Category: Homeland Security News

TerrorismTeaching Anti-Terrorism: How France and England Use Schools to Counter Radicalization By Jonathan James Published 3 December 2020 The murder of the schoolteacher Samuel Paty, beheaded by 18-year-old Abdoullakh Abouyedovich Anzorov in October 2020 after Paty had shown caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad during a civic education lesson, has understandably caused shock and fear among

PandemicCDC Panel Moves Health Workers, Nursing Home Residents to Front of COVID Vaccine Line Published 2 December 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccine advisory group, in an emergency meeting Monday, approved an interim recommendation for who should receive the first COVID-19 vaccine doses once authorized, which puts healthcare workers and nursing

PandemicBritain Becomes First Nation to Approve Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Published 2 December 2020 Britain has given emergency approval to a new COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, becoming the world’s first western nation ready to begin mass inoculations against a disease that has sickened nearly 64 million people worldwide, including more than 1.4

CybersecurityNew Cyberattack Tricks Scientists into Making Dangerous Toxins, Synthetic Viruses Published 1 December 2020 An end-to-end cyber-biological attack, in which unwitting biologists may be tricked into generating dangerous toxins in their labs, has been discovered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev cyber-researchers. It is currently believed that a criminal needs to have physical contact with