It is an instrument used by the State to collect, protect and transfer to interested parties (public or private) information that is important for protecting the security of institutions, citizens and businesses. In order to do this, intelligence uses professionals from different fields.
A noteworthy aspect is represented by the fact that these professionals operate according to particular procedures which have the objective of protecting the privacy of the operators and their activities.
In Italy, the intelligence activities are carried out by the Department of Information for Security (DIS). This is an intelligence body whose task is to ensure the security of the Republic, protect democratic institutions and political, economic, industrial, scientific, military and cyber security interests.
The meaning of intelligence is to be found in an information process that is divided into 3 cyclical phases:
Private investigations are growing exponentially, especially in the field of research and processing of information, both in the private and corporate sector. The choice of protecting one's own assets, strategic information, or the need to obtain information relating to interested parties, may concern various sectors.
The intelligence activities carried out by private investigators are fundamental for both prevention and protection. The starting point is the processing of data, collected through the analysis of information from different sources, and then transformed into knowledge to be used for strategic decisions.
Phersei Investigation Agency is specialized in the following intelligence services: