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H.R. 6 (110th): Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 - Introduction Climate change has garnered much attention over the past decade.  Similarly, the cost of energy has become a growing debate.  Ultimately, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 was introduced in response to the growing concerns with climate change as well as the increasing amount of greenhouse gas emissions coupled with increased oil price. These factors brought these issues to the general public’s attention and raised questions regarding the United States’ own energy efficiency and reliance on foreign energy....   [tags: Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007]
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The Homeland Security Act - The Homeland Security Act of 2002 impacted the American people without many of them realizing it. The act called for increased monitoring of computer networks, phone lines, and online history inside the United States and allowed the government to deport suspects (ACLU). What was created by the act has snaked its way into all aspects of our lives, creating a sense of order and restricting some freedom. However, some say that this imposition into our daily lives limits our freedoms and actions allowed us by the Constitution....   [tags: National Security]
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The Drug Quality and Security Act - ... Background: Compounded drugs are drugs that are mixed by a licensed pharmacist, in a licensed pharmacy (cite 4). Compounding drugs are necessary in order to provide drugs that will be effective to suit each individual patient's need. Last year, in 2012, a contamination in producing pain injections in the New England Compounding Center caused a meningitis outbreak, which killed over 60 people, and affected 700 other people in 20 states. The company violated its Massachusetts pharmacy license by shipping drugs without the required prescriptions, and inspectors found that the company had produced many contaminated medications in their clean room, which did not meet proper sanitation require...   [tags: tainted compounded drugs] 581 words
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National Security Act of 1947 - The advent of the interagency process coincided with the passage of the National Security Act of 1947. This landmark legislation dramatically altered the landscape of the federal government at the dawn of the Cold War. Although various presidential administrations adjusted their foreign policy methods to meet their own requirements, this act established the basic framework of coordination necessary for America’s position as a global superpower. Why have the national security advisor and the NSC staff become so prominent in the formulation of foreign policy....   [tags: Government]
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How the Social Security Act affects America Today - On August 14, 1935 Social Security (originally Economic Security) was founded under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. This was one of the major laws created during his astonishing career as President of the United States. Previous to the Social Security Act being enacted in 1935 there was already actions being put towards survivors or retired citizens. There were pensions that had started for soldiers who fought in the civil war. ; and private organizations created to assist the poor or disabled....   [tags: Economic Security, Franklin D Roosevelt]
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The Social Security Act Public Policy - ... Payments to current retirees are financed by a payroll on current workers wages’ half directly as a payroll tax and half paid by the employer” (SCHC). “Congress” implemented strategically taking money from financial stable workers and their weather employer to give money to the elderly and physically impaired without hurting the financial stability of those taxed individuals. The government saw an opening for improvement with in their national support and took it for the betterment of the nation....   [tags: F.D. Roosevelt, the Great Depression]
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Title V of the Social Security Act - Sex education versus abstinence only programs in public schools here in the United States, has for many years, been a hot controversial topic among both parents and educational authorities. Many questions have risen from this this controversial topic of whether or not abstinence-only programs actually help decrease teen pregnancy; prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases; or are giving teenagers the health background that they must know about their sex life for the future. Sex education seems, after studies and debates, to be the most effective method in aiding these issues....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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The Social Security Act and its Beginnings - ... The PCA, the government, and the Catholic Legion of Decency believed that while the country was in financial peril, it was also in moral peril, and they did not want the country's values to be in jeopardy of eroding during this vulnerable time, as well. The codes were enforced starting in 1934. In other news, Progressives aimed to assist the elderly, and the handicapped through reform policies. But there were people who did not support the second New Deal (at least not from the get-go), citing that “it went against the founding philosophy of the United States itself because it did not support self-reliance” (Bowles, 2011, 3.2)....   [tags: Economy, USA, Progressives]
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The Social Security is not a Ponzi Scheme - Social Security is not the Ponzi scheme some oppositions may advocate. Social insurance, as envisaged by President Roosevelt, would address the permanent problem of economic security for the elder community by creating a work-related, contributory system in which workers would provide for their own future economic security through taxes they paid while employed. It provided an alternative both to reliance on welfare, and to radical changes within the capitalist system. It can be seen as a moderately conservative, yet activist, response to the challenges of the Depression (SSA, 2014)....   [tags: social security act,ponzi scheme,social insurance]
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Social Security: Time for Change? - For the past 78 years, one governmental system’s benefits have been essential to the nation’s elderly and disabled individuals. This system itself has focused on providing benefits to every American when they reach the age of 65, or earlier than the age of 65 if they preferred to receive smaller amounts of benefits per year (Social Security Administration). The system, at the same time, has taxed citizens and companies to levy this distribution of benefits. This system may seem to be a great idea; however, the trust fund has been ever decreasing with no end of this decrease in sight (Economist Briefing)....   [tags: tax, republicans, democrats, Social Security Act]
