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Beyond Flash Points: Creating Sustainable Public-Private Partnerships in Chicago

The United States today is confronted by an increasingly complex domestic security environment which is characterized by physical and virtual threats to public safety. Many of these threats are targeting…

Corporate Reorganization: Keys for Success

Introduction: The Department of Defense (DoD) is about to undergo one of its more significant reorganizations since the Goldwater-Nichols Act transformed the Department’s chain of command three decades ago. The…

2016 Leadership Report

Annual report sharing highlights from BENS’ events, projects, and programs throughout the year.

BENS Issue Paper: Private Partnership, Public Safety

A brief about how a more networked approach to public safety and improve our ability to navigate a complex threat environment.

Top Security Organization Calls for a Fresh Approach to Combating Domestic Terrorism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 20, 2016 CONTACT:James Whitaker202-481-1148jwhitaker@bens.org WASHINGTON – Business Executives for National Security (BENS) have released Private Partnerships, Public Safety, a report examining the current domestic security environment and…

Department of Homeland Security Real Property Management: A BENS Management and Efficiency Report

In 2014, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson articulated the need for a new strategic approach for the department. He dubbed this approach his “Unity of Effort” campaign. He identified…

Domestic Security Revisited: Progress on Confronting a Dynamic Threat Landscape    

In January 2015, Business Executives for National Security (BENS) released a report entitled Domestic Security: Confronting a Changing Threat to Ensure Public Safety and Civil Liberties. Since publishing Domestic Security,…

Talent Management: Maintaining America’s Operational Advantage

In February 2015, BENS was approached by the Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jon Greenert to assist with the Navy’s efforts to assess and adjust its human resources enterprise. Our…

2015 Leadership Report

BENS annual report featuring highlights from our events, projects, and programs throughout the year.

Making Senior Government Service More Attractive

BENS Expert Panel Review of the Presidential Appointment with Senate Confirmation (PAS) Process BENS believes that senior government service can be made more attractive to a broader range of quality…