NSA News & Highlights

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.

Feb. 27, 2023

Relationships Driving Mission Success: Stephanie’s Path at NSA

Stephanie Foster always worked hard to be the best leader she can be — and now her leadership skills are now on display daily at the National Security Agency (NSA) as a force multiplier driving mission success.

Feb. 24, 2023

NSA Participates in Fourth Annual Air Force Academy Computing Symposium for Women, Minorities

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo.—The National Security Agency’s (NSA) National Cryptologic University (NCU) College of Cyber joined partners from across the U.S. military and Intelligence Community to recognize over 100 military cadets during the 4th Annual Jean Bartik Computing Symposium (JBCS) earlier this month.

Feb. 23, 2023

NSA Engages with Partners, Public During Top Scientific Conference in Hawaii

This year, NSA attended and sponsored the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) at the Hyatt Regency Maui. Held over three days in January, it serves as the longest-standing working scientific conference on information technology management in the world.

Feb. 22, 2023

NSA Releases Best Practices For Securing Your Home Network

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Best Practices for Securing Your Home Network” Cybersecurity Information Sheet (CSI) today to help teleworkers protect their home networks from malicious cyber actors.

Feb. 21, 2023

NSA's National Security Operations Center celebrates 50 years of 24/7 operations in service to the Nation

Since its ribbon-cutting on February 21, 1973, NSOC has served as NSA’s nerve center, responsible for managing its cryptologic posture for time-sensitive actions and crisis response to optimize the agency’s global effectiveness and provide actionable intelligence to decision-makers.