Category: Homeland Security News

TerrorismTerrorists Tried to Take Advantage of the Pandemic: EUROPOL’s Report Published 23 June 2021 Terrorists – Jihadists, right-wing, and left-wing — use any opportunity to erode democratic structures, spread fear, and polarize society. In 2020, terrorist organizations attempted to take advantage of the global pandemic to spread hate propaganda and exacerbate mistrust in public institutions.

Managed coastal retreatRole of Managed Retreat as a Climate Change Response Published 23 June 2021 Managed retreat—the climate adaptation response of moving people and property out of harm’s way— is becomig more appealing as one of several responses to sea-level rise. Researchers explore what it would take for managed retreat to be supportive of people

Managed coastal retreat“Managed Retreat” Can Reinvent Cities While Protecting Lives When Climate Change Floods, Burns or Bakes the Land By A. R. Siders Published 23 June 2021 Record-breaking heat waves; megadroughts, drying fresh-water sources; hotter and more frequent wildfires; intensifying hurricanes — this is what climate change looks like, and communities need to be prepared.

Infrastructure protectionHow Will We Protect American Infrastructure from Cyberattacks Published 22 June 2021 As the Colonial Pipeline hack and subsequent shutdown reminded us so recently, our infrastructure’s digital connectedness — while bringing benefits like convenience, better monitoring and remote problem-solving — leaves it vulnerable to cyberattacks. Infrastructure — it’s one of those words we think we