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National Security Agency The National Security Agency (NSA) is a U.S. intelligence agency responsible for providing the United States government with encrypted communications (information assurance) and the reading of encrypted communications (signals intelligence) of other nations. The NSA also creates and maintains secure computer network operations for the U.S. Government and prepares for network warfare. Originating as a unit to decipher code communications in World War II, it was officially formed as the NSA by President Truman in 1952. Since then, it has become one of the largest of U.S. intelligence organizations in terms of personnel and budget, operating under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense and reporting to the Director of National Intelligence. The NSA has been a matter of political controversy on several occasions in its short history. During the Watergate affair, as a result of A Congressional Inquiry led by Sen.
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In Keeping Grip on Data Pipeline, Obama Does Little to Reassure Industry Photo WASHINGTON — Google, which briefly considered moving all of its computer servers out of the United States last year after learning how they had been penetrated by the , was looking for a public assurance from that the government would no longer secretly suck data from the company’s corner of the Internet cloud. Microsoft was listening to see if Mr. Obama would adopt a recommendation from his advisers that the government stop routinely stockpiling flaws in its Windows operating system, then using them to penetrate some foreign computer systems and, in rare cases, launch cyberattacks.