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Dr Sally Leivesley



  • Terror 2015
  • Cyber 2015
  1. Terror 2015:
  2. (1) Aviation attacks with deceptive bombs or sharp weapons defeating airport detection; (2) Suicide foreign volunteers in front line conflicts; (3) Militia style attacks on vulnerable institutions such as the Peshawar school massacre in December; (4) Militia style attacks on well defended security sites; (5) Attacks on security force personnel in undefended situations; (6) Increasingly cruel attacks on civilians such as the Nigerian village & school attacks in 2014.
  3. Protection in 2015 requires:
  4. (1) Public knowledge of danger cues; (2) Children educated in self-protection in schools; (3) Shopping mall visitors knowing exits other than main thoroughfares; (4) Aviation traveller awareness of unusual behaviour or objects; (5) Security personnel to advise families at home of security awareness in the street; (6) Community watch and report activity massively increased; (7) Governments to integrate military specialists with police; (8) Crowded places with covert police & military presence; (9) Mobile phone apps for community, aviation, local street, workplace reports & warnings; (10) Police increasingly trained on internet intelligence gathering; (11) Social media real-time analysis of threat communications & clusters with risk behaviour.
  • Cyber 2015:
  • (1) Russia’s multiple problems with finance and border conflicts may lead to aggressive but low level cyber warfare on neighbours and iconic enemies; (2) Increasing scale of attacks following the Sony hack in 2014
  • Spread of North Korean cyber aggression following the successful Sony hack; (3) World business loss of intellectual property and senior personnel targeted at home and work; (4) Energy, water and household connectedness to the internet will open many pathways to attack; (5) Aviation is a special case of commercial espionage and potential strategic cyber weapons attacks; (6) Aviation as a cyber-target of mobile phones and mobile devices; (7) Banking services on-line and other financial transactions increasingly targeted by cyber criminals; (8) Permanent loss of security for small business and citizens despite increased awareness of managing computer security; (9) Mobile phones and mobile devices increasingly the targets of attack because of financial information access and back entry into computers; (10) Less visibility of attacks through cloud service penetration; (11) Increased corporate integration of physical and cyber security operations; (12) Increased demands on national security services to assure network security; (13) Failure of countries to join up cyber security actions and appoint an international regulator; (14) Increased educational demand in schools, universities and professional cyber membership organisations.