How Technology and Politics Are Changing Spycraft

2019-05-21T11:19:41
ID SCHNEIER:E068BB50FB6D421AC1D0876FD6256210
Type schneier
Reporter Bruce Schneier
Modified 2019-05-21T11:19:41

Description

Interesting article about how traditional nation-based spycraft is changing. Basically, the Internet makes it increasingly possible to generate a good cover story; cell phone and other electronic surveillance techniques make tracking people easier; and machine learning will make all of this automatic. Meanwhile, Western countries have new laws and norms that put them at a disadvantage over other countries. And finally, much of this has gone corporate.