Tag Archive for: "intelligence"
Cyber wrap

  In news that won’t shock anyone, word came this week that China has established extensive offensive hacking units within its military and civilian government set-ups. But it’s the source of these reports that makes …

The Beat

AUSTRAC Typologies of Crime report The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has published their annual typologies of crime and case studies report. It makes for interesting reading, both in terms of how people …

The surface fleet: the question of numbers

Late last month, Ben Schreer introduced ASPI’s upcoming international conference on Australia’s Future Surface Fleet. In doing so, he observed that many factors—strategic, operational, international and industrial—will shape decisions about the Navy’s future surface fleet. …

ASIO (3): Giving up the secrets

‘The whole idea of publishing a detailed history of an intelligence organisation based on its classified files seems counterintuitive. Intelligence organisations trade in secrecy. If they reveal their sources, the sources will dry up. If …

ASIO (2): the spooks and Oz politics

For decades, the Australian Labor Party hated the spooks with a passion. Indeed, many Australians still maintain that deep distrust of their domestic security service. For Labor, though, the hatred of ASIO—the Australian Security Intelligence …