NSA News & Highlights

May 9, 2023

U.S. Agencies and Allies Partner to Identify Russian Snake Malware Infrastructure Worldwide

The National Security Agency (NSA) and several partner agencies have identified infrastructure for Snake malware—a sophisticated Russian cyberespionage tool—in over 50 countries worldwide.

April 28, 2023

U.S. Air Force Academy Wins NSA Cyber Competition

After months of preparation and a fierce competition, the U.S. Air Force Academy defended its title as the champions of the Agency’s annual NSA Cyber Exercise (NCX).

April 21, 2023

NSA Continues Work towards a Green Campus

An empty space on NSA/CSS Washington’s (NSAW) East Campus, where construction materials are currently stacked up, will soon be transformed into a new park.

April 19, 2023

NSA Part of Coalition Highlighting Cybersecurity Best Practices for Smart Cities

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are partnering with international partners’ cybersecurity agencies to publish cybersecurity best practices for smart cities, which integrate public services into a connected environment to increase efficiencies and improve the quality of life in various communities.

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.