NSA News & Highlights

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.

Feb. 14, 2023

Sealed With a Kiss: National Cryptologic Museum Explores Encrypted Love Letters of WWII

 The poignant letter contains a cipher and secret code, and is on display at the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) until March 31, 2023 as part of its newest exhibit: "Sweetheart Codes."

Feb. 13, 2023

Challenge, Overcome, Give Back: Kenneth’s NSA Story

For Black History Month, NSA is proud to present “Who We Are,” an article series that spotlights African American employees and allies who continue to advocate for diversity and who are helping to shape an inclusive culture across the Enterprise.

Feb. 9, 2023

U.S., South Korean Agencies Partner to #StopRansomware Threat from DPRK

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) partnered with U.S. and South Korean government agencies to release a joint Cybersecurity Advisory today about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) ransomware threat.

Feb. 7, 2023

National Cryptologic Museum unveils temporary Valentine’s Day exhibit

The National Cryptologic Museum is pleased to offer this Valentine’s Day salute - Sweetheart Codes – featuring historic coded love letters from WWII. The program will run from February 7 to March 31, 2023. Come visit us to get an inside glimpse of the Greatest Generation’s encoded letters of love.

Jan. 26, 2023

GEN Nakasone, NSA General Counsel Engage in FISA Section 702 Forum

As part of a virtual roundtable discussion with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB), GEN Paul M. Nakasone, Commander, USCYBERCOM, Director, NSA/Chief, CSS, recently provided keynote remarks to help inform the panel and discussions surrounding the forthcoming congressional debates on whether to renew FISA Section 702 in December.

Jan. 25, 2023

NSA, CISA, and MS-ISAC Release Guidance for Securing Remote Monitoring and Management Software

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) released the “Protecting Against Malicious Use of Remote Monitoring and Management Software” Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) today to help network defenders protect against the malicious use of legitimate remote monitoring and management (RMM) software.