International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part O (2017)
Mass surveillance: Enhancing national and human security
Amongst the numerous roles that a state is envisaged to perform, the most crucial, is the protection of its citizens and ensuring their survival. One of tools modern states use to enhance the security of the state as well as individuals is Mass Surveillance. Mass Surveillance enables a state to avert threats emanating from non-state actors, check crime, fight diseases and enhance the efficiency of its institutions. Though Mass Surveillance continues to be portrayed in a negative light on the grounds of possible misuse of the data and intrusion of privacy, it plays a significant role in enhancing the National and Human Security by checking the multifarious challenges the modern state faces in contemporary times.
How to cite this article:
Arvind Dahiya. Mass surveillance: Enhancing national and human security. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(6): 1052-1056.