U.S. is getting better fighting ISIS online

by • 5 years ago

The commanding general of Army Cyber Command said this week the U.S. military has gotten better at countering ISIS’s digital operations over the last six months.

How the private sector can help the government stymie ISIS’ spread

by • 6 years ago

Google’s tech incubator Jigsaw created a targeted advertising campaign to direct potential ISIS recruits to videos that debunk extremist narratives.

Report: Terrorists are big fans of VPNs

by • 6 years ago

Jihadists are increasingly relying on virtual private networks, or VPNs, and proxy services to avoid law enforcement, according to a new report from New York City-based security firm Flashpoint.

U.S. military rebooting ISIL-focused cyberwar task force

by • 6 years ago

The U.S. military has established a special cyberwar task force at U.S. Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Md., to carry out cyberattacks against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, after disappointment at the ineffectual character of initial efforts, reports said Friday.

Inside the tech being used to combat ISIL online

by • 6 years ago

The State Department's Global Engagement Center is and will continue to look to Silicon Valley for talent and technology.

Twitter takedowns of ISIL accounts working, says report

by • 6 years ago

A methodical suspension campaign by the social media company has severely diminished the terrorist organization’s capacity to distribute propaganda