NSA News & Highlights

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.

April 8, 2014

NSA/CSS Honors Code Talkers; Presents Plaque to National Museum of the American Indian

Native American Code Talkers received special honors today when the National Security Agency / Central Security presented a plaque to the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

April 1, 2014

Rogers Confirmed to Take Helm of USCYBERCOM, NSA/CSS

The U.S. Senate confirmed Michael S. Rogers for appointment in the U.S. Navy to the grade of Admiral March 31.

March 28, 2014

CDX Media Advisory

The cybersecurity skills and ingenuity of students from the U.S. service academies will be put to the test by the National Security Agency's top information assurance professionals in the 14th Annual Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), which will be held from April 8-10 at the Parsons facility located at 7110 Samuel Morse Dr., Columbia, Md.

March 28, 2014

Alexander Bids Farewell

Read Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander, Commander, USCYBERCOM and Director, NSA/Chief, Central Security Service's press release announcing his retirement.

March 20, 2014

Remarks by Mr. Richard H. Ledgett, Jr., Deputy Director, National Security Agency, at TED Talks 2014 Conference

Interview with Richard Ledgett, J4. TED Moderator Chris Anderson, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 20, 2014

March 13, 2014

Statement in Response to Press Allegations

Statement in Response to Press Allegations

Jan. 31, 2014

Richard H. Ledgett Jr. Named NSA's New Deputy Director

GEN Keith Alexander - Commander, U.S. Cyber Command/Director, NSA/Chief, CSS - is pleased to announce that Richard "Rick" Ledgett is now the 15th Deputy Director of the National Security Agency.