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What analyses does the NSA perform using the data it is collecting?

Program Plan Intro

National security agency:

  • The National Security Agency (NSA) is a national-level intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defence, under the authority of the director of national intelligence.
  • It performs global monitoring and gathers and processes the data for the counter intelligence and foreign intelligence.

Explanation of Solution

Data collected by NSA:

The National Security Agency (NSA) collects data from Google, Yahoo, Skype, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, PalTalk and AOL.

Types of data collected by NSA are as follows:

  • Emails
  • Chats
  • Status
  • Videos
  • Phone number
  • Call location
  • Call duration
  • Hand over times of calls

Analyses performed by NSA:

After collectin...

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