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US Reliance on Too Much SIGINT and Too Little Spycraft Is Dangerous and Expensive

Introduction: The following story was the first article I wrote during my short-lived career with First Look Media, the media outlet founded by eBay billionaire Pierre Omidyar, which attracted name-brand journalists such as Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill. 3,048 more words

Treadstone 71 Series of Intelligence Courses - FAQ

Who benefits from the Treadstone 71 series of intelligence courses?

Information technology and information security organizations are struggling to produce actual intelligence. Most of what is delivered as intelligence is in fact either data or at best, information. 913 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Counterterrorism (CT) and Applied Intelligence Course - December 2015

On 2-4 December 2015 Lowlands Solutions Netherlands (LSN) will be presenting a three-day, 26 hours, course on Counterterrorism (CT) and Applied Intelligence at the Park Hotel in The Hague, Netherlands. 67 more words


India cannot depend on its existing intelligence system

Does India need to restructure its national intelligence system? Will legislative sanction and oversight help define an individual agency’s mandate and promote inter-agency co-operation? These and other vital issues were discussed by a distinguished delegation of current and erstwhile intelligence officials at Observer Research Foundation on February 24. 803 more words

What the SAS aren't doing in the wake of the Paris attacks.

There’s a story in the Sunday Express today (you can read it here) which suggests that small teams of SAS men are working with ‘The Police’ (it doesn’t say which force or where) to provide additional security in response to the terrible events in Paris of the past week.   1,172 more words