Monthly Archives: January 2010


The CTC Sentinel

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

The CTC Sentinel, a publication of the Combataing Terrorism center at West Point, is a good online journal that keeps up-to-date data on the latest in combating terrorism. It provides very good coverage of terrorist threats that face the United … Continue reading

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Government Failing to Protect America from Grave Threats of WMD Proliferation and Terrorism

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A recent report card from the Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism, gave the Obama administration grades in how effectively it was protecting the U.S from terrorist attacks. While there was a mix of … Continue reading

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Facebook Security and Privacy Incident

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ABC news reports on a 'man in the middle' kind of attack that a Facebook user experienced without planning to access the private space of another user.    There is much speculation as to how this particular incident happened including … Continue reading

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Learner Spotlight: Cheryl Seminara

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Cheryl Seminara, a PhD student in the School of Business and Technology at Capella University, was named director of the Homeland Security Academy, which is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s continuing education program offered through the Department of Defense … Continue reading

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Intellegence Community Virtual Career Fair: March 16, 2010

Posted on by Dr. Steven Brown

The United States Intelligence Community is hosting a virtual career fair on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Click here for more information and instructions on how to register for the event.

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Google Threatens to Leave China over Hacking Attempts

Posted on by Mary Brown

The Wall Street Journal online reports that Google and dozens of other organizations have experienced a rash of hacking attempts by Chinese hackers. Among those attacks reported are hacks against the gmail accounts of human rights activists. They are looking … Continue reading

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RFID Security Call for Papers

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The RFID Security Alliance has posted a call for papers for their RFID Security Workshop in Istanbul this spring.  RFID technologies are being used in everything from supply chain management to passports.  Security and privacy concerns and failure to develop … Continue reading

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Learner Spotlight – Dr. Ronald Smith

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Dr. Ronald Smith has recently completed his dissertation entitled “The Influence of Written Information Security Policy on Forensic Data Collection: A Case Study” focused on his research passion in the field of Digital Forensics. The purpose of the study was … Continue reading

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