Generating foreign intelligence insights.
Applying cybersecurity expertise.
Securing the future.

We leverage our advantages in technology and cybersecurity consistent with our authorities to strengthen national defense and secure national security systems.

Our Mission

Cybersecurity

NSA Cybersecurity prevents and eradicates threats to U.S. national security systems with a focus on the Defense Industrial base and the improvement of our weapons’ security. Through our Cybersecurity Collaboration Center, NSA partners with allies, private industry, academics, and researchers to strengthen awareness and collaboration to advance the state of cybersecurity.

Signals Intelligence

NSA provides foreign signals intelligence (SIGINT) to our nation's policymakers and military forces. SIGINT plays a vital role in our national security by providing America's leaders with critical information they need to defend our country, save lives, and advance U.S. goals and alliances globally.

Aligning for Success

Research

NSA invests in a world-class workforce and partnerships with academia and industry to deliver capabilities that secure the nation’s future.

Academics

NSA partners with schools to help cultivate the next generation of experts in science, technology, engineering, math, language and analysis to protect the nation.

Business

Business partnerships help NSA meet its unique needs in defending the nation.
 

News & Highlights

National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum is NSA’s gateway to the public and educates visitors about the role of cryptology in shaping history. The NCM collects, preserves, and showcases unique cryptologic artifacts and shares the stories of the people, technology, and methods that have defined cryptologic history.