Intelligence: Diplomatic Impunity In Norway and Nearby Russia

In the latest of a growing number of incidents, a Russian diplomat was caught while Harsharn Singh Tathgar, a Norwegian citizen originally from India, was turning over classified information in a restaurant. The PST (Norwegian Security Police) men who made the arrest did not realize that the Russian involved was a diplomat although that was… Read More Intelligence: Diplomatic Impunity In Norway and Nearby Russia

Intelligence: HawkEye 360, a ship tracking service made it much difficult for Iranian ships to conceal their smuggling activities.

Iranian efforts to export oil in spite of sanctions have often been successful. That changed in 2020 when HawkEye 360, a new ship tracking service made it much more difficult for ships to conceal their smuggling activities. Since 2015 a growing array of sensors and software to track ships at sea, especially ships that don’t… Read More Intelligence: HawkEye 360, a ship tracking service made it much difficult for Iranian ships to conceal their smuggling activities.

Information Warfare: Play Store Pitfalls

An Indian newsmagazine (India Today) uncovered a Pakistani espionage effort carried out via Android apps aimed at fans of the Indian military and police. This development is interesting for two reasons. One, it is possible for an experienced Internet user to investigate and expose online espionage efforts. Second, this particular Pakistani effort sought to get… Read More Information Warfare: Play Store Pitfalls

Pro-military Islamic groups conducting an online Information War against government opponents.

In Pakistani army and pro-military Islamic groups have been conducting an online Information War against government opponents as well as media outlets that are critical of the military. Now the military is particularly angry that the Dawn newspaper has been reporting on how the military and Islamic groups have been manipulating messaging apps like Twitter… Read More Pro-military Islamic groups conducting an online Information War against government opponents.

Information Warfare: South Asian Cyber War

Internet security firms have noted an increase in Cyber War campaigns waged by Indian and Pakistani APTs (Advanced Persistent Threat) operations. APTs are well organized and very active hacker groups that are often created and sustained by governments or major criminal gangs. In this case, six Indian APTs (Lucky Elephant, Donot Team, Patchwork Group, Sidewinder… Read More Information Warfare: South Asian Cyber War

Intelligence: The Tech Revolution In Pattern Analysis of Photo or Video

Since the 1990s ancient espionage techniques have become obsolete and 21 st century spies have had to adapt. The old ways have largely been replaced with new methods that take advantage of the new tech; the Internet, cellphones and more powerful and numerous computers along with new software that can do pattern analysis and automatic analysis of… Read More Intelligence: The Tech Revolution In Pattern Analysis of Photo or Video

Intelligence Recap – News Monitors: Social Media Data Mining In The Combat Zone

The U.S. Armed force needs to furnish troops in battle zones with web based life examination instruments that would empower them to naturally assemble data from nearby Internet web-based social networking to perceive what’s going on in the zone they are working. This would be close constant investigation with results accessible in English. This kind… Read More Intelligence Recap – News Monitors: Social Media Data Mining In The Combat Zone

What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

OVERVIEW A cryptologic linguist is primarily responsible for identifying foreign communications using signals equipment. Their role is crucial as the nation’s defense depends largely on information that comes from foreign languages. JOB DUTIES Identifying and analyzing foreign communications Recognize changes in transmission modes and tip the appropriate authority Provide translation expertise to analysts Provide transcriptions… Read More What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech

Speech recognition (also referred to as voice recognition) is a process by which the elements of spoken language can be recognized and analyzed, and the linguistic message it contains transposed into a meaningful form so that a machine can respond correctly to spoken commands. Voice recognition is distinct from voice identification, which is the capability… Read More Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech