Category: Homeland Security News

TRUTH DECAYTechnology Can Detect Fake News in Videos Published 29 June 2022 Social media represent a major channel for the spreading of fake news and disinformation. This situation has been made worse with recent advances in photo and video editing and artificial intelligence tools, which make it easy to tamper with audiovisual files, for example

TRUTH DECAYI Watched Hundreds of Flat-Earth Videos to Learn How Conspiracy Theories Spread – and What It Could Mean for Fighting Disinformation By Carlos Diaz Ruiz Published 29 June 2022 About 11% of Americans believe the Earth might be flat. It is tempting to dismiss “flat Earthers” as mildly amusing, but we ignore their arguments

BATTERIESSoon: Fire-Safe, Recyclable Lithium-Metal Batteries Published 29 June 2022 To power our increasingly electrified society, energy storage technology must evolve and adapt to meet the growing demand. Lithium-ion batteries, already essential to myriad technology, will require dramatic improvements in high-energy density, safety, temperature resilience, and environmental sustainability in order to provide the type of emission-free

DISASTERSExploring the Role of Place Attachment Following California Wildfires Published 29 June 2022 Homeowners across the United States are not only experiencing higher mortgage rates and property costs, they’re also at risk of damage from an increasing number of disasters linked to natural hazards, including wildfires.  Homeowners across the United States are not only experiencing higher

ARGUMENT: DIGITAL WORKFORCEThe Strategic Relevance of Cybersecurity Skills Published 28 June 2022 Evidence suggests there is a global cybersecurity skills shortage affecting businesses and governments alike, which means that organizations are struggling to fill their cybersecurity vacancies. Tommaso De Zan writes that “the absence of cybersecurity experts protecting national critical infrastructures constitutes a national security

EXTREMISMU.K. Extremists Sentenced to More Than 30 Years Imprisonment Published 28 June 2022 A Sheffield, U.K., court sentenced four extremists who advocated racist violence and the manufacture and possession of weapons to more than 30 years imprisonment. Four people, who advocated racist violence and the manufacture and possession of weapons, have been sentenced at Sheffield, U.K.,