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NSA News & Highlights

Dec. 15, 2022

NSA Publishes 2022 Cybersecurity Year in Review

The National Security Agency published its 2022 Cybersecurity Year in Review today to share its mission focuses and demonstrate how it is producing cybersecurity outcomes for the nation.

Dec. 13, 2022

ESF Members NSA and CISA Provide Threat Assessment, Best Practices for 5G Network Slicing

FORT MEADE, Md. — Today, Enduring Security Framework (ESF) partners, along with experts from the National Security Agency (NSA) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), published their assessment of potential threats associated with 5G network slicing and strategies to help keep this emerging tech secure.

Dec. 8, 2022

NSA Releases Series on Protecting DoD Microelectronics From Adversary Influence

The National Security Agency’s Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC) Hardware Assurance Lab publicly released four Cybersecurity Technical Reports today to help the Department of Defense protect field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based systems from adversary influence.

Nov. 28, 2022

NSA 2022 Henry F. Schorreck Memorial Lecture: historian and author Jason Steinhauer

The internet has changed history. Social media, Wikipedia, mobile networks, and the viral and visual nature of the Web have inundated the public sphere with historical information and misinformation, changing what we know about our history and History as a profession. Because Historians and Intelligence Analysts share many of the same skills and attributes, CCH invited noted historian and author Jason Steinhauer to be the 2022 Schorreck Memorial Lecturer.

Nov. 21, 2022

Cybersecurity Speaker Series: 5G Security Impacts National Security

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) Cybersecurity Collaboration Center released the latest video in its Cybersecurity Speaker Series today, focusing on how 5G security factors into national security. The Speaker Series provides a forum for NSA to share insights, lessons, and contributions of its work in cybersecurity.

Nov. 17, 2022

NSA opens an innovative workplace for critical missions focused on the future

The Morrison Center at the National Security Agency (NSA) Fort Meade East Campus is beginning to welcome its first occupants — signifying a new age in NSA’s world-class defense operations. Serving as the hub for NSA’s most critical missions well into the future, this innovative, state-of-the-art facility will soon become home to the National Security Operations Center (NSOC) and many more vital elements.

Nov. 17, 2022

ESF Partners, NSA, and CISA Release Software Supply Chain Guidance for Customers

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released Securing the Software Supply Chain for Customers today.

Nov. 15, 2022

National American Indian Heritage Month: Vanoy Welch Uncovers Rich Family History

The National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month this November. “Expanding the Circle” is an interview series spotlighting members of the Agency’s American Indian Alaska Native Employee Resource Group (AIAN ERG) sharing their heritage, their work on behalf of the Intelligence Community and the Nation, and how diversity benefits us all. This feature shares the story of Vanoy Welch, a senior ally of the AIAN ERG and an NSA subject matter expert for network technologies and devices.

Nov. 10, 2022

NSA Celebrates International Accounting Day

Today, 10 November, is that special day. Help us celebrate the National Security Agency’s (NSA) number enthusiasts—the accounting aficionados, the money mavens, the financial fanatics—who contribute to the Agency’s mission by ensuring NSA’s financial resources are managed responsibly.

Nov. 10, 2022

NSA Releases Guidance on How to Protect Against Software Memory Safety Issues

The National Security Agency (NSA) published guidance today to help software developers and operators prevent and mitigate software memory safety issues, which account for a large portion of exploitable vulnerabilities.