Nerd Out Security Panel Discussion: EP 27. The Hard Reset and Uvalde.

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In the latest of Nerd Out, Bridget and Dave talk about all things extremism with the most recent publication of “The Hard Reset” as well as the latest accelerationist document “Make it Count”. Specifically they discussed:

  • The contents of the documents and the wide ranging themes
  • A discussion of the mentioned tactics and techniques
  • What organizations can learn from these reports
  • How this information could be used to enhance organizational security posture

Then Dave and Bridget talked through the Uvalde school shooting and the recent lessons learned from the Report from the Texas House of Representatives and how organizations can use the report to review their own security as well as avoid some of the issues identified.

Bridget Johnson is the Managing Editor for Homeland Security Today. In addition her contributions on Homeland Security Today (, HSToday are also running a series of webinars (Webinar signups,

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