No Filters
Add Filters
From sidebar or searchbox
Results
2176 Total

SIGINTers and GEOINTers Explore Ways to Collaborate

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-14
The National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency and the NSA’s Data Acquisition Directorate held a meeting to discuss each organization’s mission and how they might increase their collaboration. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) SIGINTers and GEOINTers Explore Ways to Collaborate FROM: CSRC's Office of Partner...

Using an Intelligence Analysis Technique -- On Ourselves

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-14
The NSA faces a loss of expertise when baby boomers retire. The Knowledge Transfer Program used social network analysis tools to identify staffers from data-flow manager roles who are key assets in the in-house network, whose knowledge must be retained. This was an instance of "turning a methodology usually used to ... tear down our target networks, such as al Qaeda ... upon NSA itself."
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Using an Intelligence Analysis Technique -- On Ourselves FROM: 'Chary' Rosario M. Izquier...

'Top 5' SIDtoday Articles of November

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-09
The five November articles with the highest readership are listed. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) 'Top 5' SIDtoday Articles of November FROM: the editor Unknown Run Date: 12/09/2005 (U//...

'Tis the Season! Another Ambassador Learns About NSA!

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-02
The ambassador to Portugal came to Fort Meade, where he received briefings on a variety of topics: operational security, how to read and share information from reports containing signals intelligence, and issues that the NSA is monitoring that could be relevant to his new position, such as European counterterrorism and Portugal’s relationship with African countries. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) 'Tis the Season! Another Ambassador Learns About NSA! FROM: SIGINT Communications a...

SID Diversity Focus Sessions - Help Needed!

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-11-23
The NSA has hired an organization to develop a diversity training curriculum and has organized a set of focus groups to help the firm tailor the trainings. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) SID Diversity Focus Sessions - Help Needed! FROM: SID Diversity Manager Run Date: 11/23/...

A Remembrance of NSA Thanksgivings Past...

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-11-22
Staffers remember Thanksgiving meals they had while deployed in Kenya, Somalia, Philippines, and Germany. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) A Remembrance of NSA Thanksgivings Past... FROM: SIGINT Communications Unknown Run Date: ...

NSA's 'Oldest' Partnership -- A Debate

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-11-15
Turkey may not be the NSA’s oldest third-party partner, the writer says. Earlier signals intelligence foreign relationships are described. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) NSA's 'Oldest' Partnership -- A Debate FROM: Foreign Affairs Directorate, Special Advisor...

Delivering a Project? Learn About Risk Management and the RiskNav Tool

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-11
RiskNav is a program used by program managers and risk managers at the NSA to monitor project and program risks and print risk reports. Staff training is available.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Delivering a Project? Learn About Risk Management and the RiskNav Tool FROM: System Engin...

Dear Virtual Mentor: Should I Take Training?

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-05
Readers requested a monthly column offering advice for staffers seeking guidance. The first column advises a busy staffer to take the time to attend training classes. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Dear Virtual Mentor: Should I Take Training? FROM: the Virtual Mentor Unknown Run Date: 0...

NSAer Investigates Computers Seized in Raids in Iraq

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-04
An NSA staffer on a “Media Exploitation team” in Iraq describes recovering pornography and videos of beheadings from computers seized in raids or from detainees. “One of our ‘customers,’ the 5th Special Forces, said that porn was extremely useful in breaking down the detainees who maintained that they were devout Muslims, but had porn on their computers,” the staffer wrote.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (S) NSAer Investigates Computers Seized in Raids in Iraq FROM: Acquisition Security (Q133) Ru...

SIGINT Seniors Making History - in a Good Way

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-02
The SIGINT Seniors conference includes signals intelligence leaders from Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. At the 2005 conference, the participants committed the 12 nations to deploy a tactical communications system in Afghanistan and build on the successful partnership during the Athens Olympics Games in advance of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Italy and the FIFA World Cup in Germany.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) SIGINT Seniors Making History - in a Good Way FROM: FAD's MultiNational/Second Party Offi...

Quick Deployment Keeps CT Collection Flowing

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-01
In September 2004, satellite terminals for internet cafes in Iraq switched to a new communications hub in the UAE, cutting off NSA monitoring of internet in the cafes. Within 40 days, Signals Intelligence Directorate teams outfitted a Special Collection Service site in Ankara, Turkey, to intercept signals from the new hub, immediately resulting in a “successful raid in Kirkuk.”
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (S//SI) Quick Deployment Keeps CT Collection Flowing FROM: SIGINT Communications and General ...

Great Opportunities for Traveling SIGINTers

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-07-28
The NSA needs signals intelligence analysts to volunteer to deploy to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Great Opportunities for Traveling SIGINTers FROM: MG Richard Quirk, USA Signals Intellige...

SINIO Summer Seminar The Community's Response to GWOT

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-07-27
A seminar will address the impact that 3 1/2 years of the global war on terror has made on the intelligence community.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) SINIO Summer Seminar The Community's Response to GWOT FROM: Marilyn Maines Deputy C...

The Newest of Mil-to-Mil Possibilities: Estonia

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-07-14
The NSA's Foreign Affairs Directorate approved exploratory talks with new NATO member country Estonia on a possible signals intelligence relationship. An Air Force information operations group “was very interested in an exchange,” and the military believes Estonian forces are monitoring signals intelligence related to nearby Russian air and ground operations. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) The Newest of Mil-to-Mil Possibilities: Estonia FROM: (U//FOUO) MultiNational/Secon...

SINIO Summer Seminar Overview of the 'New and Improved' Warning Systems

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-07-13
A seminar on strategic warning processes in the intelligence community is announced.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) SINIO Summer Seminar Overview of the 'New and Improved' Warning Systems FROM: Maril...

