ShadowBrokers damage assessment report (National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center)

Christopher Bing filed this request with the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center of the United States of America.
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2018-CGFO-02232

Multi Request ShadowBrokers damage assessment report
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Communications

From: Christopher Bing


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Copies of any and all powerpoint presentations, memos, reports or other meetings notes related to the intelligence community's damage assessment concerning the so-called "ShadowBrokers" group -- an entity that began leaking classified material in or around August 2016 . The documents I am requesting were authored in 2016 and 2017 by the NSA's Information Assurance Directorate and/or Central Security Service, but would have been circulated within U.S. Fleet Force Command, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center and Coast Guard - Office of Intelligence, among other federal agencies.

I would appreciate a response to my inquiry to the extent possible.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

C B

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good morning,

Your request for records has been directed to the NPPD FOIA Office for handling. Please provide your name and contact information which is needed to perfect your FOIA request. Upon receipt of this information our office will be able to acknowledge your request officially.

Sincerely,

NPPD FOIA

From: Christopher Bing

Christopher J. Bing
cell: 240-688-7636
email: cbing017@gmail.com

Thank you

From: Christopher Bing

*Amending my request to read:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Copies of any and all powerpoint presentations, memos, reports or other meetings notes held by the NCCIC related to the intelligence community's damage assessment concerning the so-called "ShadowBrokers" group -- an entity that began leaking classified material in or around August 2016.

I would appreciate a response to my inquiry to the extent possible.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

C B
240-688-7636

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

July 25, 2018 Christopher Bing MuckRock DEPT MR 58314 411A Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02144-2516 RE: NPPD Case Number 2018-NPFO-00515 Dear Mr. Bing: This acknowledges receipt of yourJuly 21, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Departmentof Homeland Security (DHS), National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD),for copies of any and all PowerPoint presentations, memos, reports or other meetings notes held by the NCCIC related to the intelligence community's damage assessment concerning the so-called "ShadowBrokers" group -- an entity that began leaking classified material in or around August 2016. Your requestwas received in this office on July 21, 2018. Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received bythis office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. PerSection 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, NPPD processes FOIA requests according to their order ofreceipt. Although NPPD’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receiptof your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period.As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough andwide-ranging search, NPPD will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, asallowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope ofyour request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to complywith your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us to recover part of the costof complying with your request. We shallcharge you for records in accordance with the DHS FOIA regulations asthey apply to non-commercial requesters. As a non-commercial requester, you will be charged 10 cents per page forduplication; the first 100 pages are free, as are the first two hours of searchtime, after which you will pay the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00 for clericalpersonnel, $7.00 for professional personnel, $10.25 for managerial personnel)of the searcher. We will construe thesubmission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will becontacted before any further fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within NPPDfor responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will bereviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of theprocessors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously aspossible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request. If you have any questions or wish to discussreformulation or an alternative time frame for the processing of your request,please contact FOIA office. You may sendan e-mail to NPPD.FOIA@HQ.DHS.GOV ,call free 703-235-2211 , or you may contact our FOIA Public Liaison inthe same manner. Additionally, you havea right to seek dispute resolution services from the Office of GovernmentInformation Services (OGIS) which mediates disputes between FOIA requesters andFederal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. If you are requesting access to your ownrecords (which is considered a Privacy Act request), you should know that OGISdoes not have the authority to handle requests made under the Privacy Act of1974. You may contact OGIS asfollows: Office of GovernmentInformation Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov;telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at202-741-5769. Your request has been assigned reference number 2018-NPFO-00515. Please refer to thisidentifier in any future correspondence. Tocheck the status of an NPPD FOIA request, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status . Please note that to check the status of a request, you must enter the2018-NPFO-00515 tracking number. Sincerely, NPPD FOIA

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Mr. Bing,
This acknowledges receipt of your July 16, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
Your request was received on August 13, 2018 and has been assigned FOIA[PA] number 2018-CGFO-02232.
We have queried the appropriate component of the USCG for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
You may check the status of your request by entering FOIA[PA] request number 2018-CGFO-02232 into the following site: http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status Request status is updated and refreshed on a nightly basis electronically.
You may contact this office via telephone at 202-475-3522 or via email at EFOIA@uscg.mil if you have any further questions. (mailto:EFOIA@uscg.mil)
Sincerely,
U.S. Coast Guard
FOIA/PA Office

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good Morning,

I have sent an email requesting a status update to the office assigned to your request, USCG CG-2, and am awaiting response. If you would also like to send an email to the office their contact email address is HQS-DG-LST-CG-2FOIA@uscg.mil<mailto:HQS-DG-LST-CG-2FOIA@uscg.mil>.

If you are unable to reach anyone please contact me at this address. Also, be sure to provide your FOIA case number, 2018-CGFO-02232, so they may be able to better assist you.

Jonathan Griffie
CG-611 FOIA Consultant
Jonathan.A.Griffie@uscg.mil

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good Morning Mr. Bing,

Unfortunately I have been unable to reach the FOIA contact person at the office where this request is being processed, CG-2. The request remains open and a second reminder email has been sent, but I also attempting to locate alternate contact information for CG-2.

I apologize for the delay and will contact you once I receive an update on the status, but if you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at this address.

Jonathan Griffie
CG-611 FOIA Consultant
Credence Management Solutions
Jonathan.A.Griffie@uscg.mil

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good Morning,

2018-CGFO-02232 is still open for processing, however, I have still been unable to locate a FOIA contact person for the office assigned. Once a contact person is located I will request an update on the status of the request and relay that information.

Should you have any further questions or concerns in the meanwhile please feel free to contact me at this address.

Jonathan Griffie
CG-611 FOIA Consultant
Credence Management Solutions
Jonathan.A.Griffie@uscg.mil

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good Morning Mr. Bing,

I have requested a status update for 2018-CGFO-02232 from the assigned office, CG-2, and await response. Once CG-2 has responded CG-611 will contact you. I apologize for the delay and thank you for your continued patience.

Jonathan Griffie
CG-611 FOIA Consultant
Credence Management Solutions
Jonathan.A.Griffie@uscg.mil

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Good Morning,

I have received word from the office assigned to your request (CG-2) that it is in the process of drafting a response. After drafting is complete it must also undergo legal review whereupon it will be returned to CG-2 for signature.
Again we apologize for the delay and thank you for your patience.

Jonathan Griffie
CG-611 FOIA Consultant
Credence Management Solutions
Jonathan.A.Griffie@uscg.mil

From: National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center

Mr. Bing;

Attached is the United States Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Intelligence’s final response letter to your FOIA request indicated in the subject above. In addition, the signed response letter will be sent to you via certified mail, return receipt requested shortly.

The Coast Guard now considers your FOIA request completed and closed.

Sincerely,

R,

Suzan Martin
Intelligence External Coordination & Integration (CG-2 ECI)
Ph: 202-372-2601
FAX: 202-372-2312
VoIP: 981-5540
COMMANDANT (CG-2)
SUZAN.L.MARTIN@USCG.MIL
SUZAN.L.MARTIN.CIV@MAIL.SMIL.MIL
SUZAN.L.MARTIN@COE.IC.GOV

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