Avantix industrialises microwave link interception
French interception specialist Avantix markets a system dedicated to the microwave links that are used by governments for sensitive communication. [...]
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was the successor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after the Second World War. Its heyday was during the Cold War. CIA considers itself as the senior intelligence service among the US Intelligence Community. Before the establishment of the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS), it was the only agency able to carry out clandestine operations, through its National Clandestine Service (NCS).
Key geospatial intelligence chiefs who rose to prominence during the Obama administration, when James Clapper was Director of National Intelligence, are now working in the private sector while they await the outcome of next year's presidential elections. [...]
Acting on a damning report on the role New Zealand's intelligence services played in the CIA's interrogation programmes published by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS), Wellington has introduced new safeguards, even when dealing with their closest Five Eyes allies. [...]
Launched by former Darpa and CIA experts, the startup Expanse is helping the Pentagon to detect the connection of unauthorised computers to its networks. Other companies, such as Israel's Axonius, are also positioning themselves in this marketplace. [...]