Dr. Erroll Southers has been named Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies in the Safe Communities Institute of the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.

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On June 16, 2015, Larry Dietz, Esq., TAL Global’s General Counsel and Managing Director, Information Security, gave a presentation at the Cornerstones of Trust Conference, in Foster City, CA, titled: Cyber Bullying and Revenge Porn in the Workplace.

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A new debate is shaping up in the wake of recent (and not-so-recent) attacks on people in the U.S. and elsewhere. Was the attack, six months ago, on the editorial offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, a terrorist act or a hate crime? Most people will not hesitate to classify that attack as a terrorist act.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, recently delivered a TedX Talk on the different kinds of homegrown terrorism threats and how community resilience and collaboration can mitigate them.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Erroll Southers Managing Director for Counterterrorism and Infrastructure Protection, and Lawrence Dietz, Esq. TAL Global’s General Counsel & Managing Director, Information Security, explored last Friday a rarely examined aspect of cyber security, when they urged the audience at RSA USA 2015 Conference to consider the ways in which aircraft systems and networks could become weapons of war – aimed at the US and its allies.

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TAL Global’s experts, Lawrence Dietz, Esq., and Dr. Erroll Southers, will present and discuss two relevant and innovative perspectives on information security at this year’s largest Information Security Conference – RSA USA 2015 Conference at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, April 20-24.

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TAL Global has been selected by the City of Inglewood, California to assess the safety and security of the proposed $1.86-billion NFL stadium.

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Dr. Erroll Southers, TAL Global’s Managing Director, Counter-Terrorism & Infrastructure Protection, and Director of Transition and Research Deployment at the Department of Homeland Security National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), opened a panel debate hosted by Rep. Karen Bass at the Culver City Senior Center, in Culver City, CA on the President’s request for the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the self-declared Islamic State (also called ISIL, or ISIS).

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With the significant and regular exposure Anonymous is getting, it is easy to make the mistake of assuming that most cyber attacks are motivated by ideology (including hacktivism and cyber espionage).

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