Application of Big Data for National Security: A by Babak Akhgar

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By Babak Akhgar

Application of massive information for nationwide safeguard provides clients with cutting-edge ideas, tools, and applied sciences for large info analytics within the struggle opposed to terrorism and crime, together with a variety of case reports and alertness situations. This booklet combines services from a global workforce of specialists in legislation enforcement, nationwide defense, and legislations, in addition to desktop sciences, criminology, linguistics, and psychology, making a specific cross-disciplinary number of wisdom and insights into this more and more worldwide issue.

The strategic frameworks and demanding elements provided in Application of massive info for nationwide Security give some thought to technical, felony, moral, and societal affects, but in addition useful issues of massive information approach layout and deployment, illustrating how facts and protection matters intersect. In picking present and destiny technical and operational demanding situations it helps legislations enforcement and executive organizations of their operational, tactical and strategic judgements while utilizing enormous information for nationwide security

    • Contextualizes the massive info inspiration and the way it pertains to nationwide protection and crime detection and prevention
    • Presents strategic techniques for the layout, adoption, and deployment of huge facts applied sciences in combating terrorism and decreasing crime
    • Includes a chain of case stories and eventualities to illustrate the appliance of massive info in a countrywide defense context
    • Indicates destiny instructions for giant facts as an enabler of complicated crime prevention and detection

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    In short, the UK had no plan to institute of any rigor that would have been able to effectively respond to a major Al Qaeda indiscriminate attack. Of course, the UK security apparatus had memories of the long counterterrorist campaign in Northern Ireland to draw upon and the foundations that had been laid down in terms of a corpus of emergency terrorism legislation on the statute book. Throughout the history of counterterrorism practice in the UK, collaboration between government departments had been key to the success of many operations, and the intelligence community had learned the value of close cooperation with the police service.

    As the main domestic partner of MI5 in pursuing terrorists, the police service was also called on to provide details of its knowledge, awareness, and actions in preventing terrorism before the tragic events of 7/7. The high volume of counterterrorism operations being conducted in the post-9/11 era brought pressure upon state security forces to prioritize their efforts against the resources they had available. As a result, many new dots were found but they were never joined. Associates would drift in and out of major operations and many would be acquaintances remaining on the periphery of investigations, whereas many more would in fact have nothing to do with terrorism and would not be the primary subjects of the operations being conducted at the time.

    MI5 also discovered that it had on record a telephone number that, it was able to identify after (but not before) the attacks as that of a third suicide bomber, Lindsay (Andrew, 2009). There were no Security Service traces for Hussain. According to MI5, the first evidence of Khan’s involvement was discovered on Saturday July 9, when credit cards in his name were found at the sites of the two attacks (Andrew, 2009). Subsequent investigations by MI5 revealed that Khan and Tanweer had visited Pakistan in 2003 and spent several months there with Tanweer in the winter of 2004–5, probably in contact with Al Qaeda, planning and training for the 7/7 attacks (Andrew, 2009).

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