Intelligence Community Directive Number 702: Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (Effective February 18, 2008)   [open pdf - 1MB]

The purpose and applicability of this standard is as follows: "(1) This Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) establishes the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) policy and assigns responsibilities for the oversight of Intelligence Community (IC) Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) programs, in support of the National Intelligence Strategy and the protection of national intelligence and intelligence sources and methods. This ICD rescinds Director of Central Intelligence Directive 6/2, Technical Surveillance Countermeasures, 11 March 1999 Forthcoming IC policy guidance shall provide detailed implementation guidance. (2) 'Technical Surveillance Countermeasures' represents the convergence of two distinct disciplines--counterintelligence and security countermeasures. These techniques and countermeasures are designed to detect and nullify a wide variety of technologies used to gain unauthorized access to classified national security information, restricted data, or otherwise sensitive information. This directive applies to the IC, as defined by the National Security Act of 1947, as amended; and other departments or agencies that may be designated by the President, or designated jointly by the DNI and the head of the department or agency concerned, as an element of the IC."

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ICD 702; Intelligence Community Directive No. 702
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