Shield Analysis Technology is a limited liability company located in Manassas, Virginia. It provides national and international threat assessments through the use of data fusion technology, social network analysis and a unique tool called the Communication/Influence Index. Emphasis is placed on understanding the threat culture and the economic impact each organization takes to executing its missions.
The company has extensive military, legislative and biodefense expertise. Shield founder and President, Denise N. Baken, has a PhD in Biodefense and is a retired Colonel with over 28 years of service. Her assignments required her to coordinate and integrate chemical/biological protection plans, programs and proposals of Department of Defense agencies; act as Chief of Staff for the Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Chemical and Biological Protection; provide recommendations on policy improvements and new program developments; and serve as legislative liaison to the Deputy Secretary of Defense on chemical and biological protection matters.