Re: CIA Behind in Use of Technology (BBC Article)
From: Agent Mimic (null_at_void.net)
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2003 17:50:14 +0100
"Ron B." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> BBC article on CIA use of technology in Intelligence Analysis.
> CIA spies shun computers
> Old technology dominates at the CIA
> In the movies, spies and intelligence agents are the ones with the cool
> gadgets and state-of-the-art equipment, but their real life counterparts
> are far behind.
> A recently declassified study said the CIA was five years behind the rest
> the world when it came to using technology to do its job.
> It found that workers in the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence made little
> use of the internet, used primitive, inflexible databases to catalogue
> information and had none of the software tools common in the business
> The report said the CIA regarded computer technology as a "bogeyman"
> than an ally.
nice, or purhaps given the every increasing use of technology for computer
crime.... a bit of propaganda ? ;D
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