National Security Agency

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Noun1.National Security Agency - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
United States intelligence agency - an intelligence service in the United States
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
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The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, is seen from the air.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will visit China for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) National Security Agency (NSA) meet later this month.
22 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today met Shaikh Talal bin Mohamed Al Khalifa, the newly appointed Head of the National Security Agency, at Gudaiybia Palace.
BAGHDAD / Nina / A force of the National Security Agency and the Directorate of Military Intelligence arrested on Tuesday three terrorists in Baghdad.
You know well where these programs come from," the national security agency official replied.
Hannes Swoboda, Chairman of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, has expressed his surprise over the election of controversial Bulgarian media mogul Delyan Peevski as head of the countryas powerful national security agency.
The surveillance by the National Security Agency would rely on sensors deployed in computer networks for critical infrastructure such as the electricity grid or nuclear power plants that would be triggered by unusual activity suggesting an impending cyber attack, the unnamed sources told the newspaper.
For example, the FBI, in partnership with the university and possibly another federal investigative or national security agency, could assist in developing and overseeing such a program.
Recently, National Security Agency historian Robert Hanyok added a new detail to the discussion: Not only was there no attack, but the majority of the intelligence intercepts indicating this fact were suppressed before they even got to Johnson's desk.
Ask for a show of hands on this question: Would you mind if the National Security Agency included your family's phone conversations in a temporary national electronic surveillance operation in the search for terrorists?
Although this comparison applies to a number of the Bush administration's efforts in the "War on Terror," this tragi-comic image is especially called to mind by the president's insistence on the need for broad electronic surveillance authority for the National Security Agency (NSA).
Government collaboration between NIST and the National Security Agency, announced approval of the seventh information technology security testing laboratory under the Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme (CCEVS).

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