Author: Alexandra Hale

Cybersecurity: An Urgent Need for Action and Awareness

Cybersecurity: An Urgent Need for Action and Awareness

Last October was National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which ironically came on the heels of a vast Internet breach in September – although few probably know about either event and perhaps even fewer care. The attack was launched through what has been estimated to be nearly a million infected security cameras […]

The Maldives:  Tropical Haven or Human-Rights Hell

The Maldives: Tropical Haven or Human-Rights Hell

The Maldives are a picturesque, tropical paradise. The lush archipelago is located in the Indian Ocean and is considered by many to be the ultimate vacation destination. The Maldivian Ministry of Tourism, fully cognizant of the importance of tourism to the national economy, lures visitors with the promise that the […]

The 2016 Munich Security Conference (Feb. 11, 2016 - Source: Lennart Preiss/Getty Images Europe)

Bleak Predictions at the 2016 Munich Security Conference

The 52nd Munich Security Conference (MSC) has come to an end and has left the world with a litany of horrific concerns. From February 12-14, 2016, over 600 of the world’s most influential decision-makers in international security policy gathered in Munich, Germany to discuss some of the most troubling security […]