Social Network Roles in Foreign Capital and Research

In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins and Benjamin A. T. Graham, assistant professor in the School of International Relations at USC, discuss the role that migrants can play in bringing foreign capital into countries.

The Latest: Family: Man Who Took Plane Was Warm, Gentle

The New York Times, in an Associated Press story, quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on security aspects of the airport employee who stole a passenger plane in Seattle. Erroll Southers says Saturday that the unidentified man represents one of the greatest threats to aviation by being an insider cleared to have access…

In light of the Las Vegas Shooting, how can we secure open spaces better?

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two”  interviewed Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on how large outdoor events can better protect attendees from mass shootings or other incidents. It’s a situation that presents a whole new set of concerns for security officials. “In an outdoor event you are literally cooped up…and you are limited with regards to…

When Immigrants & Refugees Flood Our Shores

When refugees & immigrants flee to America’s shores, the American fear of “them” is great but so too is the moral responsibility.  Discussion of the possible threats and great benefits refugees bring with them in their search for new homes. Ehsan Zaffar, Senior Advisor at the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of…

The Growing Risks of Cyber Crime

We live in a world that is increasingly interconnected and reliant upon the Internet and computer softwares, and the digital universe is endlessly expanding with new information and devices. Cybersecurity resources must attempt to keep up with and protect the increasingly complex cyberspace as new devices and technology networks are digitally connected.