Social Media Warfare: Equal Weapons for All by Michael Erbschloe

By Michael Erbschloe

Social media functions should be weaponized with little or no ability. Social media struggle has develop into a burden that state states, govt corporations, and firms have to face. to deal with the social media war probability in an inexpensive demeanour that reduces uncertainty calls for commitment and a focus over a truly long term. to stick safe, they should improve the potential to shield opposed to social media battle assaults. Addressing unconventional war concepts and strategies takes time and adventure, plus making plans and commitment. This ebook may help managers enhance a legitimate realizing of ways social media war can impression their state or their organization.

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A Poetics of Trauma after 9/11: Representing Trauma in a by Katharina Donn

By Katharina Donn

The Sept. 11 assaults introduced large-scale violence into the 21st century with strength and feature come to epitomize the entanglement of intimate vulnerability and digital spectacle that's regular of the globalized current. This e-book works on the intersection of trauma reviews, impact conception, and literary reports to supply notably new interpretive frames for interrogating the demanding situations inherent in representing the preliminary moments of the terrorist stumble upon. past the paradigm of demanding unspeakability, post-9/11 texts reveal the materiality of the human physique in its common vulnerability. The intersubjective empathy this engenders is politically subversive, because it undermines the discourse of historic singularity and exceptionalism by means of setting up a world community of reference and discussion. cutting edge theoretical interconnections among scientific pathology, strategies of cultural trauma, and political aesthetics lay the rules for exploring officially and geographically diversified texts. shut readings of works by means of Jonathan Safran Foer, paintings Spiegelman, Don DeLillo, and William Gibson map the connection among representations of Sept. 11 and complicated points of trauma conception. This distinctive method makes a case for revisiting trauma concept and bringing its Freudian origins into the digitized current. It showcases trauma as a actual and mental wound in addition to an event that's concurrently pre-discursive and inhibited by way of the virtuality of the present-day actual. Exploring how modern trauma stories can take note of the digitization and virtuality of present-day realities, this e-book is a key intervention in constructing a modern ethics of witnessing terror.

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Cyberspaces and Global Affairs by Jake Perry,Sean S, Professor Costigan

By Jake Perry,Sean S, Professor Costigan

From the "Facebook" revolutions within the Arab global to using social networking within the aftermath of failures in Japan and Haiti, to the unfold of cellular telephony during the constructing international: all of those advancements are a part of how details and communique applied sciences are changing international affairs.
With the increase of the social internet and purposes like fb, YouTube and Twitter, students and practitioners of overseas affairs are adapting to this new details house throughout a large scale of factor parts. In clash answer, dialogues and communique are taking the shape of open social networks, whereas within the felony realm, the place our on-line world is basically lawless house, states are stepping up policing efforts to strive against on-line illegal activity and hackers are discovering new methods round more and more subtle censorship. Militaries are relocating to deeply comprise info applied sciences into their doctrines, and protesters are constructing cutting edge makes use of of know-how to maintain one step sooner than the professionals.
The essays and topical situations during this e-book discover such concerns as networks and networked pondering, info possession, censorship, neutrality, cyberwars, humanitarian wishes, terrorism, privateness and uprising, giving a complete evaluate of the center matters within the box, complemented via actual global examples.

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Effective Surveillance for Homeland Security: Balancing by Francesco Flammini,Roberto Setola,Giorgio Franceschetti

By Francesco Flammini,Roberto Setola,Giorgio Franceschetti

Effective Surveillance for native land protection: Balancing know-how and Social Issues presents a complete survey of cutting-edge tools and instruments for the surveillance and security of voters and demanding infrastructures opposed to usual and planned threats. targeting present technological demanding situations regarding multi-disciplinary challenge research and platforms engineering methods, it presents an outline of the main suitable features of surveillance structures within the framework of native land security.

