tradecraft


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trade·craft

 (trād′krăft′)
n.
The methods used in clandestine operations such as espionage.

tradecraft

(ˈtreɪdˌkrɑːft)
n
the skills learned from experience in a trade, often used to refer to the skills spies use to avoid being detected
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Noun1.tradecraft - skill acquired through experience in a tradetradecraft - skill acquired through experience in a trade; often used to discuss skill in espionage; "instructional designers are trained in something that might be called tradecraft"; "the CIA chief of station accepted responsibility for his agents' failures of tradecraft"
craftsmanship, workmanship, craft - skill in an occupation or trade
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Though governments and organisations are continually investing in their cyber security capabilities, criminals are also adapting and innovating their tradecraft to seek out new vulnerabilities and attack methods.
Lapses in tradecraft and judgment, inevitable parts of any human enterprise, can inflict harm far greater than the good they seek to secure," he writes.
Quoting former officials of RAW as its sources, the paper also pointed out that it was a mistake of the spy agency to recruit an agent whose background in tradecraft was not sound enough.
There are incredible opportunities at the division and corps levels for those warrant officers who want to prove themselves as true technical experts, well-rounded officers, and masters of their tradecraft.
The FOR578: Cyber Threat Intelligence course helps practitioners develop these skills and expands them into complex topics such as adversary intrusion and campaign analysis, tradecraft and indicator creation, and effective information sharing from tactical to strategic level players.
Those who rejected the mole theory attributed the losses to sloppy American tradecraft in China.
The museum's 5,000 square foot store features a diverse selection of merchandise that mirrors the Museum's presentation of the tradecraft and history of espionage.
Wynyard solutions combine next generation big data capability with specialist investigations and intelligence tradecraft in a powerful and secure software platform.
Now, after a year, the Sandbox is regularly invited to attend Tradecraft and Orientation courses at FSI, and our team members pass on what they've learned from these outside experts.
BT security CeO Mark Hughes said: "The industry is now in an arms race with professional criminal gangs and state entities with sophisticated tradecraft.
Specific assistance included further training for the Counternarcotics Division of the Central Criminal Police, including in anti-money laundering techniques, analytical tradecraft and interdiction, as well as expanded cooperation with Georgia's Customs service.
The guidance reflects "lessons learned by federal prosecutors while handling cyber investigations and prosecutions, including information about how cyber criminals' tactics and tradecraft can thwart recovery.