Tagged: Russia

Catching Credit Thieves: A Global Approach

The U.S. Department of Justice published a new report, “Examining the Structure, Organization, and Processes of the International Market for Stolen Data”, by Thomas Holt and Olga Smirnova.  This report found that Russia provides a “home base” for hackers and that many hackers and data thieves are operating primarily in...

Security Heats Up as the Olympic Torch Nears Sochi: Is Russia Doing Enough To Freeze Terrorism at the 2014 Winter Games?

The Olympic Games have historically been a target for terrorist attacks. Since 1972, 16 of the countries to host the Olympics experienced terrorist attacks in the year or months approaching the Games. With the international presence and heightened media coverage, the Olympics provides a stage that few malicious actors can...

Reducing Nuclear Arsenals: U.S. and Russia Hold More than Necessary for Deterrence

Despite reduction of their nuclear arsenals the United States and Russia still maintain 16,000 nuclear warheads. This is 15 times more than the combined total nuclear arsenals of all the seven other nuclear weapon states in the world. The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) released a new report Trimming Nuclear...