The ROC: NSA's Epicenter for Computer Network Operations

Title

The ROC: NSA's Epicenter for Computer Network Operations

Subject

Trojan Horse

Description

This document is an article from SIDtoday, an internal NSA newsletter, discussing the importance of the NSA's Remote Operations Center (ROC) to the agencies "objective of Global Network Dominance." The ROC specializes in computer network operations (CNO): extracts sensitive data from foreign targets, exploits and collects SIGINT data, geolocates counterterrorism targets, provides real-time SIGINT support, and provides "covert infrastructure to conduct network operations."

Creator

National Security Agency - Remote Operations Center

Publisher

Der Spiegel

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2006-09-06

Source:Classification

Top Secret

Source:Redactions

Information has been redacted

Report:Creator

Michael Sontheimer

NumPages

3

CreatorOffice

NSA

Date:Leaked

2015-01-17

Distribution

5VEY

Surveillance Programs

SIGINT

Collection

Citation

National Security Agency - Remote Operations Center, “The ROC: NSA's Epicenter for Computer Network Operations,” Snowden Archive, accessed March 24, 2023, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/521.

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