News & Upcoming Events
We are pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for The CIO Forum & Executive IT Summit - Pittsburgh September 10-11, 2013 Join the IT industry's foremost respected leaders as they dive into the hot IT topics of the year, discover cutting-edge solutions to today's most difficult IT challenges, and discuss leadership techniques and the changing role of the CIO with the world's most visionary strategists and leaders.
An intern working in the Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security will find their internship challenging, dynamic, and rewarding. You might be asked to perform tasks such as photocopying, data entry, drafting briefs or memoranda, or answering phone calls. Exciting projects include engaging in research, creating web content, or attending meetings with directors and community leaders. Anyone within the office might have a project for you to work on that may take a few hours, days, or even weeks to complete.
As FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate posted in the FEMA Blog, "This last year was an important reminder to all of us that earthquakes, like other disasters, can strike anytime, anywhere, not just on the West Coast. They come with little to no warning and their effects, such as shaking, can often be felt hundreds of miles and many states away from their epicenters.
Our critical infrastructure, such as the electrical grid, financial sector, and transportation networks that underpin our economic and national security, have suffered repeated cyber intrusions, and cyber crime has increased dramatically over the last decade.
Hurricanes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks can cause devastation and massive loss of life but a sever solar storm could plunge the nation back into the 18th Century!
The Coalition is proud to promote AMERICA'S WATERWAY WATCH, an important initiative underway by the United States Coast Guard.
Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition for Homeland Security's 5 Coalition Strategic Initiatives for Task Force Groups
For months, representatives from area educational institutions worked to create a unique degree program as part of a Homeland Security Training Initiative developed by the Pennsylvania Region 13 Counter Terrorism Task Force and its Homeland Security Training Consortium.