Category: Homeland Security News

Our picksIslamist Terrorism Isn’t the Threat It Used to Be | Removing of Online ‘Terrorist Content’ | Tackling Ransomware Security Threat, and more Published 30 April 2021 ·  Ten Years Later, Islamist Terrorism Isn’t the Threat It Used to Be ·  Is Amazon Recommending Books on Qanon and White Nationalism? Browsing Books Can Lead to Extremist

TechnologyDefending Against Chemical, Biological Threats from Inside and Out Published 30 April 2021 Chemical and biological (CB) threats have become increasingly ubiquitous and diverse, presenting significant risks to soldiers in theater and stability operators during pandemic outbreaks. PPE can be bulky, heavy, and cumbersome, often severely limiting user mobility and performance. A DARPA program aims

TerrorismFrance Arrests Seven Former Red Brigades Members Published 28 April 2021 French police on Wednesday arrested seven Italian nationals who members of the leftist Red Brigades terrorist group which terrorized Italy in the 1970s and 1980s. One of the group’s more spectacular crimes was the kidnapping and murder of a former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro.

Cybersecurity educationUtah State University’s Seth Manesse Wins First Individual CyberForce Competition Published 29 April 2021 After a tough, day-long contest, Seth Manesse from Utah State University won the sixth CyberForce Competition. Each CyberForce Competition presents a real-world scenario in which participants must defend cyber-physical infrastructure against threats modeled on those faced by the energy sector

TerrorismFrance Arrests Seven Former Red Brigades Members Published 28 April 2021 French police on Wednesday arrested seven Italian nationals who members of the leftist Red Brigades terrorist group which terrorized Italy in the 1970s and 1980s. One of the group’s more spectacular crimes was the kidnapping and murder of a former Italian prime minister Aldo Moro.

ForensicsUnlocking Unique Chemical Signatures in Tires Published 28 April 2021 Skid marks left by cars are often analyzed for their impression patterns, but they often don’t provide enough information to identify a specific vehicle. A new approach could provide law enforcement new tools to track down those who flee a crime scene. Skid marks left by