NSA News & Highlights

April 18, 2023

NCSC-UK, NSA, and Partners Advise about APT28 Exploitation of Cisco Routers

The National Security Agency (NSA) has partnered with the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to publish a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) report on the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) associated with APT28’s exploitation of Cisco routers.

April 13, 2023

NSA, U.S. and International Partners Issue Guidance on Securing Technology by Design and Default

FORT MEADE, Md. - The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the National Security

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.