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The EUROSINT FORUM and SAIL LABS Technology are pleased to invite you on a two-day workshop. This workshop aims to gather European security and intelligence practitioners around the topic of disaster management either as a consequence of a natural event, industrial accident or a major security incident and the challenge of forecasting in the age of Artificial Intelligence and enormous data.

Aim of the Workshop

By automatically collecting, classifying, enriching and displaying data, Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies could significantly enhance...


Europol hosted the second conference of the European Counter Terrorism Centre Advisory Group to present and discuss new strategies against online terrorist propaganda and radicalisation. One panel focused on the assessment of radicalisation, and explored ways and methods in detecting and evaluating signs of radicalisation to violence in individual’s communication, in particular online. The goal was to retrieve relevant signs within the increasing masses of information that are publicly accessible.

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UK intelligence agency GCHQ will open a new intelligence and security facility in Manchester in 2019, as part of the UK’s wider counter-terror strategy. The facility will incorporate a variety of innovative technologies to gather intelligence and combat terrorism.

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In response to a changing threat picture, intelligence cooperation among European Union member states has evolved significantly in recent years. Dr Gerhard Conrad is Director of the EU Intelligence and Situation Centre. He will discuss how his teams operate in conjunction with the Intelligence Directorate of the European Military Staff, what can be done to enhance intelligence cooperation in the EU and how it might be affected by Brexit.

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Social media has mass appeal because it is simple to understand and use, with little to no challenges involved for the user. RSS is whole different game, where the main goal is for the end user to research and find valuable information sources, as well as periodically clean up the news feed from irrelevant noise.

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Most companies say they collect competitive intelligence (CI), but most of the time that means outdated scraps of information divorced from the company's own strategy -- or simply ignored: A study by Fuld + Company found that 45 percent of competitive analyses it analyzed had no actual impact on management decisions.

Overall, the CI field hasn't changed much in the decades since its establishment in the 1980s, even though the intelligence data field itself has evolved dramatically: Market-research firm IDC predicts that the "digital universe" of online data will reach 180 zettabytes...


Developers from ASI Data explain how an algorithm they are developping could combat threat of lone-wolf attacks by "cutting propaganda off at the source".

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The 7th edition of Redefining Community in Intercultural Context. Nation Branding, Identity & Security Conference will focus mainly on contemporary social phenomena associated with the fields of security and intelligence: intercultural communication, ethnic and national identity, technology and society, ethics of scientific research. It will take place on 17-19 May 2018 in Bucharest, Romania.

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The Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) based in Athens, Greece, publishes the Journal of Mediterranean and Balkan Intelligence (JMBI), which is an international postgraduate academic led-scholarly publication focused on the  eld of intelligence, counterintelligence, terrorism, counterterrorism, geopolitics and international relations.

The December 2017 edition of the JMBI focus on "Cross-domain approaches to intelligence analysis". Twenty-first century decision-making has...


Frontex has effectively become a law enforcement agency. Focus on migration has morphed into drug smuggling, document fraud, terrorism, and cigarette smuggling. It has even seized arms.

Last year, it handed over 1,300 intelligence files to the EU police agency Europol, as part of a pilot project. Today, sweeping up people's personal information and sharing them with the police is standard practice, which has led to hundreds of arrests.

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