Events at Magen David
TERRORISM IN CYBERSPACE: HOW THE INTERNET HAS BECOME THE NEW BATTLEGROUND
with Professor Gabriel Weimann
Third Installment in the MDSC "Members Teaching Members" Series
Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:15 pm - Lobby Gathering & Refreshments
7:30 pm - Program Begins
The face of modern terrorism is decidedly different than the face of terror in the past, not least because of the increasing use of the Internet as a means for facilitating terrorist activities. The modern, technology-savvy terrorist has emerged. The Internet has expanded the terrorists' theater of operation, allowing them full control over their communications through the use of the Developed World's cyberspace infrastructure.
This event is FREE but registration is required. Register through this link, or email the office.
Gabriel Weimann is a Full Professor of Communications at the Department of Communication at Haifa University, Israel and a world renowned expert in his field. He is presently at the Woodrow Wilson Center in DC finishing his new book: Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation.Professor Weimann has received numerous grants and awards from international foundations including the most recent grant from the European Union to study terrorism and radicalism in cyberspace. .