Task requirements

Once divided into the most granular parts, analysts work with collection managers to task the collection management system with requirements and sub-requirements. [1] [2]

ID: T1240
Sub-techniques:  No sub-techniques
Tactic: Priority Definition Direction
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. Clyde R. Heffter. (2011, August 4). A Fresh Look at Collection Requirements. Retrieved March 2, 2017.
  1. Joint Chiefs of Staff. (2012, January 05). Joint and National Intelligence Support to Military Operations. Retrieved March 2, 2017.