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National Security Agency

  • By: Sean W. Wheeler
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The National Security Agency (NSA) coordinates, directs, and performs focused activities to protect U.S. information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information. It is the nation's primary cryptogic organization and, as such, is a high-technology organization, reaching ...

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