Identify gap areas

Leadership identifies gap areas that generate a compelling need to generate a Key Intelligence Topic (KIT) or Key Intelligence Question (KIQ). [1] [2]

ID: T1225
Sub-techniques:  No sub-techniques
Tactic: Priority Definition Planning
Version: 1.0
Created: 14 December 2017
Last Modified: 17 October 2018


Detectable by Common Defenses (Yes/No/Partial): No

Explanation: Normally, defender is unable to detect. Few agencies and commercial organizations may have unique insights.

Difficulty for the Adversary

Easy for the Adversary (Yes/No): Yes

Explanation: Normal aspect of adversary planning lifecycle. May not be done by all adversaries.


  1. Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (n.d.). Intelligence Integration - Who Are We. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  1. Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (2012, December 21). ICD 115: Intelligence Community Capability Requirements Process. Retrieved March 2, 2017.