Leidos Awarded Contract to Support Counterintelligence Operations

Leidos has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) to provide intelligence support services. AFOSI is a federal law enforcement agency with responsibility for conducting criminal investigations, counterintelligence, specialised investigative activities, and integrated force protection. Leidos will support the organisation’s Terrorism Analysis Support Services by providing AFOSI program … More Leidos Awarded Contract to Support Counterintelligence Operations

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK

Reuters has reported today (13/05/2019), that Iran said it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs. “An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in the British Council and was cooperating with Britain’s … More Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK

Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  According to court documents, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 54, left the CIA in 2007 and began residing in Hong Kong.  In April 2010, two Chinese intelligence officers (IOs) … More Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Espionage

The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift

The Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI) Christopher Wray, recently spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations, in Washington, D.C. USA.  The following is an excerpt from his speech,  ‘The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift’ “Economic espionage dominates our counterintelligence program. We still confront traditional espionage threats, with dead … More The FBI and the National Security Threat Landscape: The Next Paradigm Shift

Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

An indictment charges Xiaoqing Zheng, 56, of Niskayuna, New York, and Zhaoxi Zhang, 47, of Liaoning Province, China, with economic espionage and conspiring to steal General Electric’s (GE’s) trade secrets surrounding turbine technologies, knowing and intending that those stolen trade secrets would be used to benefit the People’s Republic of China.  Assistant Attorney General for … More Former GE Engineer and Chinese Businessman Charged with Economic Espionage and Theft of GE’s Trade Secrets

Moscow Court Sentences Norwegian Citizen To 14 Years In Jail For Spying Against Russia

MOSCOW, April 16. /TASS/. The Moscow City Court found Norwegian citizen Frode Berg guilty of spying against Russia, sentencing him to 14 years in a maximum-security prison, a TASS correspondent reported from the courtroom on Tuesday. “The court finds defendant Frode Berg guilty of committing a crime under Article 276 of the Russian Criminal Court … More Moscow Court Sentences Norwegian Citizen To 14 Years In Jail For Spying Against Russia

Croatia Denies Meddling with Slovenia Media on Alleged Eavesdropping Case

ZAGREB, April 9 – The Croatian government and the president on Tuesday rejected allegations that they have tried to influence Slovenian media and prevent them from reporting on Croatia’s intelligence activities in Slovenia, reports  the news website;  xinhuanet.com The Croatian Security and Intelligence Agency (SOA) also denied any wrongdoing, saying the allegations are “incorrect and … More Croatia Denies Meddling with Slovenia Media on Alleged Eavesdropping Case

Funding Boost for Australian Counter Terrorism & Counter Espionage Agencies

The Hon. Peter Dutton, MP – Minister for Home Affairs – Australia, announced on Saturday (30.03.19) that law enforcement and security agencies will receive significant funding boosts in next week’s Federal Budget.  The Morrison Coalition Government will provide an additional $512 million to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and an additional $58 million to the … More Funding Boost for Australian Counter Terrorism & Counter Espionage Agencies

Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Former “spy hunter” Robert Booth discussed the threat espionage poses to national security from the State Department’s perspective, along with economic versus military and diplomatic espionage.  Watch the talk Leaks, Spies, and Lies On Monday, March 25, former Special Agent Robert Booth discussed counterintelligence and counterespionage at the Presidential Orientation Theater in the George H. W. … More Inside the Mind of a Spy Hunter

Book Claims Irish Rubgy Employed Ex British Spy to Search for Bugs

A new book, Client Confidential written by a former British army intelligence officer Seán Hartnett (pseudonym) claims that the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) was so worried about media leaks they employed him to search for bugs in their Dublin headquarters.  He claims that the fear was triggered after the contents were reported “almost word for … More Book Claims Irish Rubgy Employed Ex British Spy to Search for Bugs