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NSA using ANALYTICS!!

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Lenka Skalska

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Transcript of NSA using ANALYTICS!!

Customers
Understanding BUSINESS GOALS
COMPETITORS
1. Succeeding in Today’s Operations
2. Preparing for the future
3. Enhancing and Leading and Expert Workforce
4. Implementing Best Business Practices
5. Manifesting Principled Performance

IMPORTANT FOR EVERY COMPANY!
Competitive landscape
Multiple agencies with similar role and capabilities compete for budget from Congress

Agencies
DISA – Defense Information Systems Agency DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DIA – Defense Intelligence Agency CIA – Central Intelligence Agency
Lenka Skalska, Praveen Katamaneni, Christopher Mace
Thursday, March 13, 2014
National Security agency
The true story about NSA
NSA AND ANALYTICS
Home to America’s code breakers and code makers

Global Cryptologic Dominance through Responsive Presence and Network Advantage

Formed in November 1952

Crucial role in the history, especially during wars

Significant contribution to the development of major technological innovations

New technologies to parse millions of phone, text and online conversations
NoSQL allows queries against all data types
Cognitive analytics allows queries to continually tune themselves
Hadoop – different analytic tasks distributed among scads of inexpensive servers
NSA PRISM – The Mother of all Big Data Projects

NSA using ANALYTICS!!
Collaborators
IMPORTANT FOR EVERY COMPANY!
Iraq war
RECENT USE OF PREDICTIVE ANALYSIS
Recently, the NSA used predictive analytics during the Iraq war to find terrorist connections.

They reduced the number of suicide and roadside bombers with the help of the company Palantir.


Recent controversy - PRISM Program
NSA GATHERS DATA OVERSEAS!
U.S. Confirms That It Gathers Online Data Overseas… New York Times
Tech Companies Concede to Surveillance Program…New York Times
ACCUMULO
The NSA recently developed a data mining program called Accumulo.
This program allows the NSA to mine telephone meta-data, email, and social media.
Big Brother is watching you..
Accumulo allows the NSA to map trillions of “nodes” (data points) and “edges” (connections between two or more data points), to create a discernable picture of the world’s communications.
Guess WHO..
Using a predictive model, based on call records and Internet activity, the NSA can often prediction name, age, gender data, or likely future locations of individual people.
SO WHAT???
Predictive examples
Won't BELIEVE! It is REAL!
“A young woman calls her gynecologist; then immediately calls her mother; then a man who, during the past few months, she had repeatedly spoken to on the telephone after 11pm; followed by a call to a family planning center that also offers abortions…”

…A likely storyline emerges that would not be as evident by examining the record of a single telephone call.”
The NSA nears completion of 100,000 ft2 data center in Utah desert capable of holding about 5 exabytes of information
A popular expression claims that "all words ever spoken by human beings" could be stored in approximately 5 exabytes of data.
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