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Active Shooter Prevention: Let’s Match Student Courage with Real Change

— By focusing as much on prevention as we do on response, students, teachers, and parents can better recognize active shooters before they attack.

Global Terrorism Intelligence Briefing

— This edition of the Global Terrorism Intelligence Briefing reviews the potential implications of U.S. citizen and former Taliban militant John Walker Lindh’s release from prison. We also assess the continued use of Pro-ISIS violent graphics that threaten the U.S. general population.

Terrorism Updates and Analysis

— This update informs readers about important recent events affecting the global terror landscape and compliments GDBA’s Global Terrorism Intelligence Briefing posted earlier in the month.

Global Terrorism Intelligence Briefing

— This edition of the Global Terrorism Intelligence Briefing features an overview of how individuals associated with the Islamic State (ISIS) are utilizing graphics to threaten the United States. 

Effective Ways to Protect Children from Online Predators

— Through open-minded, casual, and consistent conversations about the internet and social media, GDBA’s online security expert, Brian Creter, offers parents realistic and effective methods for protecting their children from online predators.

Preliminary Assessment: Suspicious Packages Sent to Prominent Americans

— As has already been widely reported, a series of packages containing what are reported to be “pipe bombs” have been sent to multiple individuals and organizations. Though the situation continues to evolve, we are providing our preliminary assessment for situational awareness.

Domestic Violence: When Domestic Violence Cases Intersect with the Workplace

— Many victims of domestic violence attempt to escape their abusers by residing at unknown locations. Consequently, the victims’ workplace often becomes the one reliable place abusers can find them. Here are some ways employers can better protect their employees from domestic violence.

Public Figure Pursuit: “Stopping the Communications” Is a Common Goal

— Gabrielle Thompson, Vice President of Threat Assessment Strategies and Senior Instructor at GDBA’s Advanced Threat Assessment Academy, discusses persistent public figure pursuers, the common goal of wanting pursuers to stop communicating, and proven strategies for managing the pursuit.