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Jess M. Sadick
Jess M. Sadick served as a Middle East Intelligence Research Specialist in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research and in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counter Terrorism Division. A database he created of incidents of violence during the second Palestinian intifada fed daily sitreps to the Secretary of State. At FBI, he monitored U.S. persons and groups suspected of providing material support to foreign terrorists. As a Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Consultant to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, he supported threat-information collection and analysis programs concerning national critical-infrastructure. He leverages his federal experience to assist non-profit organizations in helping to fight terrorism and extremism. He educates the U.S. Congress, U.S. Department of Justice National Security Division, and other federal entities on open-source research concerning terrorists’ exploitation of online social media, including encrypted social messaging platforms and growing interest in cryptocurrency. He also provides security assessments and grant-writing to help non-profits acquire DHS security funding.

PERSPECTIVE: Heightened Scrutiny of Social Media Could Have Prevented Gilroy Attack

Even when the identities of attendees are unknown beforehand, event organizers could scour social media in real time to find threat information referencing their event.

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