Receive operator KITs/KIQs tasking
Analysts may receive intelligence requirements from leadership and begin research process to satisfy a requirement. Part of this process may include delineating between needs and wants and thinking through all the possible aspects associating with satisfying a requirement. 
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.
- FBI. (n.d.). Intelligence Branch: Intelligence Primer. Retrieved March 2, 2017.