The National Security Agency’s now partly de-classified PRISM program is an internal government computer system that manages foreign intelligence information collected under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says its used to manage foreign intelligence collected from Internet and other electronic service providers. The system was created in 2008. One leaked classified document shows that the NSA collected nearly 3 billion pieces of intelligence from U.S. computer networks in one month.
Meet Kat Polinski — Security Breach.
When you move, they watch. When you speak, they listen. They track you by what you touch and how you walk.
Welcome to the not-so-distant future, where terrorism is so feared that near-total surveillance is a way of life. In Washington, a young American agent, Kat Polinski, is on a routine assignment: break into the embassy of the energy-rich government of Kazakhstan. What she finds is a massacre. But the worst is yet to come: the murder of her sister – and the discovery of a plot as dangerous as anything coming out of the Middle East.
From the first explosive chapter, you’re hooked. Nothing and no-one will stop Kat from hunting down her sister’s killer. But the closer she gets the more she peels away layers of her own society where fear is used to control and governments act above the law