GCSB

AcronymDefinition
GCSBGovernment Communications Security Bureau (New Zealand)
GCSBGrace Community Services Bhd. (various locations)
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The GCSB collects data ata spy station inNew Zealand's Waihopai Valley.
He hailed Fletcher's leadership and noted the last three years had seen significant change at the GCSB and the statutory review of the intelligence agencies will usher in a further period of change.
The spy agencies have a deal where they get around domestic anti-surveillance laws by spying on each other's citizens, In that way, John Key can say hand on heart the GCSB doesn't do mass surveillance on Kiwis, It doesn't, the Americans do, The GCSB spies on people overseas in terms of its Five Eyes responsibilities,
The bill to expand the power of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) passed by 61 votes to 59 after impassioned debate, with Prime Minister John Key acknowledging the move had left some people "agitated and alarmed".
Prime Minister John Key, who is also Minister Responsible for the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), New Zealand' s foreign intelligence service, had earlier denied the GCSB was involved in spying on Stephenson at the request of the NZDF.
The Reference Materials Working Group, a specialized working group in the Global Consortium for the Standardization of CSF Biomarkers (GCSB), supported by the Alzheimer's Association (50), aims to develop an internationally available SRM for CSF AD biomarker test methods and establish reference methods with which A[beta] and [tau] concentrations will be assigned to the SRM.
Potter's ruling coincided with a report by New Zealand's inspector general of intelligence and security, requested by Prime Minister John Key, on unlawful surveillance of Dotcom and Bram van der Kolk, Megaupload's head programmer, by the country's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).The GCSB, a signals intelligence agency, is not allowed to intercept citizens' or residents' communications.
But essentially, the main beneficiaries of the UKUSA Agreement are: America's National Security Agency (NSA), UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), Australia's Defence Signals Directorate (DSD), Canada's Communications Security Establishment (CSE) and New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).
The researcher said he interviewed some 50 people, including former and current employees of New Zealand's intelligence agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), politicians and military personnel.
He confirmed that the DSD "does co-operate with counterpart signals intelligence organizations overseas" - that is, with the USA's giant National Security Agency (NSA), New Zealand's GCSB, Canada's CSE and the UK's GCHQ - "under the UKUSA relationship".
Finally a GCSB capacity for New Zealand's own intelligence and cyber defence purposes should be retained and alongside it (a MFAT responsibility?) a foreign, office-based, intelligence service capable of monitoring and analysing the vast array of information openly available on the internet.