Blog Posts Tagged with "Counter-Intelligence"


Counterintelligence, False Flags, Disinformation, and Network Defense

October 17, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

I would like to clear the air here a bit on these terms and how they do really apply to the world of INFOSEC that we in this business now find ourselves in, one littered with military and spook terms that you may not be really familiar with. First off, lets look at the terms that have been thrown around here...

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Reverse Deception: Organized Cyber Threat Counter-Exploitation

August 15, 2012 Added by:Matthijs R. Koot

The intent of deception is "to get the adversary to act confidently and predictably". If you want to be inspired to think about deception/MILDEC as means of counterintelligence (CI) in cyberspace. I recommend this book. If you already work in CI, you may find it useful to evaluate your existing beliefs...

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The Chicken and the Pig - Three Security Genres

November 15, 2011 Added by:Gabriel Bassett

Engineering is required to provide operations the tools they need. Intel is needed to provide operations information to act. Counter-intel is needed to help operations slow the loss of information. Only when all areas are working in concert for the common operational goal, is security realized...

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Why We Are All Getting a Little Crazy

November 03, 2011 Added by:Richard Thieme

The task of counterintelligence is to figure out what the other side is doing and how they are deceiving us. CI is predicated on double deceiving and triple deceiving the other side into believing fictions nested within fictions, always leavened with some facts, just enough to seem real...

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LulzSec, Jester, and Counter-Intelligence on the Internet

June 20, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

In the case of LulzSec and Anonymous, they are using many types of systems to protect their anonymity. With the right tools and obfuscation techniques, they feel impervious to attacks, be it from law enforcement or the likes of The Jester. Tactically, they have the advantage in many ways...

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