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The Balancing Act Between Freedom & Security - Introduction The USA Patriot Act came about after 9/11. The Act remains in use today with some slight modifications. On the other hand, FISA has been in use since the mid-1970s. Both Acts are highly controversial and are foreign to the average citizen. National security always requires a balancing act between freedom and security. As the saying goes, freedom is not free. This paper will describe the primary elements and / or components of the USA Patriot Act and FISA and research how the media has conveyed the main messages and elements of both acts....   [tags: The Patriot Act, terrorism attacks, privacy]
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Ammonium Security Act and the Sandy Recovery Act - ... The Oklahoma City bombing of 1995 is evidence of the impact of a blast using ammonium nitrate and fuel oil, known as ANFO. Timothy McVeigh parked a van filled with ammonium nitrate and nitro methane, which is used primarily as a fuel for drag racing, in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and the resulting explosion killed 168 people and injured more than 600. The ability to purchase ammonium nitrate is restricted as it is considered highly explosive by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms....   [tags: Laws, Native Americans] 992 words
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Homeland Security: The Patriot Act - The Patriot Act has been under scrutiny and opposition since its creation following 9/11. When 9/11 struck it was clear that Americas intelligence was lacking in some specific way, but it was translated that America needed greater allowance for gathering information. The Patriot Act was signed on October 26, 2001, very close to 9/11. It can be concluded that the Patriot Act was signed with such extreme ability’s applied, because of how close it was signed after 9/11. The Act Greatly expands the liberty’s if law enforcement in their efforts to gather information, which in turn imposes on the privacy of the American people....   [tags: a necessary evil?, ]
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The New Deal and the Great Depression: The Social Security Act - The New Deal and the Great Depression: The Social Security Act. Primary Sources Landon, Alf, History Maters: The U.S. Survey on the Web, I Will Not Promise the Moon”: Alf Landon Opposes the Social Security Act, 1936 by Alf Landon, (October 15, 1936), Accessed January 16th, 2014, http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/8128/ As Governor of Kansas, the author was best known for balancing the budget and reducing taxes. On a national level, Landon was known for his opposition to the Social security Act of 1935, but perhaps best known for losing the election of 1936 to Franklin Delano Roosevelt in a landslide victory....   [tags: fraud, taxes, financial] 766 words
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The Significance of the Social Security Act to Social Work Practice - It’s the 1930s and the United States of America is in turmoil. Banks are closing, the stock market has crashed and people are losing their homes and jobs. Everyone in America is suffering from the Great Depression. The Great Depression began in 1929 when the stock markets crashed; this was the beginning of ten long years of economic suffering for those in America. With many out of jobs and homes, it was time for a change to happen. With the election of Roosevelt in 1933, something new was on its way....   [tags: Public Assistance, Unemployment Benefits]
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Leading Up to the Civil Rights Movement of the 60's - The traditional belief that the civil right movement began with Brown v. Broad of Educations in 1954 and ended during the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is an incomplete idea because it neglects to include the previous attempted by African Americans to secure basic civil liberties. Voting rights, adequate housing, and economic stability were actively pursued long before Brown. The start of the 20th century civil rights movement traces as far back as the 1930s. During the 1930s, African American fought in the Labor movement which helped influence the civil rights movement during 1950s and 1960s....   [tags: the New Deal, Social Security Act] 1327 words
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Pros and Cons of Welfare Programs - AP Language and Composition The welfare system arose in the United States during the Great Depression, by the Social Security Act in the 1930s, providing medical and monetary aid to minorities such as women and their children, the elderly and later, entire families. During the Great Depression the Welfare system helped many families survive. Like many of the relief programs that were put into effect Welfare became a reform program, and remained permanent. Extensions to the original programs that had been created during the Great Depression were created in the New Deal, and Great society....   [tags: fraud, abuse, social security act]
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Patriot Act 2: The Domestic Security Enhancement Act - Patriot Act 2: The Domestic Security Enhancement Act After the horrendous terrorist attack on the New York Trade Center a new Bill was passed by congress shortly after September 11, 2004. This bill is known as The Domestic Security Enhancement Act also called Patriot Act 2. This bill was designed as a follow-up to the USA Patriot Act to work in increasing government surveillance, detention and other law enforcement powers while reducing basic checks and balances on such powers. By the beginning of the year 2003 a draft of the legislation was available....   [tags: essays research papers] 1629 words
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The Arctic Costal Plain Domestic Energy Security Act of 2001 - The Arctic Costal Plain Domestic Energy Security Act of 2001 There are many bills that are passed though the House of Representatives everyday. There are many government agencies and interests groups that are behind the bills that either support them or are against them. The bill I have chosen is the Arctic Costal Plain Domestic Energy Security Act of 2001. At this time and place I believe this bill is one of the most important bills that needs to be passed. Congress has found the nation's domestic oil and gas production is in a substantial decline and our dependence on foreign counties is unreliable....   [tags: Papers] 944 words
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Aftermath of 9/11; Congress Acts - On September 11, 2001 a national tragedy struck the nation. The terrorist group, al-Qaeda, hijacked 4 passenger airlines and performed multiple suicide attacks at locations such as New York and Washington, D.C. This event struck fear in the American people as this was the largest event that caused the highest lost of lives from a foreign attack on the country. Following the event, the national government was forced to act quickly. The incumbent president at the time, George W. Bush, was left with a difficult task on how to deal with this threat and possible future threats....   [tags: terrorism, al-Qaeda, Homeland Security Act]
