Converged Analysis of Smartphone Devices

Title

Converged Analysis of Smartphone Devices

Subject

Convergence in SIGINT

Description

This document is a presentation detailing the potential uses of smartphone devices for signals intelligence. The presentation highlights the ability to access social media, location, search history, network history, and photo data from smartphones. The presentation also describes why the NSA would want this information (additional exploitation, target knowledge, technology etc) and the challenges involved in analysis.

Creator

National Security Agency

Publisher

The New York Times

Language

en

Date:Created

2010-05

Source:Classification

Top Secret

Source:Redactions

Examples of information collected removed

Report:Creator

Andrew W. Lehren

NumPages

14

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2014-01-27

Distribution

5VEY

Surveillance Programs

COMINT; General Intelligence

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency, “Converged Analysis of Smartphone Devices,” Snowden Archive, accessed September 28, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/130.

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