The DGSE and the DGSI can now simultaneously intercept 2150 [...]
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According to information obtained by Intelligence Online, Bernard Squarcini, the former head of the DCRI, France’s internal intelligence service, is [...]
Erard Corbin de Mangoux, director of the DGSE, is expected to be spared the cull following Socialist Francois Hollande's presidential victory - for a year at least.
French intelligence officials are bracing themselves for change if, as anticipated, François Hollande succeed Nicolas Sarkozy as France's leader in the upcoming presidential election. The French Socialists have not gone public about their intentions for the sector.
Jean-Jacques Urvoas, the secretary-general of the Socialist Party, has drafted a bill to reform intelligence gathering in France.
The French Finance Ministry must also share its intelligence. Its service Tracfin has been asked to develop its relations with the Interior Ministry.
With France’s 2012 presidential elections looming, the Socialist Party has been busy mapping out what it will do with the country’s intelligence services in the event of electoral victory. Intelligence Online has seen a copy of "Reforming the Intelligence Services:
A note from Prime Minister Francois Fillon's cabinet confirms Intelligence Online's information about interception practices in France.
Technical and cultural obstacles hold up EADS' landmark frontier security contract.
The French defence ministry's strategic forecasting unit has a budget of EUR 9.8 million for 2010. Consultants are lining up for contracts.
London and Paris are setting up agencies devoted exclusively to cyber security.
After an in-house inquiry lasting a full three weeks, the board of the French car equipment maker Valeo filed suit [...]
French military intelligence and European security agencies appear keen to acquire WebLab, a platform designed by EADS to extract and disseminate all types of information.