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Utilization of New Technologies in Global Terror: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Utilization of New Technologies in Global Terror: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Security and Forensics for 2019.

Emily B. Stacey (Swansea University, UK)
Release Date: June, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 141
ISBN13: 9781522588764|ISBN10: 1522588760|EISBN13: 9781522588771|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8876-4

Description

As the internet and its applications grow more sophisticated and widespread, so too do the strategies of modern terrorist groups. The existence of the dark web adds to the online arsenal of groups using digital networks and sites to promulgate ideology or recruit supporters. It is necessary to understand how terrorist cells are using and adapting online tools in order to counteract their efforts.

Utilization of New Technologies in Global Terror: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an informative resource that explores new developments in technological advancements and the progression of terror organizations while also examining non-government activist organizations and their new role in protecting internet freedom and combating cyberterrorism. Featuring relevant topics such as social media, cyber threats, and counterterrorism, this publication will benefit government officials, political scientists, policymakers, researchers, academicians, and graduate students interested in political science, mass communication, and cyberwarfare.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Communication Networks
  • Counterterrorism
  • Cyber Threats
  • Dark Web
  • Global Politics
  • Government Initiatives
  • International Relations
  • Online Activism
  • Security Programs
  • Social Media

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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