Ex-DT chief favours cyber merger
At a recent conference, Bernard Barbier, the former head of interceptions at the DGSE, revived a discussion about merging France's cyber-defence capacities. [...]
The National Security Agency (NSA) is the US intelligence agency responsible for interceptions, collecting massive quantities of data and monitoring communications globally. The NSA has one of the biggest budgets of all the US intelligence agencies.
Robert Cardillo, the director of the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (NGA), is looking to revolutionise the agency's relationship with the burgeoning GEOINT private sector. The agency recently published its new strategy with regard to new companies in the sector (see here). [...]