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  • History of Espionage

    The history of espionage shows how spying contributes to a free society JASON BELL SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED YESTERDAY Jason Bell is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of New Brunswick and author of Cracking the Nazi Code: The Untold Story of Canada’s Greatest Spy. Citizens of liberal democracies sometimes complain that […]

  • World War II Women CodeBreakers

    The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II–a “prodigiously researched and engrossing” (New York Times) book that “shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history” (Denver Post). Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand […]

  • The Unsung Second Spy involved in Movie”Argo”

    CIA reveals Ed Johnson as the second spy involved in ‘Argo’ mission to rescue US diplomats stuck in Tehran during the Iran hostage crisis Story by Keith Griffith For Dailymail The CIA has revealed the name of the second officer involved in the daring rescue of six American diplomats from Tehran amid the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, […]

  • The Code Break

    PBS: The Codebreaker American Experience Season 33 Episode 1  52 minutes video Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies, The Codebreaker reveals the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work to decode thousands of […]

  • ‘The Mother of Cryptology’

    “A scholar of both Shakespeare and Mayan archaeology, Elizebeth Friedman was a pioneering codebreaking genius who stood at the vanguard of her field through Prohibition and two world wars.“ Elizebeth Smith Friedman (August 26, 1892 – October 31, 1980) was an American cryptanalyst and author who deciphered enemy codes in both World Wars and helped to […]

  • Human Intelligence

    Human Intelligence Collection plays a key role in national security. It’s a form of intelligence gathering. The process uncovers potential threats. Hidden agendas come to light. It also helps to prevent attacks. Information is gathered from various human sources. This includes informants, defectors, and undercover agents. The data collected in this way is of immense […]

  • TECHNICAL COLLECTION METHODS

    Surveillance and Reconnaissance The surveillance and reconnaissance methods involve observing people’s behaviour or movements to obtain intelligence information covertly. Such operations involve using various technologies such as drones or satellites with high-resolution cameras that help get close-up images from long distances. Surveillance can also include the use of GPS trackers attached to vehicles used by […]

  • The Importance of Intelligence Gathering

    In a world where information is increasingly valuable, intelligence gathering has become essential. Governments, businesses, and individuals alike are all seeking ways to gather as much information as possible in order to gain a competitive edge. In this article, we will explore the concept of intelligence gathering, its importance in today’s world, and the methods […]

  • Viasat Next-Generation Ground-to-Space Encryption Solution

    Achieves National Security Agency Type-1 Certification KG-255XJ Encryption Device Provides Added Capabilities in the Protection of Defense Customers’ Satellite Networks May 23, 2023 CARLSBAD, Calif., May 23, 2023 — Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced its next-generation ground-to-space encryption product, the KG-255XJ, is now National Security Agency (NSA) Type-1 certified. The KG-255XJ End Cryptographic Unit […]

  • NSA & Allies Uncover Russian Snake Malware Network in 50+ Countries

    The National Security Agency and various international partner agencies have discovered infrastructure connected with the sophisticated Russian cyber-espionage tool Snake in over 50 countries worldwide. Several intelligence agencies, including the NSA, FBI, CISA, CNMF, CCCS, NCSC-UK, ACSC and NCSC-NZ, have attributed the Snake operations to a specific unit within Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Center 16.  […]