Big Data & Data Analytics in Homeland Security and Public Safety:

The use of big data and data analytics by Homeland Security, Public Safety organizations and intelligence agencies is on the rise, mostly because the world is becoming more digital and connected. The “Big Data & Data Analytics, Homeland Security & Public Safety: Global Market 2017-2022” report forecasts that this industry’s revenues will grow at a 2015-2022 CAGR of 17.5%, reaching $11 Billion by 2022. This is creating new opportunities, not only for data collection and storage, but also for intelligence processing, exploitation, dissemination, and analysis.  All fields of Intelligence benefit from growth in big data including Osint Market, Sigint Market, Cyber defense activities, financial investigations

The global big data and data analytics in Homeland Security and Public Safety market are boosted by the following drivers:  The increased use of smartphones, wearables, and other smart connected devices (cars, machines, IoT, etc.), which will continue to create enormous amounts of information that Homeland Security and Public Safety organizations can use to their advantage, mostly in Sigint (signal intelligence) related activities.  The use of big data and data analytics by Homeland Security, Public Safety organizations and intelligence agencies is on the rise, mostly because the world is becoming more digital and connected.

The growing generation of data-aware and data professionals – HLS data scientists.
The rise of state-of-the-art attack technologies (e.g., cyber-warfare, encrypted communication, cyber-crime, chemical warfare agents, and GPS jammers) as well as other advanced techniques employed by terror organizations (such as, ISIS and state-sponsored terror groups) and other 21st century criminals, which make it harder for Homeland Security and Public Safety organizations to track them down. Big data and data analytics is one of the preferred ways to deal with this new reality.

Homeland security has always been a top priority in Israel, with leading players in the vehicle protection segment and state-of-the-art solutions for airport and seaport security, Israel stands among the world leaders in this crucial market. Israelis have been designing, developing and manufacturing military equipment since the 1920s. Israeli security industries are active internationally in numerous areas including:

Avionics/Aviation Security, Satellites; fighter jets; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Predator drone (Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)); Arrow Theater Missile Defense System (Rafael, IAI, Boeing).  Maritime Security, Public Security-Crisis & Emergency Management, Counter Terrorism, CBRN, EMS and Public Awareness, Critical Infrastructure Protection.  Electronics, Optronics, Thermal Imaging, Biometrics, Smart Cards, IT Security & Anti-Fraud.  Infrastructure protection from Israel is currently being used at Buckingham Palace, the Vatican, and the Eiffel Tower, to cite a few examples.

Should you wish to know more on the cutting-edge technologies in Israel, please contact the Trade and Economic Department at the Israeli Consulate General in Bengaluru.

For further queries:
contact: Kavitha Saravanan,
Trade Officer, Trade and Economic Mission
Tel: +91-80-49406515. kavithas@israeltrade.gov.il

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