NSA News & Highlights

Sept. 23, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Mucho Gusto — Edmundo R.

The National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). This year’s theme for the month, “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” is a message that rings true for the community and our nation. “Mucho Gusto!” or “Nice to meet you!” is an interview series during the month that features members of NSA’s Hispanic/Latino (HLAT) Employee Resource Group (ERG) sharing their heritage, their work on behalf of the nation, and how diversity benefits us all.

Sept. 22, 2022

NSA, CISA: How Cyber Actors Compromise OT/ICS and How to Defend Against It

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a Cybersecurity Advisory today that highlights the steps malicious actors have commonly followed to compromise operational technology (OT)/industrial control system (ICS) assets and provides recommendations on how to defend against them.

Sept. 15, 2022

ESF Members, NSA and CISA publish Open Radio Access Network Security Considerations

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), through the Enduring Security Framework (ESF), have published an assessment of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) security considerations.

Sept. 14, 2022

Iranian Cyber Actors Exploit Known Vulnerabilities to Extort U.S. Critical Infrastructure Organizations, Other Victims

In a Cybersecurity Advisory released today, the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NSA, U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Treasury and international partners reveal how Iranian cyber actors continue to exploit known vulnerabilities on unprotected networks to extort and ransom victims, including U.S. critical infrastructure organizations.

Sept. 8, 2022

Team from NSA Colorado Connects with Local Students through Robotics

A group from the National Security Agency Colorado (NSAC) spent the past year working on robotics with students at the Robert F. Smith Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM) Academy, the newest high school in the Denver Public School system.

Sept. 7, 2022

NSA Releases Future Quantum-Resistant (QR) Algorithm Requirements for National Security Systems

The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Announcing Commercial National Security Algorithm Suite 2.0” (CNSA 2.0) Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) today to notify National Security Systems (NSS) owners, operators and vendors of the future quantum-resistant (QR) algorithms requirements for NSS — networks that contain classified information or are otherwise critical to military and intelligence activities.

Sept. 1, 2022

NSA, CISA, ODNI Release Software Supply Chain Guidance for Developers

The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released Securing the Software Supply Chain for Developers today.

Aug. 30, 2022

College Students from Research Outreach Programs Solve Hard Mission Problems, Present Findings to GEN Nakasone

College interns from the National Security Agency's (NSA) Director’s Summer Program (DSP) and Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP) recently briefed top Agency leaders on their work to address mission-critical problems in mathematics, cryptology, and computer science.

Aug. 25, 2022

How NSA, U.S. Cyber Command are defending midterms elections: One team, one fight

With 75 days until the midterm elections, the Dept. of Defense is fully engaged to defend the U.S. electoral system from foreign interference and foreign influence alongside interagency partners.

Aug. 23, 2022

‘Where Intelligence Goes to Work’: NSA recruitment efforts never stop

The National Security Agency’s (NSA) greatest strength is truly the people and the workforce behind the mission.