Submit KITs, KIQs, and intelligence requirements

Once they have been created, intelligence requirements, Key Intelligence Topics (KITs), and Key Intelligence Questions (KIQs) are submitted into a central management system. [1] [2]

ID: T1237

Tactic: Priority Definition Direction

Version: 1.0


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. (2015, January 02). Retrieved March 5, 2017.
  1. Jan P. Herring. (1999). Key Intelligence Topics: A Process to Identify and Define Intelligence Needs. Retrieved May 19, 2017.