SKYNET: Applying Advanced Cloud-based Behavior Analytics

Title

SKYNET: Applying Advanced Cloud-based Behavior Analytics

Subject

contact lists

Description

This document is an NSA powerpoint presentation from 2012. The presentation gives a description of the SKYNET metadata collection program: SKYNET "applies complex combintations of geospatial, geotemporal, pattern-of-life, and travel analytics to bulk DNR (Dial Number Recognition) data to identify patterns of suspect activity. The presentation also gives an overview of SKYNET bulk data processing workflows, describes other data collection programs such as DEMONSPIT, and gives examples of analytic questions.

Creator

National Security Agency - SIGINT Development

Publisher

The Intercept

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2012

Source:Classification

TOP SECRET

Source:Redactions

Target information redacted

Report:Creator

Andrew Fishman

NumPages

20

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2015-05-08

Distribution

REL USA, AUS, CAN, GBR, NZL

Surveillance Programs

SKYNET ; DEMONSPIT ; SIGINT Enabling Project

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - SIGINT Development, “SKYNET: Applying Advanced Cloud-based Behavior Analytics,” Snowden Archive, accessed January 30, 2023, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/476.

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