PATERSON, NJ – As part of the Christie Administration's fifth annual Season of Service, Director of Intelligence Rosemary Martorana and Director of Cybersecurity Dave Weinstein of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness visited Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children in Paterson, where they served hot meals during the organization’s lunch service.
TINTON FALLS, NJ – As part of the Christie Administration's fifth annual Season of Service, the Analysis Bureau of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness visited the Holiday Express Warehouse in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, to assemble gift bags for a local school and Lunch Break, a food pantry, soup kitchen, and social services provider in Red Bank.
Religious institutions are cornerstones of many communities and, as such, can be attractive targets for terrorists intent on intimidation. During this presentation, we discussed potential threats posed to the various religious communities throughout New Jersey, both during this holiday season and in the wake of the Paris attacks
PRINCETON, NJ – Homeland security leaders from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware convened early this month for the Regional Homeland Security Advisor (HSA) Conference in Princeton, New Jersey.
NJOHSP's Interfaith Advisory Council, a network of government and faith-based leaders in New Jersey, met for their quarterly meeting at the Middlesex County Fire Academy (MCFA) in Sayreville.
HAMILTON – Two Christie Administration officials visited 200 senior citizens yesterday to raise awareness of cybersecurity threats and educate them about ways to protect themselves against attacks and scams, especially during the holiday shopping season.
Federal, County, state and local law enforcement gathered in Passaic/Clifton for a security awareness seminar led by NJOHSP Deputy Director Steven Gutkin led the program, educating security coordinators for houses of worship on the first steps to awareness, how to recognize threats, and how to report suspicious activity.
The NJ Regional Intelligence Academy (RIA), along with NJOHSP and the Middle Atlantic Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN), hosted a 1-day seminar bringing together Clint Watts, Dr. William McCants, J.M. Berger, and Seamus Hughes to discuss the current threat of violent extremists and how law enforcement and homeland security professional may counter it.
NJOHSP, the NJ Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), and JerseyNet attended the three-day 2015 NJ League of Municipalities Annual Conference in Atlantic City, providing attendees with informational resources and products in an effort to bolster counterterrorism, resiliency, and cybersecurity practices throughout the state.
On Friday, at least seven terrorists conducted coordinated, near simultaneous attacks in Paris. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has claimed responsibility for the attacks which have claimed more than 100 lives. During this webinar we discussed what information has been confirmed about the attack as well as the potential homeland security implications.
NJOHSP Director Chris Rodriguez was the keynote speaker at the 2015 ASIS All Day Seminar with the focus this year on Cybersecurity in the 21st Century.
Trenton, NJ – Today, Acting Governor Kim Guadagno along with New Jersey Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Chris Rodriguez addressed the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s Youth Conference hosted by Novartis in East Hanover.
Director Chris Rodriguez and Deputy Director Steve Gutkin met with members of the Cardozo Society—a group where legal professionals can network, share experiences and come together as a Jewish community—at the offices of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer to discuss the diverse security challenges the US will encounter over the next decade, from homegrown extremism to the evolving global threat landscape.
NJOHSP's Dave Weinstein spoke at the MidJersey Chamber of Commerce Cyber Security Forum at the Mercer County Technical School about the importance of public/private sector partnerships, how to implement best practices and a cybersecurity culture at work, threats to small businesses in New Jersey, and what the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has to offer its members and New Jersey residents.
This webinar discussed the basic foundations of radicalization by providing a clear working definition, examining key indicators and debunking several myths.
NJOHSP and the NJ Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell attended the NJ Water Association Annual Conference in Atlantic City to promote the importance of partnerships and collaboration between the public and private sectors.
New Jersey’s top homeland security and law enforcement officials participated in a panel discussion at Drew University to discuss how their work affects the areas of law, justice, and security.
In August of 2014, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP) began a dramatic reformation of its intelligence capabilities. The new Analysis Bureau was charged with becoming the primary state subject matter experts on terrorism issues for the Governor, Legislature, and other state entities.
In the days leading up to the September 11 anniversary, both al-Qa’ida and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) released extensive new propaganda pieces issuing new threats and calling for attacks.
NJOHSP Director Chris Rodriguez, Deputy Director Dave Weinstein and cybersecurity analysts hosted workshop guests at the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) located at the Regional Operations Intelligence Center (ROIC) to kick off day 1 of the Cybersecurity Workshop for local government and business in coordination with the US Department of Homeland Security and the Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (C3) Voluntary Program.