Anwar al-Awlaki

The Case for Removing Extremist Videos From the Internet (Multi-Video)

By Mark Wallace and Frances Fragos Townsend, The New York Times A major victory in the fight against extremism was secured last month when YouTube announced that it had taken down the lectures...
Saron Messembe Obia

The Triangular Theory Model of Cybercrime

Guest Editorial By Saron Messembe Obia, IACSP South East Asia Region Introduction The internet is a global tool for the transfer of information by individuals, organizations, and governments. The globalization (with focus on the digital...
Once consumers realize the optimal security capabilities of multimodal biometric solutions compared to alternatives, attitudes toward biometrics will significantly improve, and widespread adoption will follow, paving the way for safer and more secure travel and passage for US citizens, according to Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity

A Future with Biometrics for Travel (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest Editorial By Mark Clifton, CEO of Princeton Identity Biometrics has proven to be an effective method for access control and identity management. While government entities usually trail behind when it comes to adopting...
Pattern of denial, spin and half-measures, followed by reluctant cooperation in face of regulation

Congressional Hearings on Misuse of Social Media Platforms (Videos)

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released the following statement in advance of tech companies’ upcoming hearings before the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives:  Internet and social media companies have a troubling...
John Raines, Head of Political Risk at IHS Markit

Las Vegas Shooting Likely to Inspire Others in Self-Motivated Attacks

John Raines, Head of Political Risk at IHS Markit On the evening of 1 October, a 64-year old white man used one or more rifles from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas...
It is essential that we consider what happens if the “bad guy” breaches our “secure” perimeter at any level – then what?

Adding ‘Fire and Fury’ to Perimeter Security, by Doug Haines

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions With all the hype on electronic security technologies; i.e., biometrics, intelligent video analytics and the like we’ve become dependent on technology to...
Craig Michael Caine, retired Deputy U.S. Marshal

The US Marshal Service, A View from the Inside (Learn More, Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd By Craig Michael Caine, retired Deputy U.S. Marshal My name is Craig Michael Caine. I am a retired Deputy U.S. Marshal and held the rank of Inspector. I retired in 2013...
Past immigrants were required to adapt themselves to American society by adopting American principles and ideals as embodied in our founding documents as well as learning the language they were written in. (Image courtesy of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, National Park Service)

The Battle Over Immigration Rages On

Guest Opinion Editorial by Douglas A. Solomon President Trump won a partial victory when the Supreme Court reinstated some of his travel ban barring travel from nations with high jihadist activity. The court made...
Christopher Columbus Statue At Columbus Circle

Christopher Columbus Statue vs. The Tappan Zee Bridge (Multi-Video)

By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, District 32 Bronx County, New York,  WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW You should know that the "honorable" New York City Council Speaker, Ms. Melissa Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican like me,...
Aaron Alexis marched through the Navy Yard going door to door with a sawed-off shotgun in his hand on Sept 16, 2013, fatally shooting 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) inside the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. It was the second-deadliest mass murder on a U.S. military base, behind only the 2009 Fort Hood shooting. (Image courtesy of the FBI)

Is Building Design Adding to Casualty Counts In Active Shooter Events?

By Doug Haines, Owner and CEO of Haines Security Solutions Modern architectural design in the past few years has gone from buildings with lots of cubby-hole offices, conferences, classrooms and shared space...