Among all forms of asymmetric attacks, locating a cyber-criminal behind a cyber-attack is one of the most challenging tasks for law enforcement agencies. By leveraging physical sensor networks (e.g. facial images, surveillance video footage, geo-location coordinates, etc.) and cyber information surveillance (e.g. facebook, blogs, forums, twitter, chat-rooms), it is possible, through the concerted efforts of international and in-country inter-agency collaborations, to identify the true source of an attack and physically locate a cyber-criminal.
"The motivation in creating a fusion solution arises from the recent spate of hacking incidents that have attracted much attention in the international media," explained Mr
NEC is in a unique position as a company that has extensive experience and expertise in offering security solutions to governments around the world. Our biometrics identification solutions have been used by more than 500 customers in some 40 countries. In addition, our video surveillance and video analytic capabilities have achieved success in a variety of regions in
The Cyber Fusion Platform will be relevant to the Cyber-Fusion Centre which will be housed in the
The following exhibits are key components towards realizing the concept of the Cyber Fusion Platform.
1. Cyber Security
NEC's Cyber Security team possesses the know-how and capability of securing key information assets. The team utilizes a layered, integrated threat mitigation strategy to protect information assets at all levels and for different circumstances. The team is able to tailor its suite of solutions to meet the needs of the individual customer organization, working in either a greenfield or legacy environment.
2. Inter-Agency Collaboration
NEC's Inter-agency Collaboration Framework uses advanced technology to address the complex issues of collecting, analyzing and transmitting large amounts of data across agencies. With the help of actionable analytics, agencies can achieve better situation awareness which will help them to provide appropriate responses to a wide range of events.
3. Biometrics on the Cloud
NEC's "private secure cloud" allows for deployment of a broad range of public solutions, including identity solutions, on one Integrated Platform. Such a platform, with hosted identity services enables multiple services and resources to be shared, thus reducing overall cost.
4. Facial Recognition Solution Suite
NEC's face recognition technologies were ranked No. 1 for speed and accuracy in the MBE Still-Face Track in 2010, carried out by the
a) NeoFace Watch
Designed for operational security users, NeoFace Watch integrates with existing video surveillance systems enhancing security by extracting facial images in real time from surveillance or even web cameras and instantaneously matching them against a watchlist of individuals. Multiple alert options are available within NeoFace Watch.
b) NeoFace Reveal
Dedicated for forensic application, NeoFace Reveal is a software application dedicated to solving crimes using facial recognition technology. NeoFace Reveal allows for capture of "latent face," either from photographs or crime scene videos. Available as either a standalone solution or integrated with NEC.
5. Video Analytics and Image Enhancement
Called "Scene Hunter," this technology is able to detect moving objects such as cars or people from video footage targeted for investigative purposes. Image sharpening and reconstruction technologies are incorporated to arrive at a clearer and sharper image.
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