There is any number of discussions on the news about intelligence gathering, the intelligence community, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, as well as many other agencies with three-letter acronyms. One of the problems is many people don’t know what these entities are or what they actually do, particularly in connection with cybersecurity. The “Who is who, and what do they do?” series for The Privacy Advisor will examine a number of intelligence, law enforcement, and other agencies and entities, and try to explain, based upon open-source material, who the agencies are and what they do. In part one, Andrew Serwin, CIPP/C, CIPP/E, CIPP/G, CIPP/US, CIPM, and Neil Richards outline the basics.
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