NSA News & Highlights

Nov. 4, 2022

NSA Celebrates 70 Years of Cryptologic Excellence

FORT MEADE, Md. — Today, the National Security Agency (NSA) celebrates 70 years of service to the Nation.

Nov. 3, 2022

NSA Recognized with 2022 Award by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) recently announced the National Security Agency (NSA) as its Government Agency of the Year Award winner. The annual award is presented to a government agency demonstrating exceptional support of SHPE’s mission.

Oct. 31, 2022

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

The National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released Securing the Software Supply Chain: Recommended Practices Guide for Suppliers today. The product is through the Enduring Security Framework (ESF)  — a public-private cross-sector working group led by NSA and CISA that provides cybersecurity guidance to address high priority threats to the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Oct. 26, 2022

Women Cryptologists of World War II Honored with USPS Forever Stamp

FORT MEADE, Md. — Seated under a tent outside the newly opened National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) on a crisp, autumn morning, GEN Paul M. Nakasone, Commander, USCYBERCOM, Director NSA/Chief, CSS, NSA leaders, United States Postal Service (USPS) officials, and other special guests gathered to honor the work of the Women Cryptologists of World War II at the first-day-of-issue ceremony for a Forever Stamp.

Oct. 25, 2022

NSA Mentors Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts at Annual HackGT Hackathon

ATLANTA, Ga. — A team from National Security Agency (NSA) Georgia was proud to join Georgia Tech’s yearly hackathon, HackGT, to mentor student participants and guide them through NSA-sponsored challenge problems.

Oct. 14, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Mucho Gusto — Araceli ‘Arcy’ Escarsega

The National Security Agency (NSA) is proud to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) (September 15 through October 15). 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.

Oct. 11, 2022

Celebrating National Coming Out Day at NSA

At the National Security Agency (NSA), we recognize the diversity within our workforce, and the inclusion of all people, drives the success of our foreign intelligence and cybersecurity missions. This National Coming Out Day we recognize the experiences among members of NSA's LGBTQIA+ community, who come to work authentically every day to help them meet their potential while in service to ensure the nation's security.

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.