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3 approaches to defeating ISIS in cyberspace

December 18, 2015

Insight from homeland security expert Frank Cilluffo

Assessing Violent Threats Against Our Schools

December 17, 2015

This week, the nation’s two largest school systems received threats of a terrorist attack. Los Angeles closed all its schools, affecting nearly 700,000 children and their families. But New York dismissed the same threat as a hoax. The incident highlights the difficult choices facing schools in these situations — they must consider not just student safety, but financial consequences, and the message a decision sends to parents and the community. One recent report says violent threats to schools are on the rise. But some worry we are at risk of going overboard, cancelling school and disrupting learning too often. Managing threats against our schools.

New cyber bill mandates 20+ reports from executive branch

December 17, 2015

The reports cover everything from the policies for handling Americans' personal information through recording federal IT practices to measuring planned enhancements to the U.S. cyber workforce. ​

Los Angeles schools shut over email threat to students

December 16, 2015

Los Angeles schools have been closed due to a threat emailed to the school district, two weeks after the deadly attacks in California.
The shutdown closed more than 1,000 schools attended by 640,000 students across the city and beyond.
A school district spokesman said the decision was made out of "an abundance of caution".

Cybersecurity Trailblazers

December 16, 2015

Rhea Siers, CCHS Scholar in Residence, was selected as part of the first group of “Cybersecurity Trailblazers” by the National Law Journal - a new designation this year. The list highlights individuals who have made a difference in fighting cyber crime and who have helped strengthen data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.

Visa Requirements for Refugees

December 14, 2015

Frank Cilluffo talked about congressional efforts to tighten visa requirements for refugees trying to enter the U.S. from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Sudan. He also discussed ISIS.

Visa Requirements for Refugees

December 14, 2015

Frank Cilluffo talks about congressional efforts to tighten visa requirements for refugees trying to enter the U.S. from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Sudan. He also discusses ISIS.

Obama gun call triggers GOP flak for no-fly list

December 08, 2015

Longtime liberal critics of the federal no-fly list have some outspoken allies these days — Republicans alarmed by President Barack Obama’s proposal to ban people on the list from buying guns.

Obama gun call triggers GOP flak for no-fly list

December 08, 2015

Longtime liberal critics of the federal no-fly list have some outspoken allies these days — Republicans alarmed by President Barack Obama’s proposal to ban people on the list from buying guns.

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