The cybersecurity threat represents one of the nation’s most serious economic and national security challenges, said Stephen Flynn, the founding co-director of Northeastern’s George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, in a hearing on Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C. “Our … Continued
Northeastern University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations by the National Security Agency. The program, in which students can pursue a new specialty in cyber operations, aims to provide them with the advanced … Continued
The number of tweets expressing fear dramatically increased in the moments following the Boston Marathon bombing, according to David Lazer, an associate professor and authority on social networks. “Fear spread in Boston as people began grappling with what was happening,” … Continued
“The DHS was really invisible after the Boston terror bombings,” Stephen Flynn, director of the Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University. “This was the first terror attack like this since 9/11 and nobody thought to ask – … Continued
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