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Terrorism in the Philippines - ... Of these groups the terrorist groups are considered to be Abu Sayyaf Group, the Communist Party of the Philippines/New Peoples Army, and Jemaah Islamiyah. Al Qaeda cannot be directly related to this area but is believed that Al Qaeda aid the two major terrorist groups in procuring weapons as well as explosives. Jemaah Islamiyah is based out of Indonesia and has strong ties to Al Qaeda. Some of the members are also members of Al Qaeda and they share a training camp in Mindanao. There are allocations that Jemaah Islamiyah may have helped plan the 9/11 terrorist attacks against the United States....   [tags: Human Security Act]
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President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal - President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal: The Glass-Stegall Banking Reform Act, The Federal Emergency Relief Act and Social Security Economic policy, like the laws that define its parameters, seems to ebb and flow with the indifference of a coastal tide. In a increasingly idealistic and ever-faster changing world, by what measure are the most monumental acts of public law found to stand the test of time, and take their place amongst the immortal chapters of human history on the order of women’s suffrage and the advent of democracy....   [tags: Social Security, Federal Emergency Relief Act ]
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The USA PATRIOT Act of 2001: Need for National Security vs. Protection of Civil Liberties - In a post-September 11th America, it is not uncommon for the mentioning of the word “terrorist” to spark any number of emotions in its citizens. In response to activities such as the attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, as well as the 2001 anthrax scares, Congress proposed the USA PATRIOT Act. Supporters of the Act cite the importance and immeasurable need for greater protection in terms of national security, which is the government’s responsibility first and foremost to protect its citizens from enemies foreign and domestic....   [tags: supporters, terrorists, surveillance]
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The Attacks on September 11th 2001 - September 11th of 2001 is a day in history that will be remembered forever. What was first thought to be a freak accident turned into a horrific nightmare for our country, America was under attack. On the morning of the attacks a group of al Qaeda terrorists took control of four commercial jetliners headed to California and purposively crashed two into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. The last plane fell into a Pennsylvania field never reaching its final destination, The White House. These attacks on the United States were formulated by the Islamic culture that has been planning this for many years....   [tags: twin towers, patriot act, homeland security]
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The Constitutionality of the USA Patriot Act - The Constitutionality of the USA PATRIOT Act One of America’s founding father said that “those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” Benjamin Franklin’s belief is especially relevant today, following the introduction a Big Brother-like Act of Congress, the USA Patriot Act. In such a case, which employs draconian methods to stop terrorists, an important question must be asked: Should we give up our constitutional rights to facilitate the prosecution of terrorists....   [tags: National Security, Freedom, Security, Privacy]
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Cyberterrorism and the Impact of the US Patriot Act - Although an act of cyberterrorism has yet to occur, officials and scholars continuously study the possibilities of such an attack. As our physical and virtual worlds continue to intertwine the risk of such an event rapidly increases. Everything from our transportation systems to pharmaceutical manufacturing are computer controlled. The closest the world has come to an act of cyberterrorism was in 2000. Known as the Maroochy Shire case in Queensland, Australia was committed by Vitek Boden. Boden was an engineer for Pacific Paradise, a sewage pumping in Australia....   [tags: National Security]
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The Patriot Act: Keeping America Safe - On September 11, 2001, the United States was shaken when the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City fell and thousands were killed. The very real dangers of terrorism were made perfectly clear that day. The government had to find out why this atrocity had happened, and, more importantly, they had to stop it from happening again. But how could the U.S. stop an attack they never saw coming. Deciding the best route of action was to catch the terrorists before they could do any more harm, the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001, or USA PATRIOT Act, was passed....   [tags: National Security ]
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Al-Qaeda and the US Patriot Act - Abstract This paper is on the terrorist group Al-Qaeda and the US Patriot Act. This paper will discuss the history, ideology, structure, targets and tactics of Al-Qaeda. I will discuss the history and goals of the US Patriot Act as well as the controversy that surrounds it. Finally I will discuss how the US Patriot Act serves as a deterrent to Al-Qaeda by enhancing domestic security against terrorism, enhancing surveillance procedures and removing obstacles to investigate terrorism. I hope that after you complete your review of my paper that you will have an appreciation for the creation of the US Patriot Act, because it protects Americans by making it difficult for terrorist groups like Al...   [tags: Homeland Security ]
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The National Security Agency: Invasion of Information - Can you be sure that the government is not monitoring your every call and keystroke. The government has created a program under the National Security Agency that records the public’s usage of data and communications. In recent developments, the media has depicted the NSA as the ominous Orwellian Big Brother that is watching every move you make and thought you think. This is not far from the truth since your metadata from every call or online search is recorded, stored, and can be used to decode you as a person....   [tags: nsa, patriot act, metadata, fourth amendment]
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War On Terror and The USA PATRIOT Act, - Long a polarizing issue, a balance between civil liberties and national security has constantly trailed America’s pursuit of happiness. Civil liberties are defined as rights for each individual person that serve to protect said individuals, by law, from unjust governmental interference, and encompasses all interference that may infringe on given rights. Incidentally, America has sucumb to such infringments within its lifetime, some early in its history, and some with recurring now with vestiges of the more prominent liberty violations which had reigned before....   [tags: civil liberties, national security] 595 words
