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Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection
Films on Demand is a digital video streaming service which offers access to educational videos from a variety of producers. The Master Academic Collection brings together videos from many areas of study, including health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, business & economics, as well as archival films & newsreels.
Code Wars: America's Cyber Threat
Overviewing the tools, personnel, and agencies which the U.S. government has put in place to patrol the high-tech landscape, the program identifies some of the issues these entities must address—like the fact that computer components are often made in countries potentially hostile to America. Another chilling reality: large-scale attacks against governments are not only likely; they have already occurred, as security breaches in Estonia and Iran make clear.
Cybercrime: World Wide War 3.0
This program examines several forms of cybercrime and their impact on law enforcement, national security, the corporate world, and society at large. Taking a global approach, the film presents interviews with American and European experts on cyberterrorism, identity theft, child pornography, and other disturbing crimes.
Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma
A timely exploration of one of today’s most divisive and pressing issues—the threat posed by homegrown Islamic extremism and the challenges of detecting and countering it. Directed by Emmy® award-winner Greg Barker (HBO’s Manhunt: The Search for Bin Laden), Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma is a gripping, insider’s account of the homegrown terrorist threat in America, told from the perspectives of those who helped construct America’s counterterrorism machine—as well as those who are its targets.
The US Department of Homeland Security was created after the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and is responsible for protecting the US from terrorist attacks and responding to natural disasters.
National Security and Freedom of the Press
What right does the public have to know about national security issues? Former CIA director and secretary of defense James Schlesinger, former attorney general Griffin Bell and others debate the issue.
U.S. Customs: Defending America
With the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, America has vastly changed its methods of defense of its borders. This program, from Defending America, examines how U.S. Customs workers are trained, what weapons they use, and how they responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now on the forefront of homeland security, this agency is prepared to thwart future attacks.