The Homeland Security & Defense Business Council is a membership organization that has advanced the interests of companies working in the homeland security marketplace for 12 years by facilitating the vital exchange of ideas and perspectives between senior executives in industry and government.

Council Events

Featured Recent Events

  • 02 March 2017
    FBI Assistant Director Richard Haley spoke about his strategy and goals managing the agency's finance and facilities, at our roundtable moderated by Christine Ayers, Partner at PwC.
  • 15 December 2016
    Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson delivers the keynote remarks at our Annual Dinner.
  • 01 December 2016
    CBP Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan discusses his perspectives on the issues that will drive the homeland security agenda moving forward with Council Chairman Marcus Collier.
  • 09 November 2016
    Council members toured the FBI Academy and Critical Incident Response Group operations on our Executive Tour to Quantico, VA.
  • 15 September 2016
    Council leaders from Deloitte, Grant Thornton, Microsoft, and SAIC provided their definition of the homeland security marketplace at our event held in partnership with Bloomberg Government.

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Council News

Council Announces Six New Members

Capgemini Government Solutions; Eagle Ray, Inc.; Flatter & Associates; Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i); Reed Tech, A LexisNexis Company; and Schambach & Williams Consulting

Secretary Johnson Keynotes Council’s Annual Dinner

Industry executives and government leaders gathered at the Homeland Security & Defense Business Council’s (Council) Annual Dinner at the Willard InterContinental Washington on December 15th.  Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson delivered the keynote remarks at the event praising the men and women at the Department for their dedication to the mission, highlighting progress […]

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Key Initiatives

  • 20/20 Project

    The 20/20 Project on the Homeland Security Enterprise is a five-year initiative of the Council designed to provide insights and perspectives from both government officials and industry executives as a foundation of information, education, best practices and suggested action leading up to the year 2020.

  • Framework for Engagement

    With the input of Council members, we developed a Framework for Government – Industry Engagement through the Planning and Execution of the Acquisition Process. The Framework provides a timeline of communication needs, the purpose and benefits of engagement, and suggested types of engagement.

  • Acquisition Communication Binder

    As a follow-up to our Framework workshops, the Council developed the “Digital Government – Industry Acquisition Communication Binder.” The Binder provides information on how to improve and receive greater value from government – industry communication during certain activities that commonly take place during the acquisition process.

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