The cyber revolution and intelligence services: the collusion of two worlds

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Whilst cyber and intelligence are two tightly-knit notions, the bridges between these two worlds need to be extended, because the massive increase in available data means that using it needs to easier. Harmonising the data, sharing and diffusing it, and making it available to services or specialists are the next issues that will need to be addressed to guarantee the quality and availability of this data. Continue reading

For military intelligence, the data revolution is only just beginning

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In 2008, now ten years ago, in Georgia we were observing the first documented example of the use of “cyber” tools supporting the Russian Army’s air-land operations. The incident took place barely a year after the near-paralysis of Estonia following a cyberattack. Cyber has, since, fully entered the field of military actions by revolutionising the ways in which it can be used. Continue reading