To Nab Afghan Nemesis, German Forces Launch Rare Take-Down Operation; US SIGINT Provides Key Support
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-12-28 Document Date: 2009-06-12
This 12 June 2009 post from NSA’s internal SIDToday newsletter recounts a German/Afghan targeted operation and its support from the agency: see the Der Spiegel article Obama’s Lists: A Dubious History of Targeted Killings in Afghanistan, 28 December 2014.
SIDToday - To Nab Afghan Nemesis, German Forces Launch Rare Take-Down Operation; U.S. SIGINT Prov... DYNAMIC PAGE - HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS C...
DocumentRelease Date: 2018-01-19 Document Date: 2006-08-01
This 2006 article from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday describes Voice in Real Time, or Voice RT, a system that allows the agency to automatically identify not just the speaker in a voice intercept, but also their language, gender, and dialect: see the Intercept article Finding Your Voice, 19 January 2018.
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U) For Media Mining, the Future Is Now! FROM: Joseph Picone and Human Language Techno...
DocumentRelease Date: 2018-01-19 Document Date: 2006-07-20
This 2006 post from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday describes the agency’s use of voice recognition (Human Language technology) and that it could already be used to label certain conversations as involving a “subject of interest”: see the Intercept article Finding Your Voice, 19 January 2018.
(U) Human-Language Technology in Your Future FROM: Anita H. Kulman Mission Area Director, HLT PMO (S23) Run Date: 07/20/2006 SERIES: (U) HLT (U//FOUO) New tools for analysts to us...
DocumentRelease Date: 2016-12-07 Document Date: 2010-05-18
This 18 May 2010 article from the NSA internal newsletter SIDToday outlines how the agency is reacting to the growth of mobile phone services on board commercial aircraft: see the Intercept article American and British Spy Agencies Targeted In-flight Mobile Phone Use, 7 December 2016.
TOP SECRET//COMINT//RELTO USA, FVEY \\ (U//FOUO) In-Flight GSM S32423/S3T1 The overall classification of this briefing is TOP SECRET//COMTNT//REI, TOP SECRET//COMINT//REL TO USA, FVE...
France (FRA/FR), Germany (DEU/DE), Jordan (JOR/JO), Kuwait (KWT/KW), Libya (LBY/LY), Malaysia (MYS/MY), Pakistan (PAK/PK), Portugal (PRT/PT), Saudi Arabia (SAU/SA), United States (USA/US)
DocumentRelease Date: 2018-01-19 Document Date: 2006-01-04
This January 2006 post from the NSA internal newsletter SIDToday describes advances in voice-recognition technology, which is helping the agency identify the speakers on intercepted Al-Qaeda recordings. The agency is also developing the technology, which can identify a voice speaking multiple languages, to support its emerging Insider Threat Program: see the Intercept article Finding Your […]
DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (S) Technology that Identifies People by the Sound of Their Voices FROM: Adolf Cusmariu...
DocumentRelease Date: 2014-12-04 Document Date: 2010-02-23
This 23 Febrauary 2010 post from the internal NSA newsletter SIDToday describes advances in the agency’s capabilities against 4G signals, described as “a very high priority for NSA and the Intelligence Community”: see the Intercept article Operation Auroragold: How the NSA Hacks Cellphone Networks Worldwide, 4 December 2014. site-makes-first-ever-collect-of-high-interest
(TS//SI//REL) Site Makes First-Ever Collect of High-Interest 4G Cellular Signal FROM: ■HU and ■HUH RAINFALL (F78) Run Date: 02/23/2010 (TS//SI//REL) A collaborative effort between on-sit...