ENTRIES TAGGED "terrorism"

Predictive analytics and data sharing raise civil liberties concerns

Expanded rules for data sharing in the U.S. government will need more oversight as predictive algorithms are applied.

Last winter, around the same time there was a huge row in Congress over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), U.S. Attorney General Holder quietly signed off on expanded rules on government data sharing. The rules allowed the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), housed within the Department of Homeland Security, to analyze the regulatory data collected during…
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Big crime meets big data

Big crime meets big data

Data and social media are being used against us in creative new ways.

Marc Goodman, consultant and cyber crime expert, explains how criminals and terrorists can put data, automation, and scalability to effective use.

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The September 11 attacks: how little changed

What jumps out at me when considering September 11, 2001 is how little the world has changed in response. Ideas for integrating September 11 into our culture in a more healthy manner.

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