Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2012
Henley-Putnam University’s next free webinar discusses the impact of Mexico’s drug war on society at large with regards to Mexico’s July 2012 presidential election.
On Tuesday, June 26th at 1:00 p.m., EDT, Mr. Steinmetz will describe the current state of Mexico's drug war, including an in-depth overview of the conflict as well as a detailed introduction of the groups involved and the tactics used. Mr. Steinmetz will also analyze existing efforts, by both Mexico and the United States, to undermine the cartels and, finally, explore potential solutions for improving those efforts.
Mexico’s Drug War and North American Security will take place on June 26th, 2012 at 1:00 p.m, EDT. Those interested in participating in the webinar should register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/929015122 The webinar is open to the public and completely free of charge.
The Henley-Putnam webinar series, launched in 2009, was designed to bring the hands-on experience of former members of the CIA, Secret Service, FBI, and other elements of the intelligence and federal law enforcement communities to those seeking careers in Strategic Security. Past webinars are archived on the University’s site and accessible at http://www.henley-putnam.edu/student-resources/security-briefings.aspx.
The series is one of many career resources offered by Henley-Putnam University. In addition, the University’s mentoring program assigns degree students with a high-level faculty or expert mentor to support them in making career decisions. Through its online career portal, Henley-Putnam helps students research careers, explore university programs, prepare for a job search, locate employers and gain basic knowledge of the Strategic Security field.
ABOUT MR. TODD STEINMETZ
Todd Steinmetz has a Master of Science in Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies from Henley-Putnam University and is a Homeland Security Analyst at Information and Infrastructure Technologies (/IIT), a subsidiary of Electronic Warfare Associates (EWA) in Herndon, Virginia. During his time at /IIT, he has provided system security engineering, critical infrastructure protection, homeland security, and intelligence services to government and commercial clients, including the National Guard, the Texas Border Security Operations Center, and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Center. In these roles, he developed the initial open source collection process for the Texas Border Security Operations Center; published daily open source analysis of Mexico’s drug war and Texas border security operations; coordinated the collection of intelligence information from more than 80 law enforcement agencies; developed and delivered training for National Guard WMD Civil Support Teams and other homeland response forces and healthcare providers; and supported process analysis, risk management, training, communications, marketing, and business management for EWA/IIT.
ABOUT HENLEY-PUTNAM UNIVERSITY
Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; Spanish language courses; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s strategic security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill sets to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, NSA, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.
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