Category: Homeland Security News

PROPAGANDARussia Shows the Limits of Propaganda By Will Duffield Published 9 March 2022 Beyond the outer fringes of Western politics, neither Russia’s contrived casus belli nor its wartime information operation have been taken seriously in Europe or America. Despite widespread concerns about the influence of English‐language Russian state media such as Russia Today and Sputnik, Russian

NUCLEAR RISKSWhat Are the Risks at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant? By Ajit Niranjan Published 9 March 2022 Threat of a nuclear catastrophe is low. But experts fear for safety of workers who have been unable to rotate off shift. Communications with the site are down and electricity has reportedly been lost. In late February Russian troops invading Ukraine occupied the

EXTREMISMExtremist Propaganda Remained at Historic Levels in 2021 Published 7 March 2022 The distribution of propaganda by racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists (RMVEs) remained at historic levels across the United States in 2021, with a total 4,851 cases of racist, anti-Semitic and other hateful messages. The latest data comes amid a surge in anti-Semitic

CYBERSECURITYA Systems Approach to Cybersecurity Published 7 March 2022 The frequency and severity of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure is a subject of concern for many governments, as are the costs associated with cyber security, making the efficient allocation of resources paramount. A new study proposes a framework featuring a more holistic picture of the cyber