How can Nigerian Intelligence Agencies quickly obtain valuable Open source Intelligence under security threat

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is a department of the Nigerian government that oversees foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations.

National Security Agency (SSS) - Responsible for domestic intelligence

National Intelligence Agency (NIA) -- Responsible for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) - Responsible for military intelligence.

Recently, Knowlesys Intelligence System found that Many media published entitled "US and UK warn of possible attack in Nigeria's capital", the article main content, "The United States and Britain on Sunday warned of a possible terrorist attack in Nigeria's federal capital Abuja, especially aimed at government buildings, places of worship and schools, among other targets."

Every day, a large amount of public information is generated on the Internet, such as social media, short video platforms and other news media, and expressed in the form of text, audio, video, pictures and other forms. This time, the highly concerned information about "marijuana shipped to Nigeria" on the Internet has attracted more attention from netizens and media. So how should the relevant intelligence gathering agencies in Nigeria monitor the open source intelligence information to prevent such vicious public opinion and incidents from happening in the first place? According to Knowlesys Intelligence System, the main points are as follows:

Age of Social Media

Social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Gettr, Youtube, Instagram, etc., became the home of public opinion, and the power of online communities began to rise. This new type of social media, with its characteristics of immediacy, convenience, interaction and low threshold, expands the free time and space of public opinion communication, activates the social communication with the individual as the basic unit, and returns the individual's right of communication and right of communication. Right to know. Is the transmitter, everyone is a receiver.

In this context, how to prevent social media crisis, find harmful information, and prevent the dissemination of harmful information has become a major challenge for government departments. Among them, social media monitoring has become an important part of it.

What is social media monitoring?

Find out what's trending on social media networks. Analyze hazard information, implement network information management, and track competitors.

Key Monitored Objects

Follow people on social networks like Faeebook, Twitter, and Youtube and get information about their interactions with others. By looking at how a target interacts with others, it is possible to map out its social network. It includes celebrities, businesses, government agencies, schools.

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