Category: Homeland Security News

ExtremismProminent Voices Demonize Israel Regarding the Conflict Published 24 May 2021 In response to the recent conflict in Israel and Gaza, prominent voices, including among NGOs and activists, have engaged in problematic rhetoric about Israel. Such harsh criticism, especially when it goes beyond criticizing Israel’s policies to a denunciation of the entire entity of Israel

ARGUMENT: Fighting ransomwareIt’s Time to Surge Resources into Prosecuting Ransomware Gangs Published 24 May 2021 In the popular imagination, hacking is committed by lone wolves with exceptional computer skills. But in reality, the vast majority of hackers do not have the technical sophistication to create the malicious tools that are essential to their trade. Kellen

TsunamisPreviously Unrecognized Tsunami Hazard to Coastal Cities Identified Published 24 May 2021 A new study found overlooked tsunami hazards related to undersea, near-shore strike-slip faults, especially for coastal cities adjacent to faults that traverse inland bays. Several areas around the world may fall into this category, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Izmit Bay in