Addressing either complex surveillance applied sciences and the comparable socio-ethical matters, the publication contains 21 chapters written by means of foreign specialists from some of the sectors of place of birth safety. half I, Surveillance and Society, specializes in the societal size of surveillance—stressing the significance of societal acceptability as a precondition to any surveillance system.

Part II, Physical and Cyber Surveillance, provides complex applied sciences for surveillance. It considers constructing applied sciences which are a part of a framework whose goal is to maneuver from an easy assortment and garage of data towards proactive structures which are capable of fuse a number of details resources to become aware of appropriate occasions of their early incipient phase.

Part III, Technologies for fatherland Security, considers correct functions of surveillance platforms within the framework of fatherland safety. It provides real-world case reviews of the way cutting edge applied sciences can be utilized to successfully increase the protection of delicate parts with out violating the rights of the folk involved.

Examining state of the art examine issues, the e-book offers you a accomplished knowing of the technological, legislative, organizational, and administration concerns with regards to surveillance. With a selected specialize in privateness, it provides cutting edge options to the various concerns that stay within the quest to stability safeguard with the renovation of privateness that society demands.

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Extremism, Radicalization and Security: An Identity Theory by Julian Richards

By Julian Richards

This publication presents a close program of id conception to modern questions of extremism, radicalization and safety. The research considers how identification types a critical point of notions of extremism and safeguard in Western societies, as articulated either through political leaders, the media and the govt.. It additionally takes an in depth and significant examine counter-extremism coverage in modern Western society. With its distinct and empirical method of those questions, this booklet is an available and important source for teachers, practitioners, policy-makers and basic readers prepared to set up a deeper knowing of the major societal safety threats of the day.

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Terrorism and WMDs: Awareness and Response by John Pichtel

By John Pichtel

Terrorists proceed to reinforce their technical sophistication in developing guns of mass destruction (WMDs) with devastating results. Chemical, organic, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) guns now pose a better chance than ever prior to. Emphasizing uncomplicated chemistry and biology, together with microbiology and human well-being, Terrorism and WMDs: know-how and Response is an introductory handbook on CBRNE guns that is helping arrange emergency reaction, counterterrorism, and protection execs to answer a WMD assault quick and effectively.

Examines various threats and the easiest response

Taking a non-technical method of technical innovations, the booklet starts with an outline of the old and ideological context of contemporary terrorism and CBRNE guns. particular CBRNE guns are mentioned, and every part offers a historical past of the actual form of weapon in addition to info at the layout, constitution, homes, and behaviour of the weapon. The booklet examines the affects of CBRNE guns on human healthiness and recommends safeguard precautions for either emergency responders and the general public. the ultimate element of the publication addresses particular responder matters, relatively the Incident Command process, in addition to own protecting apparatus (PPE), decontamination, and placement remediation.

Learning instruments to help comprehension

More than one hundred seventy photographs and illustrations complement the textual content, questions on the finish of every bankruptcy try out comprehension, and a word list presents transparent definitions to raised comprehend advanced terminology. meant as a place to begin for knowing CBRNE guns and their grave strength for destruction, the booklet deals sensible guide on how you can reply to intentional and unintentional releases.

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The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism (Wiley by Gary LaFree,Joshua D. Freilich

By Gary LaFree,Joshua D. Freilich

The guide of the Criminology of Terrorism incorporates a choice of essays that signify the latest criminological learn on the subject of the origins and evolution of, besides responses to, terrorism, from a criminological perspective.

  • Offers an authoritative review of the newest criminological learn into the motives of and responses to terrorism in today’s world
  • Covers extensive topics that come with terrorism’s origins, theories, methodologies, varieties, dating to other kinds of crime, terrorism and the legal justice approach, how you can counter terrorism, and more
  • Features unique contributions from a gaggle of foreign specialists within the field
  • Provides designated insights into the sector via an specific specialize in criminological conceptual frameworks and empirical experiences that interact terrorism and responses to it

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