Security data project to combat terrorism

Thursday, 29 May 2003, 4:29 PM EST

The government is developing an IT project to pull together intelligence data from security agencies to help counter terrorism, vnunet.com's sister title Computing has revealed.

The multimillion-pound Scope programme is being run by the Cabinet Office Intelligence and Security Secretariat.

The top-secret project will develop mechanisms for sharing information between nine government departments and agencies, including MI5 and MI6.

Potential technology suppliers were given the first briefing earlier this month. The government asked interested companies to respond to a questionnaire, but only after signing a secrecy agreement.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

People will do anything for free Wi-Fi

Posted on 30 September 2014.  |  A new Wi-Fi investigation conducted on the streets of London shows that consumers carelessly use public Wi-Fi without regard for their personal privacy.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Wed, Oct 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //