A discussion with Destiny: Trump, Incels, Police and more

If you recall, about 5 months ago, I joined Destiny (Steven Bonnell) during his livestream. He…

Privacy and our spy agencies

Spies act in the shadows for obvious reasons: does this mean they are constrained by privacy…

The challenges of gathering intelligence during a pandemic – addendum

Satellite imagery (aka imagery intelligence or IMINT) is a very useful tool in gathering data on…

No, COVID-19 is not an ‘intelligence failure’

Intelligence agencies really should have more of a dialogue with those who support them financially, i.e.…

W(h)ither the US Intelligence Community?

Intelligence agencies SHOULD remain non-partisan and 'speak truth to power'. Is this being threatened in the…

No such thing as privacy intrusions in the age of oversharing

Law enforcement and security agencies use a wealth of sources in their investigations, including openly-available data.

Podcast 23 – Terrorism analysis and open source information

This podcast will look at how to find and rate information available in open source.

CTV News – Allegation against CSIS

Phil Gurski from Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting on how CSIS gathers information for national security…

Global News – Extended Interview With Phil Gurski

In this extended interview with Phil Gurski, the security analyst and former senior strategic analyst at…