NSA News & Highlights

Sept. 8, 2022

Team from NSA Colorado Connects with Local Students through Robotics

A group from the National Security Agency Colorado (NSAC) spent the past year working on robotics with students at the Robert F. Smith Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM) Academy, the newest high school in the Denver Public School system.

Sept. 7, 2022

NSA Releases Future Quantum-Resistant (QR) Algorithm Requirements for National Security Systems

The National Security Agency (NSA) released the “Announcing Commercial National Security Algorithm Suite 2.0” (CNSA 2.0) Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) today to notify National Security Systems (NSS) owners, operators and vendors of the future quantum-resistant (QR) algorithms requirements for NSS — networks that contain classified information or are otherwise critical to military and intelligence activities.

Sept. 1, 2022

NSA, CISA, ODNI Release Software Supply Chain Guidance for Developers

The National Security Agency (NSA), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released Securing the Software Supply Chain for Developers today.

Aug. 30, 2022

College Students from Research Outreach Programs Solve Hard Mission Problems, Present Findings to GEN Nakasone

College interns from the National Security Agency's (NSA) Director’s Summer Program (DSP) and Graduate Mathematics Program (GMP) recently briefed top Agency leaders on their work to address mission-critical problems in mathematics, cryptology, and computer science.

Aug. 25, 2022

How NSA, U.S. Cyber Command are defending midterm elections: One team, one fight

With 75 days until the midterm elections, the Dept. of Defense is fully engaged to defend the U.S. electoral system from foreign interference and foreign influence alongside interagency partners.

Aug. 23, 2022

‘Where Intelligence Goes to Work’: NSA recruitment efforts never stop

The National Security Agency’s (NSA) greatest strength is truly the people and the workforce behind the mission.

Aug. 17, 2022

National Cryptologic Museum Rediscovering Artifacts Hidden Away in NSA Warehouse

The machine is strikingly taller and wider than nearly all of the other National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) artifacts stored inside NSA’s 281,000-square-foot storage facility, which is located just a few miles from NSA headquarters.

Aug. 12, 2022

Illuminating the Future of Cybersecurity: Women From Across the Nation Visit NSA for First-of-Its-Kind Event

Surrounded by the bright aura of the National Security Agency's (NSA) cutting-edge Cybersecurity Collaboration Center (CCC), women from across the Nation recently joined leaders from USCYBERCOM and NSA to learn about the Agency’s mission and shine a light on the future of cybersecurity.

Aug. 8, 2022

NSA Launches New Codebreaker Challenge for 2022

Today, National Security Agency kicks off the 2022 NSA Codebreaker Challenge which gives participants an opportunity to sharpen their technical skills through, mission-centric scenarios, similar to the type of work NSA does everyday. Students who think they have what it takes, or who want develop their technical skills, can sign-up at nsa-codebreaker.org.

July 21, 2022

National Cryptologic Museum Crypto Conversations: Jon Darby

From the Cold War to the hunt for Osama Bin Laden, the National Security Agency (NSA) has a lot of thrilling history to share — Hear from Jon Darby, Director of Operations, as he recounts stories from his nearly 40-year career at NSA.