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Jan 13

Harnessing Information Technology to Improve Homeland Security

The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

As the new Department of Homeland Security is established in the coming weeks, the role of information technology will play a major role. Can technology provide better ways to protect our country from the threat of terrorism? As more and more IT companies offer technology solutions to homeland security issues, it will be important for the new Department to determine which technologies best meets it ever changing and evolving needs. Is there a limit to what homeland security technology can and should do? Join us for a discussion on the role of information technology in homeland security and learn what types of solutions IT companies offer to better protect America from the threat of terrorism.

More About the Speakers

James S. Gilmore
Former Virginia Governor;
Chairman, Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for
Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, and;
Distinguished Fellow, The Heritage Foundation

Lee Holcomb
Director of Infostructure,
Office of Homeland Security
Tom Richey
Director of Homeland Security,
Microsoft Corporation
Tom Gann
Vice President and General Manager,
Siebel Systems, Inc.

Hosted By

Peter Brookes Peter Brookes

Senior Fellow, National Security Affairs Read More