Category: Homeland Security News

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.

CybersecurityKeeping Automated Electric Vehicles Safe Published 29 April 2021 Having your social media account hacked is a pain. Having your credit card account hacked can be devastating. Having your new electric vehicle hacked could be disastrous. As the move toward automated electric cars accelerates, protecting the cybersecurity of these vehicles has become urgent. Having your social

ARGUMENT: Taking down botsWhen Should U.S. Cyber Command Take Down Criminal Botnets? Published 28 April 2021 Trickbot is back. U.S. Cyber Command targeted this malware in autumn 2020 in an unprecedented use of military offensive cyber operations to disrupt a purely criminal operation. Jason Healey writes that “Such military operations are a good idea only

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

ImmigrationIncreasing Immigration Vital to the U.S. Continued Global Economic Leadership: Study Published 27 April 2021 A new report presents data which show that increasing immigration is vital to the U.S.’ continued global economic leadership, and how the U.S. must raise immigration levels in order to remain the world’s largest economy, maintain a strong, competitive workforce,