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ConSIDer This: The ABC's of Second Party Liaison

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DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL (U//FOUO) ConSIDer This: The ABC's of Second Party Liaison FROM: SIGINT Communications Unknown Run Date: 08/13/2003 (U//FOUO) The key NSA elements for Second Party liaison are SUSLOs (Special U.S. Liaison Offices) and the Foreign Affairs Directorate (FAD). (U//FOUO) SUSLOs (U//FOUO) SUSLOs are DIRNSA's senior representatives to the Second Party countries, and are responsible for the continued effectiveness of cryptologic collaboration between NSA and our partners. They are in direct daily contact with the host Second Party. There are three SUSLOs: SUSLO London (SUSLOL - they also have liaison officers at GCHQ in Cheltenham), SUSLO Ottawa (SUSLOO), and SUSLO Canberra (SUSLOC, who also handles dealings with New Zealand) SERIES: (U) ConSIDer This: 1. Con SID er This: Electronic Records 2. Con SID er This: The ABC's of Second Party Liaison 3. Con SID er This: Military Rank Abbreviations 4. Con SID er This: What Does It Mean to Downgrade COMINT? (U//FOUO) FAD's Country Desk Officers (U//FOUO) FAD's Second Party Affairs Office (DP11), oversees the conduct of Second Party SIGINT exchanges and related matters. DP11 has five officers (based at Ft Meade) for overseeing the general orchestration of Second Party matters: three Country Desk Officers (CDOs) supporting the SUSLOs and two Assistant CDOs who manage visits to NSA from the Second Parties, integree issues, as well as other administrative details of the partnerships. (U//FOUO) Second Party Representatives Here at NSA (FOUO) In addition, each Second Party maintains a senior liaison at NSA: Senior United Kingdom Liaison Office (SUKLO) represents GCHQ (using the UK Liaison Office at Ft Meade (UKLO MD)); the Canadian Liaison Office (CANSLO) represents CSE; the Australian Liaison Office (AUSLO) represents DSD; and the New Zealand Liaison Office (NZLO) represents GCSB. (S//SI) For further information, see USSID 15, Annex A . "(U//FOUO) SIDtoday articles may not be republished or reposted outside NSANet without the consent of S0121 (DL sid_comms)." DYNAMIC PAGE -- HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION IS TOP SECRET // SI / TK // REL TO USA AUS CAN GBR NZL DERIVED FROM: NSA/CSSM 1-52, DATED 08 JAN 2007 DECLASSIFY ON: 20320108

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