Violent extremism

WE CAN NO LONGER WAIT TO ADDRESS ANTI-BLACK HATE

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:30pm

This heinous act reminds us that the threat of racially motivated violence and hatred is a constant and increasing reality for Black communities.

Key Points: 
  • This heinous act reminds us that the threat of racially motivated violence and hatred is a constant and increasing reality for Black communities.
  • This atrocity is simply the most recent in a long history of unrelenting and consistent brutality against Black communities across North America rooted in anti-Black hate.
  • Ignorance and indifference, I don't know, and I don't care attitudes, can no longer be tolerated or prevail.
  • Work with Black communities to ensure that concrete measures such as tackling hate speech and radicalization online to address anti-Black hate are incorporated in the National Action Plan on Combating Hate.

Statement by U.S. Conference of Mayors on Mass Shooting in Buffalo

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Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 1:57am

"Once again America's mayors are shocked and devastated by a mass shooting -- this time at a Buffalo supermarket in which a heavily armed gunman wearing tactical gear killed 10 people and wounded three others while livestreaming the event. The FBI is investigating it as a hate crime racially motivated by violent extremism. 

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, May 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Below is a statement by Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, on today's mass shooting in Buffalo:
    How many times must this tragedy repeat itself before Congress acts to reduce gun violence in our nation?
  • "Once again America's mayors are shocked and devastated by a mass shooting -- this time at a Buffalo supermarket in which a heavily armed gunman wearing tactical gear killed 10 people and wounded three others while livestreaming the event.The FBI is investigating it as a hate crime racially motivated by violent extremism.
  • About the United States Conference of Mayors-- The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more.
  • There are more than 1,400 such cities in the country today, and each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.

United States Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services Procurement Research Report 2022 Featuring Sysco Corp, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, Reckitt Benckiser, Fluor Corp, & AECOM - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 4:06pm

The "Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services in the US - Procurement Research Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Natural Disaster & Emergency Relief Services in the US - Procurement Research Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report is intended to assist buyers of immediate natural disaster and emergency relief services.
  • Suppliers in this market provide food, shelter, clothing, medical relief, temporary shelters and counseling to victims of domestic disasters.
  • This report is limited to services that respond to natural and man-made disasters.

Spectrum Labs Creates Guardian for Games to Safeguard Player Experience in the Metaverse

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 7:00pm

Gaming platforms will be at the forefront of building the metaverse, said Justin Davis, Chief Executive Officer at Spectrum Labs.

Key Points: 
  • Gaming platforms will be at the forefront of building the metaverse, said Justin Davis, Chief Executive Officer at Spectrum Labs.
  • Guardian for Games, the first vertically focused application of Spectrum Labs Guardian product, is purpose-built for the unique attributes of gaming communities to optimize player experiences.
  • Spectrum Labs is launching Guardian for Games in support of AWS for Games, an initiative featuring services and solutions from AWS and AWS Partners, built specifically for Games customers.
  • To learn how Spectrum Labs Trust and Safety technology works for text, audio, and more please visit our website .

EXPO 2020 Dubai hosts ISALEX 2.0, the world's first law enforcement exercise in the Metaverse

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 11:00am

DUBAI, UAE, March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In a world first, the International Security Alliance's virtual cybersecurity exercise - ISALEX 2.0 kicked off today.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --In a world first, the International Security Alliance's virtual cybersecurity exercise - ISALEX 2.0 kicked off today.
  • Hosted at EXPO 2020 Dubai, it will be the first exercise of its kind to be held in the Metaverse.
  • 50 representatives drawn from the ministries of interior and law enforcement agencies from nine ISA member states will take part in ISALEX 2.0, where they will face several real-world security scenarios.
  • Today we take law enforcement into the metaverse but it is ultimately in the real world that we will reap the benefits."

EXPO 2020 Dubai hosts ISALEX 2.0, the world's first law enforcement exercise in the Metaverse

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 11:00am

DUBAI, UAE, March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world first, the International Security Alliance's virtual cybersecurity exercise - ISALEX 2.0 – kicked off today. Hosted at EXPO 2020 Dubai, it will be the first exercise of its kind to be held in the Metaverse. The unique simulation aims to bolster cybersecurity, while ensuring the readiness of alliance members to confront future threats through innovative, forward-looking solutions.  

