NSA News & Highlights

Aug. 7, 2014

NSA Announces Secure Guidance Program - FPGAs

For the past 14 years, the National Security Agency (NSA) has been working with Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) companies in order to gain a better understanding of their rapidly changing technologies.

Aug. 6, 2014

NSA Announces Winner of Its Second Annual "Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition"

The Research Directorate of the National Security Agency is pleased to announce the winner of this year's Science of Security (SoS) Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.

July 14, 2014

NSA Announces Five New Schools as Cyber Operations Centers of Academic Excellence

Five new schools have been selected for the National Security Agency's National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program, which was designed to cultivate more U.S. cyber professionals in an increasingly demanding and ever-changing global environment.

May 29, 2014

Statement in response to recent allegations regarding contact with the NSA Office of General Counsel

Statement regarding Edward Snowden's inquiry to the Office of General Counsel

May 27, 2014

NSA/CSS Adds Two Heroes to Its Cryptologic Memorial Wall

Today, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command/Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service, paid tribute to Cryptologic Technician Technical Chief (CTTC) Christian M. Pike, U.S. Navy, and Staff Sgt. Richard A. Dickson, U.S. Air Force, at a memorial ceremony held here.

May 15, 2014

Flood Damage to NSA Vehicle Fleet

The heavy rain and high winds from the late April storm which pummeled the state of Maryland caused sporadic flooding in the Fort George G. Meade area.

April 24, 2014

National Cryptologic Museum Pulling Out All Stops For Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces Day Celebration will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 17. U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency, and the Central Security Service will join with the Fort Meade Garrison to provide activities outside and inside the museum.

April 22, 2014

National Security Agency Announces the Creation of New "Lablets" in Support of the Science of Security

For the past three years, the National Security Agency (NSA) and US Government have been partnering with academia to create a research community dedicated to the Science of Security (SoS). More recently, NSA made a strong commitment to this venture by giving almost three hundred departments at universities the opportunity to receive funding to develop "Lablets" in partnership with private industry and NSA.

April 18, 2014

National Security Agency, Civil Liberties and Privacy Office Report

Link to document providing unclassified overview of NSA's implementation of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Section 702.

April 11, 2014

U.S. Military Academy Wins NSAs 14th Annual Cyber Defense Exercise

The U.S. Military Academy won the 2014 Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), its seventh coveted trophy since the annual competition began in 2001, the NSA announced today.