NSA News & Highlights

April 13, 2021

NSA Launches LPS Qubit Collaboratory

Today the National Security Agency’s Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) launched the LPS Qubit Collaboratory (LQC), a Quantum Information Science research center in support of the U.S. National Quantum Initiative. The LQC offers a mechanism for collaborative research between LPS and academia, industry, FFRDCs, and Government Laboratories.

April 12, 2021

National Cryptologic Museum: A Reimagined Experience of Cryptologic History

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is working on overdrive creating a reimagined experience of cryptologic history for first-time and repeat visitors alike.

April 10, 2021

United States Naval Academy Team wins 2021 NSA Cyber Exercise

NSA’s NCX is a year-round cyber education program culminating with an unclassified exercise designed to reinforce the learning principles gained in the classroom. NCX provides an integrated program at the undergraduate level that helps to advance strategic cybersecurity through education and training to develop and test cybersecurity skills, teamwork, planning, communication, and decision making.

April 9, 2021

Rob Joyce begins as NSA’s Director of Cybersecurity

Rob Joyce started as the National Security Agency’s new Director of Cybersecurity last week.

April 8, 2021

NSA Cyber Exercise 2021 kicks off

The National Security Agency announced today the kick-off of its 20th annual National Cyber Exercise (NCX), a three-day annual cyber competition that tests the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills of participant teams from U.S. Service Academies and Senior Military Colleges as well as civilian interns from NSA’s cyber-focused development programs.

April 7, 2021

Overcoming Communication Challenges in the Age of COVID-19

For this year’s World Health Day, the National Security Agency takes pride in continuing to ensure its employees have working conditions that are conducive to good health as we support our workforce through the COVID-19 pandemic. Like so many other organizations, NSA entered uncharted territory when presented with the challenge of maintaining our critical mission for the nation during this challenging time.

March 24, 2021

NSA Cybersecurity Collaboration Center Releases First Speaker Series Video on Protective Domain Name System (PDNS)

NSA released today the first video of its new Cybersecurity Collaboration Center speaker series. In these talks, NSA experts will share insights, lessons, and contributions of their cybersecurity work.

March 15, 2021

How about some HoTSoS? It’s time to register!

Registration is now open for the eighth annual HoTSoS event which will be held virtually, hosted by the National Security Agency on April 13-15, 2021.

March 9, 2021

GenCyber Call for Proposals

Today, the National Security Agency announced a new GenCyber Call for Proposals for 2022 GenCyber summer camps. The new Call for Proposals for GenCyber goes out to institutions interested in hosting a 2022 summer camp and to provide young students with the skills they need to better prepare for a career in the fast-changing field of cybersecurity.

March 4, 2021

GCHQ and NSA Celebrate 75 Years of UKUSA Agreement

This year, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formal partnership between the U.K. GCHQ and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).