DGSE: Bernard Emie considers military profile for intelligence role
Bernard Emie, the head of the DGSE, is understood to [...]
The DGSE (Direction Generale de la Securite Exterieure) is France’s external intelligence service. Operating all over the world, the agents of its operations department, or DO, and intelligence department, DR, have distinguished themselves recently in Africa and the Middle East. The service’s technical department, or DT, is France’s dedicated interceptions service, like Britain’s GCHQ or the NSA in the US.
A number of Paris and Luxemburg-based investment firms have raised capital to invest in cyber-defence and articifial intelligence recently but for the moment French firms are still struggling to secure the cash they need to develop. [...]