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National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)

The Board is reviewing the National Counterterrorism Center’s (NCTC) access to and handling of datasets containing non-terrorism information and assessing whether NCTC’s policies and practices concerning such materials.are consistent with governing laws, regulations, and policies and appropriately balance privacy and civil liberties interests with national security interests relating to counterterrorism.  

The Board’s review also considers NCTC’s implementation of procedures drafted by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence pursuant to Executive Order 12333 (“ODNI Procedures”).