We are reminded again this January in light of National Stalking Awareness Month, of how to recognize and respond to the serious crime of stalking. Stalking statistics are soaring and so too are news accounts telling of tragic endings involving victims. We can all play a role in mitigating such cases with this one piece of advice.
The surge in demand for intelligence programs and intelligence-oriented global security operations centers (GSOCs) and virtual security operations centers (VSOCs) has not emerged out of thin air.
Employers need to gain a greater understanding of the incel movement in order to prevent possible workplace incidents.
Go to any security conference and you’ll be quick to discover that getting “buy-in” and maintaining a “seat at the table” are still the predominant concerns among security leaders. After all, unlike other business units that bring in revenue directly, corporate security must show that it is not merely a cost center but a cost- (and sometimes a life-) saver.
In March, the European Commission demanded that tech firms remove terrorist posts within one hour of their appearance. Similar calls have come from corporations and commentators, alike. These forms of pressure are important but focused only on the problem of social media serving as a tool for spreading violent ideas and propaganda. Disturbingly, social media use itself may be predisposing individuals to commit terrorism, shootings and other forms of violence by impacting user behavior and well-being.