RealNews

White House chastised for use of security technology

The Bush administration has failed to effectively use information technology in the war on terrorism, according to officials at the Markle Foundation, who on Tuesday proposed creating a homeland security information network. “They have not yet taken advantage of technological expertise” available in this country, said Zoe Baird, president of the New York-based foundation. “The government can set up a network that improves our ability to prevent terrorism and protect civil liberties.” After articulating nearly a dozen perceived weaknesses in current information-sharing systems, the group suggested the creation of a System-wide Homeland Analysis and Resource Exchange (SHARE) Network designed to couple Silicon Valley know-how with low-tech law enforcement and intelligence databases. 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.