Report Urges Proactive Communications Strategy for Combating Violent Extremism

February 26, 2008
Homeland Security News
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“Over the past five years Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the intelligence community have developed a laser-like focus on the clandestine uses of cyberspace employed by terror networks, including the gathering of intelligence and details about potential targets — such as transportation facilities, nuclear power plants, public buildings, ports, and airports. Islamist hackers have promoted the tactic of “electronic jihad,” attacking “enemy” Web sites to harm the enemy’s morale and economic and military infrastructure and plan attacks.” (HSToday)