RealNews

FBI has searchable counter-terror data

The FBI Thursday showcased some of its newest information technology, including for the first time a counter-terrorism database that can be searched and analyzed. The bureau was severely criticized in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks for failing to follow up on memos from the field that might have led investigators to the terrorists. The memos were just several in a stream of tens of thousands of pieces of hard copy information flowing into the bureau before the attacks. FBI officials believe the new computerized digital system will help analysts find and properly evaluate such information in the future, conceivably before terrorists can strike. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.