Category: Homeland Security News

DisinformationNews Manipulation by State Actors Published 15 November 2021 Did authoritarian regimes engage in news manipulation during the pandemic? How can such manipulation be brought to light? New report shows that both Russia and China appear to have employed information manipulation during the COVID-19 pandemic in service to their respective global agendas. COVID-19 offered authoritarian regimes,

EarthquakesBe Prepared: It Is Impossible to Predict an Earthquake Published 15 November 2021 In earthquake-prone developed countries like Japan and New Zealand, even severe earthquakes cause very few deaths – they are mainly stories of economic loss. Earthquakes without Frontiers (EwF) supported physical and social scientists in eight U.K. universities and institutes working to increase

EarthquakesMachine Learning Improves Earthquake Detection Capabilities Published 12 November 2021 Researchers are applying machine learning algorithms to help interpret massive amounts of ground deformation data collected with Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) satellites; the new algorithms will improve earthquake detection. The new methodology enables the detection of ground deformation automatically at a global scale. Researchers at

CybersecurityCyberForce Competition: Collegiate Students Try to Outwit Cyberattackers Published 12 November 2021 The cybersecurity field faces a shortfall of qualified professionals to fill nearly half a million open jobs. The CyberForce Competition, to be held on 13 November at the Argonne National Laboratory, will see college and university students from across the United States attempt