Cyber Terrorism: How Real Is The Threat?

Despite what the media would have us believe, there is no exact definition or any concrete evidence that a global cyber-terrorism attack is a reality. Although the term “cyber terrorism” is becoming a popular term on the Internet, a solid definition has yet to be defined. The basic definition is the premeditative use of disruptive actions against networks and computers, …

Debate Over Root Causes Of Terrorism

Bruce Hoffman, in his book Inside Terrorism, devoted an entire chapter just to the definition of the word TERRORISM. In an attempt to formulate a workable definition he consulted everything. Part of the difficulty in defining the word, Hoffman pointed out is its inconsistent application, and opposing views. William Boykin, who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden said it …

What Can I Do About Terrorism?

The first thing a person should do about terrorism is to learn to respect it. Terrorism is real and it is very dangerous. When I say respect terrorism, I don’t mean that you have to educate yourself on every faction and extremist organization that exists today. What I’m saying is that you must learn to respect the threat and the …

How To Really Win The War On Terrorism

Tom Cruise cry’s in the movie ‘Lions for Lambs’, Do you want to win the war on terror… Yes or No. The movie is good but really fluff in regards to how to really win the war on terrorism. This article is about what major security holes that currently exist in America and finally what we need to do to …

Terrorism: Does it Achieve Anything?

It can be argued that there are two separate ways of using terror as a weapon; one is to maintain the status quo and the other is to change something, usually in terms of a political and/or economic regime. The question is, does the use of terror achieve these ends in either case? The answer, surprisingly, seems to be ‘yes’ …

Using Graphic And Audio Spectrum Analyzer To Combat Terrorism

Even before 9/11, law enforcement agencies have kept tabs on people considered to be as potential threats to the United States. This involved following the subject on the ground as well as infiltrating the organization. There has never another devastating attack on US soil ever since that tragic day. Surely, people have heard about the train bombing that killed almost …

Stop Cyber Terrorism, Secure Your Computer

According to the data, almost 60 percent of those surveyed by Gartner said they are concerned or very concerned about online security. … A recent survey commissioned by IBM states that overall user confidence in the Internet is going down as the result of increased phishing and pharming attacks. Phishing (fish´ing) (n.) The act of sending an e-mail to a …

Counter Terrorism Training and Anti Terrorism Training: A Blended Approach is Key

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) recently held a briefing with top counter terrorism and Middle East policy researchers and experts on the future of Iraq and the Obama administration. Many of these experts agreed that the U.S. troop withdrawal plan over the next few years must rely upon both continued Iraqi security force training to improve regional stability …

Can You Be Prepared For an Act of Terrorism?

Is terrorism preventable? The answer, sadly, is no. The drive and motivation of today’s terrorist combined with the almost unlimited target opportunities make terrorism a threat that is unlikely to go away. While terrorist attacks are not preventable, there are actions that can be taken to protect a specific facility, building or organization from a terrorist act. Terrorist acts are …