How NSA Teams Support Tactical Forces in Iraq

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-07-07
Members of early Cryptologic Support Teams deployed to Iraq remember difficulties and successes of the combat support missions in Balad and Mosul in 2004.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) How NSA Teams Support Tactical Forces in Iraq FROM: Joint Intelligence Task Force-C...

Life Before NSA?

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-26
SIDtoday solicits stories from NSA staff about unusual jobs they held before coming to the agency. It also reposts the responses to that question from the prior year, including stories about puppeteering, long-haul trucking, and paper sorting.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Life Before NSA? FROM: SIGINT Communications Unknown Run Date: 08/26/2005 (U//FOUO) Last...

Happenings at NSA/CSS Hawaii

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-25
The Hawaii Signals Intelligence Directorate (formerly known as the Kunia Regional Security Operations Center) has new leadership: Col. Mark Westergren as director and Sally Holcomb as deputy director. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Happenings at NSA/CSS Hawaii FROM: Colonel Mark Westergren, USAF Director, NSA/CSS Hawaii...

Letter to the Editor: Setting Up a Website

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-23
Corporate Web Solutions is the office that will design and host websites for NSA staff. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Letter to the Editor : Setting Up a Website FROM: SIGINT Communications Unknown Run Date:...

Iraq -- Beyond the Headlines

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-23
An NSA technical director recalls her deployment, the experience of the landmark January 2005 election, and the impact of signals intelligence in securing the country so that the Iraqi people can “regain control.” She writes: “It no longer matters whether we were right or wrong to go into the country, we are there and they need and, more importantly, want our help.”
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Iraq -- Beyond the Headlines FROM: Donna Rober Technical Director, Office of Internationa...

Terrorism or Political Action? The Anti-Imperialist Camp Crosses the Line

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-18
The NSA targets a “little-known, Europe-based group” known as the Anti-Imperialist Camp, whose “inflammatory anti-U.S. rhetoric” was allegedly paired with aid to militant groups like Hezbollah and FARC. Surveillance of this group “has paid numerous dividends” and resulted in demand by the U.S. government that the Italian government arrest three activists in 2004. Six years later, the activists were cleared of all charges.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (S) Terrorism or Political Action? The Anti-Imperialist Camp Crosses the Line FROM: Indigenou...

FISA: Teaming with the FBI in the Global War on Terrorism

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-17
The author describes being the first NSA employee integrated into the FBI unit responsible for the bureau’s data collected under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act at the Digital Intercept Technology Unit at Quantico. The author is included in meetings with the “data providers.” Time-sensitive information from the FISA collection is sent to the NSA in a constant flow and provides up to 40 percent of the NSA’s counterterrorism reporting.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) FISA: Teaming with the FBI in the Global War on Terrorism FROM: Special Source Operations...

Bangladesh: A 'Cocoon of Terror'?

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-11
Bangladesh appears newly important for counterterrorism efforts after a number of recent terror attacks there, as well as several accused terrorist groups using the country as a “flee haven.” The Five Eyes partners — especially the NSA and New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau — are collaborating to increase signals intelligence-gathering in Bangladesh and will hold a conference to discuss their plans. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Bangladesh: A 'Cocoon of Terror'? FROM: New Zealand Liaison Officer to NSA Run Date: 08/...

The London Bombings — an Insider’s View

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-08-24
This 2005 post from the NSA internal newsletter SIDToday gives a personal account of the 7/7 London bombings from the head of the agency’s delegation in London: see the Intercept article How London’s 7/7 Bombings Led to “Unprecedented” Surveillance Tactics, 1 March 2018.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) The London Bombings -- an Insider's View FROM: Chief ofoperations, SUSLOL London...

Managing the Challenge

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01
This four-page extract from an undated NSA presentation gives an overview of the agency’s FORNSAT operations: see the Intercept article Norway Used NSA Technology for Potentially Illegal Spying, 1 March 2018.
SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVEY INMARSAT I3 0 Geosynchronous constellation providing mobile communications at sea, on land and in the air. rn rn INMARSAT M/Mini-M INMARSAT B/C/D...

Letter to the Editor: About Skype…

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-13
This 2005 letter from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday responds to a previous article with further details about how the agency is dealing with Skype, noting that certain Special Collection Sites may have had access to Skype traffic, even at that point: see the Intercept article NSA Used Porn to “Break Down Detainees” in Iraq […]
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (TS//SI) Letter to the Editor: About Skype... FROM: the editor Unknown Run Date: 12...

Is NSA Going Deaf? What Is ‘Golf Cart Reporting’? — An Interview With REDACTED

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-10-19
This 2005 post from the NSA’s internal newsletter SIDToday features an interview with the deputy chief of the Middle East and North Africa product line. In light of a personnel shortage, he believes that new communications technology presents an advantage to the NSA, as the agency can spy on more intimate, firsthand communications from targets: […]
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (S//SI) Is NSA Going Deaf?WhatIs 'Golf Cart Reporting'? -- An Interview With MENA's FR...

Assigning USSS Resources

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2006-02-16
Managing the U.S. Signals Intelligence System requires a smarter allocation of resources. Three deputy directors will develop action plans, using a new wiki as their collaboration tool. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) Assigning USSS Resources FROM: SIGINT Communications Unknown Run Date: 02/16/2006 ...

Senior Executive or GS-15: What's the Difference? (repost)

Document

Release Date: 2018-03-01 Document Date: 2005-12-30
Repost: A recently promoted manager describes the expectations, opportunities, and responsibilities at the senior executive level. 
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) Senior Executive or GS-15: What's the Difference? (repost) FROM: SIGINT Communications Un...

e-Highlighter

Click to send permalink to address bar, or right-click to copy permalink.

Un-highlight all Un-highlight selectionu Highlight selectionh