What is PRISM?

PRISM.png

PRISM is an advanced internal government computer system used by a multitude of agencies. 

Is PRISM Just Software?

Well, it's an entire system, but you can think of it as software.Employees at the NSA (or other government agencies) can become familiar with using PRISM (Likely an acronym which stands for Planning tool for Resource Integration, Synchronization, and Management) the same way a legal secretary might become familiar with using Word or an accountant might become familiar with using Excel.  Government job postings might even list familiarity with PRISM as a requirement for employment just as regular people see job postings requiring familiarity with Word or Photoshop.

PRISM Specifics are Not Available

Almost all public details are merely guesses.  Information is classified by the NSA.  They claim that they are limited by their need to protect intelligence sources and methods. Disclosing information about the specific methods the government uses to collect communications can obviously give our enemies a “playbook” of how to avoid detection. Nonetheless, they say, PRISM has proven vital to keeping the nation and our allies safe. It continues to be one of their most important tools for the protection of the nation’s security.

On June 18th, 2013, NSA Director Keith Alexander testified that the PRISM program helped avert more than 50 “potential terrorist events.” 

Related Articles

Source: Neighborhood Link
Search All Articles
Related Articles
How To Save On Closing Costs
HomecashsmMany are shocked when they learn how much they owe to close on their mortgage. But there are ways to save before you sign on th
What are the FHA Loan Requirements?
FhaThe FHA makes it easy to secure a home loan. The FHA Loan Requirements are described in detail in this article.
Homeowners Insurance
HomeinstTips on how to shop for homeowners insurance and save money-also avice on flood insurance
Asbestos
Asbestosdanger2_thAn information guide on asbestos and asbestos abatement. Also discusses vermiculite and how it relates to asbestos.

More...
Most Popular
How to Obtain a Zoning Permit
ZoningMake sure you know everything about zoning permits before you remodel.
Are You Prepared for a Blizzard?
Blizzard2017 saw some of the most extreme weather in years
Active Adults – Not Only “Active” But “Activists”
ActiveadultsthumbThe demographics of our country are changing. Our population is aging.
What Are Eating Disorders?
ScalefootthumbEating disorders are very complex, despite scientific research to understand them.

More...

Zip Code Profiler

Neighborhoods, Home Values, Schools, City & State Data, Sex Offender Lists, more.

Instant Home Value!