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Where on American documents we see markings like COMINT (Communications Intelligence) and NOFORN (No Foreign Nationals), the British have the mysterious term STRAP followed by a number.

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The real names of the telecommunication companies that cooperate with GCHQ are classified one level below this, at STRAP 2.

As several of these real names have been published, Snowden must somehow got access even to STRAP 3 documents.

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But luckily, there's one source available which describes STRAP and other British classification practices in detail: the extensive Defence Manual of Security from 2001.

Chapter 17 (page 1131-1135) of Volume 1 gives an overview of the STRAP Security Guidelines.

This is done through the following measures: - Restricting access to sensitive intelligence material on a strict "need-to-know" basis; - Agreeing the appropriate facilities for its protection in transit ("STRAP Channels") use, storage and disposal; - Providing explicit briefings and guidance for individuals who handle this type of material.

Information that requires protection under the STRAP system has to be clearly defined and labelled with the appropriate STRAP level marking.

To assure this, there are three levels of STRAP protection.

These levels are designated, in ascending order of sensitivity and, hence, access control: STRAP 1, STRAP 2 and STRAP 3.

A principal threat is when a target becomes aware of an intelligence attack against him, so he can initiate countermeasures.

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