Ensure compliance, enforce policy and reduce risk when managing informants, undercover operatives and surveillance authorities with Altia’s end-to-end Covert Operations Solution.

Integrity of the data and decisions made is vital when dealing with CHIS (Covert Human Intelligence Sources). Ensure risk management, compliance and records management is maintained across your organisations’ covert and overt operations.

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Introducing ACOS

ACOS provides a single solution to managing Confidential Informants, Undercover Operations, Surveillance Authorities (including TEI) and other covert activities and is the global lead in risk, information and intelligence management across all covert operations.

Manage all aspects of the most sensitive investigations effectively, discretely and securely.

Manage all aspects of the most sensitive investigations effectively, discreetly and securely.

Capture everything

From field intelligence through to executive decisions, ACOS captures all aspects of covert operations in one place. With powerful search and reporting capabilities, ensure end-to-end oversight of your operations, and make use of your valuable information from diverse sources, all within ACOS, across all covert capabilities.

Your policy enforced

Ensure your organisation complies with policies, standards, human rights, legislation (including RIPA/CCA) and procedures through systematic rule sets, enforcing compliance across your high-risk operations. Don’t leave expectations to interpretation, ACOS will guide your members to compliance and protect your organisation, your members and your community.

Save money and time

Let your members focus on what they are good at, spending less time reporting and more time keeping communities safe. ACOS’s intuitive interface allows for rapid data entry and mitigates duplication. The automated workflows give your team the ability to easily access the mission critical information they need, right at their fingertips.

Highly secure

Leveraging Role Based Access Control and the most secure information and cyber security principles, trust that your most sensitive information is secure. Hosted on industry-leading technology, real-time threat detection and prevention disrupts malicious actors, mitigates reputational harm and most importantly, keeps your co-operating community members safe.

Cost efficient

Eliminate the capital expense of implementation and maintenance of on-premises infrastructure. Altia will deliver our Software-as-a-Service right to your users at a fixed, all encompassing predictable subscription fee. Better solution, reduced fee.


Microsoft Azure ensures high availability, scalability and accessibility when you need your Altia solution the most. With data centres globally, you can not only ensure data-sovereignty, but also geo-redundant resilience in the event of a disaster or service outage. Minimise service disruption and data loss by relying on multiple data centres in your region, supported by only the best. Microsoft Azure.

Capture and ACOS working together.

Capture and ACOS working together.

Altia Capture

ACOS is now integrated, via an API, with Capture (our field intelligence tool) so information gathered in the field can be accessed in real-time by line management and safeguarding officers.

What to expect

Digital evidence capture combined with specialist covert operations management capabilities.

With ACOS and Capture working together, you benefit from a full end-to-end evidence and intelligence management solution.

How it works

Evidence captured digitally in the field, quickly and accurately … and is available in real time. An API connection between Capture and ACOS is configured for you. You don’t need to do anything.

Wrapped in the highest levels of security

  • Microsoft Azure protected server

  • Single sign-on

  • Role based access controls

  • Multi factor authentication

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Since 1996, Altia has been trusted by 340 businesses globally, including every law enforcement agency in the United Kingdom. Now partnered with Microsoft, Altia solutions are available as a managed service, levering the security, scalability, powerful cognitive services and cost efficiency of Microsoft Azure.

Cost efficient

Eliminate the expense of implementation and maintenance of on-premises infrastructure.

Always available

Microsoft Azure ensures high-availability, scalability and accessibility when you need it most.


With data centres globally, you can not only ensure data-sovereignty, but also geo-redundant resilience in the event of a disaster.

Highly secure

24/7 Monitoring of threats, have greater confidence your information is safe from cyber security incidents and remove capital expense and risk.

Our products.

Information Management Solutions

Managing intelligence and information


Evidence and intelligence capture in the field – anywhere, anytime.


Rapid threat and risk-based responses to incidents or major events.


Records, investigation and case management all in one place.


Fast, accurate, and powerful transcription from any medium.

Covert Operations Solutions

Manage high risk, sensitive and confidential operations


Ensure compliance, enforce policy and reduce risk with our Covert Operations solution.

Investigation Solutions

Finding trends, patterns, and relationships in your data

Financial Investigator.

Make financial investigations compelling with powerful visuals and interactive dashboards.

Financial Investigation Toolkit.

Uncover trends, patterns and relationships in financial data.

OSINT Investigator.

Securely ingest, process and analyse digital data for investigations.


Easily upload data from any digital device.