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Open Source Intelligence

  1. The central problem of Open Source Intelligence is how to validate the knowledge thus produced. (Web site)
  2. Perhaps the most prominent example of Open Source Intelligence project is the free on-line encyclopedia Wikipedia [3]. (Web site)
  3. Most Open Source Intelligence projects, on the other hand, let everyone contribute, and information is made accessible immediately. (Web site)

False Flag

  1. Telemarketing firms practice false flag type behavior when they pretend to be a market research firm (referred to as " sugging ").
  2. In naval warfare, this practice was considered acceptable provided one lowered the false flag and raised the national flag before engaging in battle. (Web site)
  3. He was caught by an FBI false flag sting, in which FBI agents, posing as Russian FSB agents, came to Pitts with an offer to "reactivate" him. (Web site)


  1. Espionage is a high-risk criminal offense.
  2. Espionage is a form of intelligence gathering which involves active penetration of a location where sensitive data is stored. (Web site)
  3. Espionage is a thoroughly engaging reference work— provocative, panoramic, and brimming with adventure. (Web site)
  4. Espionage is a thoroughly engaging reference work--provocative, panoramic, and brimming with adventure. (Web site)
  5. Espionage is a very important part of guerrilla warfare and counterinsurgency.


  1. Spying is an ugly trade. (Web site)
  2. Spying is a lonely business.


  1. Communications are intercepted and analyzed mainly from Europe, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa. (Web site)
  2. Communications were the only vulnerable point in an agent's cover, because he had to send and receive messages to and from his controller.

Intelligence Agencies

  1. Intelligence agencies are assumed to hire persons with skills such as safe cracking, computer hacking, and surely, phone phreaking.
  2. Intelligence agencies are also involved in defensive activities such as counter-espionage or counter-terrorism. (Web site)
  3. Intelligence agencies are usually linked to most false flag terrorism.

National Security Agency

  1. Electronic transmission of U.S. classified information requires the use of National Security Agency " Type 1 " approved encryption systems.
  2. The inquiry focuses on disclosures to The New York Times about warrantless surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency since the Sept. (Web site)
  3. Page 13 of a U.S. National Security Agency report [1] on the USS Liberty incident, partially declassified and released to the public in July 2003.

Military Secret

  1. The phrase "military secret" has been replaced in governmental language by the doublespeak phrase classified information.
  2. In one instance LSD was given to an officer who had been instructed not to reveal a significant military secret.
  3. Military Secret For many in the medical recruitment industry, the reputation associated with the elusive military healthcare professional is accurate. (Web site)

Intelligence Identities Protection Act

  1. The complicated "Intelligence Identities Protection Act" of 1982 which has been exclusively discussed by the media is not controlling.
  2. Coverage of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act was exhaustive, from CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, the liberal blogs, the conservative blogs, etc.
  3. Aaaand, the endless repetition by Rove's defenders of the Intelligence Identities Protection Act is a red herring. (Web site)

Ci Personnel

  1. CI personnel are also collectors of information, working individually or in teams with interrogators and technicians when resources permit.
  2. CI personnel are interested in investigative, operational, and threat information.
  3. CI personnel are soldiers first.


  1. Collection is a single discipline function and the attendant initial analysis is likewise a single discipline.
  2. Collection is the meat and potatoes of the Industrial Espionage Expert or Collector. (Web site)
  3. Collection is what Economic Espionage Experts do they collect information. (Web site)
  4. Collection: The gathering of raw intelligence info.

Cold War Espionage

  1. A great cynic and observer of human nature, le Carre has no equal when writing about cold war espionage. (Web site)
  2. The Penkovsky case is considered to have been the most successful Cold War espionage operation. (Web site)
  3. This encyclopedia offers a comprehensive reference of what has been revealled, & what has been discovered, about Cold War espionage.


  1. Counterintelligence is a highly secret sector of intelligence and law enforcement, involving criminal investigations and classified or sensitive information. (Web site)
  2. Counterintelligence is a very complex and frustrating art.
  3. Counterintelligence is an integral part of the entire intelligence process.
  4. Counterintelligence is one of the spookier aspects of the espionage game. (Web site)
  5. Counterintelligence is part of intelligence cycle security, which, in turn, is part of intelligence cycle management. (Web site)


  1. COUNTER-INTELLIGENCE - the activity of preventing the enemy from obtaining secret information.
  2. Counter-intelligence is the act of seeking to oppose the activities of spies and similar enemies. (Web site)


  1. Cryptography is a branch of mathematics concerned with obscuring information and then controlling who can retrieve the information. (Web site)
  2. Cryptography is a central part of the techniques used in computer and network security for such things as access control and information confidentiality. (Web site)
  3. Cryptography is a tool used within computer and network security.
  4. Cryptography is an evolving field of mathematics that demonstrates the correlation between real-world applications and math. (Web site)
  5. Cryptography is an interdisciplinary subject, drawing from several fields.


