Homeland Security Research Division

The Homeland Security Research Division (HSRD) is the research unit within RAND that houses the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center, an FFRDC operated by RAND under contract with the Department of Homeland Security. HSRD also serves as the platform by which RAND communicates relevant research from across its units with the broader homeland security enterprise.

Explore RAND's Work on Homeland Security Issues

  • Report

    U.S. Coast Guard Faces Capability Gaps in the Arctic

    Apr 11, 2018

    It is becoming more important to determine how to operate in the Arctic, given changing climate conditions and the potential for increased activity that may demand more frequent U.S. government presence. Identifying gaps in capabilities now could help the U.S. Coast Guard mitigate future challenges.

  • Report

    Analysis of the Coast Guard Cost Estimating Workforce

    Apr 11, 2018

    What gaps exist in Coast Guard cost-estimating ability? What alternatives are available to bridge those gaps?

  • Multimedia

    New TSA Administrator Discusses Global Aviation Security

    Nov 29, 2017

    In this Events @ RAND podcast, TSA Administrator David Pekoske joins Brian Michael Jenkins for a discussion about the TSA's strategy and approach to operations in the face of evolving threats to transportation from terrorist groups and the individuals they inspire.

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