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Source: Boardwatch - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Intrusion Detection The problem is that intelligence and law enforcement agencies are searching the world's biggest haystack -- untold exabytes, or quintillions of bytes of data stored on computers across the globe -- to uncover a few very dangerous needles. "If we wanted . . . The problem is that intelligence and law enforcement agencies are searching the world's biggest haystack -- untold exabytes, or quintillions of bytes of data stored on computers across the globe -- to uncover a few very dangerous needles. "If we wanted to look at how terrorist build bombs, we'd search for certain things like explosives, ways of transporting them and people involved that are typically known terrorists," said Anthony Bagdonis of Roswell, Georgia-based Applied Systems Intelligence, whose analytic software program KARNAC scours databases for suspicious correlations.

The hijackers of Sept. 11 left plenty of traces that would have showed up in various databases: credit card activity, airline flight reservations, telephone calls and even entries on law enforcement and immigration watch lists.

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