Title: ICREACH in the Black Budget
Release Date: 2014-08-25
Description: These extracts from the Congressional Budget Justification for the financial year 2013 show that increased funding was sought for ICREACH: see the Intercept article The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google, 25 August 2014.
Document: [S//REL TO USA. FVEY) Provide 1C analysts with access to a wider set of shareable data through the
ICREACH Application. ICREACH allows IC analysts the ability to perform more comprehensive analyses
tor situational awareness and target development in support of their mission objectives,
(S//SI//REL TO USA. FVEY) Expand and grow IC access to Digital Network Intelligence metadata via
ICREACH to aid and assist in target development and situational awareness against computer based targets.
(S//SI//REL TO USA. FVEY) Transition ICREACH services to NSA/CSS’ cloud architecture. This will
provide the opportunity for increased dissemination of SIGINT data and data enrichment services tailored
to meet customer mission needs.
(S//REL TO USA. FVEY) Respond to the National Intelligence Priorities Framework (NIPF) updates:
expand the capabilities of the National SIGINT Requirement’s Process (NSRP) and the new/modified INs
as required by US SIGINT Consumers (i.e. IC. DoD. Policy Makers. Other Government Agencies). This
will allow NSA/CSS to better support the broad goals of ODNI for Mission Management and Information
Sharing with the US SIGINT Consumers, and facilitate the ability to obtain SIGINT from NSA/CSS.