Secure Community Network Webinar Resources

17 April 2024

Passover Without Fear: Preparedness & Security Considerations in Today’s World

Secure Community Network (SCN) and co-sponsors, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), host a pre-Passover briefing on the threat environment and best practices to keep this Passover season as safe, secure, and welcoming as possible.

05 December 2023

Welcoming the Light: Staying Safe During the Holiday Season After the October 7th Attacks

Secure Community Network, security executives, law enforcement, and professional and lay leadership discuss how to prepare for the unique safety and security challenges facing the Jewish community this holiday season, given the rise in antisemitic hate and violence in the wake of the 07 October Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel. 

12 October 2023

National Update on Domestic Security

National Update On Domestic Security: Guidance Amidst Hamas Terrorist Attacks On Israel

Secure Community Network and our co-sponsors hosted a national update that included remarks from FBI Director Christopher Wray on the threat landscape, domestic implications, and best practice security guidance amidst the ongoing terrorist attacks led by Hamas against Israel.

21 September 2023

National Update On The Rise Of Swatting & Bomb Threats During The High Holiday Season

Secure Community Network, in conjunction with the Major Cities Chiefs Association and alongside partners in the Jewish community, hosted a national update where law enforcement leaders and safety and security experts discussed the rise of swatting incidents and bomb threats targeting the Jewish community during this High Holiday season.

Speakers detailed the threat landscape amidst the recent uptick in swatting incidents and bomb threats and shared best practice guidance to help communities respond to these challenges amidst the most important time of the year for the Jewish community.

Ruling Implications

Security Implications of Supreme Court Gun Ruling for Jewish Facilities

The Secure Community Network (SCN), the official safety and security organization for the Jewish community in North America, and a panel of experts review considerations for Jewish facilities in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent opinion relaxing restrictions on concealed weapons.

Jewish Communal Security

Under Attack: Jewish Communal Security & What You Can Do

In An Age of Increasing Mass Attacks & Active Threats, Learn More About the Threat and Steps You Can Take to Protect Our Community

Led by a panel of security professionals with backgrounds in federal, state, and local law enforcement, this webinar will provides an overview of the current threat landscape, summary of recent incidents, and tips for securing your facility. 

Our Mission

Our Mission

The Secure Community Network (SCN) is the official safety and security organization of the Jewish community in North America.

Just 2% of the U.S. population, Jews account for 60% of religious-based hate crimes. That is why we are here.

Private Security

Window Dressing or Real Protection?

White Paper Webinar - Private Security: Window Dressing or Real Protection?

The Secure Community Network released a white paper on private security.

The report, entitled Private Security: Window Dressing or Real Protection? A Roadmap for Securing Sacred Spaces contains detailed guidance for Jewish organizations that are using or are considering using private security services at synagogues, community centers, schools, and other centers of Jewish life.

Jewish Camp Security

National Jewish Camp Security Program Webinar

Secure Community Network discusses the National Jewish Camp Security Program and provides best practice considerations for strengthening camp safety and security. 

Firearms and the Faithful

White Paper Webinar - Firearms and the Faithful

The Secure Community Network released a white paper in January 2020 on approaches to armed security in Jewish communities.

The considerations in this white paper offer a way to move forward, with insights from top experts in the law enforcement and security fields, for communities striving to protect themselves.

DHS/FEMA Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Information

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is a unique initiative designed to provide support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements and activities, to include planning and training, to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack.

Review our recorded webinars for FY21 and FY22 to supplement your organization's planning.