AFCEA Homeland Security

AFCEA Homeland Security programs serve the government, industry, military and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in technical fields and providing critical support to the homeland security mission and community.


  • Strengthen AFCEA’s relationships with the homeland security enterprise and position AFCEA as a catalyst for dialogue with industry and the global security community.
  • Promote public/private partnership and engagement between government and the private sector to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Provide premier education and training on homeland security-related subjects, including cross-topic areas such as cyber and information technology.
  • Recognize and honor accomplishments of AFCEA members through awards focused on joint industry/government achievements.

Focus Areas

  • Biodefense
  • Biometrics/Identity Management
  • Border Security (including land, maritime and country)
  • Critical Infrastructure and Perimeter Protection
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response (for both terrorism and natural disasters)
  • Next-Generation Security Technologies
  • Transportation Security (including aviation and maritime)


  • Homeland Security Conference
  • Federal Identity Forum and Exposition (formerly Global Identity Summit)

Homeland Security Committee

The Homeland Security Committee provides an active focal point within AFCEA to promote an ethical dialogue among government, industry and academia on homeland and global security-related issues.

For more information, contact the manager, homeland security programs.