Who We Are





Core Purpose

We stay one step ahead, transforming knowledge to protect critical infrastructure.


Mission

The SHSU Institute for Homeland Security provides innovative, value-added knowledge tailored to the needs of industry and public institutions, to protect critical infrastructure supporting Texas and the nation's economy.


Vision

Be the recognized leader for homeland security best practices aligned to critical infrastructure needs and objectives.





Four Pillars

Texas Nexus

We believe in a secure and unified Texas, connecting our private industry partners with public institutions through productive conversation.

One Step Ahead

Our focus is to stay ahead in an ever-changing security environment by providing innovative solutions that support business continuity and critical infrastructure protection.

Complement to Complete

We aim to fill the gaps and meet the needs of critical infrastructure sectors alongside our institutional partners.

Disruptive but Helpful

We believe in serving our private industry partners and public institutions in ways not done before.




Priorities

  • Priority 1:

    Deliver training, education, and industry-focused research solutions.

  • Priority 2:

    Build a trusted network that connects homeland security stakeholders.

  • Priority 3:

    Establish an organizational structure to align resources and ensure sustained success.