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Finding the Balance Between Privacy and Security - Clearly, the United States is in unfamiliar territory when it comes to combat- ing counter-terrorism with technology. The founding fathers could not foresee the technological advances, and the complications that arose from them. Under- standably, the United States law enforcement is having a rough time reconciling the constitutional rights a orded to its citizens, while protecting them from a terrorist threat. Initially, the government struggled with this balance. What brought these laws on in the rst place was the lack of balance; security dominated privacy during the Vietnam War to an unacceptable point....   [tags: Security] 1785 words
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The Department of Homeland Security and Border Security - Over the course of the history of the United States of America, the country has had struggles with its own borders and the protection of those borders. Illegal immigration is a big problem and the smuggling of drugs, weapons, and cash over our borders into our country has evolved into a bigger problem. The United States has over seven-thousand miles of border to cover each day. That is quite a bit of land, but the only problem with this is there is a lack of manpower to cover every single mile of border....   [tags: Homeland Security]
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Outside Evaluation: The Patriot Act - On September 11, 2001, America's false sense of security was dealt an unimaginable blow from terrorists that hijacked American planes, then used them in the single most horrific event in modern US time. If we have learned anything from these ungodly acts, it is that America is very resilient. A little over a month after the September 11 attacks, congress passed a provision that, former President George W. Bush, signed into law. This law is called the USA Patriot Act. The purpose of this law was to ensure that future attacks initiated on US soil, would be avoided....   [tags: National Security]
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The Transportation Security Administration and Airport Security - ... The only time the airport uses this type of x-ray is when a passenger is deemed suspicious or the first x-ray the passenger went through went off. If this happened a passenger would have the choice to get a pat down or get screened by the 2 Backscatter x-ray machine. The traditional x-ray machine the airport uses to check luggage is called the duel energy x-ray machine. This x-ray machine is less revealing and send out a single x-ray beam. This x-ray usually doesn't detect any organic materials such as skin, bananas and peanuts (Layton, 2007)....   [tags: homeland security, terrorist attacks]
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The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) - The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) was put into place as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and was signed and made a part of law in February 2009. It sponsors the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. (www.healthcareitnews.com). There was $22 billion and of this $19.2 billion was supposed to be used as a method to increase the use or the Electronic Health Records by the doctors and healthcare facilities....   [tags: recovery, privacy, security] 1179 words
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The U.S. Patriot Act and the Risk of Losing Our Civil Liberties - The U. S. Patriot Act and the Risk of Losing Our Civil Liberties Terrorism has drastically affected our recent way of life. It has disrupted our way of life by just the thought of at any moment we could be hit again. We as a people to counter act this threat we turned to laws and policies that would change our thoughts on civil liberties forever. Becoming and staying a free society is a very difficult balance in which we must maintain or security by not limiting our freedoms. Liberty in America rests on our complex constitutional system of checks and balances....   [tags: terrorism, homeland security]
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Peace and Security - Collective security is one type of coalition building strategy whether global or regional in which a group of nations agree not to attack each other and to defend each other against an attack from one of the others, if such an attack is made. The principal is that "an attack against one is an attack against all." It differs from "collective defense" which is a coalition of nations which agree to defend its own group against outside attacks. It can also be described as a system where states attempt with its use to prevent or stop wars....   [tags: National Security ]
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Information Security in America and Sweden - Introduction: Business today retains a variety of problems, a major one of these problems are breaches in information and consequently society has come up with Information security to help secure peoples privacy. In order to understand why we have information security, one has to first apprehend the value of information. Typical information stored by different businesses and individuals will consist of an assortment of hypersensitive information that revolves around their employees, financial status, earnings, plans for the future, personal information etc....   [tags: Information Security]
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International Cooperation and National Security - In “Anarchy is What States Make of It” Alexander Wendt describes two opposing state systems—competitive and cooperative. In competition, “states identify negatively with each other’s security so that ego’s gain is seen as alter’s loss.” In cooperation, “the security of each [state] is perceived as the responsibility of all.” Currently, there are problems such as the spread of nuclear weapons, terrorism, poverty in developing countries, international financial instability, and climate change that confront the entire global community....   [tags: National Security] 1480 words
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B2C Web Site Security - Abstract In this report, the author endeavours to present the how the security issues generally presented on the B2C web sites can assured by technical controls and educating customers. The report presents levels of end-to-end security components that include: physical system security, operating system security and network security. With advent of web applications that are now being used extensively for deploying e-commerce applications, author also presented the web security threat profile of web services that is currently an active research topic....   [tags: Web Security] 2555 words
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America Needs The DREAM Act - The DREAM Act an acronym for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act, is a bill that would allow undocumented students, who graduated high school, permanent residence and allow them to go to college. The purpose for this bill is to grant many undocumented students their dream of attending college and receiving a higher education degree. This bill has not been passed, because many believe that this is a bill for amnesty and would legalize many immigrants. The DREAM Act has many requirements students need to have, creating a big process for students to go through....   [tags: The DREAM Act]
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An Evaluation of Security Acts and Models - ... Unfortunately, this may also impose massive hardships by increasing the costs and labor for agencies to establish permissible access. However, this expected and justified expense comes with risk reduction. It is also worth noting that FISMA protects certain government information from being subjected to release by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (Feinberg, 2004). GLBA repealed acts such as the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 and the Bank Holding Company Act of 1965, which barred financial bodies from performing any mixture of roles such as banks delving into insurance underwriting, securities, and other investment functions (Mamun, Hassan, & Maroney, 2005)....   [tags: information security, models, protection]
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The Patrior Act is Unconstitutional - On September 11th, hijackers took over four planes; collided into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and the fourth into a field near Skanksville, Pennsylvania. 2,973 victims and the 19 hijackers died in a result of these attacks. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks) They were conceived to be a range of suicides by al-Qaeda. In return, Americans assembled together like never before. The Nation was in need of answers and subject to vulnerability. The president at the time, George W....   [tags: National Security]
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Individual Privacy versus National Security - The attacks on American soil that solemn day of September 11, 2001, ignited a quarrel that the grade of singular privacy, need not be given away in the hunt of grander security. The security measures in place were planned to protect our democracy and its liberties yet, they are merely eroding the very existence with the start of a socialistic paradigm. Benjamin Franklin (1759), warned more than two centuries ago: “they that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Implementing security measures comes at a cost both economically and socially....   [tags: National Security] 1933 words
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Security in Healthcare: How Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) violates Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) - Bring Your Own Device policy (BYOD) in health care organizations is a growing trend that shows a considerably positive effect that few people could notice any violations that may accompany it. The policy allows staff in an organization to carry their personal electronic devices like mobile phones, computers, and laptops to facilitate their work by helping store and access certain information (Herzig 20). Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted in 1996. It entails security and privacy regulations constructed to ensure good security measures are applied to protect patient data in health facilities, especially where BYOD policy is active....   [tags: healthcare, organization, information, patient]
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Reform for the Social Security System - The Social Security System is in need of a new reform; our current system was not designed for the age stratification we have at this time. The U.S. Social Security Administration Office of Policy states, “The original Social Security Act, signed into law on August 14, 1935, grew out of the work of the Committee on Economic Security, a cabinet-level group appointed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt just one year earlier. The Act created several programs that, even today, form the basis for the government's role in providing income security, specifically, the old-age insurance, unemployment insurance, and Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) programs.” Social Security was modeled...   [tags: United States, Social Security Administration]
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Immigration and Border Security - Over the years it seems as though our country has become more populated and unsafe from the illegal immigrants and smuggled goods, such as drugs and weapons, which make it into the United States. Although there are many illegal immigrants and contraband that are able to make it into the U.S undetected, there are a significant amount of people and contraband that are caught by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The CBP is a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and was formed in 2003....   [tags: homeland security, illegal aliens]
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Airport Security, Invasion of Privacy - In this argumentative essay it shows how airport security is not an invasion of privacy just necessary precautions. In the United States it is very clear that we don’t take terrorism lightly we have had many incidents that have had a very negative impact on the way we run things. Even if it seems that things have become stricter or maybe even seem like these procedures are an invasion of privacy, considering the circumstances it is very reasonable. People talk about airport security as if it always has something to do with body scanners or how it makes people feel....   [tags: Security, Protection, Terrorism, Ailine Company]
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The Patriot Act is Unconstitutional - The Patriot Act was established after the tragedy of September, 11, 2001 in a moment of weakness. It gave unprecedented and unnecessary powers to intelligence agencies under the wide umbrella of national security. The Patriot Act has used an “us vs them” mentality as well as pro-American propaganda to accomplish its goals. This new authority of the intelligence agencies has gone too far, is unjustified, unconstitutional, and infringes on the privacy of the American people, as well as others in the world....   [tags: The Patriot Act Essays]
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The Controversy Over New Airport Security Measures - The country’s recently heightened airport security measures have become a source of controversy and debate across the Nation. Due to a recent attempted act of terrorism, where a man on an international flight to Detroit attempted to blow up the plane using a bomb, the department of homeland security has taken new measures to ensure national security in the form of new high- tech full-body scans and pat down procedures in airports. The new body scanning machines create images of people without their clothing, and the new pat down procedure is generally considered too personal....   [tags: National Security]
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Going Down With the Ship: Affordable Care Act - Glenn McCoy’s political cartoon, on the website Townhall.com, is a parody of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act and the 1921 tragedy of the Titanic voyage. It is very well known that the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable and because of that misconceived notion there were far more people than life boats. While on its first voyage the Titanic struck an ice burg and sank to the bottom of the ocean killing the majority of its passengers and crew. The captain of the Titanic was said to have made the decision to sink with his ship instead of taking a much needed spot on the lifeboats....   [tags: Political Cartoon, Security Protocol]
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Privatization of Social Security - It’s a matter of either losing all that you have worked for and live in poverty when retired or allowing your hard earned dollars to grow and have a secure comfortable retirement. I believe that Social Security is a doomed Government Program and that Privatization of Social Security would allow for a more secure retirement plan for all Americans. Social Security was first created to help aging Americans in their senior years so they would not end up in poverty. Social Security was signed in as law on August 14, 1935 by President Franklin D....   [tags: retirement plan, privatization of social security]
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Social Security System: Success to Failure - It was the year of 1934. America was fighting to come out from the worst economic crisis that the world would ever witness. It was also the year of high crime rate, low Gross Domestic Product and the lowest unemployment rate America had experienced. The Depression had paralyzed American labor forces, but there was a hope still alive in every American including J.D. Rockefeller when he said, “These are days when many are discouraged. In the 93 years of my life, depressions have come and gone. Prosperity has always returned and will again” (Rockefeller)....   [tags: Social Security, USA, history, ]
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Information Security In Zanziabar Public Sector - The information security challenges faced in Zanzibar are persistent in transitional countries as could be seen in the case study “state of Information Security in Zanzibar’s public sector” (Shaaban, et al., 2012). Most of these challenges are partly attributed to lack of proper budgeting for ICT infrastructures, cultural gap awareness, political instability, trust, business continuity plan, and inadequate human resource management to effectively manage this technology (Dada, 2006). The application of e-government in corporate governance to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the public sector agencies and delivery of services to the users has increased extensively, due to its result ori...   [tags: Security Challenges, Transitional Countries]
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Security Risk Analysis and Assessment Report - All of the operating system (OS) log files were examined for any suspicious activity. The event logs which were searched were application, security, setup, system, as well as applications and services. According to Sunil Gupta (2013), “Windows has the ability to generate a detailed audit record of security events on each system. Windows logs events for the two types of security Accounts: Computer and User for their logon and authentication “(p.21). The application log was searched for errors and events of programs and applications....   [tags: operating systems, security, applications]
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Terrorism: Changing Security in the United States - In the past few decades, there have been various terrorist attacks throughout the world. Most importantly, countless acts of terrorism have been committed in the United States of America, that have gradually influenced the way the American security system and security at public buildings, public places, are run. Because of this act of terror, the American government has made protecting its citizens and country a top priority. These attacks, and the nation's response to them security-wise, still affect American's lives today physically and emotionally....   [tags: homeland security affairs]
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The DREAM Act: A Better Life - About half a million children are born to undocumented immigrants every year. These children are not given the opportunities that they so rightly deserve. They spend their entire lives in the United States and are considered illegal immigrants. They are given no choice, but to live their life as an undocumented immigrant. That is what the DREAM Act is trying to solve. The DREAM Act, or Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors is a proposal that would provide permanent residency to undocumented immigrants who meet certain eligibility requirements (The DREAM Act)....   [tags: illegal immigrants, dream act, immigration]
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The Patriot Act: An Integral Part of the Fight Against Terrorism - September 11, 2001. 19 terrorists killed 2,976 people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Over 400 police officers and firefighters lost their lives trying to rescue people from the World Trade Center (Encyclopædia Britannica). The firefighters and police officers could only do so much to save the people. Senators and Representatives realized the incredible risk of future attacks and took action. The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (Encyclopædia Britannica), more commonly known as the Patriot Act, was their response....   [tags: National Security]
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Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 - Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Created to help employers and employees reduce on the job injuries, illness, and death. Since OSHA was created work place deaths have decreased by 60%, injuries and illness have been decreased by 40%. It has beneficially lowered training cost due to fewer replacement workers, and overtime has also been decreased. OSHA directs national compliance in occupational Health and Safety. Workers compliance Insurance cost, medical cost, and decreased payouts to Return- to- work programs all reduce when Employers / companies stay safe and healthy in the work environment....   [tags: industrial and workplace safety and security]
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Information Security - Why do we need management’s support for information security. Doesn’t IT own information security. The technical side is important, but management’s role cannot be overlooked. Thornton states that management has to drive information security. Why does management need to drive this policy. The management team is legally responsible for any breaches that occur. Plus, senior management has a fiduciary responsibility to the company’s assets. Our management can provide the necessary resources, including finances and personnel, needed to implement policy....   [tags: Information Security Essays] 2590 words
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Securing Our Country: The Department of Homeland Security - 1.) The major laws and regulations that direct the operations of the Department of Homeland Security are as follows; the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, and the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 was introduced after the September 11, 2001 attacks and mailing of anthrax. It was signed into law by then President George W. Bush in November 2002. It created both the United States Department of Homeland Security and the cabinet-level position of Secretary of Homeland Security¹....   [tags: National Security, Politics]
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Information Security Risk Assessment for a Distribution Company - Information Security Risk Assessment for a Distribution Company Table of Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Background 4. Risk Assessment 4.1. Organizational Assets 4.2. Assessment of Organizational Risk 4.3. Current Organizational Security Posture 4.4. Problems at GDI 4.5. Recommended Mitigation Strategy 5. Conclusion 6. References 1. Executive Summary At this time the measures available to ensure information security include organizational controls such as limiting access to data, firewalls, antivirus systems, encryption, and application controls....   [tags: IT security, Information Technology]
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Details of the Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002 - An auditor’s role in an audit is very important. An auditor must be able to collect enough evidence to supports their finding, and also be on the lookout for fraud. Company’s may or may not know the law, but it is the job to know the law, and be able to educate and report findings properly. Since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, there have been provisions that have directly affected auditors. This paper will include the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, how ethics and independence have affected auditors, as well implementation of new standards based on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act....   [tags: auditor, sarbanes oxley act, auditing]
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Security in a Post September 11th World - The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, have greatly changed security policies in the United States. September 11, 2001, is an infamous day that has changed the United States in numerous aspects. After this infamous day, many people live with the fear of experiencing another major attack. After the attacks the national Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission, was created. One task given to the 9/11 Commission was to provide recommendations designed to prevent future attacks....   [tags: terrorist attacks, 9/11, aiport security, tsa]
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Computer Security Against Viruses and Hacking - Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and hacking are all security issues in our computer network. Each of these malwares or programs attaches and spreads in different ways. Through hacking hackers can infect computers with various types or malware and viruses. This paper will explain what viruses are, how it occurs and the types of cybercrimes that can result from it, and how to better protect your computer. “Security warning. Application cannot be encrypted or Spyware alert. Your computer is infected by spyware....   [tags: Security ]
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Social Security - In the past decades, Social Security Administration has had annual revenue that excesses the amount it pays to beneficiaries. However, U.S. economy situation has created a long-term effect in many of the public organizations and departments. Social Security Administration is one of many departments that will face some economy issues during U.S. economy recovery. Social security will post nearly $600 billion in deficits over the next decade as the economy struggles to recover and millions of baby boomers stand at the brink of retirement, according to new congressional projections, (Ohlemancher, 2011)....   [tags: American Government, Social Security Deficit] 912 words
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Examination of The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978 - Each year, there are thousands of children that are misplaced from their families and are seeking a permanent living placement. Their permanent placement may be found with family members or friends, or even through a private adoption. There are federal laws and state mandates that are implemented to ensure that the best interests of all children involved in an adoption or placement proceedings are heard. The best interests and needs of a child may include educational needs, medical needs, housing/placement preferences, or finding a family that reflects the ethnic and cultural heritage of the child in question....   [tags: Indian Child Welfare Act]
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Responsibility Taken by the Federal Government: Social Security - Responsibility Taken by the Federal Government: Social Security Throughout the 20th century governmental responsibility has made remarkable progress. One major milestone of the widening of the responsibility of the federal government was it’s making an obligation to care for the elderly and retired in the form of social security. In 1935, the Social Security Act was enacted by the federal government to provide financial security to the elderly, retired citizens in America. Although the federal government first took on this responsibility in 1935, it is still affecting our lives today....   [tags: care for elderly, retired, social security]
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Cloud Computing Security - Managing the security of an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system in a cloud computing environment can be challenging. Even without the addition of the cloud computing environment, the EMR system is vulnerable to the compromise of login information, unauthorized viewing or editing of medical records, and denial of service attacks. First of all, the data contained within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) itself is sensitive. Inside the structure of an EMR, one is potentially looking to find patient data that pertains to identity, billing information, dentistry, cardiology, dermatology, mental health, and physical attributes among other forms of data....   [tags: Security ]
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The Development, Relief, and Education of Alien Minors Act - The Dream Act stands for: development, relief and education for alien minors. It is a proposed bill to grant certain illegal immigrants permanent residency. Through this essay I will explain why the dream act is important and why Americans should accept it. The Dream Act is important, because it would give students who grew up in America a chance to either help our country by fighting in the war or a change to obtain a higher education. Not only is the Dream Act good for our economy, security and nation, but it is also being overlooked on who is allowed to become legal....   [tags: dream act, residency, war, legal] 891 words
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National Security Policy: Before and After September 11, 2001 - Introduction From the fledgling beginnings in the history of the United States, the populace of the newly formed republic were concerned with protecting into perpetuity their hard-won independence. To ensure that democracy would rein unchallenged, a formalized guarantee, the Constitution, spelled out whom would comprise the actors and what processes were to be made available for governance. Distinct roles were drafted for both the president and Congress for the purposes of evenly distributing power and preventing any single entity from wielding their power arbitrarily (Jordan et al, 2009, p....   [tags: American National Security]
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The Promotion of the Different Doctrines of Human Security in Africa - 1. Research Theme and Theoretical Perspective The theme outlined in this article is the promotion of the different doctrines of human security in Africa by the African Union (AU). The development of guidelines and framework leading to a stronger legislation of the concept of human security in Africa was established in the article. The contribution of the AU to promote human security as a sought-after necessity in Africa and also the challenges encountered in spreading this concept is also outlined....   [tags: human security, african union, pan africanism]
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The Problem With Social Security - Most of the problems of the United states are related to the economy. One of the major issues facing the country today is social security. The United States was one of the last major industrialized nations to establish a social security system. In 1911, Wisconsin passed the first state workers compensation law to be held constitutional. At that time, most Americans believed the government should not have to care for the aged, disabled or needy. But such attitudes changed during the Great Depression in the 1930's....   [tags: Social Security Essays] 2175 words
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Privacy vs. Security - Privacy vs. Security Introduction Pictures seen in homes across America and throughout the world of American symbols in flames and crashing a quarter mile to the ground changed the world forever. The world's last and only superpower had been attacked in a way only conceivable in a Hollywood script. However, the physical destruction that resulted was not necessarily the biggest loss that the United States faced. The emotional destruction of Americans could be considered much greater and can be captured in one word: "fear." Because of this fear, most Americans were more willing to sacrifice many of the freedoms that make this country great in exchange for added security....   [tags: USA Terrorism Iraq Bush Patriot Act Essays Papers]
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The Past, Present and Future of Social Security - Social Security A Historical View Social security, the federal retirement system, is one of the most popular government programs in United State?s history. Today, Social Security benefits are the backbone of the nation's retirement income system. The long road to the successful development of social security began in 1935. Before 1935, very few workers received job pensions. Those workers that were covered never received benefits because they were not guaranteed. Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the original Social Security Act....   [tags: Social Security Retirement]
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Private Security and Critical Infrastructure Assets - The private security and law enforcement officer as well the FBI function and responsibilities have tightened after the 9/11 attacked. Private security officers are undergoing more advanced training from latest technology system to protect the nation to terrorism to be prepared and ready in any event that might come along the way like the 9/11 attacked. After the disastrous event of the 9/11 attack numerous companies and group of people obligate themselves a thorough investigation and evaluation....   [tags: National Security ]
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Internal Controls and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act - Internal controls are in place to protect entities against theft from dishonest workers and outside predators. They are also an accurate series of checks and balances and are in place to find discrepancies. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was named after Senator Paul Sarbanes and Michael Oxley. The Act has 11 titles and there are about six areas that are considered very important. (Sox, 2006) The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 made publicly traded United States companies create internal controls....   [tags: SOX Act]
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Overview of Network Security - Network Security is the protection of the computer’s network though out the entire infrastructure. It can protect very important information and computer files to help prevent theft, spyware, malware, viruses, and more. Depending on if you have a public or private network, can determine what type of security settings you need for your network. All people are different on what they want to have secured or not, but most people do not know how to prevent people or things from getting in their network....   [tags: Computer Network Security]
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Selling an Information Security Policy - Selling an Information Security Policy Network attacks are continuing to rise. It is critical for the organization to have an effective Information Security Policy in order to reduce the chances of becoming a victim. In 2013, experts saw network attacks up to 50 Gbps, which resulted in an average cost of $32,469 per day to businesses. The average number of days to recover was 32 days, which brought costs up to $1,035,769 per attack. Thus far, 2014 network attacks have shattered 2013’s record with attacks averaging 200-400 Gbps in intensity....   [tags: selling security, netwrk attack, crime]
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Safeguarding Assets: The SOX Act - What is internal control. According to University of Phoenix, Axia College Internal Control and Cash (2009), internal control is all of the related methods and measures adopted within an organization to safeguard its assets and enhance the accuracy and reliability of its accounting records. The primary reasons for internal control are help companies protect their investments and merchandise against theft from everyone, including employees and to make sure that the accounting is done correctly and truthfully....   [tags: The Sarbanes- Oxley Act of 2002] 527 words
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