By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard fielded questions from maritime security experts and officials Jan. 15 during a Maritime Cybersecurity Standards Public Meeting held at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month; and in light of this, InHomelandSecurity is presenting a series of blogposts focusing on the security steps you can take to protect yourself from hacking, clickjacking, and other forms of cyberterrorism. Think about what you can do to make yourself more secure in your online world, and take a moment to read our offerings for this month of safety and security:
Malicious URL’s in social networking are nothing new.
From TAM-C Analysts
At least one jihadist Web site, focused on terrorism in Iraq, has published a link to Google Earth, suggesting that “all the mujahideen (jihad fighters) who want to coordinate [actions] in Iraq” use the service, “with the exact city or camp,” to obtain aerial photographs.
TAM-C analysts and other intelligence centers have repeatedly warned of the dangers associated with open sources of intelligence and this hyperlinking by Iraqi jihadists confirms these warnings.
‘California Connected‘ Talks to national security expert Amy Zegart a UCLA associate professor of public affairs at UCLA’s school of public policy.