NSA News & Highlights

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.

Sept. 22, 2022

NSA, CISA: How Cyber Actors Compromise OT/ICS and How to Defend Against It

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a Cybersecurity Advisory today that highlights the steps malicious actors have commonly followed to compromise operational technology (OT)/industrial control system (ICS) assets and provides recommendations on how to defend against them.

Sept. 15, 2022

ESF Members, NSA and CISA publish Open Radio Access Network Security Considerations

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), through the Enduring Security Framework (ESF), have published an assessment of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) security considerations.

Sept. 14, 2022

Iranian Cyber Actors Exploit Known Vulnerabilities to Extort U.S. Critical Infrastructure Organizations, Other Victims

In a Cybersecurity Advisory released today, the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NSA, U.S. Cyber Command, the Department of Treasury and international partners reveal how Iranian cyber actors continue to exploit known vulnerabilities on unprotected networks to extort and ransom victims, including U.S. critical infrastructure organizations.