  1. ECHELON is the result of those efforts.
  2. ECHELON - a global network of Signals interceptors serving SIGINT agencies of the UKUSA alliance.
  3. ECHELON is a highly secretive world-wide signals intelligence and analysis network run by the UKUSA Community .
  4. ECHELON was first revealed by Duncan Campbell in 1988 in a New Statesman article [13] and detailed in " Secret Power" by Nicky Hagar in 1996 [14]. (Web site)
  5. Echelon is a total complete invasion of an individual's privacy.


  1. EAVESDROPPING is the intercepting and reading of messages and conversations by unintended recipients.
  2. Eavesdropping is the act of surreptitiously listening to a private conversation.

Double Agent

  1. The term "double agent" is often used in popular media erroneously to refer to someone acting simply as a spy or secret agent.
  2. Double Agent is a different kettle of difficulty, though.
  3. Double Agent is a group exhibition featuring artists who use other people as a medium.

Defense Intelligence Agency

  1. The Defense Intelligence Agency is a Department of Defense combat support agency and an important member of the United States Intelligence Community. (Web site)


  1. Decryption is the reverse process, recovering a plaintext from an incomprehensible ciphertext version.
  2. Decryption is the reverse process, recovering the plaintext back from the ciphertext. (Web site)
  3. Decryption is the reverse process.
  4. Decryption is the reverse, moving from unintelligible ciphertext to plaintext. (Web site)

Dead Drop

  1. A DEAD DROP is a location used to secretly pass items between two people, without requiring them to meet.
  2. A dead drop is a container not easily found, such as a magnetized box attached to a metal rack in an out-of-sight alley. (Web site)
  3. A dead drop is a secret hiding place somewhere in public. (Web site)
  4. Dead Drop: A secret location in which materials may be left for others to collect when possible.

Winds Code

  1. The Winds Code was an instruction from Tokyo to the Japanese embassy in Washington on November 19, 1941.
  2. The "Winds Code" is a confused military intelligence episode relating to the Attack on Pearl Harbor, especially the advance-knowledge debate.
  3. The "Winds Code" is an confused military intelligence episode relating to the Attack on Pearl Harbor, especially the Advance-knowledge debate.


  1. VENONA was the codename used for the U.S. Signals Intelligence effort to collect and decrypt the text of Soviet KGB and GRU messages from the 1940's. (Web site)
  2. Venona is the name of the sophisticated National Security Agency project that in 1946 finally broke the Soviet code.
  3. It is overly simplistic to demand that Schrecker and other critics have to use the term "Venona" in every volley in this dispute.
  4. VENONA was the final NSA codeword for this very secret program.
  5. Venona is also a story of Western bumbling.

Uss Liberty Incident

  1. The USS Liberty incident was and still remains a betrayal of Americans by their own goverment. (Web site)
  2. The USS Liberty incident was due to mis communication.

Traffic Analysis

  1. Traffic analysis is also a concern in computer security. (Web site)
  2. Traffic analysis is the process of intercepting and examining messages in order to deduce information from patterns in communication. (Web site)

Technical Intelligence

  1. Technical Intelligence - gathered from analysis of weapons and equipment used by the armed forces of foreign nations, or environmental conditions.
  2. Competitive Technical Intelligence, written by a leader in the field, shows how to do this systematically and reliably. (Web site)
  3. Technical intelligence is intended primarily to allow the armed forces to avoid technological surprise.


  1. Surveillance: The act of keeping watch on a particular target.
  2. Surveillance is the art of watching over the activities of persons or groups from a position of higher authority.
  3. Surveillance is the monitoring of behavior.
  4. Surveillance is a process of close monitoring of behaviour.
  5. Surveillance is the art of monitoring the activities of persons or groups without them knowing they are being monitored.


  1. In 1953, the police arrested right winger Otto Hallberg and discovered the Swedish stay-behind army. (Web site)
  2. The Danish stay-behind army was code-named Absalon, after a Danish archbishop, and led by E.J. Harder. (Web site)
  3. Parallel to the CPC, the Allied Clandestine Committee (ACC) linked to SHAPE coordinated the stay-behind armies.


  1. The Stasi was headquartered in East Berlin, with an extensive complex in Berlin- Lichtenberg and several smaller facilities throughout the city.
  2. Stasi was known for its ability to infiltrate the highest levels of the West German government. (Web site)
  3. The Stasi was disbanded after German reunification. (Web site)
  4. The Stasi was known for the radical, fantastical methods it employed.
  5. The Stasi was headquartered in East Berlin, with an extensive complex in Lichtenberg and several smaller complexes throughout the city.

Spy Ring

  1. The spy ring was not run by the Israeli Mossad intelligence service, but rather by AMAN (army intelligence).
  2. The spy ring was not run by the Israeli Mossad intelligence service, but rather by unit 131 of AMAN (IDF intelligence). (Web site)

Spy Fiction

  1. Secret agent, Spy fiction, numbers station, surveillance.
  2. In the seminar, great works of spy fiction were compared to actual espionage operations. (Web site)
  3. The Cold War that followed hard upon World War II was a great impetus to the genre of spy fiction.


