William Hewitt

William Hewitt

Chief, UAS Threat Integration Cell

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

William Hewitt joined the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intelligence and Analysis in May 2011 as Deputy of the Technical Capabilities Assessment Team, and established the UAS Threat Integration Cell in August 2013. He has written or contributed to numerous intelligence products, ad conducted principal-level briefings at the national, State, local and private sector security partners.


The Evolving Framework for Counter-UAS Technology: Implementation of the Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018

Wednesday, June 26th
In 2018, Congress and President Trump granted DOJ and DHS legal authorities to employ counter-UAS measures to protect certain critical assets against unauthorized drones. As counter-UAS initiatives are coordinated across departments, agencies and programs, this session will address the evolving threat landscape and provide update on the current status and timeline for implementing new counter-UAS authorities.