counterintelligence definition

  • noun:
    • The part of an intelligence solution faced with keeping painful and sensitive information from an enemy, deceiving that opponent, avoiding subversion and sabotage, and obtaining governmental and army information.
    • counterespionage
    • intelligence activities focused on determining and counteracting the threat to security posed by aggressive cleverness businesses or by people engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
    • The branch of an intelligence service charged with keeping sensitive and painful information from an enemy, deceiving that enemy, preventing subversion and sabotage, and collecting governmental and military information.
    • counterespionage
    • intelligence tasks worried about distinguishing and counteracting the risk of security posed by hostile cleverness businesses or by people involved with espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism

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