New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Counter-Intelligence Challenge Coin
Condition: Used, and in nice shape. This coin is 1 7/8 inches in diameter. The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS or SIS) Mori. Is New Zealand's main domestic and counter-intelligence. As a civilian organisation, the Security Intelligence Service takes no part in the enforcement of security (although it has limited powers to intercept communications and search residences). Its role is intended to be advisory, providing the government with information on threats to national security. It also advises other government agencies about their own internal security measures, and is responsible for performing checks on government employees who require security clearance. The SIS is responsible for most of the government's counter-intelligence. The NZSIS is a civilian intelligence and security organisation. To investigate threats to security and to work with other agencies within Government, so that the intelligence it collects is actioned and threats which have been identified are disrupted. To provide a range of protective security advice and services to Government. In 2007, it was reported that the SIS wished to expand its role into fighting organised crime. ECHELON, originally a secret government code name, is a surveillance program signals intelligence. / SIGINT collection and analysis network operated on behalf of the five signatory nations to the UKUSA Security Agreement. Also known as the Five Eyes. The ECHELON program was created in the late 1960s to monitor the military and diplomatic communications of the Soviet Union.
Allies during the Cold War. And was formally established in 1971. By the end of the 20th century, the system referred to as "ECHELON" had allegedly evolved beyond its military and diplomatic origins, to also become a global system for the interception of private and commercial communications. Never personally given any of the coins.
All coins are guaranteed to be in excellent condition unless otherwise specified above. The item "New Zealand Security Intelligence Service Counter-Intelligence Challenge Coin" is in sale since Wednesday, April 06, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Current Militaria (2001-Now)\Original Items\Challenge Coins". The seller is "rolyat11" and is located in Panama City, Florida.
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