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Building an Intelligence-Led Security Program by Allan Liska

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Chapter 2

What is intelligence?

Abstract

This chapter begins by identifying a useful definition of intelligence before delving into the intelligence cycle and the different types of intelligence. The chapter also discusses the transformation of intelligence into a profession, separated from political influence. It ends by touching on some of the great masters of intelligence throughout the ages.

Keywords

Intelligence
intelligence cycle
operational intelligence
tactical intelligence
strategic intelligence
denial and deception
Sun Tzu
Julius Caesar
George Washington
Bletchley Park
Information in this chapter
Defining Intelligence
The Intelligence Cycle
Types of Intelligence
The Professional Analyst
Denial and Deception
Intelligence ...

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