Having considered the Strategic Plans; Annual Performance Plans and the Budget of State Security Agency; Office of the Inspector General; Defense and Crime Intelligence, this section summarizes the observations of the Committee as follows: . The Committee raised a concern of insufficient Budget for Defence and Crime Intelligence which impacts on its ability to execute its functions effectively. . Vetting on crucial positions within the government departments were found to be disproportionate. . Border management control and private landing strips a major concern . National Intelligence Coordinating Committee (NICOC) challenges relating to technology were considered. . JSCI to hold interactive public hearings to foster an understanding of threats to national security and to instill patriotism and sense of ownership of the country to the citizens was found as imperative to have serious engagements. . As one part of encouraging meaningful dialogue with the citizens, a plan should be devised to address valid grievances of protesters appropriately. . Allegations of fraud and corruption and the impact that it has on maintaining effective control standards in the borders, was highlighted. . That improved gathering and presentation of evidence in court will improve the standards of Crime Intelligence. . Defence Intelligence still having challenges in occupying a building that is not habitable. . SAPS signed Memorandum of Understanding with CSIR to address science and technology skills.