NSA Cybersecurity Advisories & Guidance


NSA leverages its elite technical capability to develop advisories and mitigations on evolving cybersecurity threats.

Browse or search our repository of advisories, info sheets, tech reports, and operational risk notices listed below. Some resources have access requirements.

For a subset of cybersecurity products focused on telework and general network security for end users, view our Telework and Mobile Security Guidance page.

To read our complete series on protecting DoD microelectronics from adversary influence, view our DoD Microelectronics Guidance page.
 

ImageTitlePublication Date
 CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Field Programmable Gate Array Overall Assurance ProcessCTR: DoD Microelectronics: Field Programmable Gate Array Overall Assurance Process12/8/2022
 CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Third-Party IP Review Process for Level of Assurance 1CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Third-Party IP Review Process for Level of Assurance 112/8/2022
 CSA: APT5: Citrix ADC Threat Hunting GuidanceCSA: APT5: Citrix ADC Threat Hunting Guidance12/13/2022
 ESF: Potential Threats to 5G Network SlicingESF: Potential Threats to 5G Network Slicing12/13/2022
 NSA Cybersecurity Year in Review 2022NSA Cybersecurity Year in Review 202212/15/2022
 CSI: IPv6 Security GuidanceCSI: IPv6 Security Guidance1/18/2023
 CSA: Protecting Against Malicious Use of Remote Monitoring and Management SoftwareCSA: Protecting Against Malicious Use of Remote Monitoring and Management Software1/25/2023
 CSA: Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Fund DPRK Malicious Cyber ActivitiesCSA: Ransomware Attacks on Critical Infrastructure Fund DPRK Malicious Cyber Activities2/9/2023
 CSI: Best Practices for Securing Your Home NetworkCSI: Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network2/22/2023
 CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Third-Party IP Review Process for Level of Assurance 2CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Third-Party IP Review Process for Level of Assurance 22/27/2023
 CTR: DoD Microelectronics: Field Programmable Gate Array Level of Assurance 2 Best PracticesCTR: DoD Microelectronics: Field Programmable Gate Array Level of Assurance 2 Best Practices2/27/2023
 CTR: UEFI Secure Boot Customization (March 2023 Update)CTR: UEFI Secure Boot Customization (March 2023 Update)3/20/2023
 ESF: Identity and Access Management Recommended Best Practices for AdministratorsESF: Identity and Access Management Recommended Best Practices for Administrators3/21/2023
 ESF: Identity and Access Management Educational Aid Talking PointsESF: Identity and Access Management Educational Aid Talking Points3/21/2023
 ESF: Identity and Access Management Educational AidESF: Identity and Access Management Educational Aid3/21/2023
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Additional Documents

Some guidance is protected and requires use of a DoD Common Access Card (CAC) to access. Visit https://cyber.mil/nsa/cybersecurity-advisories-and-technical-guidance/ to access the following and other protected documents:

  • Avoid Dangers of Wildcard TLS Certificates and the ALPACA Technique (FOUO version)
  • Protecting VSAT Communications
  • Quantum Security of Symmetric Cryptography and Hash Functions: A Review
  • Securing AWS S3
  • Security Considerations for Office 365 Government Customers