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surroundings and not get overawed by the building or the people working there.”

“So what exactly would we be working on?” I couldn’t help but asking.

“We would be working on a lot of things. For starters, let me tell you a bit more about our new division. I am sure you are aware of the various agencies in the intelligence sphere like the CIA, the FBI, the DIA, the NSA, the NRO, Homeland Security, amongst others. Now all these agencies, including ours, have their own networks and communications systems that are managed by their respective experts. However, a huge increase in attacks from hackers has proved our facilities to be inadequate. Speaking in plain words, none of them are strong enough. The opponents are gaining strength by the day and we are falling behind by huge margins. So, the top heads have decided to bring everything under one roof. Once our whole group comes together, we would be managing all the networks and all the data present in each and every computer owned by the US government on this planet. We would be the ones protecting all that data. You can easily imagine the importance of all that data. We would be protecting details of top-secret projects, military installations, army bases, science projects undertaken by the Army, etc. etc. In short, we would be the new guardians of the country.” 

“So, would we be the part of CIA or this new organization?”