Publication Date: May 14, 2009
Where others see the colors orange and red when it comes to homeland security threats, Chris Rasmussen sees purple.
Rasmussen is a social-software knowledge manager at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. But he prefers to call himself a purple intelligence and mashup evangelist, pointing to the fact that purple is the color that results from mixing multiple points of the spectrum.
Purple is an apt symbol for combining the expertise of organizations working to help prevent future attacks, he said.