how it can impact regional security and potentially undermine the sovereignty of a nation. For example - debt-trap diplomacy.
Education and Training activities equip people with knowledge, know-how, skills and/or competences required in particular subject-matter or other topics where the purpose and range of educational institutions, the value of an educated and responsible citizenry, and the educational opportunities are available to all citizens.
Emotional Intelligence The capacity to reason about emotions, and of emotions to enhance thinking. It includes the abilities to accurately perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth. Also refers to an ability to recognize the meanings of emotion and their relationships, and to reason and problem-solve on the basis of them. Emotional intelligence is involved in the capacity to perceive emotions, assimilate emotion-related feelings, understand the information of those emotions, and manage them.
Employee Engagement The emotional and mental commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.
Energy Security Measures taken to protect energy supply, generation, and distribution systems against all acts designed to, or which may, impair or destroy them. Also, a condition that results from the establishment and maintenance of protective measures that create a state of inviolability from hostile acts or influences for the prior.