LexisNexis presents intelligence analysis in support of Global War on Terror

WASHINGTON, 28 June 2006. LexisNexis U.S., a provider of information solutions and services, has launched Intelligence Analysis Solutions to enable analysts in the intelligence community to pinpoint and identify relevant information contained within massive volumes of disparate data. LexisNexis Intelligence Analysis Solutions provide customers with intelligence and national security missions with technology that refines, processes, links, and analyzes streams of disparate data.

WASHINGTON, 28 June 2006. LexisNexis U.S., a provider of information solutions and services, has launched Intelligence Analysis Solutions to enable analysts in the intelligence community to pinpoint and identify relevant information contained within massive volumes of disparate data. LexisNexis Intelligence Analysis Solutions provide customers with intelligence and national security missions with technology that refines, processes, links, and analyzes streams of disparate structured and unstructured data.

Key applications of Intelligence Analysis Solutions include:

-- Open Source Analysis to enable analysts to pinpoint specific threat information contained within disparate, multi-sourced data sets such as news articles, transcripts, scientific journals, public records and Web-based content.

-- Maritime Domain Awareness to allow analysts to identify links between cargo, containers, businesses, crews and vessels to enable risk assessment for effective interdiction and mitigation of threats before they reach U.S. shores.

-- All-source Analysis to enable intelligence analysts to enrich classified data sets with open sources of information for enhanced analysis and deeper contextual insight to detect and anticipate threats to national security.

"For the intelligence community to be successful, there is a clear need for scalable technology to assist in the effective management of the volume, velocity and variety of information," says Norm Willox, CEO of LexisNexis Special Services Inc. "LexisNexis Intelligence Analysis Solutions respond to this crucial need by delivering commercially-proven technology that enables intelligence analysts to pinpoint information that will assist them to detect and deter threats to the nation."

"The nature of the threat faced by the United States has required shifting from the Cold War paradigm that placed a high value on analysis of state actors and their military doctrine and plans to one that focuses on asymmetric threats posed by individuals who operate unconstrained by national borders and independent of state political apparatus," says Dr. Bill Schneider, chairman of the Defense Science Board. "The open source and all-source analysis that LexisNexis Intelligence Analysis Solutions enable are critical to assisting analysts to detect signatures that can uncover the operational footprint of these individuals who pose threats to both the warfighter and the homeland."

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