An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski

Quick Hits | When things go wrong fingers get pointed - is this fair?

December 11, 2020 Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Quick Hits | When things go wrong fingers get pointed - is this fair?
Chapters
0:00
Introduction
0:20
French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign
1:08
Headteacher raised concerned before the attack
2:08
When things go wrong fingers get pointed - is this fair?
2:46
Direction de la surveillance du territoire
3:40
Security services are swamped
5:00
What should have the French security service done?
7:08
Everyone is a critic when something goes wrong
8:28
Contact Phil Gurski
An Intelligent Look at Terrorism with Phil Gurski
Quick Hits | When things go wrong fingers get pointed - is this fair?
Dec 11, 2020
Phil Gurski

In the wake of a brutal killing and beheading of a French teacher in October for his 'crime' of showing the Muhammad cartoons, a report has come out saying French security and intelligence services failed to "appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher". 

In other words, the French blew it.  Or did they?  Borealis discusses what the real world of monitoring online hate is all about.

►Read Samuel Paty: French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign | The Guardian

About the host Phil Gurski:

Phil is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.

►Check Phil's latest book ''When Religion Kills'' - https://amzn.to/2ALdpoG
►Website - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/
►Twitter - https://twitter.com/borealissaves
►LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-gurski-8942468/
►Email - borealisrisk@gmail.com

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In the wake of a brutal killing and beheading of a French teacher in October for his 'crime' of showing the Muhammad cartoons, a report has come out saying French security and intelligence services failed to "appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher". 

In other words, the French blew it.  Or did they?  Borealis discusses what the real world of monitoring online hate is all about.

►Read Samuel Paty: French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign | The Guardian

About the host Phil Gurski:

Phil is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.

►Check Phil's latest book ''When Religion Kills'' - https://amzn.to/2ALdpoG
►Website - https://borealisthreatandrisk.com/
►Twitter - https://twitter.com/borealissaves
►LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/phil-gurski-8942468/
►Email - borealisrisk@gmail.com

Introduction
French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign
Headteacher raised concerned before the attack
When things go wrong fingers get pointed - is this fair?
Direction de la surveillance du territoire
Security services are swamped
What should have the French security service done?
Everyone is a critic when something goes wrong
Contact Phil Gurski