Wesley CharnockHead of Digital Content, Aviation
IFSEC 2018The rise of individuals inspired by terrorist groups is creating a new type of threat which governments must adapt their techniques to tackle, a leading security expert has warned.Michael Chertoff, Co-founder & Executive Chairman of The Chertoff Group, made the comments in the opening keynote address at IFSEC 2018. Chertoff is best known for his role as the second United States Secretary of Homeland Security, serving under President George W. Bush. He was also the co-author of the USA Patriot Act.
Terrorism 1.0According to Chertoff, the world’s security authorities have become adept at tackling Terrorism 1.0 – the Al-Qaeda style attacks. “Bin Laden was a micro-manager. He was insistent on having something high visibility and high impact, he said. “But this was vulnerable, you need to move money, you need to move people, and you need to communicate; we quite quickly...