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Founded in 1996, the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) is one of the leading academic institutes for counter-terrorism in the...
Ten years after September 11, Americans are safer but would benefit from a civil liberties commission, former U.S. cybersecurity and counterterrorism advisor says.
Forty-four research projects are to be funded, including a technique for video detection of abnormal behavior in crowds.
How far should businesses go to protect against terrorism? Experts at Wharton debate counter-terrorism choices and the implications of be over-prepared or under-prepared.
Richard Clarke, former U.S. counterterrorism chief, tells what countries are really doing about cybersecurity.
In an age of prevalent terrorism, identity cards need to be more effective, says counterterrorism expert.
President also says in a speech that he wants to create a counterterrorism coordination center.
The National Academies, which advise the U.S. government in scientific and technical matters, has unveiled a new Web site designed to aid in the fight against bioterrorism. The site, called Responding First to Bioterrorism, contains links to 3,000 Web pages that contain information for police, firefighters and others who would be responsible for reacting to a bioterrorism emergency. The site includes information ranging from training schedules and policy papers to "facts on biological weapons and the diseases they cause." The site is designed as a resource to help first responders save lives in the event of an attack and is part of the National Academies' counterterrorism efforts.
Attorney General Janet Reno urged Congress to approve a $1.1 billion to fight the threat of online terrorism. President Clinton asked for the extra funds as part of a plan to tighten security at airports and federal buildings. Reno said the money would double FBI agents assigned to counterterrorism, create a computer investigations and threat assessment center, and expand the number of U.S. attorneys responsible for prosecuting terrorism cases, according to Reuters.