Singapore goes online in hunt for intelligence officers


Singapore has turned to the world wide web in its hunt for intelligence officers from “diverse backgrounds”. The Security and Intelligence Division (SID) has unveiled its official website today, 55 years after it was established inn 1966. 

Parked under the Ministry of Defence (Mindef), SID is the country’s external intelligence agency responsible for safeguarding the nation against external threats. It provides intelligence and assessments to local government agencies, as well as analyses global developments that may affect Singapore’s security and national interests. 

These include transnational threats such as cybersecurity and terrorism, geopolitics, and foreign relations, according to a statement released Monday by Mindef. SID also communicates with foreign intelligence and security agencies, sharing information and insights on countering transnational…

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