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SECTION SIXTEEN: SECURITY SERVICES SOURCES



  • Declassified Spy Satellite Imagery : From the friendly folks at the NRO.
  • The NRO Declassified -- NSA
  • Unredacted: The National Security Archive, Unedited and Uncensored : from the National Security Archive.
  • US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • SPOT Images main page : every 26 days the SPOT (Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre) satellite passes overhead and takes your picture.
  • Radarsat Images
  • CORONA Spy Satellite Images : spy satellite pictures from 1960 to 1972.
  • CORONA : CIA site about the CORONA program.
  • TerraScope : overhead pictures from Chairman Gates. Coverage photos from various sources; they sell the images in finished form. Cast your eyes skyword and say cheese to Bill.
  • The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives
  • BfV (Germany)Links Page
  • Australian Office of National Assessments (ONA) : useful links for Australian intelligence community.
  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)
  • National Security Agency : The ears have walls, US version.
  • National Counterintelligence Center (USA)
  • National Infrastructure Protection Center (USA)
  • FBI - Awareness of National Security Issues and Response (ANSIR)
  • NSA Intrusion Detection Tools Inventory
  • The GCHQ : the British version.
  • UK Communications-Electronics Security Group : Note the papers on public key encryption available through "Non-Secret Encryption" bar.
  • The Communications Security Establishment : The ears have walls, Canadian version.
  • Bill Robinson's Communications Security Establishment Blog Lex ex Umbra : All the information thats in the public domain about our neighbours in Confederation Heights.
  • Bill Robinson's Now Defunct but archived Unofficial Communications Security Establishment Page
  • Canadian Intelligence Resource Centre (CIRC) : from Jerome Mellon.
  • Communications Security Establishment Commissioner
  • Public Safety Canada Portal
  • Health Canada: Emergency Preparedness
  • RCMP: Safety and Security for Canadians
  • Transport Canada: Security and Emergency Preparedness
  • Intelligence Online
  • The Official CSIS page
  • Canadian Intelligence Resource Centre : "Web's premiere resource for matters of Canadian intelligence".
  • RCMP Technical Security Branch
  • MI5 British (Internal) Security Service (official site)
  • MI6 British (Foreign) Security Service
  • BND (Bundes Nachrichtendienst--German Federal Intelligence Service)
  • Overseas Security Advisory Council (U.S. Department of State)
  • United States Secret Service: National Threat Assessment Center
  • The Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS)
  • Shin Bet
  • Mossad
  • UK Central Intelligence Machinery
  • UK Intelligence and Security Committee--Annual Report 1997-1998
  • UK National Intelligence Machinery
  • "Review of Security Legislation" -- electronic surveillance law : an extensive review of electronic communication interception in several Western countries including Canada. Published by the government of South Africa.
  • Cryptome : John Young's main site; contains the infamous list of Japanese agents and many other documents.
  • Richard Tomlinson's original site about MI6 : censored by D notice and Geocities May 12, 1999; and the infamous list of spooks : mirrored elsewhere; and a copy of the full text of Tomlinson's book The Big Breach is/was available Here as a full text .pdf file. The .pdf file is mirrored at Cryptome Here
  • Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS)
  • Canadian Security Intelligence Service Public Reports, 1991 to Present
  • Security Intelligence Review Committee SIRC : with oversight responsibilities for CSIS.
  • Canadian Forces School of Military Intelligence and Canadian Forces Intelligence Branch Association
  • Security Intelligence Review Committee: Annual Reports 1984 through Present
  • Spotlight on Military News and International Affairs--Canadian Forces College : daily, Canadian and international media coverage.
  • Documents in Military History
  • SearchMil.com : searches U.S. military sites.
  • U.S. Government Documents - The U.S. Intelligence Community **available to current Columbia faculty, staff and students only.
  • CIA Electronic Reading Room : to provide the public with an overview of access to CIA information, including electronic access to previously released documents.
  • Post-Soviet Armies
  • CIA's Analysis Of The Soviet Union, 1947-1991
  • Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the Future With Nongovernment Experts : CIA document "prepared under the direction of the National Intelligence Council (NIC) and is the product of numerous workshops and conferences which included specialists from academia and the private sector.
  • CIA Activities in Chile
  • The CIA’s Family Jewels : the whole searchable document.
  • At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991 : whole text of CIA book.
  • Space & Electronic Warfare Lexicon
  • Interception : comprehensive and informative site on telephonic snooping.
  • The Final Months of the War with Japan: Signals Intelligence, U.S. Invasion Planning, and the A-Bomb Decision : a .pdf file; produced by the CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence.
  • CIA Electronic Document Release Center -- Princeton Collection
  • The International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) : In Israel.
  • Terrorism Research Center
  • Countering the New Terrorism : from the RAND corp.; a .pdf document.
  • The 2002 CIA Factbook
  • The National Security Archive : including the Bay of Pigs report.
