To inflict widespread harm, terrorists often use conventional strategies and weapons such as suicide bombings and shootings; however, the Internet and mobile technologies have truly enhanced terrorists’ capabilities and their ability to inflict widespread harm and create awareness of their agendas.
Research the use of mobile technologies such as networks, devices, and software by terrorists or terrorist organizations. Write an essay that addresses the following questions.
In what ways are terrorists using technologies such as broadband and wireless to their advantage? Cite recent examples. In your explanation. What devices and software applications are being used by terrorists and for what purposes? What future advancements in terrorist use of technology do you predict, and why? What technology advancements might counter-terrorism efforts benefit? What, if anything, can be done to counter terrorist activities on a public network, system, or social media platform?
Your essay should contain an introduction and be well organized. It must be a minimum of three pages, not counting the title and reference pages. You must use at least two sources outside of your textbook. All sources will be properly cited. Your essay, including all references must be formatted in APA style.
Reference: Baggett, R. K., Foster, C. S., & Simpkins, B. K. (Eds.). (2017). Homeland security technologies for the 21st century. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger