After Robert Kennedy, a presidential candidate at the time, was assassinated in 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson made the Secret Service in charge of protecting presidential candidates as well. The Secret Service has had a lot of new jobs assigned to them, but their agents are the ones who help get the jobs done.... ... middle of paper ... ...recautionary measures such as removing trash cans, mail boxes, and welding manholes shut. When it comes to the President’s safety, they can never be too safe. In addition, the Secret Service uses advanced technology to help ensure the President’s safety. It is rumored that during President Obama’s inauguration, he was wearing a bulletproof suit made of materials that could absorb a lot of energy.
The Secret Service officially went to work on July 5, 1865. Its first chief was William Wood. Chief Wood, widely known for his heroism during the Civil War, was very successful in his first year, closing more than 200 counterfeiting plants. This success helped prove the value of the Secret Service, and in 1866 the National Headquarters was established in the Department of the Treasury building in Washington, D.C (Treasury, 2002, Online). During the evening of the same day President Lincoln established the Secret Service, he was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., by John Wilkes Booth.
As the internet grows vastly the more dangerous it becomes to its users. With the new advances in technology cyberspace fraud has been increasing. These new advances have made the internet vulnerable to various kinds of e-commerce fraud. New techniques to detect and prevent cyber fraud have been developed to discover and prevent criminals before the fact, rather than after the damage have been done. Individuals and businesses should recognize each new cyber attack and make themselves aware of the consequences each attack can create.
1969 was the really date in which Watergate was really beginning. It all started when the White House staff made up a list called "enemies list". Nixon had enemies which include 200 liberal politicians, journalists and actors. Most of these people made a public speech against the Vietnam war. Nixon's aides formed a conducts tax audits on these people that he thought were enemies.
All the Presidents Men All the presidents' men begins on June 17 1972 when five burglars broke into the Democratic National headquarters, which was located at the Watergate Hotel. Most of the Newspapers disregarded the story as just another break in but Two reporters for the Washington post stuck with the story till the End. The two reporters named Carl Bernstien and Bob Woodward realized that this break in was some how involved in the up coming election but they did not know how. Their first move was to follow where the money for the break in came from. The Money led them to find a safe full of money that was to go to the Re-election of President Nixon.
Computers were on the rise (being used more often), and so were computer crimes. How did Congress prosecute these criminals? They didn’t because couldn’t. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act was the solution to intern... ... middle of paper ... ...4 2014. Dawson, Christian.
In fact, Hoover is ranked 9th place in the worst presidents list, according to U.S. News. Perhaps of his shy and introverted personality, he decided not fix the Great Depression because he did not want to make the situation worse. Although, doing something is better than doing nothing. Also, he sent the Army to clear America’s WWI veterans from their campsite in Washington D.C. The infantry and cavalry paired with six tanks were ordered to clear out the veterans and their families, Hoover killed his own people.
From the year 1955 when the United States vowed to help support the South Vietnamese fight off the Northern communist, a total of about 60,000 soldiers dead and 300,000 wounded. The soldiers who offered their lives were on average the age of 23 meaning many gave up education and a family to fight for the lives in the bloody massacre we call the Vietnam War. At the beginning the United States only gave minor assistance to South Vietnam, but as the years continued and the Northern Communist began crippling the South, the United States offered more military aid. In 1961 after President John F. Kennedy sent a group of officials to assess the progress of preventing the spread of communism. It became evident that more military support was needed.
As these people learn more, there is a risk that they will use their new intelligence to commit cybercrimes. The internet offers high speed connectivity between countries, which allows criminals to commit cybercrimes from anywhere in the world. Due to the demand for the internet to be fast, networks are designed for maximum speed, rather than to be secure or track users (“Interpol” par. 1). This lack of security enables hacker... ... middle of paper ... ...ov/index.cfm?ty=tp&tid=41>.
The United States has gone towards a technologically advanced society since the 1980s, but it seems like technology took off quicker than the cyber security did. Threats can come from anywhere, whether it is from domestic or international criminals. Threats to computer security are on the rise, but funding for programs to counter these threats is not adequate. With the rise of cyber crime in a technological based nation it becomes apparent that security is no longer a want, but a grave need. Without a rise in security then attackers could cripple the technology that is essential to our survival, but we also need to counteract people that target our citizens with fraud additionally.