Researchers push the boundaries of their fields to develop more accurate and efficient responses to international terrorism.
Scientists and researchers develop new equipment to give the advantage to soldiers and police tasked with neutralizing terrorists.
Computer engineers, security companies and scientists work with police forces and intelligence services to counter how extremist groups use digital media and the internet to strike fear.
To counter how terrorists are willing to die in attacks against military and civilian targets, scientists are trying to minimize the loss of life by using robots to mimic human senses and detect threats without being spotted.
Unconventional and sometimes invisible weapons stoke fears and could mark the advent of a new era in global terrorism.