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Read: Online Extremists Urge Followers to Incite Panic During COVID-19 Crisis

Online Extremists Urge Followers to Incite Panic During COVID-19 Crisis

Extremist groups are pushing accelerationism, a theory that believes carrying out attacks against minorities will allow for the building of a “racially pure nation.”

Read: How Remote Global Security Operations Centers Can Help Campuses Navigate Times of Crisis

How Remote Global Security Operations Centers Can Help Campuses Navigate Times of Crisis

Virtual GSOCs and EOCs can be leveraged to address gaps in the protection of all types of organizations in the event of a partial or full shutdown.

Read: Videoconferencing Platforms Being Used as Social Networks During COVID-19

Videoconferencing Platforms Being Used as Social Networks During COVID-19

Schools, churches and even groups of friends are taking to Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams, BlueJeans and other videoconferencing apps to catch up on lost instruction time, hear the latest sermon or just hang out with family and friends.

Read: Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Company Has Client List Stolen

Law Enforcement Facial Recognition Company Has Client List Stolen

Clearview AI pulls billions of images from social media and the Internet, which law enforcement agencies then use to match unknown faces.

Read: Man Gets 5 Years for Cyberstalking Parkland Survivors, Families

Man Gets 5 Years for Cyberstalking Parkland Survivors, Families

The man used 13 Instagram accounts to taunt survivors and victims’ families about the deaths of their loved ones, often posing as the shooter.

Read: Report: “Boogaloo” Extremist Movement Spreading Through Social Media Memes

Report: “Boogaloo” Extremist Movement Spreading Through Social Media Memes

The “boogaloo” movement, which advocates for a violent uprising against the government, has made its way into mainstream social media.

Read: Beware of Fake Coronavirus Social Media Alerts

Beware of Fake Coronavirus Social Media Alerts

Colleges and school districts are grappling with phony posts about the outbreak.

Read: 10 Times ‘See Something, Say Something’ Saved Lives in 2019

10 Times ‘See Something, Say Something’ Saved Lives in 2019

These instances include threats from a mother, a military veteran and students of all ages, emphasizing there is no one profile of a potential mass shooter.

Read: 9 Ways to Ensure Students Don’t Ignore Emergency Notifications

9 Ways to Ensure Students Don’t Ignore Emergency Notifications

Marketing your campus’ emergency notification system must be a year-round endeavor. Here are some creative ways to entice students to opt-in.

Read: 3 Albion Students Arrested for Making School Threats Through Discord

3 Albion Students Arrested for Making School Threats Through Discord

The students planned to use explosives, incendiary devices and firearms to kill and injure students and staff at Albion Middle School, according to police.

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