Mail Threat Alert - February 2021
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February saw a steady-state of threats across most metrics. Targets types were spread equally across all areas and the number of threats fell with historical norms.
- Overall international threats garnered more attention and carried higher damages and loss of revenue compared to the United States.
- After last month’s attack on the AstraZeneca vaccine plant and this month’s school threats, we can expect an increase in threats on those types of sites.
- February saw a steady amount of mailed threats primarily white powder and drugs.
- Both categories fell within historical norms, most responses were hazmat teams and had minimal exposure due to effective responses.