Separating Signals From Noise: The Biggest Security Challenge Moving Forward

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This article was originally featured in Forbes

When I started my career as a counterterrorism investigator, information was much harder to come by. A single clue was hard-earned and often involved following breadcrumbs and retracing steps. Real-time data was even rarer since the world was yet to be connected digitally.

Over the past 15 years, the rise of digital information has been a blessing and a curse for everyone in the security industry. It has delivered a fire hose of new data points, available instantly from every corner of the globe. In many cases, the insights offered by these new types of digital information are unique and quite valuable—just look at the rapidly expanding field of open-source intelligence.

But these advancements have also made the job of corporate security professionals and investigators much harder. For example, while the rise of social media has made it much easier to find information quickly, it’s also more likely that you’re tracking down inaccurate or biased data points, either accidentally or intentionally.

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