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- Bisher Amin Khalil al-Rawi : An Iraqi citizen, released in 2007, who was held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, but was believed to have had some relationships with the British Security Service before being detained; the detention may be related to his breaking off the relationship; he is a plaintiff in Mohamed et al. v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc. as well as British lawsuits
- Clandestine human-source intelligence and covert action : Intelligence and military special operations functions that either should be completely secret (i.e., clandestine: the existence of which is not known outside the relevant government circles), or simply cannot be linked to the sponsor (i.e., covert: it is known that sabotage is taking place, but its sponsor is unknown).
- Committee for State Security : Usually known as the KGB, one of Organs of State Security of the Soviet Union, with extensive responsibilities in intelligence (information gathering), border security, counterintelligence and suppression of dissent; split up in the Russian Federation with counterintelligence in the FSB and foreign intelligence in the SVR
- Counterintelligence : Countermeasures to foreign intelligence organizations collecting intelligence against one's own side.
- Double-Cross system : A World War II British system that is believed to have captured all Nazi spies, and either turned them into double agents, imprisoned, or executed them. This was part of the overall strategic deception plan.
- Government Communications Headquarters : The British government agency responsible for signals intelligence and information assurance
- Intelligence cycle security : The process of balancing the protection of sources versus the needs of users, and protecting information from unauthorized users
- National intelligence organizations : Organizations for intelligence collection and analysis, which are responsive to overall national needs rather than to the needs of a specific military service or specific mission (e.g., terrorism); they may, however, be oriented to specific collection or analysis disciplines
- Shin Bet : Israeli domestic intelligence, roughly equivalent to the British Security Service (MI5)