Information warfare is now being waged in political, social, and commercial arenas. Today's analysts must understand new and emerging techniques that are being used to manipulate open-source information.
By Vicky A. Bufano
National controversy arose over whether designs for 3D-printed guns should be made available online, highlighting the need for clear, effective gun laws. Learn more about the issue and why uniform regulation needs to be prioritized.
By Dr. Dena Weiss
Despite requirements, many military branches are failing to submit data of convicted servicemembers to the federal government. Learn more about the problem and the consequences to public safety.
By Erik Kleinsmith
The spread of "fake news" on mainstream and social media news sources has given rise to fact checkers and fact checking organizations. While there are benefits to using fact checkers, do they complicate matters for intelligence analysts?
By Dr. Chuck Russo and Katherine C. Russo
Direct-to-consumer genealogy testing services have been behind some of law enforcement's recent cold case breakthroughs. Learn how investigators have successfully utilized these services and how privacy concerns must be incorporated into future considerations.
By Jinnie Chua
Communication is crucial in any response, but especially in large-scale complex incidents. Learn how agencies can create a shared platform for information flow between the fire service, police, and other public safety stakeholders.
By Jennifer Bucholtz
The Golden State Killer's identity remained unknown for decades, until investigator Paul Holes submitted a sample of the killer's DNA to an ancestry site. Learn how Holes tracked down the primary suspect and how other cold cases could be solved in a similar way.