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A foreign intelligence service (FIS) is "[a]n organization of a foreign government that engages in intelligence activities."[1]

Overview Edit

Foreign intelligence services use cyber tools as part of their information gathering and espionage activities. A growing array of state and non-state adversaries are increasingly targeting — for exploitation and potential disruption or destructioninformation infrastructure, including the Internet, telecommunications networks, computer systems, and embedded processors and controllers in critical industries.

References Edit

  1. OPSEC Glossary of Terms.

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