Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, will have overall responsibility [...]
Pascal Pages-Xatart-Pares, a Gendarmerie Nationale brigadier-general, becomes number two at [...]
Colonel Dominique Vitte has been appointed operational chief of the Direction de la protection et de la Securite de la Defense (DPSD) the former Military Security, working under General Jean-Francois Hogard.
The French private security company has boosted its management capacity by the twin hiring of an ex-military chief executive and a COO with a business background.
France's former Military Security service used to be bottom of the class where cyber-security was concerned but it is now busy recruiting cyber-experts.
Once again this year, the DGSE will take the lion's share of the French government's secret fund for intelligence.
Active in interception detection and the provision of technical advice to government intelligence services, a constellation of French companies associated with Alain-Pierre Laclotte are merging.
President François Hollande has been discreetly consulting an array of sources to advise the government on finishing the French intelligence reform that was set in motion by his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy. The mission statement the president gave to the defence [.
The question of parliamentary control over France's intelligence services has become a presidential campaign issue.
France's national intelligence coordinator is bidding to give a new direction to the services he oversees.
A French-led initiative making it easier for European defence groups to do business within the EU has been passed by the French parliament.