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TRAPWIRE Launches New Threat Detection System

Our clients are collecting and managing hundreds of threat reports covering criminal activity, terrorist planning and insider threats. Since each of these reports could represent a potential disaster for their organization, they needed a capability to detect threats within this data quickly and efficiently. The release of TrapWire 7.0 will dramatically improve their ability to detect and preempt threats to their personnel and facilities. … [READ MORE]

Potentially Malicious Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Increases

This report from CTC shows why we continue to encourage all of our clients to remain vigilant to this potential threat. … [READ MORE]

TRAPWIRE Vendor Performance Award

TRAPWIRE Inc. has received an Exceptional Vendor Recognition Award from the Texas Department of Public Safety. … [READ MORE]

Potential Security Threats Posed by Social Media and Other Apps

TRAPWIRE bulletin regarding the Pokemon Go app. … [READ MORE]

How Do We Stop the New Terrorist Modus Operandi?

Connecting these dots is currently the single greatest challenge facing law enforcement and intelligence agencies around the world. … [READ MORE]

The Pre-Attack Sequence

Understanding the goals (and limitations) of hostile reconnaissance operations should be part of every law enforcement and private security training program. While their intelligence collection practices are critical to their success, they also represent a major vulnerability. Knowing how to exploit that vulnerability is key to establishing an effective defense against terrorism. The first step in that process is understanding the Terrorist Pre-Attack Sequence. … [READ MORE]

European Allies Still Struggle With Intelligence Sharing

What is concerning is that 15 years after 9/11 and 11 years after 7/7, our European allies apparently still struggle with intelligence sharing. … [READ MORE]

Do We Really Know What A Hard Target Is?

For several years there have been discussions and analyses of a shift in terrorist targeting from hard to soft targets. The recent attacks in Paris and Brussels, as well as the 2008 attack in Mumbai, all included so-called soft targets. When we in the West talk of “soft” targets … [READ MORE]