Political Risk

Canada’s foreign intelligence agency admits it may ‘incidentally’ spy on its own citizens

“Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE), the agency responsible for gathering foreign intelligence, says it may ‘incidentally intercept’ Canadian communications. The statement marks the first time the CSE, which is analogous in its responsibilities to the NSA, has admitted its work affects Canadian citizens. It comes from a new FAQ posted about the CSE’s Signals Intelligence operations, which the agency says are ‘clearly and carefully targeted, by law, to the activities of foreign individuals states, organizations, or terrorist groups that have implications for Canada’s international affairs, defense, or security.'”

Source: Canada’s foreign intelligence agency admits it may ‘incidentally’ spy on its own citizens | The Verge

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.