NSA News & Highlights

Nov. 30, 2023

NSA's Morrison Center Earns Gold LEED Certification for Sustainability

The Morrison Center, constructed on the National Security Agency (NSA)/Central Security Service (CSS) Washington East Campus, has received the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification — the first project on the campus to earn the designation.

Nov. 28, 2023

NSA Volunteers Give Back at Sandalwood Elementary

BALTIMORE, MD. — Seven National Security Agency (NSA) employees took the phrase “giving back to the community” to heart during a recent visit to Sandalwood Elementary School where they shared cyber safety tips with 4th and 5th grade students and talked about their careers at NSA.

Nov. 27, 2023

Guidance for Securing AI Issued by NSA, NCSC-UK, CISA, and Partners

FORT MEADE, Md.- The National Security Agency (NSA), UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), U.S Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and other partners have released “Guidelines for Secure AI System Development,” a Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI). The agencies are releasing the report to help developers, providers, and systems owners develop, deploy, and operate secure Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems, including those used in National Security Systems (NSS), by the Department of Defense (DoD), and by the Defense Industrial Base (DIB).

Nov. 21, 2023

NSA Breaks Ground on New Joint Cryptologic Center at Colorado Site

The groundbreaking for the new Joint Cryptologic Center (JCC) at NSA/CSS Colorado (NSAC) recently took place on Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, Colorado.

Nov. 14, 2023

NCM to Partner with Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

Following a celebration with the Navajo Nation to honor the Navajo code talkers, high above the clouds on the return flight from Arizona to Washington, D.C., Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence & Security Ronald Moultrie and National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) Director Vince Houghton huddled at the rear of the plane, brainstorming ideas to keep the momentum going. 

Nov. 9, 2023

NSA and ESF Partners Release Recommended Practices for Software Bill of Materials Consumption

The National Security Agency (NSA), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and industry partners have released a cybersecurity technical report (CTR), “Securing the Software Supply Chain: Recommended Practices for Software Bill of Materials Consumption.”

Nov. 6, 2023

Full Circle: NSA Chaplain Speaks at Decommissioning of Ship Where He Served at Start of His Career

National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Chaplain CAPT Mark Winward recently gave the invocation and benediction during the decommissioning ceremony for the USS San Jacinto in Norfolk, Virginia — a full circle moment, as he was one of the first sailors to serve on the vessel in 1987.

Oct. 25, 2023

NSA High School Work Study Students Visit the Pentagon: Applications open until October 31st

A group of National Security Agency (NSA) High School Work Study (HSWS) students had the opportunity to access unique spaces behind essential missions this year.

Oct. 24, 2023

Investing in Women in Cyber

The National Security Agency (NSA) recently hosted twenty rising junior and senior women from renowned cyber and STEM colleges for Women Immersed in NSA Cybersecurity 2023 (WIN-Cyber ‘23). Participants spent a week at the Cybersecurity Collaboration Center in an immersive learning experience allowing them to collaborate with Agency cyber professionals, with the goal of empowering participants to go anywhere and do anything at NSA.

Oct. 23, 2023

National Security Agency Director Selects New Command Senior Enlisted Leader and Director's Senior Enlisted Advisor, CMSgt Bruce

General Paul Nakasone, Commander, U. S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service selected Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Kenneth M. Bruce Jr., as his Command Senior Enlisted Leader (CSEL) and Senior Enlisted Advisor.