Category: Intelligence

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British Intelligence to Review Huawei 5G Involvement

The technical body that makes assessments on threats to British security will undertake a review of Huawei’s involvement in the building the UK’s 5G network, following the Trump administration imposing sanctions on the Chinese tech giant. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the signals intelligence service the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), revealed on…

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Report: Intelligence Community Secretly Eliminated Requirement Whistleblowers Have Direct Knowledge of Alleged Wrongdoing
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Report: Intelligence Community Secretly Eliminated Requirement Whistleblowers Have Direct Knowledge of Alleged Wrongdoing

The intelligence community between May 2018 and August 2019 secretly eliminated a requirement that whistleblowers provide direct, first-hand knowledge of alleged wrongdoings, according to a bombshell report on Friday by The Federalist. The report by The Federalist’s Sean Davis raises questions about the intelligence community’s role amid a whistleblower complaint submitted against President Trump in…

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How tech is transforming the intelligence industry
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How tech is transforming the intelligence industry

Shay Hershkovitz Contributor At a conference on the future challenges of intelligence organizations held in 2018, former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats argued that he transformation of the American intelligence community must be a revolution rather than an evolution. The community must be innovative and flexible, capable of rapidly adopting innovative technologies wherever they…

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Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking
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Senate Intelligence Committee releases first volume of its investigation into Russian election hacking

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today released the first volume of its bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections. Helmed by Select Committee Chairman Richard Burr, the Republican from North Carolina, and Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner, who serves as vice chairman, the committee’s report, “Russian Efforts Against Election…

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