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Security Gaps in the Austrian Secret Service

Published: November 12, 2019; 19:09 · (Vindobona)

The security safeguards of the Austrian secret service BVT (Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Counterterterrorism) were reviewed by their British (MI5) and German (BfV) peers and serious deficiencies were identified (Security assessment of BVT), as reported by the local media ORF, "Österreich" and Ö1. Specifically, this involves four security risks.

Security Gaps in the Austrian Secret Service BVT - Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution and Counterterrorism (Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz und Terrorismusbekämpfung). / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / jaydeep_ [CC0]

The Austrian media "Östereich", Ö1-Radio and Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) report that secret service agents from the British domestic secret service MI5 and the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) have identified serious deficiencies in the security precautions of BVT.

The "Security assessment of BVT" commissioned by the Club de Berne…

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