Title: Protocol note for Japan visit
Release Date: 2018-05-19
Document Date: 2013-01-01
Description: This undated NSA protocol note provides a short briefing for a visit to the agency’s Deputy Director of Foreign Affairs by his Japanese counterpart, due to happen sometime after January 2013: see the Intercept article The Untold Story of Japan’s Secret Spy Agency, 19 May 2018.
Uniform of the Day:
Purpose of Visit:
Deputy Director Foreign Affairs (D/DIRFA)
(U) GEN A: Class B; D/DIR and Guests: Business Attire
would like to visit NSA/CSS for discussions
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on SIGINT-enabled cyber, and to obtain
information from ADET on training related to SIGINT-enabled
(S//REL TO USA, JPN) The Japanese DFS is NSA/CSS’s sister
organization in Japan, and an important partner for NSA/CSS.
NSA/CSS and DFS have partnered for more than 50 years, and
enjoy an active exchange on many targets of mutual interest. This
visit will provide an opportunity to follow up on any topics that
surfaced during D/DIR’s January 2013 visit to Japan.
(S//NF) To have a greater understanding on the part of DFS of
SIGINT contributions to cyber defense, and on how to start
growing a SIGINT-enabled cyber capability at DFS.
(S//NF) To better NSA/CSS understanding of DFS capabilities and
plans for SIGINT-enabled cyber.
Chief of Protocol
and Corporate Events
NSA/CSS Protocol Office