"NIST may seek the advice of the NSA on cryptographic matters but it must be in a position to assess it and reject it when warranted,” says a report from the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden details his role in helping intelligence agency CIOs solve pressing technical problems.
Former NSA head says guarding agencies' vast data stores is the critical challenge going forward.
The intelligence agency delves into some details about how it collects, stores and accesses data but leaves many key questions unanswered.
Several proposals would require access to consumer databases as well as records from local and state law enforcement and federal financial regulators.