  • Tiananmen Square, 1989: The Declassified History -- NSA
  • The Intelligyst Group : geopolitical and military open source information as well as forensics and disease information that can affect these issues.
  • US National Intelligence Council
  • Intelligence Forum
  • The Information Warfare Site (IWS)
  • the arms trade revealed: a guide for investigators and analysts ad for the book.
  • Future Years Defense Program Historical Database
  • Statistical Information Analysis Division of the Directorate for Information Operations and Reports : statistical reports on US military and civilian personnel from 1950 to the present.
  • defense-aerospace.com : news and information for the militarily minded.
  • Rand Corp. report on (Maritime) Piracy ; in Acrobat format.
  • NUCEXP, National Geoscience Database
  • Cold War International History Project (CWIHP)
  • Cold War Resources
  • Report on the Deficiencies of the FBI crime lab
  • Intelligence Resource Program : at the Federation of American Scientists Site; contains master list of intelligence related sites and the texts of the Venona intercepts.
  • GlobalSecurity.org : John Pike's new site.
  • The National Security Agency Declassified
  • [US] Department of Homeland Security
  • The Pentagon's Spies -- NSA : from the National Security Archive features declassified documents from 1965 to 1995 that offer a glimpse into the Pentagon's human intelligence operations (HUMINT).
  • Statewatch Database : Search the Poptel InfoSource database-- 21,000 whole text items on the State and civil liberties in Western Europe. This is Leak City for Eurocrats.
  • Computer Systems Security and Privacy Board : reference material on email privacy, encryption, etc.
  • Advanced Encryption Standard : AES is expected to be used by businesses and organizations; it replaces the Data Encryption Standard (DES).
  • Encryption and Security-related Resources : "the crypto link farm"
  • Security and Cryptography : from Industry Canada.
  • Encryption and security tutorial : 509 slides in 8 parts, of which the first 7 are the tutorial itself and the 8th is extra material which covers crypto politics.
  • Encryption Special Report-- Washington Post
  • Cryptography Papers Available Online : from Bruce Schneier.
  • Legal, Privacy and Security Issues in Electronic Commerce : from the UNB Saint John Ward Chipman Library.
  • PGPSteps : Installation instructions for PGP encryption, step by step.
  • CanCrypt: Canadian cryptologic resources
  • E-Mail Encryption Made Simple : public service tutorial from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
  • SKIPJACK and KEA Algorithms : If you don't know what they are you should skip this resource; declassified encryption algorithms.
  • Politics of Information website : "The largest collection of privacy-related (privacy, identity, surveillance, security & encryption, intellectual property, etc.) links on the Internet".
  • The Newsletter on Civil Liberties N.C.L. : online newsletter on civil liberties in Canada.
  • 122 documents on electronic surveillance : from the defunct Office of Technology Assessment 1972-1996; in Acrobat format.
  • Collection of public documents on the Echelon listening system
  • ACLU EchelonWatch : at long last, this stuff is going public.
  • The 'Semantic Forest' papers and The Patent : current AI voice->text->analysis processing from the NSA.
  • Psychology of Intelligence Analysis : online, unclassified book by Richards J. Heuer, Jr. published by the CIA.
  • International Bulletin of Political Psychology : searchable archives and back issues.
  • Global Report on Child Soldiers 2001
  • Ajax: US and International Government Military and Intelligence Agency Access
  • Index - Strategic Intelligence : a bunch of links to intelligence agency sites; at Loyola
  • SAIC : may be the answer to the question "where do retired SIGINT officers go to find a second career?"
  • Assorted U.S. Military Science and Defense Sites of Interest : a local subfile.
  • Survey of existing and envisaged national cryptography laws and regulations
  • NRC Report on "Cryptography's Role in Securing the Information Society"
  • Inslaw / PROMIS : its about stolen software; and an article about RCMP investigation of PROMIS proliferation and a Powerpoint show on how it works
  • Course outline on Economic Espionage : with linked resources to read.
  • Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence and Security
  • intelforum Mailing List Archive
  • Global Intelligence New Portal
  • RAND Hot Topics: Intelligence Gathering
  • Obituary for Tony Poe : "Death of a dirty fighter"; contains first person references to CIA operations in Asia during the 1950's and 1960's. A local copy is Here
  • NOVA: The Spy Factory : James Bamford and Emmy Award-winning producer Scott Willis, NOVA exposes the ultra-secret intelligence agency's role in the failure to stop the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent eavesdropping program that listens in without warrant on millions of American citizens.
  • Codes and Ciphers Teaching Resources Website : from the [UK] Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching in collaboration with the Bletchley Park National Codes Centre and other related organisations.
  • A Student's Guide to Air Warfare
  • The Tor Project : Surveillance evading software.
  • HTTPS Everywhere : Surveillance evading software.
  • A Guide for Guarding Personal Information in the Workplace : and (paranthetically) anywhere else. [*NEW*]

    SNOWDEN

  • Compilation of Snowden's Documents as a Web Resource : from National Security Archive at The George Washington University. [*NEW*]
  • The Guardian "Live" compilation page [*NEW*]


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