Martin Petersen: Lessons Learned Doing Intelligence Analysis for Makers of US Foreign Policy

Martin Petersen

Martin Petersen

What I Learned in 40 Years of Doing Intelligence Analysis for US Foreign Policymakers

Martin Petersen, Studies in Intelligence, 2011

PDF (8 Pages): Petersen-What I Learned-20Apr2011

Policymakers do not always see how we can help them.

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Jan 28

Reference: $499 Saves Millions — Stephen E. Arnold CyberOSINT Survey of Next Generation Information Access (NGIA) – Foreword by Robert Steele

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An Arnold IT CORE Report for Law Enforcement, Security and Intelligence Professionals and Organizations

This monograph has a single goal: Provide a Contracting Officer (CO) or Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) — or the end-user engaged in investigatory work, military operations, and intelligence activities — with a collection of technology capability summaries about companies building next-generation tools…critical insights that could save millions in mis-placed capitalization.

“CyberOSINT is the first discussion of the innovative software that makes sense of the flood of open source digital information. Law enforcement, security, and intelligence professionals will find this an invaluable resource to identify automated ways to deal with Big Data.”

– Dr. Jerry Lucas, President, Telestrategies ISS

Table of Contents with topics covered and companies profiled below the line along with full-text of the Foreword by Robert Steele and Preface by Stephen Arnold.

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Jan 27

2015 Robert Steele – Foreword to Stephen E. Arnold’s CyberOSINT: Next Generation Information Access

Robert David Steele Vivas

Robert David Steele Vivas

Stephen E. Arnold, CyberOSINT: Next Generation Information Access (Harrods Creek, KY: Arnold Information Technology, 2015)

Memorable URL: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-CyberOSINT

Foreword

By Robert David Steele

In 1986, I was selected from the CIA’s clandestine service to help lead a pilot project to bring the CIA into the 21st Century. From that moment almost 30 years ago, I have been obsessed with open sources of information in all languages, mediums, and computer-aided tools for analysis—everything the
CIA does not utilize today. I took my cue in the mid-1980s from author Howard Rheingold,0 who explored how computers could be used to amplify human thought and communication, and the CIA Directorate of Intelligence team of Diane Webb and Dennis McCormick.1

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Jan 27

Stephen E. Arnold: Enterprise Search Does Not Work — Big Data? Useless to the Front Line Worker

Categories: IO Impotency
Stephen E. Arnold

Stephen E. Arnold

Enterprise Search: A Problem of Relevance to the Users

There is no fast, easy to use, stable, and helpful way to look for information on a couple of terabytes of local storage. The files are a mixed bag: Excels, PowerPoints, image and text embedded PDFs, proprietary file formats like Framemaker, images, music, etc.

See Also: Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Unstructured Data

 

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Jan 24