Tag Archives: Intel

Red Teaming and the Adversarial Mindset: Have a Plan, Backup Plan and Escape Plan

Recently, I attended a fascinating class given in San Francisco by fellow ITS Tactical contributor and author of the Red Teams… View Article

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A Brief History of the Office of Strategic Services: America’s First Intelligence Agency

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was formed during World War II as a wartime intelligence agency to organize espionage… View Article

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U.S. Spies: 4 Steps to Collect, Analyze and Make Intelligence Work For You

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series U.S. Spies

3 of 3 in the series U.S. SpiesThe world can be an ugly place, even in the relative safety of… View Article

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U.S. Spies: The Intelligence Cycle from Delivery to Consumption

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series U.S. Spies

2 of 3 in the series U.S. SpiesWhen I first considered entering the intelligence community (“IC”), the notion of classic… View Article

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U.S. Spies: Understanding the World’s Second Oldest Profession

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series U.S. Spies

1 of 3 in the series U.S. SpiesI’m often asked what I do and I feel obligated to respond, “I… View Article

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Burner Phones and the Art of Remaining Anonymous

Sometimes red teams (the bad guys) are hired to test the capabilities of blue teams (the good guys). Some examples… View Article

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Sign Cutting and Tracking Methods Employed by the US Border Patrol

“There’s always sign.” Sign is the physical evidence of any disturbance of the environment left behind by animals, humans or… View Article

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