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What Are the Attackers' Key Information Needs?
What Publicly Available Geospatial Information Is Significant to Potential Attackers' Needs?
An Analytical Framework for Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly Accessible Geospatial Information
Key Findings and Recommendations
A. Federal Agencies Examined
B. Federal Geospatial Data Sources Identified
C. Detailed Examples of Geospatial Information Analyses
D. Overview of Critical U.S. Sites: Critical Infrastructure and Other Key Homeland Locations
The research described in this report was prepared for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The research was conducted in the RAND National Defense Research Institute, a federally funded research and development center supported by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the unified commands, and the defense agencies.
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit research organization providing objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the public and private sectors around the world. RAND's publications do not necessarily reflect the opinions of its research clients and sponsors.
RAND is a registered trademark.
Copyright c 2004 RAND Corporation
All rights reserved. Permission is given to duplicate this on-line document for personal use only, as long as it is unaltered and complete. Copies may not be duplicated for commercial purposes.
Research Brief: America's Publicly Available Geospatial Information: Does It Pose a Homeland Security Risk?
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