cybersec5Andrew N. Liaropoulos
(Assistant Professor, Department of International and European Studies,
University of Piraeus, Greece)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 18 July 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Over the past months, Greek governmental websites have been attacked and as a result, many of them went offline. Websites affected by the cyber-attacks included among others the Greek Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the National Intelligence Service, the Athens Stock Market and several Greek businesses. Media reports have attributed the attacks to Turkish hackers. After the attacks were revealed, a Greek hacker-group called Anonymous Greece, responded by launching cyber-attacks on Turkish websites. Such incidents are common and take place on a daily basis. Nevertheless, cyber-attacks consist only one part of the answer to our question. ... Read more

security81Megan Palmer
(RIEAS Internship Program)

Copyright:@ Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 11 May 2020, Athens, Greece.

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is the government security force under the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that is entrusted with securing the airlines of America. TSA was formed following the terrorist attack of 9/11 when two hijacked airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon in the capital of Washington D.C., and the final plane into a field in Pennsylvania. Because of these attacks, in November of 2001, the Aviation and Transportation Security Act was created to enhance the means of security measures in the airports by installing federal employees known as TSA Officers (TSO) to screen people and baggage (U.S. Department of Homeland Security). Since this installment, the reliability, trust, and privacy of TSA in need of reevaluation and discern...Read more

security2xBy: Musa Khan Jalalzai

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 13 March 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

The development of EU security and stability area marked by legal modification, intelligence and security sector reforms, and policy making patterns energyzed practical reflections on the impact of intelligence sharing on law enforcement level...Read more

anne9Anne Speckhard, Ph.D.

Copyright: https://www.icsve.org/psycho-social-and-islamic-challenge-approaches-to-in-prison-treatment-of-militant-jihadis/

The decades of military efforts and loss of human lives on the part of western governments against terrorist groups like al-Qaeda, and most recently ISIS, have proven insufficient to eliminate the threat of militant jihadi terrorist attacks both domestically and abroad, as evidenced in recent attacks in Iraq, Syria, France, UK, Belgium, Spain, and elsewhere. Terrorist groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda continue to inspire and call for violence, increasing unease among the citizens of many countries worldwide. Read more

rom29Musa Khan Jalalzai

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 28 June 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Intelligence and security sector reform has been a critical element of bringing intelligence under democratic control. Intelligence agencies perform an important role in protecting national security, and national critical infrastructure. Growing threats of extremism, and radicalization has rendered more urgent their efforts to protect state security. ..Read more

intel923Christopher Nehring
(Born in 1984, is scientific Director at the German spy Museum in Berlin. He has studied Eastern European and modern history in Heidelberg and St. Petersburg, and a doctorate in 2016, a subject of the secret service history. His newest Bay is “The 77 largest espionage myths”, published by Heyne, München, 2019)
Copyright: http://allinfo.space/2019/06/08/intelligence-services-and-the-secret-service-myths-in-europe/
Reposted at RIEAS web site (www.rieas.gr) on 4 August 2019.

Numerous myths surround the intelligence services. They are not always untrue. To shake, but in these myths, is one of the principles of a democratic way of dealing with the secret services, writes Christopher Nehring. Read more

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