  1. A Spymaster is a ringleader of a Espionage spy ring, run by a secret service .
  2. Spymaster is a Marvel Comics supervillain, whose primary antagonist is Iron Man. (Web site)
  3. Spymaster is a supervillain from Marvel Comics. (Web site)
  4. Spymaster is a term often used in literature for the superior of a spy ring.


  1. Spies are (and should be) the basic collection platform for any well-rounded intelligence system.
  2. Spies are also likely to stake out factory sites.
  3. Spies are also often "fluttered" at this point, which means that they are given a polygraph examination, or interrogated.
  4. Spies are always at risk of becoming traitors.
  5. Spies are usually classified as PRIMARY or ACCESS agents.

Special Operations Executive

  1. Timeline of events in the history of Section F of the Special Operations Executive.
  2. Georges Bégué (1911 - 1993) was French engineer and agent in the Special Operations Executive. (Web site)
  3. The Welfreighter was a 37ft miniature submarine developed during World War 2 by the British Special Operations Executive. (Web site)

Security Clearance

  1. A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information, e.g.
  2. A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information, i.e.


  1. The Securitate was abolished in late 1989, after the Communist dictator Nicolae Ceau--escu was ousted. (Web site)
  2. The Securitate was abolished in late 1989, after the Communist ruler Nicolae Ceau--escu was ousted.
  3. The Securitate was abolished in late 1989, when Romania became a democracy after Communist dictator Nicolae Ceau--escu was ousted.

Project Shamrock

  1. In 1945 Project SHAMROCK was initiated to obtain copies of all telegraphic information exiting or entering the United States.
  2. Project Shamrock began in the 1950s, and ran for about twenty years. (Web site)
  3. It was called Project Shamrock, and anyone who thinks this is new legal and technological terrain should read up on that program.

Official Secrets Act

  1. The Official Secrets Act was drawn into further controversy in 1985. (Web site)

International Spy Museum

  1. The International Spy Museum is a private museum in downtown Washington, DC, dedicated to the field of espionage.
  2. The International Spy Museum is a cool way to learn about human intelligence and teaches you all about the parts spies have played in important world events. (Web site)
  3. The International Spy Museum is the only public museum in the world dedicated entirely to the tradecraft, history and contemporary role of espionage.
  4. The International Spy Museum is a private and independent, and has no affiliation with any government agency, foreign or domestic.


  1. ACOUSTINT stands for Acoustical Intelligence and is an intelligence gathering discipline that mainly collects and processes acoustic phenomena. (Web site)
  2. Definition of ACOUSTINT in the list of acronyms and abbreviations provided by the Free Online Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Agent of Influence

  1. In other words, the right defines the term "agent of influence" so broadly as to include anyone who showed up at the occasional lunch. (Web site)


  1. Agents are almost always a foreign national who is under the direction of an agent handler or controller.
  2. Agents are hidden behind the immunity of embassies, consulates, trade delegations, and the scientific communities.
  3. Agents are typically under the direction of an agent handler or controller.
  4. Agents were flown to Guam from around the country.
  5. The agents are assigned to obtain maps, monitor Israeli patrols, gather cell phone numbers and photograph military facilities.


  1. Amerasia was established with the full approval of the Institute leaders. (Web site)


  1. America are not the world's policemen, and don't have any moral or legal right to invade Iraq, whether or not they have weapons of mass destruction. (Web site)
  2. America is a very militant country but the CIA is not the worst part of it.
  3. America is an elephant, Cyprus is a flea, Greece is a flea. (Web site)
  4. America was full of misinformed rubes entranced by American Idol, we are congenitally, irredeemably racist, blah, blah.
  5. America was reeling from the first attack on our soil since Pearl Harbor. (Web site)


  1. Ames is a former CIA Counter-intelligence Officer who was convicted of spying for the Soviet Union in 1994.
  2. Ames is a textbook case of an individual with multiple character weaknesses -- alcohol abuse, arrogance, grandiosity, impulsiveness. (Web site)
  3. Ames was also predisposed to ignore or violate various administrative and operational reporting requirements. (Web site)
  4. Ames was arrested in 1994, and Hanssen was arrested in 2001.
  5. Ames was assigned to the CIA’s European office where he had direct access to the identities of CIA operatives in the KGB and Soviet Military. (Web site)


  1. Andropov was unsuccessful in expelling Solzhenitsyn until 1974, while Sakharov was exiled to the closed Soviet city of Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) in 1980.
  2. Andropov was unsuccessful in expelling Solzhenitsyn until 1974, while Sakharov was exiled to the closed Soviet city of Gorky in 1980.

Babington Plot

  1. The Babington Plot was the event which most directly led to the execution of Mary I of Scotland (Mary Queen of Scots). (Web site)
  2. The Babington Plot was the event which most directly led to the execution of Mary Queen of Scots.

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