Five Eyes

No Place to Hide

The NSA employs 30,000 people but also engages 60,000 contractors.  A full 70% of the US Intelligence budget is spent by the private sector through about 80 corporations.  

Intelligence Elsewhere

An agenda for the comparative study of intelligence: Yet another missing dimension


Oyster was the code name for the Australian Secret Intelligence Service

A short history of Cryptography 

The main point made in this video is that encryption – the cryptographers that make code, and the cryptanalysts that break code – not only ended wars, saved lives but also launched the computer age. Crypto is an evolved scientific art, today including mathematics, physics, computer science and electrical engineering.

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