Mark Collins – SIGINT, or, Brief History of Canada’s Communications Security Establishment

By the author of the essential Lux Ex Umbra blog–at OpenCanada.org:

Marking 70 years of eavesdropping in Canada
As the Communications Security Establishment[website here] turns 70, Bill Robinson looks at how the agency has evolved over the years — growing its staff, adapting to new technologies and changing its targets.

Very relevant:

Canadian SIGINT Origins

Early Days of US SIGINT and Gentlemen Not Reading…With a Canadian Angle

SIGINT: The World War II Two Eyes Origin of the Five Eyes

Currently and more broadly:

Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security”

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

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