NSA News & Highlights

March 27, 2023

Bridge Program Cultivates Next Generation of NSA Talent

Alexa wasn’t sure what career direction she wanted to go in after studying graphic design in college, but participating in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) new Bridge Program, particularly her first tour with the printing team, helped guide her decision.

March 23, 2023

NSA Employee Wins Intelligence and National Security Alliance Award for Mentorship

National Security Agency (NSA) employee MSgt Amanda Scurry was honored with the Joan A. Dempsey Mentorship Award at the 13th Annual Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) Awards late last month.

March 21, 2023

ESF Partners, NSA, and CISA Release Identity and Access Management Recommended Best Practices for Administrators

As part of the Enduring Security Framework (ESF), the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published the Recommended Best Practices Guide for Administrators to provide system administrators with actionable recommendations to better secure their systems from threats to Identity and Access Management (IAM).

March 20, 2023

NSA Hires Record Number of People with Disabilities, Undertakes Accommodation Initiatives

The National Security Agency (NSA) made further progress in 2022 in its efforts to build and sustain a diverse workforce critical to fulfilling the Agency's foreign signals intelligence and cybersecurity missions. A record 15.6% of new hires in 2022 self-identified as a person with a disability.

March 17, 2023

NSA Shines Light on Importance of Transparency and Accountability

Sunshine Week is in full swing across the federal government, and the National Security Agency (NSA) is taking the time to recognize and reaffirm Agency values of transparency and accountability.

March 16, 2023

NSA is Heading to RSA 2023

The National Security Agency (NSA) is taking the show on the road, heading to the 2023 RSA Conference from April 24-27 in San Francisco, California.

March 15, 2023

ORTA Deputy Director Wins Federal Laboratory Consortium Representative of the Year

Karen Presley, deputy director of NSA’s Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTA), has been named Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Representative of the Year.

March 14, 2023

NSA Releases Recommendations for Maturing Identity, Credential, and Access Management in Zero Trust

The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Advancing Zero Trust Maturity throughout the User Pillar” Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today to help system operators’ mature identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) capabilities to effectively mitigate certain cyber threat techniques.

March 13, 2023

NSA Hiring Efforts Go West to the 2023 Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Conference

The National Security Agency (NSA) has recently ramped up its hiring efforts to bring more skilled personnel into its cybersecurity mission. This week, leaders from the Cybersecurity Collaboration Center (CCC) will participate in the Women in Cybersecurity Conference in Denver, CO. Their focus is to inform conference participants of the NSA cybersecurity mission and recruit diverse talent to join us in defending the nation's most critical systems.

March 6, 2023

Four Years Later: The Impacts of Ghidra's Public Release

GEN Nakasone praises researchers for their "foundational work" and the "tremendous utility" Ghidra has provided to mission and the public.