Intelligence agencies

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An intelligence agency is a governmental organization devoted to gathering of information by means of espionage (spying), communication interception, cryptoanalysis, cooperation with other institutions, and evaluation of public sources. Intelligence agencies are also involved in defensive activities such as counter-espionage … Read More

China Homeland Security & Public Security Market – 2012-2020

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China to Replace the U.S. as the World’s Largest HLS & Public Security Market The last three decades of dramatic economic growth in China have bred social tensions, ethnic frictions and domestic terror, leading the central government to invest “whatever … Read More

Saudi Arabia Homeland Security & Law Enforcement Market – Up To 2015

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The recent turmoil in the Arab world forced the Saudi Arabian royal family into critical regime stabilization decision junctures. The Saudis hiked their 2011 Homeland Security & Law Enforcement procurement budget by 46%. During 2013-2015 Saudi Arabia plans to procure … Read More

Data mining

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Data mining is the practice of automatically searching massive stores of data for patterns. To perform this, information mining makes use of computational strategies from Statistics and Pattern recognition. Made use of within the technical context of data warehousing it … Read More

Intelligent Video Surveillance, VCA & Video Analytics: Technologies & Global Market – 2013-2020

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12.1bn in 2011, $13.5bn in 2012 – to reach $39bn by 2020* Following three decades of slow market penetration and disappointing performance, the Intelligent Video Surveillance, VCA & Video Analytics industry will experience a decade of rapid growth. The Intelligent … Read More

Information retrieval

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Information retrieval (IR) is the art and science of searching for information in documents, searching for documents themselves, searching for metadata which describes documents, or searching within databases, whether relational stand alone databases or hypertext networked databases such as the … Read More

How much do you pay for an US spy satellite?

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An US spy satellite is out of control and it will plunge to Earth in about a month. As of right now it is not possible to predict the place where the satellite is going to hit the Earth. It … Read More

Several regional power grids attacked by hackers, says CIA

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Some cyberattacks disrupted the power equipment in several countries, causing power outages that affected multiple cities, in accordance with the CIA’s analysts. In some cases the hackers used blackmail, demanding payments before disrupting the power. “In at least one case, … Read More

Benazir Bhutto killed in a suicide explosion at Rawalpindi

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Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was killed today when a suicide bomb exploded outside Liaquat Bagh, the venue of the rally, Interior Ministry Spokesman Javed Iqbal Cheema said in a phone interview from Islamabad. “Terrorists are trying to derail … Read More

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