Intelligence and Threat Analysis
The Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis ( ITA) is the interface between DS and the
ITA researches, monitors, and analyzes all source intelligence on terrorist activities and threats directed against Americans and
Real-time threat assessments are provided to support operational and policy decision making by senior Department and Bureau officers. Threat notifications are issued to Americans and
ITA administers the Security Environment Threat List (SETL), which reflects four categories of security threat, including political violence and crime, at all
ITA conducts trend analyses and case studies of acts of terrorism, political violence, and crime that affect the security of Americans overseas.
The office produces several publications, including Political Violence Against Americans. This annual publication is an authoritative narrative and statistical compendium of all acts of terrorism and political violence against
Upon request, consultations and briefings are provided to senior State Department officials, White House staff, Congressional delegations, and other intelligence organizations. Analysts also brief corporate security directors and CEOs,