Guy Filippelli, architect of the NSA's RTRG programme, finances startups
Guy Filippelli, a pioneer in SIGINT big data analytics for the NSA, is carving a new career for himself as an adviser to several cybersecurity investment firms. [...]
Thales is a defense electronics company in aerospace and defense industries. It came into being with the merger of Alcatel, Dassault Electronic and Thomson CSF and inherited the latter company’s naval activity, which it has developed in recent years. Thales now operates in 50 countries and has become a leading player in the defense industry.
To avoid the problems that plagued the PNIJ, its first interceptions platform, France's justice ministry is preparing detailed specifications for a hand-picked selection of French tender candidates. [...]
The battle between Thales and its former Gulf agent, Wamar International, is getting personal. Wamar boss Nabil Barakat's attacks are increasingly aimed directly at the French group's Middle East sales director Jean-Marc Budin. [...]