Getting Close to the Adversary : Forward-based Defense with QFIRE
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National Security Agency - Technology Directorate

Glossary: agencies

Date Created: 2011-06-03
Classification: Top Secret : Classified
Distribution: 5VEY

Glossary: classification and distribution codes.

Genre: Presentation slides, .PDF , 16 p.

Journalist(s): Unknown
Originating Media Outlet: Der Spiegel
Date Published: 2013-12-30
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Communications Target: Foreign communications
Surveillance Program(s): QUANTUMTHEORY : QFIRE

Glossary: surveillance programs.

Description: This document is an internal NSA presentation that describes QUANTUMTHEORY program. This program leveraged the NSA's system of passive sensors in order to detect and disrupt internet traffic. It also introduces QFIRE, a consolidated QUANTUMTHEORY platform that was in development.