DocumentDocument Date: 2004-11-23Release Date: 2014-08-25
This 23 November 2004 decision memorandum from then-NSA Director Keith Alexander gives the initial go-ahead for the agency’s ICREACH system: see the Intercept article The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google, 25 August 2014.
SECRE17/NOFORN//MR MEMORANDUM FOR THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE SUBJECT: (U//FOUO) Sharing Communications Metadata Across the Intelligence Community -DECISION MEMORANDUM PURPOSE:...
DocumentRelease Date: 2015-01-17
This undated GCHQ reference document enumerates the processes and tools analysts use for computer network exploitation: see the Der Spiegel article The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle, 17 January 2015.
TOP SECRET STRAP1 COMINT CNE End Point Requirements CATEGORY O Experimt O Refinemer O Bug Fix O ALL REQTYPE O Capability O Convergenc O Query O Taskir O Viewe Oall PRIOR...
DocumentDocument Date: 2005-07-06Release Date: 2014-08-25
This memorandum dated 6 July 2005 describes features of the intelligence sharing systems that preceded ICREACH: see the Intercept article The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google, 25 August 2014.
SECRET//NOFORN//MR UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT memorandum TAC-0xx-05 DATE: 06 July 2005 REPLY TO ATTN OF: TD/TAC SUBJECT: Sharing of MetaData across the IC —Dissemination of SIGINT ...
DocumentDocument Date: 2006-02-26Release Date: 2014-08-25
This NSA Point Paper dated 22 February 2006 provides a history of the CRISSCROSS and PROTON information sharing systems that preceded ICREACH: see the Intercept article The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google, 25 August 2014.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//ORCON/NOFORN//MR POINT PAPER SUBJECT: CRISSCROSS/PROTON PURPOSE: Provide DIRNSA information on subject. BACKGROUND: 22 Feb 06 (U) History of CRISSCROSS/PROTON...