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Before, During, and After – 20 Years of DEFCON Follow-Up: Motivation Towards Checks and Balances

Gail Thackeray now turns it over to Dead Addict so that he speaks on more of a motivational side of DEFCON and relations with the law enforcement. Dead Addict: First of all I’d like to thank Jason Scott; if anyone’s looked on your DVD, there’s a good amount of material, including the issues of Tap...

Before, During, and After – 20 Years of DEFCON, or FEDCON?

Some of the pioneers of Defcon, Gail Thackeray and Dead Addict, take the floor at Defcon 20 to recall how it all started and compare it to where it is now. Gail Thackeray: Good morning, my name is Gail Thackeray and I was at DEFCON 1; I was the only prosecutor they invited to come (who would?), and my...

Jihadist Use of the Internet 2008-2011 Overview 4: Forensics and the Hierarchy of Murder

Making final strokes to the presentation, Jeff Bardin reviews more toolkits, including one on forensics, and al-Qaeda’s strategic and operational objectives. Somewhere along the line the Jihadis were able to get hold of the FBI Field Kit for forensics (see right-hand image). This was posted online on...

Jihadist Use of the Internet 2008-2011 Overview 3: Online Training Materials

Moving on with his overview of Jihadist activities on the Internet, Jeff Bardin outlines the variety of training resources available online. There are many interpretations to Jihad available online. In particular, the Salafi created their own e-books that convert those looking to become radicalized or learn...

Jihadist Use of the Internet 2008-2011 Overview 2: Cyber Jihad Methods and Tools

In here Jeff Bardin continues to highlight the Jihadist software, communication means, online guides, and dwells on the phases of radicalization process. Some of their early methods that used network security tools out there – obfuscation, denial and deception – included the distribution of Asrar...

Cyber Jihad: Jihadist Use of the Internet 2008-2011

Jeff Bardin from Treadstone 71 provides a detailed overview of the Jihadist activities on the Internet, including their software tools, online resources, etc. Good day and welcome to this cyber jihadist use of the Internet from 2008 to 2011 overview by Treadstone 71. This deck, over 60 slides, will cover...

Investigating and Preventing Cyberbullying 6: Trust and Parental Monitoring

As the panelists move towards the end of the discussion, they are raising the issue of parent approach to their kids’ activities online. David Kirkpatrick: You know, this is a room full of people whose business is solving problems that happen online, basically. It is very interesting, and I think it’s a...

Investigating and Preventing Cyberbullying 5: Insight into Social Reporting

This part is entirely dedicated to the unique and effective reporting mechanism adopted by Facebook to mitigate cyberbullying and abuse scenarios. David Kirkpatrick: So, I want to switch gears a little bit and show you guys something as a way of leading to my next questions for Joe. So, could we have the...

Investigating and Preventing Cyberbullying 4: The Role of Empathy

The RSA panelists are looking here into the importance of showing empathy in online bullying scenarios, in particular on the bystanders’ end. David Kirkpatrick: I want to ask other panelists too about this issue of empathy, because I think almost everyone of you mentioned it as we were prepping for this....

Investigating and Preventing Cyberbullying 3: Facebook’s Perspective

What you can learn from this section is the way Facebook is dealing with the phenomenon of cyberbullying as viewed by Joe Sullivan, the Company’s CSO. David Kirkpatrick: Ok, so, Joe, what is Facebook’s general perspective on this? I mean, you, I know, think about it a lot. So how should we view Facebook...