Tag Archives: Five Eyes

Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

10 Nov

The Economist focuses almost solely on the US and UK amongst Western countries (several graphics): Special report: Espionage Espionage Shaken and stirred Technology Tinker, tailor, hacker, spy Gove…

Source: Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

Mark Collins – The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada

1 Nov

Further to this post, Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security” compare us with the Brits: UK in $2.3 bn plan to ‘strike back’ at hackers [including states] Finance minister Ph…

Source: Mark Collins – The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada

Mark Collins – US Intelligence and Insider Threat: NSA Contractor Maximum “Holy Cow!”

31 Oct

Further to this post, this is manque de sérieux ridiculous–who’s on the security ball (including in Canada?)? The Gray Lady does like understated headlines: N.S.A. Appears to Have Misse…

Source: Mark Collins – US Intelligence and Insider Threat: NSA Contractor Maximum “Holy Cow!”

Mark Collins – US Intelligence and the Insider Threat: NSA Contractor “Holy Cow!”

21 Oct

Further to this post, the most recent public case looks worser and worser. What was done with the material? Government alleges former NSA contractor stole ‘astonishing quantity’ of classified data …

Source: Mark Collins – US Intelligence and the Insider Threat: NSA Contractor “Holy Cow!”

Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

6 Oct

Further to this post, Under His Thumb? Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee The prime minister’s thumb it appears… it looks like the Library of Parliament agrees wi…

Source: Mark Collins – Under PM’s Thumb: Proposed Canadian Parliamentary Security/Intel Review Committee

Mark Collins – Quantum Computing Coming: Canadian SIGINT Chief Warns of Threat to Encryption

26 Sep

Looks like Moore’s Law will be massively re-asserted: Quantum computing will cripple encryption methods within decade, spy agency chief warns The head of Canada’s electronic spy agency warned…

Source: Mark Collins – Quantum Computing Coming: Canadian SIGINT Chief Warns of Threat to Encryption