Doug Bedell — June 15, 2018, 1:38 pm

DHS Offers New Training – On Countering Internet Terrorists

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is giving its anti-terrorist training a digital turn with a new online training course, “Countering Terrorists Exploitation of Social Media and the Internet.”

DHS advises that the “online 90-minute training is designed to educate startup companies and social media companies about how terrorists may seek to exploit their platforms. This narrated course includes videos and images of official and unofficial terrorist media products, quizzes to test knowledge, as well as supplementary notes pages to explore select topics in greater detail.”

Companies interested in gaining access to the training, DHS adds, can request it on Tech Against Terrorism’s Knowledge Sharing Platform (Sign up at: or reach out to with the subject line “Training”.

If your business is active on the Internet, as more and more are, get to know what you could encounter there.

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