Key Points: 
  • Hosted at EXPO 2020 Dubai, it will be the first exercise of its kind to be held in the Metaverse.
  • The unique simulation aims to bolster cybersecurity, while ensuring the readiness of alliance members to confront future threats through innovative, forward-looking solutions.
  • 50 representatives drawn from the ministries of interior and law enforcement agencies from nine ISA member states will take part in ISALEX 2.0, where they will face several real-world security scenarios.
  • Today we take law enforcement into the metaverse but it is ultimately in the real world that we will reap the benefits."

The U.S. and Canada Reestablish the Cross-Border Crime Forum

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 3:37am

We will work together to improve coordination around reporting of ransomware attacks that can affect cross-border critical infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • We will work together to improve coordination around reporting of ransomware attacks that can affect cross-border critical infrastructure.
  • Further, we will identify and implement options to strengthen sectors of our economies that are increasingly targeted by criminals and to implement effective responses.
  • We are working vigilantly to protect the cybersecurity of our critical infrastructure sectors given Russia's further invasion of Ukraine.
  • The United States and Canada reiterated our commitment to advance law enforcement cooperation between our two countries and look forward to Canada hosting the next CBCF in 2023.

Google’s Jigsaw Unit Open Sources Code for Harassment Manager Tool in Partnership with Twitter, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 10:00am

As a first implementation partner, Thomson Reuters Foundation will make the tool available to journalists within its network in June of 2022.

Key Points: 
  • As a first implementation partner, Thomson Reuters Foundation will make the tool available to journalists within its network in June of 2022.
  • Were grateful for Twitter, Thomson Reuters Foundation and other organizations who have partnered with us to make this technology available.
  • Jigsaw worked with journalists and activists with large Twitter presences throughout the whole development cycle to build Harassment Manager, using the Twitter API.
  • The Thomson Reuters Foundation is the corporate foundation of Thomson Reuters, the global news and information services company.

Spectrum Labs Closes $32M Series B Led by Intel Capital to Put Critical Trust & Safety Technology at the Core of Every Digital Interaction

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 1:00pm

The funding will accelerate the Companys mission to ensure every digital interaction can be built on accurate and measurable Trust & Safety infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • The funding will accelerate the Companys mission to ensure every digital interaction can be built on accurate and measurable Trust & Safety infrastructure.
  • Spectrum Labs products apply Natural Language Understanding technology to analyze user-generated content to deliver best-in-class behavioral classification.
  • Its workflow automation helps Trust & Safety teams accurately react in real-time, and its analytics and reporting capabilities enable trust and transparency.
  • To learn how Spectrum Labs Trust and Safety technology works for text, audio, and more please visit our website .

Nigeria’s “Creative Youth Boot Camp: Art for Social Transformation” Project Receives UNAOC-BMW Group Intercultural Innovation Award

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Friday, November 19, 2021 - 11:00am

Creative Youth Boot Camp galvanizes young individuals from over 200 ethnic groups in Nigeria to co-create, using performing arts as a tool to confront social issues such as gender inequality, social exclusion, xenophobia, and violent extremism, plaguing the development of women, youth, and young people with disabilities.

Key Points: 
  • Creative Youth Boot Camp galvanizes young individuals from over 200 ethnic groups in Nigeria to co-create, using performing arts as a tool to confront social issues such as gender inequality, social exclusion, xenophobia, and violent extremism, plaguing the development of women, youth, and young people with disabilities.
  • Receiving the intercultural and Innovation Award is a validation of the revolutionary work that Street Project Foundation is doing in Nigeria.
  • The Intercultural Innovation Award supports grassroots initiatives that promote intercultural dialogue and understanding, thereby contributing to peace, cultural diversity, and more inclusive societies.
  • In addition to a financial grant, the Street Project Foundation will receive capacity-building and mentorship support from UNAOC, the BMW Group and Accenture to help strengthen its Creative Youth Boot Camp project and ensure its sustainable growth.