Essays Tagged: "NSA"

Outline of what America's National Security Agency (NSA) does, how large it is, its annual budget, as well as a complete history.

e from the World War I period and radio communications technology. The National Security Agency, or NSA, was designed for just such a purpose. Since its formal creation in 1952, it has evolved into on ... evolved into one of the largest security agencies with an annual budget of 7.2 billion dollars. The NSA, while not a military organization, is one of the several integral elements of the intelligence ...

(3 pages) 74 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Chapter Summaries of Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

nstead, Commander Trevor Strathmore. He informs her of an emergency in the Crypto Department at the NSA.Chapter 2:David Becker is riding in a Learjet 60. He tries to sleep but all he can think about i ... out is Susan.Chapter 3:Chapter 3 begins with Susan passing through many security checkpoints at the NSA. While she is entering the Crypto dome, she thinks about David. She gives detailed descriptions ...

(33 pages) 93 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The NSA: An Introduction and Background

and perhaps the world's, most secretive intelligence organizations - the National Security Agency (NSA).One may question how an establishment such as the NSA could be created in our democratic Americ ... intelligence by the most enigmatic of means? In fact, no such Congressional legislation exists for NSA's creation. The American public, the average Joe Smith, does not even know that this agency has ...

(12 pages) 62 0 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Final Project Plan: Movement of Soldiers from Tactical Platform Division for Duty in Iraq

American troops stationed in the Tactical Platform Division (TPD) of the National Security Agency (NSA) would be faced with the difficult task of deploying a team to a foreign combat zone. Deployment ... ne and the necessary equipment (about $2.3M) to the area of operation (AO). Tactical commanders and NSA leadership have placed special emphasis on establishing a plan that will ensure the deployment t ...

(18 pages) 281 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Satire about Wiretapping and the Patriot Act for English class my Junior year - includes works cited list and parenthetical citations

s' attacks on the United States, the Patriot Act was passed, allowing the National Security Agency (NSA) to listen in on our calls. At the time, the American people were panicking about terrorism and ... o should be able to call his buddy in Iran to chit chat about nuclear power without the unwarranted NSA breathing down Mr. Schmo's neck. The executive branch of our government is clearly overstepping ...

(2 pages) 49 0 2.5 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Neighborhood Watch

stop crime. It protects home a personal safety. Crime watch as slimed the crime rate down. In 1972 NSA (National Sheriffs Association) developed a similar program to the neighborhood watch. This is o ...

(1 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Civil Rights

ter September 11, 2001 was a bill that was pretty much passed overnight. It was passed to cover the NSA, FBI, and other agencies. The NSA was wire tapping and reading personal messages, looking for te ... reading personal messages, looking for terrorists and other threats. The ex post facto law kept the NSA safe after the Patriot Act was passed and the NSA was caught wire tapping citizens of their own ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Current Ethical Issue

FBI Director Edgar Hoover had his agency spy on political dissidents, activists, and opponents; the NSA, a secret military surveillance agency, has a long history of spying on domestic targets; Presid ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


ut by other nations (Aid, M. M., 2009). Generally, such information is encrypted, and therefore the NSA has several employees who focus on decoding material, also referred to as cryptanalysis. This ag ... ught to associate with terrorist groups but have not been proven (Sanger, D. E., 2013).FUNCTIONS OF NSA AS IT RELATES TO COUNTER TERRORISM OPERATIONS IN USNational security agency's capture of terrori ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Benefits of Domestic Survelliance

eyPublic Forum Debate Alexander Dawson SchoolResolved: The benefits of domestic surveillance by the NSA outweigh the harms. My partner and I stand in firm affirmation of this resolution.Contention 1: ... cks have been avoided due to the actions of the National Security Agency. For example, in 2009, the NSA prevented an attack on the New York subway system where US citizen Najibullah Zazi was planning ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues