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Drilling Into The Big Data Goldmine

Written by DFM Team


Drilling Into The Big Data Goldmine

In today?s big data age, the volume, velocity, variety and veracity of data that agencies have access to can often outstrip their ability to store, process and analyse it for accurate and timely decision-making. Law enforcement and intelligence agencies are facing continuously evolving new threats. Whether they are confronting cross-border organised crime or lone wolf terrorist threats, the need to continually adapt counter-measures continues. Agencies have invested heavily in technologies to capture and analyse information, and the volume of this data is increasing rapidly. When faced with the many types of data now available, the potential for information overload is high, and for the intelligence professionals charged with countering these threats, the risk of missing key pieces of information multiplies, leading to reputational damage at the very least, and at the worst, failure to prevent a real and credible threat.




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