NSA News & Highlights

Oct. 11, 2022

NSA Receives 2022 Government Organization of the Year Award from SASE

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA) has been named the 2022 Government Organization of the Year by the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). This award recognizes NSA’s work to advance the fields of science and engineering, as well as its contributions to diversity, inclusion, and advocacy for various populations.

Oct. 7, 2022

NSA’s National Cryptologic Museum Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ahead of Grand Opening

FORT MEADE, Md. — Under gray skies and spattering rain, officials joined National Security Agency (NSA) leadership Monday to cut the ribbon and officially unveil the newly renovated National Cryptologic Museum (NCM).

Oct. 7, 2022

NSA's National Cryptologic University will host a reaffirmation of accreditation site visit for the Council on Occupational Education

FORT MEADE, Md. – The National Security Agency’s (NSA) National Cryptologic University will host a reaffirmation of accreditation site visit for the Council on Occupational Education (COE) 12-13 October 2022.  National Cryptologic University received its initial accreditation with COE in 1990, and has undergone subsequent site visits and rigorous self-studies in order to maintain this recognition. Affirmation of accreditation occurs every six years to determine compliance with the standards and criteria for accreditation.

Oct. 6, 2022

NSA, CISA, FBI Reveal Top CVEs Exploited by Chinese State-Sponsored Actors

In a Cybersecurity Advisory released today, the National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) exposed the “Top Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) Actively Exploited by People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors” since 2020.

Oct. 5, 2022

NSA Affiliates Donate More Than 86 Tons of Food To Help Fight Hunger

FORT MEADE, Md. — National Security Agency (NSA) affiliates across the Enterprise banded together to donate more than 172,700 pounds of food — that’s 86+ tons — to the Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign this year.

Oct. 4, 2022

NSA, CISA, FBI Warn of Custom Exfiltration Tools Being Used Against Defense Industrial Base Organization

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the FBI released a Cybersecurity Advisory today that details the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) that likely multiple advanced persistent threat (APT) groups recently used to steal sensitive information from a Defense Industrial Base organization.

Oct. 3, 2022

Collective Defense — Integrated cyber expertise hardens cybersecurity

Every October, the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) and Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) come together with industry and government to promote cybersecurity awareness and best practices for all Americans. NSA joins again this year with the NCSA and the CISA for the 19th Annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month as a Cyber Champion.

Sept. 28, 2022

NSA Announces Date of the National Cryptologic Museum Grand Opening

he National Security Agency (NSA) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2022. As NSA’s principal gateway to the public, the newly renovated museum will provide a unique opportunity to engage with cryptologic history in fresh and innovative ways - transporting visitors on a journey from the ancient world to present day exploring the dynamic role of cryptology in shaping our history.

Sept. 26, 2022

NSA, Intelligence Community Leaders Lift Veil on Strategic Priorities during 2022 Intelligence and National Security Summit

National Security Agency (NSA) Deputy Director George Barnes recently sat alongside leaders from five Intelligence Community (IC) counterparts to discuss the IC’s response to current events, emerging threats, and collaboration between government, industry, and academia at the 2022 Intelligence and National Security Summit.

Sept. 23, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Mucho Gusto — Edmundo R.

The National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). This year’s theme for the month, “Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation,” is a message that rings true for the community and our nation. “Mucho Gusto!” or “Nice to meet you!” is an interview series during the month that features members of NSA’s Hispanic/Latino (HLAT) Employee Resource Group (ERG) sharing their heritage, their work on behalf of the nation, and how diversity benefits us all.