We have reached the conclusion of the course.  You should now be prepared to engage in a well-rounded discussion of the issues in homeland security and to apply your learning to current events.  I

 We have reached the conclusion of the course.  You should now be prepared to engage in a well-rounded discussion of the issues in homeland security and to apply your learning to current events.  I have provided links to current media coverage of homeland security issues from a variety of sources.  Now it’s your turn.  Look for current coverage in respected media (e.g. print / television media or non-governmental organizations) of a homeland security issue covered during this course that is of particular interest to you.  Do a 2-3 sentence summary and add your thoughts, insight, and analysis of the piece.  Once you post your response, please reply to at least two of your classmates’ posts. 

Read and Watch via hyperlink:

  • Two very different views of terrorism and what to do about them:  http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/two-very-different-views-terrorism-what-do-about-them-20054?page=show 
  • New trends in terrorisms targeting of the business sector:  http://mackenzieinstitute.com/new-trends-in-terrorisms-targeting-of-the-business-sector/ 
  • Can we predict where terrorists will strike next?: Read article and view video http://www.newsweek.com/can-we-predict-where-terrorists-will-strike-next-627256 
  • The Role of Technology in Modern Terrorism: http://resources.infosecinstitute.com/the-role-of-technology-in-modern-terrorism/#gref 
  • In 2017: Cool New Tech, Ominous Cyber Threats & Increased Terrorism in the West:  http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/54895/breaking-news/2017-previsions.html 
  • Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks:  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-visa-idUSKBN18R3F8 
  • The rise of tech-savvy global terrorism networks: http://www.cnbc.com/2015/12/04/the-everyday-technology-helping-terrorists-plot-evil.html 
  • Watch Perfect Cybersecurity ‘Not Possible’, Ponemon Says 
  • Manchester:  the newest terrorism, and the future of terrorism:  http://news.berkeley.edu/berkeley_blog/manchester-the-newest-terrorism-and-the-future-of-terrorism/ 
  • DHS:  Visionary Goals: https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/visionary-goals