Tag: Russia

Surviving Kidnappers Book Review

Olav Ofstad’s new book, Surviving Kidnappers: Precautions, Influence, Strategic Tools, addresses a security issue that is unlikely in the United States but quite possible in many third-world countries, including Mexico, Latin America, Africa, and parts of the Middle East, chaotic parts of eastern Europe, and Russia.

Cybersecurity News You May Have Missed

There’s always something new going on in the world of cybersecurity! We’ve rounded up a few items that you may have missed in the past couple of weeks, from spyware invading apps to new car hacks to FBI recommendations for private businesses.

Is Classified Document Leaker Reality Winner the New Edward Snowden?

A woman who worked for Pluribus International, an Alexandria, Virginia-based records contractor for the U.S. government, was arrested on June 5 for allegedly turning over a secret document to an online news organization called The Intercept. Reality Winner, 25, was arrested at her Georgia home by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for violating the […]