This article discusses how the Boston Marathon bombing story unfolded on every possible carrier of information available in the spring of 2013, including Twitter.
This article presents methods for identifying the recruitment activities of violent groups within extremist social media websites.
This paper presents the results from exploratory primary research into the role of the Internet in the radicalization of 15 terrorists and extremists in the UK.
Backdoor Plots deals with al-Qaeda’s proliferation on the Internet, particularly on the hidden, Darknet. The Darknet sites and networks cannot be accessed by regular means, allowing them to serve as a platform for Internet users seeking anonymity through encryption.
A video recording of the March 29, 2016 Canadian International Council (CIC) National Capital Branch event: Urban Terrorism, Violent Extremism and the Internet: Shaping Canada’s Response.
In 2013, The SecDev Group undertook a 10-month Kanishka-funded project that set out, in part, to explore methodologies and technologies for open source social media (OSSM) research and their potential utility for detecting weak signals of radicalization towards violent extremism online.
This 2013 textbook examines terrorism in relation to the field of communication studies. The core tenant of the book is that terrorism is essentially a message.
This 2014 article reports on the findings of a 2012 survey on the concept of cyberterrorism. More than 600 terrorism studies researchers working in twenty-four different countries and across six continents conducted the initial survey.
This portal gathers an annotated collection of recent research on the ways in which social media and new technologies may be leveraged in the fight against violent extremism