Northeastern leads congressional briefing on cybersecurity

Mel Bernstein, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education, and Stephen Flynn, Co-Director of the Kostas Research Institute led a congressional briefing in Washington that addressed the emerging vulnerabilities in cybersecurity that threaten consumers, industry and government.

Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative

No person or place is immune from disasters or disaster-related losses. Infectious disease outbreaks, acts of terrorism, social unrest, or financial disasters in addition to natural hazards can all lead to large-scale consequences for the nation and its communities. Communities … Continued

Regional Response Team 1 Meeting

On April 4, 2013, the Kostas Research Institute hosted the semi-annual meeting of the Regional Response Team (Region 1).  The RRT1 is the federal component of the National Response System for the states of Main, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island … Continued

Resiliency in the 21st century

Dr. Stephen Flynn, co-director of the Kostas Research Institute, and Peter Boyton, co-director, hosted the 1st Coast Guard District Commander’s Conference and led discussions with local, state and federal agencies about the importance of resilience as a security and societal imperative … Continued