Intelligence and Security Informatics

Intelligence and Security Informatics

Jimmie L. Joseph (University of Texas at El Paso, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-857-4.ch036
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Abstract

Intelligence and security informatics (ISI) is the application of information systems (IS), databases, and data coding schemes to issues of intelligence gathering, security, and law enforcement. ISI differs from other disciplines of informatics because of the critical role played by the general public in data gathering and information dissemination.

Key Terms in this Chapter

Reliability: Reliability refers to the presumption that information is accurate and can be trusted.

Information Dissemination: Information dissemination is to distribute or broadcast information.

Disinformation: Disinformation is information provided to security or intelligence sources that is intentionally false or intended to deceive.

Relevance: Relevant data are data that are applicable to the current need or situation.

Informatics: Informatics is a means of quantifying and organizing information in a manner that is meaningful to practitioners of a specific field

Noise: Noise is information that is unassociated with the current problem.

Non-Repudiation: Non-repudiation is verification that ensures that the sender cannot deny that he or she sent, or is responsible for sending, a message

Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI): ISI is the application of information systems, databases, and data coding schemes to issues of intelligence gathering, security, and law enforcement.

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