Bottom Line Up Front While much of the discussion around disinformation focuses on the role of nation-states, violent non-state actors have also developed fairly sophisticated disinformation capabilities. Disinformation can take many forms, including the use of manipulated images and videos, digital engineering attacks, ‘truthing,’ and ‘social proofing.’ In 2017, ...

  Bottom Line Up Front On November 7, a man with a handgun murdered 11 people inside a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The Thousand Oaks shooting is the fourth such case in the U.S., with ten or more killed, since the start of 2018. The rate of these high-fatality ...

The massacre at the Las Vegas country music concert last week has left security professionals with a grim new checklist of tactics to watch for: military-style sniper attacks from high above, and casualties so numerous, they overwhelm area hospitals’ ability to treat them. The shooting last Sunday left 58 dead ...

Extremist followers of ISIS cheered the Las Vegas attack, after the so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for Sunday’s massacre, though the group offered no proof and U.S. officials have denied any connection. “The Islamic State supporters on social media accepted it uncritically and were extremely happy,” said Bill Roggio, Managing ...