Intelligence Community

Intelligence Community definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): IC

Definition(s): The term ‘intelligence community’ refers to the following agencies or organizations:
(i) The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA);
(ii) The National Security Agency (NSA);
(iii) The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA);
(iv) The offices within the Department of Defense for the collection of specialized national foreign intelligence through reconnaissance programs;
(v) The Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State;
(vi) The intelligence elements of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Energy; and
(vii)The staff elements of the Director of Central Intelligence.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-60 Vol 1 Rev. 1

The term ‘intelligence community’ refers to the following agencies or organizations:
(1) The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA);
(2) The National Security Agency (NSA);
(3) The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA);
(4) The offices within the Department of Defense for the collection of specialized national foreign intelligence through reconnaissance programs;
(5) The Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State;
(6) The intelligence elements of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Energy; and
(7) The staff elements of the Director of Central Intelligence.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-59 (E.O. 12333)

Intelligence Community and elements of the Intelligence Community refers to:
(1) The Office of the Director of National Intelligence;
(2) The Central Intelligence Agency;
(3) The National Security Agency;
(4) The Defense Intelligence Agency;
(5) The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency;
(6) The National Reconnaissance Office;
(7) The other offices within the Department of Defense for the collection of specialized national foreign intelligence through reconnaissance programs;
(8) The intelligence and counterintelligence elements of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps;
(9) The intelligence elements of the Federal Bureau of Investigation;
(10) The Office of National Security Intelligence of the Drug Enforcement Administration;
(11) The Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence of the Department of Energy;
(12) The Bureau of Intelligence and Research of the Department of State;
(13) The Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury;
(14) The Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security;
(15) The intelligence and counterintelligence elements of the Coast Guard; and
(16) Such other elements of any department or agency as may be designated by the President, or designated jointly by the Director and the head of the department or agency concerned, as an element of the Intelligence Community.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (E.O. 12333 (As amended by E.O.s 13284 (2003), 13355 (2004) and 13470 (2008)))

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary