DGSE secures its public-private partnerships
The French foreign intelligence service wants to better address the intellectual property issues of the technologies it creates internally, in particular in its secret incubator.
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France's national intelligence and counter-terrorism coordinator, who has long had a marginal role, has been given a position of new authority in the intelligence community. The holder of the post, former junior interior minister Laurent Nunez, recently won a ruling from prime minister Jean Castex which gives him authority over ministries previously used to acting independently on intelligence questions.
The plans of the French domestic intelligence service, the DGSI, to set up a new big data processing platform are not only attracting the defence groups which generally win contracts from the intelligence services. Newer operators from other sectors are also showing interest.