NSA News & Highlights

Oct. 3, 2012

NSA Garners Education Award at the SANS 2012 National Cybersecurity Innovation Conference

NSA Garners Education Award at the SANS 2012 National Cybersecurity Innovation Conference

Sept. 13, 2012

NSA/CSS Inducts Four Cryptologic Heroes Into Cryptologic Hall of Honor

Four heroes of American cryptology were inducted into the NSA/CSS Cryptologic Hall of Honor today at the National Cryptologic Museum.

July 27, 2012

General Alexander gives keynote at DEF CON® 20 Hacking Conference

2012 pubic announcement of DIRNSA, General Alexander's Keynote at the DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas.

July 11, 2012

GEN Alexander Described Cyber Threats, Opportunities at Public Event

GEN Alexander Described Cyber Threats, Opportunities at Public Event

June 11, 2012

2012 National Centers of Academic Excellence Designees Announced

The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have jointly announced the designation of 52 colleges and universities as National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education Information Assurance Research and in Information Assurance 2-Year Education for the years 2012 through 2017.

May 29, 2012

NSA/CSS Adds Three Heroes to the Cryptologic Memorial Wall

May 29 Fort Meade MD - Today GEN Keith B. Alexander USA Director National Security Agency/Chief Central Security Service paid special tribute to SGT Andrew J. Creighton USA; SSG Michael W. Hosey USA; SGT Christopher L. Muniz USA at a memorial ceremony held here.

May 21, 2012

NSA Announces New Program to Prime College Students for Careers in Cyber Ops

The National Security Agency has launched a National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program to ultimately yield a larger pool of professionals with expertise in this area.

April 23, 2012

Air Force Wins NSA's 12th Annual Test of Cyber Defense

The U.S. Air Force Academy won this year's Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) gaining its third trophy since the annual competition began in 2001.

March 5, 2012

NSA/CSS Opens Its Newest Facility In Georgia

Augusta Georgia Mar. 5 - The National Security Agency/Central Security Service officially opened the new NSA/CSS Georgia Cryptologic Center at a ribbon-cutting ceremony where officials emphasized how the $286 million complex will provide cryptologic professionals with the latest state-of-the-art tools to conduct signals intelligence operations train the cryptologic workforce and enable global communications.

Jan. 27, 2012

National Cryptologic Museum Opens New Exhibit on Dr. John Nash

FORT MEADE MD - When people hear the name "John Nash " many recall the movie A Beautiful Mind in which actor Russell Crowe portrays the mathematical genius whose game-theory research as a graduate student at Princeton University earned him the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1994.