Category: Homeland Security News

ARGUMENT: The Russia connectionPiling Up Incriminating Information about Trump’s Russian Connections Published 5 February 2021 Not all counterintelligence investigations lead to arrests, but many such investigations reveal weaknesses and vulnerabilities which may have escaped notice. John Sipher writes that a new book by Craig Unger, American Kompromat, serves that purpose. “By compiling decades of Trump’s

PandemicConspiracies, Contagion, and Convergence: Troubling Trends and COVID-19 By Stevie Kiesel Published 5 February 2021 For hundreds (if not thousands) of years, disease outbreaks have been accompanied by exaggerated or downright false claims of origin, spread, and treatment. Some of these claims are misinformation—incorrect information spread without an intent to mislead. On the other hand,

The Russia connectionDonald Trump Spying Allegations: More Likely Useful Idiot than Putin’s Agent By Kyle Cunliffe Published 5 February 2021 The question of Donald Trump’s relationship with the Kremlin has surfaced once again, this time in a new book by veteran U.S. journalist Craig Unger. The book, American Kompromat, claims that the former US commander-in-chief

Our picksPreparing for War with China | Cost of Undoing the Travel Ban | Terrifying Climate Warning, and more Published 5 February 2021 ·  Bipartisan Support Emerges for Domestic-Terror Bills as Experts Warn Threat May Last ‘10 To 20 Years’ ·  ‘It Let White Supremacists Organize’: The Toxic Legacy of Facebook’s Groups ·  Frustration Is Spreading Faster

PandemicThe Evolution of COVID-19 Dark Web Marketplaces Before the Vaccine Published 4 February 2021 In new research, data scientits highlight the importance of the continuous monitoring of dark web marketplaces (DWMs), especially in light of the current shortage and availability of COVID-19 vaccines. New research carried out by City University of Londondata scientist, Dr. Andrea Baronchelli, and

2/4/21 Cybersecurity Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments North Korean hackers have staged an audacious attack targeting cybersecurity researchers, many of whom work to counter hackers from places like North Korea, Russia, China and Iran. The attack involved sophisticated efforts to deceive specific people, which raises the level of social engineering, or phishing attacks, and

Cybersecurity educationCybersecurity Becomes Increasingly Important: USC Students Train to Secure Networks, Data Published 4 February 2021 With over half a million cybersecurity job openings in the industry and with increased reliance on insecure networks and infrastructures, experts say that now more than ever, students pursuing cybersecurity degrees are essential to keeping data secure. USC’s Intelligence