D.3 - Intelligence operations

Intelligence operations involve the development and management of accurate, comprehensive, and timely foreign intelligence on national security topics. Information systems, the function, operation, or use of, which involve intelligence activities or are critical to the direct fulfillment of intelligence missions are defined under Public Law as national security systems. National security information and national security systems are outside the scope of this guideline. Security objectives and impact levels associated with national security systems are determined by the head of each agency exercising control of the system.

Information types

Code Name Impact levels
Confidentiality Integrity Availability
D.3.1 Intelligence planning High High High
D.3.2 Intelligence collection High High High
D.3.3 Intelligence analysis and production High High High
D.3.4 Intelligence dissemination High High High
D.3.5 Intelligence processing High High High